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Entries tagged with “Breathwork”

11-Minute Prenatal Meditation

Breathe deep with this guided prenatal meditation by renowned yoga teacher Julie Peters.

3 Simple Steps to Optimal Health

By re-training the muscles of your body and recovering the levels of oxygen your body requires, you’ll notice profound physiological and psychological changes.

4 Better Ways to Breathe

Techniques for becoming more aware of your breathing patterns.

5 Questions for Thich Nhat Hanh

1. How did your childhood influence your spiritual path?When I was seven or eight, I saw a drawing of the Buddha sitting on the grass, very peacefully. I was impressed, because peo…

6 Mindfulness-Based Techniques to Help You Fall Asleep

Mindfulness techniques are being incorporated more and more for sleep health. Here are six expert-recommended mindfulness practices to help you fall—and stay—asleep.

7 Stories to Find Your Center

At the beginning of this year, we offered a 10 Day "Find Your Center" challenge. The overwhelming response reminded us here at S&H to take a moment and do simple things like br…

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety Right Here, Right Now

There are many tools and techniques you can use to manage and eliminate anxiety and worry effectively. Here, experts share healthy ways to cope with and reduce anxiety right here, right now in this moment.

A 3-Minute Practice to Make Inspiration Soar

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."  - Theodore RooseveltI just completed leading a yoga retreat in Hawaii, and as we concluded, students asked how to keep t…

A Mystery School’s Place in a Modern World

Ancient teachings long held in every wisdom tradition are being unlocked now, as both practical and magical. Unlock yourself!

Awakening Prana and Joy in Your Life

Saturate aligned movement with your life force energy

Book Review: Yoga Mass

YogaMass is a welcome new addition to the breadth of spiritual nourishment.

Breath as Prayer

Many forms of prayer take the same amount of time to complete. The amount of time, it turns out, has powerful physiological benefits.

Breath is Fertilizer for the Brain

The yogis have been right, scientists say.

Breath: Breathing Advice From an Expert

In his new book Breath, veteran journalist James Nestor explains the fundamental importance of how we breathe and why “the conclusion was always the same. When it comes to breathing, less almost always equals more.”

Breathe Deep, Live Deep: Yoga of Synthesis #1

Sponsored Content from Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas

Breathing for Better Digestion

A guided meditation to ease tension in your abdomen.

Breathing for Mental Clarity

A guided meditation to sharpen the mind.

Breathing Through Grief to Joy

A yoga teacher trainee experiences Max Strom’s breath work

Breathing: The Poetry of the Body

 We know intuitively that our state of mind will affect our breath: it comes quick and jagged when we are agitated, and smooth and slow when we are relaxed. The yogis figured …

Clear Air, Clear Mind

Keep body and mind healthy with fresh, clean air in your sacred space.

Create an Intentional Morning Routine

There is a sacredness that is found in the first moments of the morning. While it may feel overwhelming to change your entire morning routine in one day, consider slowly adding components to it that will set the tone for your day.

Feeling Stuck? Try a Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few." - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen monkMany years ago, as a yoga student, I envisioned how wonderful i…

Five Kinds Of Breaths Everyone Should Take

Breath is life—something we take for granted, but couldn’t do without. In times of stress or grief, often we hear advice to “take a deep breath.” But sometimes deep breathing becom…

For Lisa Overholt, Exercise Begins with Proper Breathing

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Guided Meditation and Breath Practice for Balancing Your Energy

Start or end your day with this breath practice.

Healthier Indoor Air

Here are a few ways to minimize your exposure to indoor air pollution and breath free.

Helping Kids to Connect Body, Breath, and Mind

Peeking in on children’s yoga classes, I watch kids doing poses such as tree, snake, butterfly, or lion, while the instructor tells a story about the various ways these creatures b…

How Breathing Helped Me to Heal

Through my stillness in asana class and in meditation, I learned that breathing slowly unleashed my inner poetry.

How to Activate Your Inner Fire During Winter

Do you have a simple plan to help you through the dark, sluggish days of winter? All significant successes in life are built from many small success, so rather than pulling the bla…

How to Be Here

Before anything else can be said about you, you have received a gift.

How You Breathe Changes Memory and Perception

Inhaling makes your memory sharper, as does using your nose instead of your mouth.

In the Fullness of Emptiness

Calm down using the breath and slow down your exhale.

Instant Calm Breathing Meditation

A guided meditation to calm yourself.

Is Yoga Practical?

