Deep Breathing Exercise

Deep Breathing Exercise
Preparation

  1. Sit up with your back straight, feet flat on the floor, shoulder width apart. 
  2. Empty your hands and close your eyes.
  3. Exhale fully, clearing your lungs.
  4. Extend your right arm to the front of your body.
  5. Inhale, slowly lifting your right arm up above your head.
  6. Exhale, slowly lowering your right arm down to your right knee.
  7. Extend your left arm to the front of your body.
  8. Inhale, slowly lifting your left arm up above your head.
  9. Exhale, slowly lowering your left arm down to your left knee.
  10. Extend both arms to the front of your body.
  11. Inhale lifting your arms above your head.
  12. Exhale, bringing them down to your knees.
  13. Inhale slowly and deep.
  14. Bring your hands together in front of your heart (prayer position). Inhale deeply, then exhale clearing your lungs.
  15. Inhale slowly and deeply while lifting your hands above your head, maintaining the prayer position.
  16. Exhale slowly lowering your hands together in front of your heart.
  17. Inhale, extending your arms to the front, maintaining the prayer position.
  18. Exhale, returning your hands to your heart (prayer position).
  19. Inhale slowly, opening the right arm to the right.
  20. Exhale slowly, returning the right arm to the prayer position in front of your heart.
  21. Inhale, opening the left arm to the left.
  22. Exhale slowly, returning the left arm to the prayer position in front of your heart.
  23. Inhale, opening both arms to their respective side.
  24. Exhale returning them to the prayer position in front of your heart.
  25. Place your hands on your knees.
  26. Exhale fully and relax.
  27. Return to normal breathing and sit for a few moments in stillness and silence.
  28. End