Although you may not give much thought to your breath during your day-to-day life, some spiritual practices, such as meditation and yoga, make your breath front and center.
If you’ve ever taken a yoga class before, you may be familiar with the constant reminders to “watch” your breathing. Oftentimes, the yoga instructor will spend as much time prompting students to breathe in and breathe out as they will showing them how to do the actual yoga moves.
There is a whole fascinating world of breathing techniques within the practice of yoga. Read more