As a yoga teacher, over the years I've had many people ask me whether yoga is the real deal: Does it really help, or is it just another fad? Do you have to be an acrobat to feel go…

January: The Breath

January: The Breath Challenge After exploring the stories and resources on this page, consider the ways you can deepen your connection to your breath: create a playlist of guided …

Keeping It Simple

Every mental or emotional pattern of energy has a respiratory rhythm. Changing your respiration is one of the quickest and easiest ways to influence patterns in the body. Breathe l…

Mastering the “Master Switch”

In 1949, a stocky Italian air force lieutenant named Raimondo Bucher decided to try a potentially deadly stunt in a lake on the island of Capri. Bucher would sail out to the center…

Metabolism-Boosting Yoga: Clear Mind Meditation

Try this introduction to yogic breath control (pranayama) in a 15-minute meditation that will leave you feeling calm and refreshed.

New Moon Meditation: Pause the Breath, Pause the Mind

Try this audio meditation for slowing down the mind.

Practical Yoga: Catch Your Breath

Editors' note: We are honored to welcome Will Donnelly to our team of bloggers at SpiritualityHealth.com. Trained at the renowned Golden Bridge Yoga Studio in Los Angeles, Will is …

Ram Dass Explores the Essence of Mindfulness

There’s no philosophy about this, it’s a simple quieting of the mind.

Secrets of Yogic Breathing (Ujjayi Pranayam)

Ujjayi Pranayam means Breath of the Warrior. When we do this breath, it can make us feel like that—calm, focused, fierce warriors on our mats. It’s often taught as a whispering sou…

Seven Steps to a Stress-Busting Attitude

Stress affects our circulation, slows our digestive system, and even increases our blood sugar levels. Try these tips from naturopath Dr. Michael Murray to reduce stress and boost …

Staying Sane with Meditative Archery

Meditative archery can help you connect mind, body, and spirit.

Summer System Overload

It’s been a hot summer. I showed up to my yoga studio the other day, and noticed that the air purifying machine was blinking and beeping, which made me think of my kitchen lights, …

Take 10

This simple way to use conscious, rhythmic breathing can help you savor life and live more fully.

The 10 Breaths Practice

Excerpted from Ten Breaths to Happiness: Touching Life in Its Fullness, by Glen Schneider

The 10 Breaths Practice

Excerpted from Ten Breaths to Happiness: Touching Life in Its Fullness, by Glen Schneider

The Air We Share

As our air becomes more polluted, healthy breathing habits are becoming even harder to establish.

The Breath of Life and Death

“These heart-stopping moments lasted a few months. Although only given a few weeks to live, he endured incredible pain, suffering, and even hung onto the slightest bit of hope, because he wanted to see me walk across that stage to receive my diploma.”

The Case for Yogic Breathing

The mind has a terrible time telling itself what to do. Fortunately, science is catching up with yogic breathing wisdom.Since the time of Descartes (“I think, therefore I am”), mod…

The Connection Between Yogic Breathing and COVID-19

Learn a breathing technique to rev up your immune system.

The Fullness of Emptiness: A Guided Breath Meditation

This guided meditation explores the bottom of the breath.

The Gift of Breath

A dear friend of mine recently succumbed to emphysema. Before he became ill, he’d been a scholar and a poet and a social activist. He’d had a passion for beauty in all its myriad f…

The Happiness Track: A Crash Course in Enlightenment

My junior year of college I was driving back from a ski trip during a Vermont snowstorm when I shifted gears and lost control. We swerved across several highway lanes into a ditch,…

The Importance of Learning to Breathe

The purpose of alternate-nostril breathing is to balance the left and right sides of the brain, and help you to relax and get centered.

The Mechanics of Emotional Contagion: Who Affects Whom?

An excerpt from How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective: Becoming the Medicine We Practice

The One Minute, Icy Cold Path of Awakening

If you stay warm and dry it will take 10 minutes.

The Power of Breath to Calm

When life goes sideways on you, it's helpful to remember that one of the most powerful tools we have to affect many layers of our health is already happening within us.

The Power of Prana

The Power of Prana: Breathe Your Way to Health and VitalityBy Master Stephen Co and Eric B. Robins with John MerrymanSounds TrueEveryone, from parents with small children and …

What is the Power of the Breath?

Every time your mind wanders, use your breath to bring your focus back.

When "Just Breathe" Isn't Enough: Practices for Deep Breathing

Breathing is, indeed, good for you. It’s been shown that breathing into the belly helps encourage a relaxed state in your body, nourishes your organs, calms the nervous system, and…

Your Breath Is Your Super Power

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve heard some reference to the breath at some point. We know it’s incredibly central to the yoga practice; the awareness of the breath is per…

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