In addition to conscious connected breathing, couples can also try integrating mindfulness and awareness of the breath into their meditation practice. Mindful breathing involves paying attention to the sensation of the breath moving in and out of the body, without trying to control or change it. This can help improve focus and concentration, as well as increase feelings of calm and relaxation.
Another breathwork technique that couples can try is box breathing. This involves inhaling for a count of four, holding the breath for a count of four, exhaling for a count of four, and holding the breath for a count of four before starting again. This technique can help calm the mind and reduce distracting thoughts.
Incorporating breath work, especially conscious connected breathing, into your meditation practice can deepen your connection with your partner, improve your emotional and physical well-being, and help you both relax and reduce stress. Try incorporating these techniques into your daily meditation routine and see the positive effects on your relationship and overall health.