Breath work comes from the yogic practices of pranayama. Through controlled breathing cycles and breath holds, amazing health benifits like reduced blood pressure , cardiovascular health , decrease in anxiety and depression can be achieved as well as heightened states of awareness and deep meditative states.
Each session invovles -Aum mantra/toning
-Savitre Prananyama-ryhmic breathing
-Bahya Kumbhaka-breath retention after exhale
-Nishessha Rechaka-breath retention beyond comfort zone
-Antara Kumbhaka-breath retention after inhale
-Slow rechaka-slow exhalation
Pranayama aims to slow down normal breathing while also making the body more Co2 efficient , preventing oxidisation, increasing blood flow, balancing the blood ph, allowing better tissue cell O2 absorbtion.
Breathing in a rhythm also creates coherance , on a physical , emotional and spiritual level.
Changing brainwave function, altered states of consciousness can be achieved by transcending the default mode network of the brain,
This is an energised meditaion , breathing to music that induces a bliss state of no mind
I am a qualified breathwork instructor