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Opposite Sides Breathing for Brain Balance

Bring balance to your brain and body with this simple opposite sides breathing exercise, ushering in a sense of ease and calm.

Welcome. In this micro practice, we'll bring balance to your brain and body with a simple opposite sides breathing exercise. So find yourself in a comfortable position and feel free to close your eyes. We'll begin by focusing attention on the left side of your body. So feeling the left side of your face.

Left side of your torso. Left leg and foot. Left arm and hand. And breathe in and out, sensing your entire left side of your body. Now bring attention to the right side of your body.

Right side of your face, right side of your torso, your right leg and foot, your right arm and hand. And breathe in and out, sensing only the right side of your body. Okay. Now we're going to go back and forth. So take an inhalation.

And then as you exhale, sense the left side of your body. Allow the inhale to come naturally. As you exhale, sense the right side of your body. Inhale comes naturally. Exhaling, left side.

And so on. The inhale comes naturally. Exhaling, right side. So allow yourself to go back and forth with your breath. With the exhalation feeling first one side and then the opposite side of your body.

Okay. Now take an inhalation, feeling your whole body at once, and then exhale, sensing both sides simultaneously. Your whole body breathing in and out now, sensing your whole body from head to toe. Let go of thinking. Simply feel.

We hope this helps you on your mindfulness journey.

Mini-Meditation

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Opposite Sides Breathing for Brain Balance

Bring balance to your brain and body with this simple opposite sides breathing exercise, ushering in a sense of ease and calm.

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Your default time is based on your progress and is changed automatically as you practice.

Welcome. In this micro practice, we'll bring balance to your brain and body with a simple opposite sides breathing exercise. So find yourself in a comfortable position and feel free to close your eyes. We'll begin by focusing attention on the left side of your body. So feeling the left side of your face.

Left side of your torso. Left leg and foot. Left arm and hand. And breathe in and out, sensing your entire left side of your body. Now bring attention to the right side of your body.

Right side of your face, right side of your torso, your right leg and foot, your right arm and hand. And breathe in and out, sensing only the right side of your body. Okay. Now we're going to go back and forth. So take an inhalation.

And then as you exhale, sense the left side of your body. Allow the inhale to come naturally. As you exhale, sense the right side of your body. Inhale comes naturally. Exhaling, left side.

And so on. The inhale comes naturally. Exhaling, right side. So allow yourself to go back and forth with your breath. With the exhalation feeling first one side and then the opposite side of your body.

Okay. Now take an inhalation, feeling your whole body at once, and then exhale, sensing both sides simultaneously. Your whole body breathing in and out now, sensing your whole body from head to toe. Let go of thinking. Simply feel.

We hope this helps you on your mindfulness journey.

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