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What is breathwork?

Breathwork is starting to gain the attention it so rightly deserves, but what is it? We already breathe, don’t we? We’ve been breathing our whole life, right? Yes. However, when we learn how we can take control of our breathing, we have an incredibly powerful tool that we can use to support our mental health and wellbeing. Breathwork is becoming aware of your breathing and then consciously changing it in a particular way to activate a particular response within the body. We might change the tempo of the breath, the depth or use the nose or the mouth for example. We can use our breath as the accelerator to energise us and give us a boost, or we can use it to put on the brakes to relax us and bring us into a place of calm and relaxation if we’ve experienced a stressful situation… Hello Motherhood.
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