Belly Breathing

 Close your eyes exhale all of your air.

Take a very gentle baby sip of inhale.

Exhale all of your air and then engage the abdominal muscles and ring out as much air as you can.

Repeat a minimum of three times

Ujjayi Breath

Inhale through you nose and exhale through your mouth making a HA sound like you are fogging a mirror.  Repeat 3 times.

Inhale through you mouth and begin exhaling through your mouth (same sound) then close you mouth half way through breath creating same sound through the nose. Repeat 3 times.

Complete 3 breaths in and out through the nose creating the same HA sound on the exhale.

Breath of Fire

Focus on the exhale.

Take a passive inhale then pull the belly button into the spine forcefully forcing out all your air very quickly.

Repeat for 1 minute.

*If you find yourself short of breath or are dizzy engage in regular breathing for a few breaths then return to breath of fire

Alternate Nostril Breathing

Place your index and middle finger at the brow point.

Take an inhale breathe.

Close off your right nostril with your thumb and exhale through the left

Stay inhaling through you left nostril.

Switch closing of your left nostril with your thumb and exhale through the right, stay for the inhale.

Continue alternating sides for 1-3 minutes.

Lions Breath

Stick out your tongue and try to touch your chin.

Bulge your eyes looking up as high as you can.

Exhale all of his your air forcefully while doing this.

Repeat is many times, as you want.

Square Breathing

Take a few breaths and find a comfortable length for an inhale and exhale for example three count or five count. Once you have this number:

Inhale for three counts.

Hold the breath in for three counts.

Exhale for three counts.

Hold the breath out for three counts.

Repeat as many times as you’d like.

Cool Breathing

With your lips separated suck the air through your teeth.

Exhale through your nose.

As you’re inhaling try bring the air the cool air all the way into your lungs.

Repeat as many times as you wish or for a specific duration.

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