“At the beginning of the 21st century there is expanding recognition that the source of much illness and disease is lack of oxygenation. How fortunate we are that there is wisdom from ancient times to today that can teach and guide us in consciously harnessing the full benefits of our breath. It is our most potent nutrient, and our most potentiated vehicle for awareness and self-actualization – and it is free and available every moment. From the simplest of breathing techniques that encourage relaxation and stress-reduction, to progressively enhanced techniques that promote cortisone regulation, stimulate immune functioning and hormonal regulation, to neural regulation and integration, and finally to intensive breathing techniques that help humans to penetrate the deepest parts of themselves, access their greatest gifts and fully flower as a being – breath is a surprising, delightful and awesome blessing.
Envision a world in which every baby is so loved and supported that there is little or no restriction or constriction, or holding of the breath due to anxiety, fear or unnecessary suffering. Envision that these relaxed, breathing childrenʼs bodies are then taught early in life about the significance, power and potential of deep and healthy breathing. Imagine a world in which these children are taught to breathe optimally and even expand their knowledge and capacity to breathe. Imagine a world in which all adults are supported and guided in retraining their bodies to breathe fully. Could we, as a species, as individuals, be healthy? Could we then meet each other with more relaxation, confidence, and awareness of the other? Could we then work together to keep our air, earth and water clean and vibrant? Could we then recognize our common humanity- and need to love and be loved? Could we build a healthy world that we can collectively relish together?”
If you are like most people you experience some kind of stress on a daily basis. For some the level of daily stress can be debilitating. The American Institute of Stress says that stress is America’s number one health problem. It’s been estimated that 75 – 90 percent of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress related problems. And it has been medically proven that stress has a direct impact on the immune system.
So, how can you manage the stress in your life? World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Dean Ornish says that deep breathing is the best form of stress management known to man.
As the founder of Breakthrough Breathwork Meditation, one of the questions I get asked the most is “How does Breakthrough Breathwork Meditation help with managing stress and stress related ailments such as depression, anxiety and chronic pain?
Breakthrough Breathwork Meditation is a simple and powerful way to use breathing to activate your own healing energy and life force, and to release stress on a cellular level. It supports physical, emotional and mental healing, as you simultaneously connect more to spirit. And by oxygenating your blood through breathwork you can enjoy greater vitality and the health benefits of increased detoxification.
I believe Breakthrough Breathwork Meditation is one of the most powerful tools for stress management in the world today. In just one 90-minute session of Breakthrough Breathwork Meditation you can experience a deep calm, and a feeling of inner peace and wellbeing. Many clients have told me that after just one session they felt the most relaxed they’d ever felt in their life.
Don’t let stress ruin your life, your health and your relationships. Find the peace and relief that you deserve and need now.
Learn how to use breathwork for anxiety and stress
Connected breathing, also known as circular or conscious breathing, is a breathing technique that involves taking deep, full breaths in a continuous cycle, without pausing between inhaling and exhaling. This technique has been shown to help alleviate anxiety and stress by increasing the supply of oxygen to the body, slowing down the heart rate, and activating the body’s relaxation response.
Here are some ways connected breathing can help with anxiety and stress:
Reducing tension and promoting relaxation: When we’re stressed or anxious, our bodies tend to tense up, leading to physical discomfort and tightness. Connected breathing can help to release this tension, promoting relaxation and reducing physical discomfort.
Regulating the nervous system: Connected breathing helps regulate the autonomic nervous system, which controls our fight or flight response. By engaging the parasympathetic nervous system, we can promote feelings of calm and relaxation, which can help to alleviate anxiety and stress.
Increasing oxygen supply: When we breathe deeply and continuously, we increase the supply of oxygen to our bodies. This can help to reduce feelings of anxiety and stress, as well as improve overall physical health.
“I began breathwork in November of 2009. I was intuitively drawn to it without really
knowing what it was or what it could do for me, so I had no expectations. I just knew I
needed help and trusted this might be something that could work.
Badly broken on all levels – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually after a
traumatic death in my family I came to breathwork with the intention to ﬁnd peace and
healing. I have and so much more.
Breathwork gave me back my body. It had been held captive for about two years in
grief, anxiety and anger. I think Iʼd been holding my breath all that time, afraid to breath, afraid to feel, afraid to be in my body. Breathwork began the process of healing me. Each session took me to a deeper level of myself. I never knew beforehand where I would go or what I would ﬁnd and afterward I was always surprised and grateful. It unwound me, layer by layer, session by session.” – Deb K.
“Each full breath we take has a beneficial impact. If we take that full breath consciously, with awareness, the benefits are exponentially increased. We can develop a practice of breathing this way. We can even cultivate skill in the way we allow our breath to be modulated by our experiences, and the ways that we encourage a full deep breath in every moment – in the presence of all of the vicissitudes of a human life. We can come to understand and expereince that within each breath we breathe dwells the possibility for greater health, healing, and wellness, personal grwoth and development, creativity, developing intelligence and wisdom, accessing intuition, and evolving and building a healthy world together.” – Jessica Dibb, “The Complete Breath”
To experience Breakthwork Breathwork Meditation with Kris and Savanna Cassidy visit our website www.breakthroughbreathwork.com