Four Square Breathing Technique

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This weeks video is number two of the three part series in learning how to manage stress and anxiety through your breathing. This week we will be learning the four square breathing technique. Last week we talked about diaphragmatic breathing and the importance of using your diaphragm so that you can gain more oxygen to your blood to help you to reduce the frequency of stress, anxiety and long term illnesses.

“Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?”~ Mary Oliver

In the four square breathing technique we are focusing on the breath like in meditation. Because we are focusing on the breath and not lost in thought is allows us to be in present moment.

Here are the basics to the four square breathing technique:

Check out Celine’s previous articles about how to reduce your stress with breathing exercises:

4-7-8 Breathing Technique

The Importance of Breathing

Want to learn more about how to reduce your stress with breath-work, art therapy and energy medicine? Contact Celine to schedule an appointment or find a time that works with your schedule.


  1. Love this technique. Dr. Andrew Weil also suggests this breathing technique. Good explanation! Thank you!

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