Learn to Breathe for Meditation
The breathing meditation is the most basic form of meditation and is incredibly important, as this will be utilized in almost all kinds of meditation techniques. It is a great place to start your meditation practice if you are new to this and have never practiced meditation before. It is also a lovely and simple meditation if you are just looking for a way to reduce stress and just take a couple of minutes break from your day to relax your mind and body.
There are a large number of different types of breathing exercises, but they are all very simple and straightforward to do for everyone. So if you are interested in meditation and want to learn it then start with this easy breathing technique to learn the basics before you go on to some other more advanced type of meditation.
Guided Breathing Meditation
Before you start your exercise you want to make sure that nothing or no one will interrupt your meditation and that you have turn off all the different electronic devices, so that you will not be distracted by a sudden movement or sound from the television, or from the vibration of your mobile phone. Find a meditation position that is comfortable and that allows you to relax and take a couple of minutes to calm your mind and body before you start.
Slowly close your eyes and take a deep inhalation. Feel how the inhaling air goes through your nostrils. Pay attention to the coolness of the refreshing air, as it gets into your body. Let the healing air fill your chest and belly and feel it get into every little part of your body, collecting any tension and frustration on its way. Feel yourself becoming energized by the massive amount of oxygen from your inhalations. Exhale slowly and take a second in calmness before breathing in again
Now inhale again. Slowly and deeply, while guiding the air to every part of your body. Allow the air to heal all your negativity and muscle tension from your body and let your cells take in the oxygen, which makes your feel even more energetic and new. Now let out the air and breathe out the anger and negativity from your mind and body. Notice how calm you feel, yet with a fresh and clear mind.
Continue to breathe deeply and heal your body and mind with the healing air. Do this exercise for as long as you like. When you are finishes, slowly open your eyes and return to your day with new and improved energy.
This breathing meditation is wonderful for everyone since it is extremely simple yet very helpful. So if you are a beginner or if you just seek a fast calming break during your stressful day at work, just take a couple of minutes out of your schedule to practice this small breathing meditation technique.
So start your meditation practice as soon as possible and feel yourself becoming calmer and more clearheaded after each meditation you do. If you practice it regularly you will get more of the many great benefits with meditation and begin to feel less…