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Posture & Breathing

Breathing is a fundamental process that sustains life, but did you know that your posture plays a crucial role in how you breathe? Posture and breathing are intimately connected, and the way you hold your body can significantly impact the efficiency and quality of your breath.

See below for some easy to do exercises.

If you have questions or need help with these exercises, click the link below to book an appointment.


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Children's Exercises

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Lateral Rib Breathing - Assisted

2 Sets / 10 Reps 

  • Sit in a chair

  • Relax your neck and shoulders

  • An assistant should place one hand on either side of the chest

  • Breathe in slowly through the nose, expanding the chest

  • The assistant should feel the ribs move out to the side as you breathe in

  • Breath out in a relaxed manner

Diaphragmatic Breathing

2 Sets/ 10 Reps

  • Lie on your back with your legs bent

  • Arms are resting by your sides and hands are on the upper part of your stomach

  • Breathe in slowly through the nose and breathe out slowly through the mouth

  • While breathing in the hands on the stomach rise and when breathing out the hands go down

Blowing Bubbles

2 Sets/ 10 Reps

  • Blowing different sized bubbles can help to teach good breathing control. 

  • Try blowing slow, long breathes to make big bubbles 

  • Try blowing faster breathes for smaller bubbles

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