The term Breathwork refers to any type of breathing practice in which the conscious control of breathing is said to influence a person’s mental, emotional or physical state. Many forms of Breathwork exist today and each has its own unique method.
pranayama breath work practices can vary in duration, intensity and purpose.
They can be as simple as a few minutes’ exercise to promote mental focus and relax.
They can last for an hour or more, creating altered states of consciousness and a deeply personal psychotherapeutic process.
Used regularly, pranayama breath work can help people develop the skill of relaxation, even in challenging situations.
pranayama breath work is at the core of many psychological therapies, meditation and yoga practices and is used in the preparation and cool-down phases of many physical activities.
pranayama breath work can be practiced by all ages in all circumstances including; schools, the workplace, hospitals, and during periods of stress.
pranayama breath work is not practiced while under the influence of mind altering substances, when it is not possible to be fully conscious
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