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An Introduction To Breathwork & Healthy Breathing: The Missing Pillar Of Health

Updated: Dec 28, 2021

We all know that breathing is our most important biological function, and that we won’t last long without it. But how often do you consider your breath in your daily life, its role in your health, and its effect on your state of being? Breathing and its impact on your physical, mental, and emotional state can be easy to overlook as breathing happens whether we are conscious of it or not. This is where the practice of breathwork comes in.

Breathwork involves manipulating your breath in a controlled manner, in order to create desired and beneficial states in the body. There are a variety of breathwork techniques and modalities to choose from and most, if not all, breathwork modalities are rooted in the ancient, holistic practice of yoga - the branches of pranayama and kriya yoga specifically.

Breathwork can allow you greater control of both your physiology and psychology, and is quite empowering as you incorporate it into your daily routine. A breathwork practice essentially puts YOU in control of your nervous system and helps keep it healthy. You will struggle to be in a healthy physical, mental or emotional state with dysfunctional breathing and an o