Huna Breathing Techniques for Grounding, Energizing and Calming

There are four phases to the breath: 1) Inhalation 2) Pause 3) Exhalation and 4) Pause again before your next inhalation. By controlling these phases you can activate and increase different energies to support you in whatever you need to do. As you begin to understand how this works, you will realize how powerful and useful this simple technique can be. I learned this Huna breathing technique in a training from the Huna Research Institute. Looking at the picture, we see four elements and the four phases of the breath. The way to increase one energy in particular is to change the ratio of the breath. An even ratio would be 1:1:1:1. Breathing in this way you would take a slow deep breath inhaling for one count, pausing for one count, exhaling for one count, pausing for one count before your next breath. Always place the tip of your tongue… Read the rest....
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Center Yourself Anytime and Anywhere

We all know that being centered is a good thing. When you are centered, you are grounded. You bring your energy back into  your body out of your head and out of projecting into the world. You are more able to respond to life instead of react since you are more present and aware.  In Huna, the fourth principle is Manawa – now is the moment of power. When you are centered, you are more confident and free because you have more choices. You are running your life instead of being on auto-pilot because you are more in the now moment in your heart instead of reacting to every thought that flies through your head. You feel peaceful and stress diminishes. Your perspective changes and is more open. You feel more loving and more loved since your are more in harmony with yourself and the world. Nice! But how to… Read the rest....
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Huna Cleansing and Renewing Breaths

One of the first things you learn in Huna is the power of the breath.  Mastering your breath helps you master your power, your health and your well-being.  Here are a couple breathing techniques to clear and stimulate the respiratory system. Go slowly with these techniques and work yourself up to more repetitions very gradually. If you feel dizzy, stop.  My gratitude to Vince Wingo and the Huna Research Institute for their outstanding Huna teachings! Cleansing Breath Here is a breathing technique that helps you to ventilate and cleanse the lungs. It stimulates the cells and tones the entire respiratory system. It can be used any time you are tired, or if you’ve been around smoke or pollutants. 1) Inhale a complete breath.  Fill the lower part of your lungs first by descending the diaphragm. Next, fill the middle part of your lungs by expanding the chest. Finally, fill the… Read the rest....
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