These general deep breathing & relaxation exercises are simple, but effective in helping to relax & relieve stress and anxiety. This breathing & relaxation routine is performed in real-time so it’s easy to follow. This deep breathing and relaxation routine is Day 9 in my Moderate 10-Day Whole Body Wellness Challenge.
For the warm up, we will go right into diaphragmatic breathing or belly breathing. This is a great way to relax the body, and it’s great to do these through all the stretches.
Next is breathing with arms clasped together. It is also great to stretch the upper back.
Then you will do deep chest breathing with a jumping jack movement with your arms. This is also great to stretch and lengthen your spine.
Now for some stretches to help the body relax. Bridges, trunk rotation, single knee to chest, double knee to chest, cat/cow, and child’s pose will help loosen the muscles and calm them down.
Finally, a corpse pose, or savasana, is a great way to finish up a relaxing routine.
Congratulations on finishing Day 9 of the Moderate Whole Body Wellness Challenge. See you back here for Day 10!
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