Science behind breathwork

While breathing practices have been around for centuries and are seen in many yogic, religious or spiritual traditions, modern science is only just catching up. Slowly but steady, research begins to provide evidence for the many health benefits of practicing breathwork.

Research on the benefits of practicing breathing exercises is adding up and studies show that breathwork effectuates a relief from stress and pain, it lowers blood pressure and cortisol levels, it alkalizes the blood PH, it improves the body’s innate immune response, it activates the lymphatic system, it enhances circulation and digestion, it sharpens focus and it reduces symptoms associated with anxiety, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Breathwork has both immediate as well as long term effects. Daily practice, even just ten minutes per day, can make a tremendous impact on your life.