The importance of breathing:
There are many things one can do to maintain good health. Breath exercises have been practiced for thousands of years by civilizations that recognized the awesome benefits. By controlling your breath, you hold the ability to calm yourself down, lower your heart rate and relax. This is all very important to bring to the massage table. As touched on before, muscles cannot be manipulated if they are in tension. By focusing on your breath, and evening the inhalations to exhalations, you can bring your massage to a whole new level of treatment.