Obviously we need to breathe every day, all the time. How efficient is your breath? Are you aware of your chest expanding with each inhale? Do your lungs deflate completely when you exhale? Breathing education comes up in every Morales Method® Core Integration series that I do. Here are two resources that I share with clients so they can start experimenting with different ways of breathing.

*From The New York Times:
Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing
Controlled breathing, an ancient practice, can reduce stress and soothe your body. 
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/09/well/mind/breathe-exhale-repeat-the-benefits-of-controlled-breathing.html?mwrsm=amp-email

*Here is a great visual from Muscle&Motion on YouTube that shows which muscles activate during forced inspiration.

 

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