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How to Use Breathing Exercises For Executive Function Skills

How to use breathing exercises for executive function skills to build basic self-regulation skills, de-stress, recharge, and reset to an optimal mind-body state.

Breathing techniques can offer easy-to-practice activities for building basic self-regulation in the body of youngsters and in your classroom. Here are suggestions on how to use breathing exercises for executive function skills. The official definition of executive function is a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in […]

Breathing Exercises for Kids that are FUN!

Deep breathing exercises can be an excellent stress management technique for children. Here are some breathing exercises for kids that are FUN!

Are you looking for children to practice deep breathing? Deep breathing exercises can be an excellent stress management technique for children. In addition, it is an important step to improving core muscle strength. Here are some breathing exercises for kids that are FUN! Blow air to spin a pinwheel. Blow regular bubbles. Head outdoors and […]

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Breathing in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Breathing in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Breathing in Children with Cerebral Palsy Developmental Neurorehabilitation published research comparing breathing in children with cerebral palsy to neurotypical peers.  The participants in the study included 20 children with cerebral palsy (GMFCS levels I-III) and 20 neurotypical children ages 7-11 years old.  To determine the immediate effect of breathing rate on heart rate (HR) and heart […]

Bumble Bee Breathing Break – Deep Breathing Exercise

Did you know that deep breathing exercises can help to alleviate stress, reduce anxiety, strengthen the attention span and sharpen the ability to focus and learn?  In addition, deep breathing helps certain physiological responses as well such as slow the heart rate and decrease blood pressure.  Seems like an easy fix right?  Well, maybe not […]