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breath work

noun
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breathwork

Medical Definition of breath work

  1. :  conscious, controlled breathing done especially for relaxation, meditation, or therapeutic purposes Western practitioners believe yoga's deeply relaxing breath work allows the body's healing abilities to take over.—Norine Dworkin, Psychology Today, March/April 2001


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