the art of bodies in motion

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Beyond Trauma is Breath, by Katarina Silva

"Our breathing patterns are like a record of our life’s experiences. In becoming intimate with our breath we begin to know ourselves more... Every time we fail to breathe fully and deeply through an experience we stunt our processing of it... When we disconnect from how we feel, all we have to do is connect with our breath to find out. Our breath’s speed and fullness are precise indicators of what’s happening to us on an emotional level... In becoming conscious of the way we breathe, we become more conscious of the way we live, and either react or respond to life. Notice the way your breath moves..." (to read the entire article, click here) and when!