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Belief in the benefits of controlled breathing goes back centuries.
Central to ancient Hindu philosophy was prana, described as vital “airs” or “energies” flowing through the body. Stemming from that belief, yoga was built on pranayama or breath retention.
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It involves filling the lungs to the max and goes by various names like belly or diaphragmatic breathing.
Breathing is at the core of ancient (and currently trendy) mindfulness practices, from yoga and tai chi to meditation.
In the first half of the 20th century, deep breathing began to emerge on its own as a relaxation method.
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