It strikes me that letting go of negative emotions, calming down, relaxing etc are all conncected to breathing in some way.
We breath deeply when we feel relaxed and also when we let go of thoughts and emotions.
I know that it is also the other way around. When we feel nervous, we can breath deeply to relax more. Eastern cultures seem to have very specific breathing patterns for different purposes.
I'm really interested to learn more about breathing for health, stamina, letting go etc.
Could you point me in a direction to learn more about the most effective patterns and techniques for different purposes regarding breathing?
asked 02 Apr '13, 14:34
I think I learned this from Astara, but really can't remember, (sorry!). To expell toxins and energize..... stand with arms in a praying type position with palms together. Start taking a deep, deep breath. As you inhale, spread your arms outward at your sides and hold. This helps to expand the lungs. Hold for a few moments. Then as you exhale slowly though your nose, bring the hands back to a praying type position. Once you THINK you have expelled all of the air, force a couple more bursts of old stale air out of the lungs. Breathe normally for a few seconds and then repeat three more times for a total of four times. Morning and evening....this will have you feeling good, I promise! Just remember to do this slowly and deeply.
answered 02 Apr '13, 16:24
I've been using this breathing / meditation practise daily for a while now. I highly recommend because of its integrative, Awareness raising and energising effects. It takes about half an hour to complete, but for me it's worth it. Hope it helps:)
Yes,. for removing the nervous energy, do this. Breathe in deep. Hold breath while picturing color green. Hold it for few seconds, and when u blow it out, blow it out like u are a candle on cake, slowly in slow motion, as you do your feet will tingle and this is anxious energy being released. Many people have done this before sessions and it works well. Hope it helps.
love n light
Buy the CD The Quantum Light Breath by Jeru Kabbal. It has great music and also some words by Jeru while you do fast breathing. Its absolutely amazing and will change your state and connect to the Divine if you intend.
I also applied for lessons from SRF foundation of Yogananda Paramahansa - http://www.yogananda-srf.org. they have a Light Visualizing meditation through 3rd eye that blew my mind, that connects to Divine. I do this Paramahansa's 3rd eye light meditation and listening to the Quantum CD music and instantly get transported to Cosmic Consciousness.
this changed my life. And my concentration levels multiplied like crazy in the area that i enjoy life. now i am beginning to work more on areas like bills etc where i am not that sharp on.
answered 02 Apr '13, 20:30
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