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Category: breathing

A moment of conscious breathing, Equinox style—

March 21, 2019 ❖ Full moon | Vernal Equinox

Begin with an inhalation (for a comfortable amount of time).
Exhale for the same amount of time.
Imagine inhaling the daylight, and exhaling the night.
Repeat for a few minutes—focusing upon the feeling of balance, homeostasis, equilibrium and equality. Feel the subtle line between effort and surrender, between inhaling and exhaling, between ourselves and the solar system.

B R E A T H T A K I N G

Strange that breathing can be at once so everyday, so forgettable – yet at the same time, the material plane on which all of life and death manifests. Read this worthwhile article, which surveys a good slice of the latest science on “conscious breathing” on Aeon… (And yes, DO HOLD YOUR BREATH with us at LAYC’s next series of Breath Meditations!)