Meditation to relieve stress & create more Joy
Related Tea: Peace on Earth
Sit up tall. Place your hands on your knees, palms facing upward. You can also place a hand on your belly to feel it rise as you breathe.
Start panting like a dog!
That’s right, like a dog! That’s the rhythm of breathing you want: short, quick, in and out.
Make your inhale and exhale at the same pace and at equal length. The inhale is passive, and the exhale is powerful.
Once you’ve got the form down, close your mouth and start to breathe through the nose — two to three new breaths per second. Make your breathing slightly faster, keeping your breath at an equal pace on the inhale and the exhale.
Continue the rhythm, inhaling passively and exhaling forcefully. Repeat several times to practice.
Now, speed up the inhales and exhales. Your exhaling should be powerful and loud.
Eyes are closed, pressed gently up, focusing at the brow point.
Over time, you can try doing Breath of Fire for longer.
There are some restrictions for doing Breath of Fire:
While pregnant and menstruating, substitute Long Deep Breathing.