Why Inspirational Breathing?
Now you really do have the power to heal yourself with this powerful and easy practice.
Here are some questions that many people respond to with a yes!
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Do you have panic attacks or find that stress is compromising your breath in any way?
It is a learned breathing pattern from a parent.
“Like father like son”: Breathing poorly is learned behaviour. These pictures show father and son responding to the request to take a deep inhalation. Both exaggerate the lifting of the chest and spine and the propping of the body up and away from the earth. Note that neither the father nor son had yet experienced the organisation of their bodies by Rolfing. (Illustration from Rolfing: The Integration of Human Structures, by Ida P. Rolf, p.154.).
You want to look good!
So chest muscles are used instead of the diaphragm, which can be tiring as they are not designed to take on the full job of breathing. See ‘how to breathe!’
You want to control your emotions. Stiff upper lip, controlling your breathing can control
Exercisetake a moment to notice your breathing. Now clench your jaw and notice what happens to your breathing. Most people find that their diaphragm is restricted in it’s movement and it is more difficult to breathe. This happens to people’s breath in varying degrees depending on the level of anger and resentment stored at a cellular level in the jaw.
Physical or mental abuse
Do you feel disconnected from yourself, others, or the bigger picture in life?
‘How can I describe my Inspirational Breathing experience with Nicola and use words to do the experience justice? I can’t. All I can say is that I experienced mystical religious spiritual awe. It is one of the 3 most powerful experiences I have had in my life.’