Breathwork practice: what it is, how it’s helpful, and how to do it

What is breathwork?

Breathwork refers to any time you intentionally change your breathing pattern. There are numerous types of breathing exercises and techniques, but they all have the same goal, and they are intended to improve your overall well-being.

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How is breathwork helpful?

Breathwork can be a helpful tool to navigate anxieties, refocus your energy, and more. Amy Kuretsky, a breathwork expert, wrote:

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How do I do breathwork?

You may find it helpful to walk yourself through a breathwork exercise or follow a guided video.

how is breathwork different than meditation?

How is breathwork different than meditation?

Breathwork is about intentionally focusing on your breath, whereas meditation is about focusing on your awareness.

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When is breathwork helpful?

The real question is, when is breathwork not helpful?

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Dara Laine Murray

Dara Laine Murray

Convener, lover of bringing folx together, passionate about womxn succeeding in business, and focused on equity & continuous improvement.