Progressive Box Breathing Exercise (5 min)

Box breathing is a technique that uses slow, deep breaths with pauses in between the inhalation and exhalation. 


The Progressive Box Breathing Exercise begins with a 4 count and works it’s way through 5 count, 6 count, 7 count and 8 count intervals.


This breathing technique heightens performance and concentration while simultaneously relieving stress. 


It is widely used by people around the world including Navy Seals, first responders, and elite athletes.


Practice this exercise sitting upright in your chair with your spine as straight as possible. Or lying flat on your back with your head slightly propped on a pillow. 


We recommend doing this exercise completely through your nose.