Mindful Breathing

“If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to just one tip, it would be simply to learn how to breathe correctly.” ~ Dr. Andrew Weil

 
Mindful conscious breathing is the most undervalued tool we use for health and human performance whether it be corporate and/or athletic performance.  Learning to “control the breath,” also known as conscious breathing, has countless positive affects on our mental, physical and emotional state of being.

In addition to supporting overall health & well-being, conscious breathing cultivates mindfulness.  Mindfulness has been linked to improved cognitive functioning, stress reduction and organizational performance.

Awaken your mind and body to the power of breath as part of your employee health programs. Mindful breathing is an effective and appropriate modality for stress reduction, improving symptoms related to the causes of disengagement at work and plays in impactful role in the prevention of many chronic illness conditions.

As companies like Google, GlaxoSmithKline, KPMG & PricewaterhouseCoopers embrace these practices in their workplace, the interest for applying these strategies is rising rapidly.

It is known as the gateway to Meditation as the breath creates balance in the autonomic nervous system, reduces the flow the stress response hormones, quiets the monkey mind and encourages a peaceful state of being.

In high-demand work or athletic environments, mindful breathing is the tool for lowering heart rates and improving heart rate variability  maintaining performance in the face of intense stress.

Developing a relationship with your breath will help you become physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and aligned with your personal and professional goals and strategies.

To learn more about the science of breath, visit our Upcoming Events page or contact us directly to work with your team or corporation.