Breathing and Transformational Breath

By LOUISE ATKINSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL

” Could YOU boost your brain just by deep breathing? ‘Transformational’ respiratory exercise is said to lower blood pressure, sharpen your thinking and even keep you looking young.

– Transformational breathing appears to be pushing itself to the fore
– Meditative breathing method is huge in the US and is spreading across Europe
– There’s so much excitement that Vogue magazine is calling it ‘the new yoga’

Amid the buzz swirling around the biggest health and beauty trends for 2017, one — transformational breathing — appears to be pushing itself to the fore. This meditative breathing method is huge in the U.S. and is fast spreading across Europe.
There’s so much excitement that Vogue magazine is calling it ‘the new yoga’ and the latest way to beat anxiety. Though it might sound like hot air, apparently, this is nothing like ordinary breathing.
The idea is that, done properly, a few minutes of regular, meditative breathwork every day can induce a powerful state of calm, lower blood pressure, sharpen your thinking, improve your health and even keep you looking and feeling young.

Now a new book by Britain’s leading transformational breath coach, Rebecca Dennis, is bringing the practice into the mainstream with simple exercises anyone can do at any time. No joss sticks necessary, no whale music or nettle tea — just inhale and exhale properly. That’s it.

There’s no doubt I’m going through a time of change in my life and on a relentless daily battle against the creeping ravages of age. Peri-menopause for me isn’t about hot flushes and night sweats, but pockets of anxiety that swell out of nowhere and build to a maelstrom melded with a low mood and an inability to hold two thoughts in my head at once. “

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