Breathing – are you doing it right?
Breathing has an interdependency to the mind, body, and emotions. Concentration comes easily and creativity flows. Here are the top 5 benefits to motivate you to breathe right:
Top 5 Benefits of Deep Breathing
#1 Preventing Stress
Simple deep and rhythmic breath initiates the parasympathetic nervous system. It induces calmness in your body and mind. Increased oxygen level helps relieve the pressure/ stiffness on the neck and upper chest muscles.
#2 Mood Balance
The deep breath technique results in efficient uptake of oxygen and the removal of carbon dioxide. It helping to balance the highs and lows and bringing more stability physically, mentally and emotionally. Clarity and calmness of mind increases, which is extremely important for success in life.
#3 Stabilize metabolism and burns fat
A slow and deep-breathing practice can help you lose weight. Recent studies suggest that the dissipation of fat cells through the breath and that deeper, longer controlled breaths help this process. A regular Pranayama practice may help give to burning fat is that of Anuloma Viloma and Bhasrika Pranayama.
#4 Increase in energy
Full-body breathing increases the level of oxygen in your body and prevents shortness of breath in even in stressful situations. Pranayama practice through the yoga poses (asanas) helps help to lift your energy levels
#5 Getting better at Yoga
A deep rhythmic breath can help you learn new and complex yoga poses/ asana/ postures with ease. You stay focused and the nervous system calms. The motor neurons system learn new muscle movements and control with ease. The practice even allows a beginner to learn yoga faster and effectively.
Deep inhale and Deep exhale – This is the key to stay present, All the time!