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Regarding training: Consistency is key. What's most important is to do something several times throughout the day; things ranging from a few simple, focused stretches after a long time at your desk, taking a few slow, deep breaths when you go outside for a break, becoming conscious of your 'tan tien' (centerpoint) as often as possible. The intent overall being that the more you are 'aware,' the more 'awareness' you'll have.

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The Importance of Breath

If you’re going to write, you need to learn an alphabet, and then you go on to create sentences, paragraphs, and on to the reason for writing itself: to communicate. It’s similar with the breath, though amazingly, not as obvious. Society knows the value of literacy and has established schools to develop it.  But with ‘breathing, ’ the attitude is: ‘Why pay any attention to that? It comes by itself (a reliable, yet risky assumption), and what more is there to learn about it?’

But for those people who are fortunate enough to hear that there is a bit more to the business of breathing, there are great benefits and joys to be had.

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