Breathwork is a set of exercises that teach you to manipulate your breathing rate and depth with the goal of bringing greater awareness to your body and thoughts. Breathwork is an ancient practice with some of the same benefits as meditation with an aim to move some energy through your body. There are many different types of breathwork practices ranging from a few seconds, a few minutes, minutes to 20 min and up to an hour in duration.
Benefits of Breathwork
Controlled breathing has been shown to reduce stress, increase awareness, and boost the immune system. The reduction of insomnia, anxiety, depression, stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder has been achieved through breathwork as well.