Changing Patterns of Breathing

Changing patterns of breathing can have some surprising results. Of course, we breathe all day, every day. But usually we breathe without any awareness.

How many ways do you know to change the pattern of your breathing? This short guided movement lesson offers some interesting variations that anyone can do. Changing patterns of breathing in this safe, unusual way may leave you feeling more relaxed and refreshed. I often find that my posture improves when I do this sort of breathing.

Use the lesson as a break and an exploration. When you are done, notice the differences, but don’t feel like you have to do anything special. Your thinking mind can forget about the lesson and the benefits will persist. Changing patterns of breathing introduces new information to the nervous system and allows variations that weren’t available before.