Your Final Breath.

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Death + Breath. Many people are afraid of death and some say it’s the ultimate fear.  While in some cultures around the world, it’s revered as a liberating part of life. When I went deep into my Pranayama trainings, death meditations were a prominent part.  Your breath can set you free in so many ways but if you aren’t prepared …

Why You Can’t Meditate.

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Why meditation is so hard. Do you remember the first time you tried to meditate?  Was it easy?  Or maybe you had a hard time understanding what exactly meditation was supposed to feel like in the first place. Nowadays, there are many ways you can meditate, from sitting in one place trying to clear your mind, to walking through a …

What Is Pranayama?

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Breathing techniques, Breathwork, Pranayama … many ways to say the same thing, right? Well, not really. At Breath Guidance, we define Pranayama as, “Life Extension.”  This is due to the traditional breakdown of the word itself as well as to the deep philosophy behind its effects. Pranayama differs from other breathing techniques because it aims to target the gross and …

What Is Breathwork?

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“Breathwork” vs. “breath work” Breathwork is very different from other modalities of breathing techniques that you’ll find in Pranayama or Freediving.  Breathwork takes a lot of work to continue breathing in particular patterns to reach the desired effects. Breathwork (as one word) is defined in the video below. Breath work (as two separate words) can be used to described different …