» 90/90 Breathing with Lateral Expansion
This exercise or technique is used to teach and train diaphragmatic breathing with knees elevated to the 90/90 position while focusing on the lateral expansion of the diaphragm.
- Nasal inhalation should be a low, slow 3 seconds
- Then a brief pause
- Nasal exhalation should be slow and full 4-6 seconds
- Then a longer pause (2-3 seconds)
- Then the next breath cycle
- The air should expand the lateral portion of the stomach pushing your hands out.