Deep and Slow Abdominal Breathing by Contracting the Diaphragm

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How This Helps

Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises:
-Improves breathing, energy and vitality and provides more oxygen to the cells, 
-Gives deep physical and mental relaxation through activation of the parasympathetic nervous system, the one that calms you down.
-Lowers blood pressure and produces more harmonious heart rhythms (cardiac coherence)
-Improves lymph circulation through movement of the largest lymphatic vessel  (thoracic duct)
-Improves immune function


Instructions for Deep Abdominal Breathing Exercise:

Step 1
Lay on your belly and gently stretch out

Put your hands on your elbows and move your forearms under your nose, resting your forehead on your forearms

Let go of all tension in your neck and shoulders