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Bellows Breathing

Angle-Based Images: Bellows Breathing Video
Angle-Based Images: Bellows Breathing Video
Angle-Based Images: Bellows Breathing Video
Angle-Based Images: Bellows Breathing Video
Angle-Based Images: Bellows Breathing Video
Bellows Breathing: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Easy Seat and close your eyes.
Bellows Breathing: Step 2
Step 2 Rest your palms on your thighs and close your mouth. Take a big inhale through your nose and exhale out of your nose.
Bellows Breathing: Step 3
Step 3 Then, start to take short, sharp, even inhales and exhales through your nose (it sounds like a dog panting). Breathe in this pattern for as long as you can and work your way up to five minutes.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Start slow and work your way up to more rapid breathing for longer periods of time.

Tips

Not recommended for pregnant women or those suffering from insomnia, cardiac ailments, hernia, or severe respiratory or spinal ailments.

Benefits

Focuses and clears the mind. Is alleged to stimulate the central nervous system, increase the metabolic rate and detoxify the body.

Modifications

If Easy Seat is not comfortable for you, sit anyway that is comfortable for you.

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