How many times have you felt tension start to build then you take a deep breath and feel calmer? Signs of stress and anxiety can include shallow short breaths instead of breathing naturally. Feeling calm helps in dealing with stressful situations and promotes overall good health. When muscles around the rib cage and abdomen tighten, it can construct the ability to take a deep calming breath.
Therapeutic massage helps relax the muscles of the upper body; research has shown positive impact on respiratory function that improves breathing and benefit respiratory issues like allergies, sinus and bronchitis. Therapeutic massage also engages the relax/restore side to the nervous system, bringing more relaxation to the body, when this occurs your breathing rate slows becoming deeper and more calming. Some benefits of being able to take that deep calming breath include, aiding in relaxing by decreasing stress and increasing your energy level by bringing more oxygen into the body.