Mindful Breathing Meditation

Mindful Breathing Meditation


This exercise involves focusing on the breath and being present in the moment. It is a form of meditation that can help reduce stress and increase mindfulness.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Mindful Breathing Meditation Instructions

  1. Find a quiet and comfortable place to sit or lie down.
  2. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths to relax your body.
  3. Focus your attention on your breath as it enters and leaves your body.
  4. Notice the sensation of the air moving in and out of your nostrils or the rise and fall of your chest.
  5. If your mind wanders, gently bring your attention back to your breath without judgment.
  6. Continue to focus on your breath for a few minutes or as long as you like.
  7. When you are ready to end the meditation, take a few deep breaths and slowly open your eyes.

Mindful Breathing Meditation Form & Visual

Mindful Breathing Meditation

Mindful Breathing Meditation Benefits

  • Improves posture and balance
  • Strengthens legs, ankles, and feet
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, and hamstrings
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
  • Increases focus and concentration
  • Improves digestion and circulation

Mindful Breathing Meditation Muscles Worked

  • Diaphragm
  • Intercostal muscles
  • Abdominal muscles
  • Back muscles
  • Chest muscles

Mindful Breathing Meditation Variations & Alternatives

  • mindful-body-scan-meditation
  • loving-kindness-meditation
  • walking-meditation
  • mantra-meditation
  • visualization-meditation