Need more serenity in your life?

Just breathe!

This lovely Cardio Barre infographic has all sorts of factoids and tips about how to breathe your way to serenity.

But before you skip to the pretty pictures, here’s some of what you’ll find in the graphic:

Benefits of Deep Breathing

Deep breathing motivates the immune system so tissues can generate and heal more efficiently

Breathing Can Help You Fall Asleep

Focus on calming your nervous system, increasing focus and reducing stress

Breathing Increases Awareness and Boosts Energy Levels

Inhale and exhale rapidly through your nose

Breathing Helps Relieve Tension

Exhale completely through your mouth making a whoosh sound

Breathing can help you wake up in a good mood

Inhale slowly through your nose

Breathing Helps You Focus

Start in a comfortable, meditative position

Before Any Stressful Event

Aim for 10 slow, deep breaths lasting one minute each


Bonus Tips

Controlled breathing helps your body and mind function at optimal capacity. It can also help manage blood pressure, promote feelings of calm and relaxation, and help you de-stress.

Experts suggest using breathing exercises as a means of increasing awareness and mindfulness.

Make mindful breathing a regular practice so you prevent stress, not just treat it.


breathe your way to serenity