Breath Holding Workshop
This breath holding workshop teaches mermaids and mermen how to extend their breath hold times. Learn about different breathing and relaxation techniques, that will help to lengthen your breath holds comfortably. Furthermore, you get to practice different breathing techniques that can also balance your central nervous system, reduce stress, strengthen your lung capacity and improve general health.
Who is this workshop for?
This breath holding workshop is suitable for all levels of experience. It doesn’t matter if your goal is to extend your breath holding times to perform in underwater mermaid shows, or if you just in to experience something new. Breathing and relaxation exercises have countless health benefits. For example, they can help to manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. Furthermore, they can improve sleep, lower blood pressure and improve concentration and focus. Accordingly, this breath holding workshop is packed with benefits for MerPeople and humans.
All participants must be at least 16 years old.
What happens during the Breath Holding Course?
First, we start with a theory part to understand what happens in our body while performing breathing exercises and during breath holds. Then we get into praxis. You will learn and practise different breathing categories such as:
- Coffee breathing
- Water breathing
- Whiskey breathing
Afterwards you will practice breath holds in buddy teams and probably positively surprised about your breath hold times.
Please note, the breath holding workshop is a dry course. During this workshop we will exclusively practice in the class room. During this class we won’t and breath holding or mermaid swimming exercises in the water.
What to bring
Please bring comfortable clothes to wear. If you have, also bring a yoga mat or blanket. Please bring enough food and drinks for the day and avoid disposable packaging if possible. Due to the breath holding exercises, we recommend avoiding sugary and caffeinated drinks as well as dairy products, because these can negatively effect your breath holding times.