Breathing is life itself in the East. Each breath is critical to existence and plays an important role in balance. In meditation, proper breathing is critical. Proper breathing can reduce anxiety and stress and return the body to a sense of calm. This is why breath work is an essential element in the meditative process. With proper breathing, one can find a balance with self and life and ease away from the loud noise of the temporal world. Please also review AIHCP’s Meditation Instructor Certification
The article, “How To Do the 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise” from Cleveland Clinic’s healthessentials looks closer at the 4-7-8 Breathing exercise and how it can benefit someone. The article states,
“The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a style of intentional breathwork that can calm your mind and body. Though popularized in 2015 by integrative medicine specialist Andrew Weil, MD, it has ancient roots in the yogic practice of pranayama, or focusing on the breath.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Meditation Instructor Certification as well as AIHCP’s Stress Management Consulting Certification and see if they meet your academic and professional standards. The programs are both online, independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Meditation or Stress training.