Anti-Stress

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Anti-Stress is the default training type in Prana Breath app, with the ratio of breath cycle equals 4:0:1:0.

Effects

  • eliminating stress quickly
  • relieving physical tension
  • enhancing attentiveness
  • mobilizing intellectual resources
  • refreshing the thoughts
  • promoting the logical thinking ability

Origin, history

This pattern is an enhanced version of instinctive breathing before overcoming a physical obstacle (long inhaling, short exhaling). This principle is also used in holotropic breathing and rebirthing practices.

Setting the training

  1. Choose this pattern in Training tab or Control tab.
  2. Set the optimal training complexity so the training brings you joy, yet doesn't seem too easy. Use the options in Control tab and/or Dynamic tab to adjust all parameters.
  • NB! Be extra careful with this pattern if you have any mental disorders or illnesses.

Training process

  1. Choose the comfortable position.
  2. Empty your lungs, breathing out with effort ("Prepare").
  3. Make a full inhaling ("Inhale").
  4. Make a full exhaling ("Exhale").
  5. Keep inhaling and exhaling till the end of your training session.
  6. After you're done, you might take some time for meditating and contemplating yourself.
  • NB! Use this pattern no more than for 10 minutes once a day, as overusing it might be dangerous for your cardiovascular system.

Other questions

How long should I train? How can I combine this pattern with another? Should I always inhale through my nose?
If you have such or other questions, please look through the FAQ page.