17 Apr What’s a Breathing Stool?
A breathing what? Yes, a bioenergetic breathing stool
This specialized tool is designed to help you breathe more fully and deeply. Doing so gives you more energy and can lift your mood. You can substitute this stool with a stability ball, the arm of a sofa, or a stack of pillows on the floor. Anything that enables you to bend over backwards and breathe deeply and more freely.
This expansive breathing technique stretches the muscles between your ribs, allowing your lungs to expand more. Thereby allowing more oxygen in your body. And when you breathe more, you feel more.
Proceed with caution:
Using the breathing stool can also bring up emotions of sorrow and longing, since you will be opening up the chest area around your heart.
The goal of using this tool is to access pent up emotions and integrate them with the narrative in your mind.
“Breathing is the most important thing in life. You don’t breathe, you’re not alive,” said Dr. Alexander Lowen, who invented the breathing stool.
Want to focus on the important things in life? Give me a call. We’ll talk…and breathe.