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Coherent Breathing

Coherent Breathing

Aligning Breath and Heart

Important points of the content:

Explanation of the physiological fundaments of coherent breathing – Effects of conscious breathing on heart rhythm, circulation and brain
Breathing and heart rate variability
Polyvagal theory – clear and simple description
Detailled explanation of the method and recommandations for practice
Comparison with other methods of breathing
Application in psychotherapy and coaching

Tao 2017, 160 Seiten
ISBN: 978-3-96051-538-8 (Paperback), 978-3-96051-539-5 (Hardcover), 978-3-96051-540-1 (E-Book)
Prices: Hardcover 19,99, Paperback 15,99, E-Book: 5,99 – Order at the publisher
Paperback: Mailing in Austria free of charge – Order here!

 

Talking about the book – in German!

Description:

How to achieve more relaxation and equanimity?
How to care for conserving our health?
This book explains the way to breath-heart-coherence: With coherent breathing, we balance our autonomic nervous system and improve our heart rate variability.
You find everything you need for understanding the method and using it for yourself. It is recommended for anyone interested in one‘s health and well-being and for all who support others in helping and therapeutic professions.
With coherent breathing, you can harmonize your autonomic nervous system and attune heart rate and blood circulation. This method not only helps to release stress and to easily regain calmness, but also strengthens your resilience to strain. On the physiological level, it supports the heart in managing blood circulation. Thus it is helpful with irregularities and problems of the heart and the blood circulation. Many people suffer from high blood pressure, and this can be corrected by practicing coherent breathing.

For practice:

Apps for practice: Use breathing apps which measure the length of breaths in tenth of seconds. Do not fix pauses.

Android: “Paced Breathing”
IPhone: “Breath Plus”

For measuring heart rate variability: take Polar RS800 (or newer) with chest belt (look for used devices).
For analyzing data: Polar has a software for downloading data and they can be analyzed in more detail by Kubois, which is a free ware program.