WHY BREATH COACHING?
Breathing and its potential affects on our lives, positive and negative, are enormous. Appreciating this enormity is significantly enhanced by learning about the amazing physiology of breathing, which together with understanding breathing as motivated behavior, can account for the profound and far-reaching effects of breathing on health and performance.
Breathing is different from respiration. Breathing is a behavior. It is learned, motivated, it can change, can be relearned by attention, perception, memory and personal history.
Self-defeating learned breathing behaviors compromise physiology, psychology, health and performance.
Learned dysfunctional breathing has a major impact on multiple physiological systems, resulting in symptoms and deficits, usually attributed to other causes, by clients and their health practitioners, rather than to learned behaviors and responses that may account for them.
Learned dysfunctional breathing habits are an enormous challenge. Statistics show that millions of people suffer with profound and misunderstood symptoms of learned dysfunctional breathing habits. Unfortunately, these habits are rarely identified by practitioners and their effects mistakenly attributed to other causes, and their resolutions prescriptive in nature where focus is on symptoms rather than on causes.
Habits go unrecognized. Because breathing is not regarded as a behavior.
‘’To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.’’
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Breath Coaching is a strong process that allows people realize their dysfunctional breathing habits/behaviors that effect their lives negatively in every level (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) and learn new breathing habits/behaviors.
During breath coaching clients discover how they have learned to breathe, how their breathing effects them, and how to effectively self-regulate breathing behavior based on learning rather than on prescriptive exercise.
- Assist clients in learning new habits.
- Do not involved in diagnosis or treatment.
- Work with clients who subscribe or register to learning programs.
- Work with their clients together in a partnership.
- Coach clients to do the work on the field, at home or work.
- Emphasize on what clients learn, not what they do.
- Are client centered and learning oriented, rather than therapist centered and treatment oriented.
- Offer breathing sessions, respiratory fitness sessions, classes, workshops, seminars and work with educational capnography.
- Work with biofeedback professionals, dentists, chiropractitioners, coaches, psychologists, nurses, physiotherapists, yoga teachers, orthodontists, neurologists, fitness trainers, athletic coaches, pharmacists, cardiologist, oncologists, midwifes, gynecologists and many more.