-11 April 2019

Stretching and breath work – a new trend

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The health benefits of stretching and breath work, done correctly, has surfaced and the importance thereof is being taken seriously into account. You’re favourite downtime just took on a whole new level of priority. This is fantastic news for those of us that love stretching and breathwork!

5 health benefits of stretching:

  1. Stretching increases your flexibility
  2. Stretching increases your range of motion
  3. Stretching improves circulation
  4. Stretching improves your posture
  5. Stretching is great for stress relief

“The keys to health and weight-loss: stress reduction, sleep, deep breathing, clean water, complete nutrition, sunshine, walking, stretching, meditation, love, community, laughter, dreams, perseverance, purpose, humility, action.” – Bryant McGill

5 Health benefits of breathwork:

  1. Breathwork calms your mind
  2. Breathwork calms your heart rate
  3. Breathwork keeps you present
  4. Breathwork improves concentration
  5. Breathwork reduces stress

“Breathwork is a practice that uses breathing techniques to promote well-being,” – Anne Douglas

Stretching and breathwork seem to be the new healthier lifestyle trends. Many fitness and wellness classes teach you how to stretch and breathe properly. As a woman, there are few things better than lying on your back, legs in the air or crossed over your body and simply doing a little stretching to relax during that hour of me-time once or twice a week.

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