Presentation on theme: "Starting the Day and or transition time Breathing Learning Objective: Breathing is an essential part of life. Today we will practice the steps to deep."— Presentation transcript:
Starting the Day and or transition time Breathing Learning Objective: Breathing is an essential part of life. Today we will practice the steps to deep breathing.
Breathing definition: the act of inhaling and exhaling air in respiration. Inhaling: taking air in Exhaling: releasing air out Respiration: to inhale and exhale air for the purpose of maintaining life.
Everyone knows how to take a breath. Tell your partner to inhale and exhale. Now take turns with your partner and inhale and exhale but this time take your time and breathe in slowly. This is called deep breathing. Today we’re going to practice on how to take deep breathes.
Why is it important to know how to breathe? It helps you to focus and be mindful. It helps you with learning; in school, home, homework, with life situations, etc. It helps you to pay attention. It can help you to maintain calm. It helps to think and concentrate.
Breathing Steps to deep breathing: – Step 1: sit up and make yourself feel comfortable. – Step 2: put your hands on your lap. – Step 3: you can close your eyes or look down. – Step 4: now take a breathe in through your nose. Take air in until you fill your lungs – Step 5: slowly release the air until you feel all the air out lungs. (If you open your mouth pretend that you’re fogging a mirror). – Step 6: Repeat 2-3 times and listen to your breathing as it goes in and out, focus for a 1 minute or 2 and relax. Keep a clear mind. – Step 7: Think positive thoughts. Ex. I will have a great day, I open my mind to learn today, I gave great friends, etc. – Step 8: Open your eyes and enjoy your day!!!