Aikido Breathing Exercises
Uncategorized / January 28, 2018

Proper breathe control is essential to remaining calm during stressful situations. Aikido breathing exercises help students learn to remain calm by controlling their breathing. What is the proper posture? It’s important to maintain the proper posture during breathing exercises, so that your lungs can completely fill with air during the exercise. The proper sitting posture is one of the following: a. Tailor fashion Sit on the floor with your knees bent parallel to the floor Feet are tucked in between your thighs, with one ankle over the other Your head should be upright, with your chin parallel to the floor Sit upright with a your spine straight. Place your hands loosely on your knees Your body should be relaxed Check your shoulders if they are tense or raised, then you are tense: conciously relax your shoulders b. Lotus position Sit on the floor with your knees bent parallel to the floor Place each foot on the opposite leg’s knee Your head should be upright, with your chin parallel to the floor Sit upright with a your spine straight. Place your hands loosely on your feet Your body should be relaxed Check your shoulders if they are tense or raised, then…