Breath is the Link Between the Conscious and Unconscious Mind

05/11/2013 15:45

by Alex Tan

To breathe is to live. We can survive for weeks without food, for days without water, but only minutes without breath. Breathing is a master key to the self-healing. When we learn about respiration in Western health sciences, we are informed about the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system along with the most common diseases of the respiratory system. But little is discussed about the dynamics or methods of breathing well to maximise the efficiency of these systems. Ancient Eastern medicine however, provides detailed and practical advice regarding breathwork, with exercises and methods for improving and maintaining health via proper respiration. [Read more] ...