Breathing Practices

Essential Breath Image

Breath is life force and essential to supporting all the functions and systems in our bodies, thereby regulating health. Those with imbalanced health generally have compromised, shortened or reverse breathing patterns.

Outlined here is one therapeutic breathing practice that can help you get in touch with your essential breath, also referred to as Diaphragmatic Breathing or Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilizing Breath. Take your time with it and observe how this practice affects you.

Seated Alternate Nostril Breathing

The breath grounds, connects and heals the nervous system and breathing practices should be the first thing prescribed by doctors to all their patients.

Alternate Nostril Breathing

Alternate Nostril Breathing (Nadi Shodhana) has the profound ability to completely balance every aspect of the mind, body and overall health. Medical research shows that just ten minutes of alternate nostril breathing can dramatically affect brain waves in a positive manner and 24 minutes a day is ideal – one for each hour of the day.

If there is one practice that will serve everyone it is the practice of Alternate Nostril Breathing.