conscious breathing(redirected from Rebirthing-Breathwork)
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conscious connected breathingAlternative psychology
A component of rebirthing therapy in which the client hyperventilates as a means of releasing tensions that are believed to have begun at birth.
n a relaxation technique in which the practitioners shift the focus of their attention from the stream of mental chatter to the natural rhythms of their breath. Many meditation techniques, including Vipassana and mantra, employ variations of conscious breathing. See also mantra, meditation, relaxation, relaxation response, Transcendental Meditation, and Vipassana.