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  • n. The use of breathing as therapy, particularly changing the breathing rhythms.


breath +‎ work (Wiktionary)



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  • Refers to many forms of conscious alteration of breathing, such as hyperventilation or connecting the inhale and exhale, when used within psychotherapy or meditation. Proponents believe the technique may be used to attain alternate states of consciousness, and that sustained practice of breathwork techniques may result in spiritual or psychological benefits. (Wikipedia)

    May 29, 2008