Mindful Breathing – body awareness

The term diaphragmatic breathing refers to a type of breathing in which the focus is engaging the diaphragm as fully as possible and expanding the rib cage and muscles of the abdomen. This enables the diaphragm to fully descend and rescind during the breathing cycle. This can be seen as an expansion (ballooning) of theContinue reading “Mindful Breathing – body awareness”

Posture and Breath – A Holistic View

As the holistic paradigm joins the mainstream, most of us are increasingly aware that   everything is connected to everything else. Within this vision we acknowledge correspondence between body and mind, but most of us haven’t yet regarded our posture through a holistic mirror. The usual idea of good posture is an ideal positioning of theContinue reading “Posture and Breath – A Holistic View”