Your breath brings oxygen into your body so that you can thrive. When you are physically or emotionally stressed, it affects how you breathe. Breathwork helps to calm your stress and bring balance to your body. So, how does it work, and what are breathwork techniques?
Breathwork is becoming more popular, but it’s not new. People have been practicing breathwork for thousands of years, and it has roots in yoga practice. The basic idea of breathwork is to release toxins and stress when you breathe out and nourish your mind and body when you breathe in.
Benefits of breathwork. Research on breathwork is promising. Potential health benefits of breathwork include:
- Alkalizing your blood PH
- Anti-inflammatory effect
- Elevating your mood
Breathwork may also have a positive impact on your central nervous system. When you feel stressed, your breath tends to become fast and shallow. This limits the oxygen entering your bloodstream. Your brain tells your body that there is a threat, and your body responds in fight or flight.
We hope that you will enjoy this presentation with our special guest – Dr. Mary O’Dwyer from Mary’s Blue Door.
Certified Transformational Breath® Facilitator
Mary is a certified Transformational Breath® Facilitator and group leader, having trained directly with Dr. Judith Kravitz, co-developer of the technique and founder of the Transformational Breath® Foundation (TBF) and Jennifer Gronbach, Senior Trainer with the TBF.