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Breathwork



Breathwork is the conscious practice of controlled breathing through a variety of exercises and techniques where a practitioner intentionally changes their breathing pattern in the hopes of improving physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. These exercises are usually intended to leave the practitioner in either a more relaxed or a more energized state, depending on the type of breathwork being practiced.

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Wim Hof Breathing Tutorial by Wim Hof

Wim Hof Breathing guided by Wim Hof himself explained with the science behind it. Please always learn from the source, and have the facts right. There is no room for speculation as breathing techniques can mean harm when not practiced right and when done in unsafe environments.

Science of Breath

Much of the Western world was completely unaware of the profound impact of the breath on the body and mind until the 1970's.

The Healing Power of Breath

Life begins and ends with a single breath. Here, Stanislav Grof, a psychiatrist with five decades of experience in researching consciousness, offers a glimpse into the history of breathwork and the healing power of breath.

. . . music is about as physical as it gets: your essential rhythm is your heartbeat; your essential sound, the breath. We’re walking temples of noise, and when you add tender hearts to this mix, it somehow lets us meet in places we couldn’t get to any other way.

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TEDxamsterdam - Wim Hof - 11/30/10

Hof describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to turn his own thermostat up by using his brain.

Science of Breath

“Breath is life! Life is absolutely dependent upon the act of breathing.” Thus does Yogi Ramacharaka state, in positive, unambiguous language, the importance of breathing.

What Is Breathwork and Does It Work?

While various breathing practices have been around for centuries, science is just beginning to provide evidence that the benefits of this ancient practice are real.

With every breath, the old moment is lost; a new moment arrives. We exhale and we let go of the old moment. It is lost to us. In doing so, we let go of the person we used to be. We inhale and breathe in the moment that is becoming. In doing so, we welcome the person we are becoming.

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The First Thing I Learned as a Monk

This lesson has stayed with me and is so relevant to our lives today.

Just Breathe: Mastering Breathwork

In this simple and revolutionary guide, world-renowned pioneer of breathwork Dan Brulé shares the Breath Mastery technique that has helped people in more than fifty countries reduce anxiety, improve their health, and tap infinite stores of energy.

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