Some Breathing Q and A’s

What could be wrong with my breathing?

You may well breathe through your nose, take gulps of air, snore at night.  Breathing exercises can help to retrain your breathing.

Can anyone learn to breathe better?

Yes.  There are several techniques I can show you and you will benefit from introducing any of them into your daily life.

Do I need any specialist equipment?

No.  All you have to do is to practise the breathing exercises I show you.

Do I have to attend your clinic in person?

I do see people at my clinic or occasionally at their home, but most sessions can be conducted over Zoom.

What can changing my breathing help with?

Breathing better can influence your health in all sorts of ways.  It is particularly effective for people with anxiety, menopause symptoms, asthma, sleep apnoea and snoring.  You should of course always consult your GP if you are concerned about your health.

If I learn to breathe better, will I be cured?

Better breathing can alleviate many symptoms.  It works well in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle.  As it is non-invasive, it can complement any medical procedures or drugs you may be taking.

Will breathing help with my meditation and mindfulness practices?

Breathing better will enable to more easily access the benefits of both meditation and mindfulness.

What is Buteyko breathing?

Buteyko breathing is a very specific type of breathing which was developed by Konstantin Buteyko in Russia in the 1950s to treat illness.  Studies have shown it is effective in treating asthma and the Buteyko breathing technique is now taught all over the world.

If you have further questions please take the time to contact me and I will do my best to answer them. I look forward to hearing from you.