Most any yoga practitioner knows the importance of full, deep diaphragmatic breathing to enhance wellbeing and reduce stress. However, while the diaphragm plays a significant role in respiration, it has many other important functions that are often overlooked. As Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains explains in the video below, the movement of the diaphragm causes all of the organs around [...]
Why Yogic Deep Breathing Matters More Than You Think – The Many Important Functions Of The Diaphragm
I can live without my biceps. I can live without the giant quadriceps on the front of my thigh. But, I cannot — repeat, cannot — live without a diaphragm. Without even noticing, we breathe on average 20,000 times per day.