Shape Breathing

Our Shape Breathing exercises are fun, simple and effective breathing techniques for kids.

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Our Shape Breathing exercises are fun, simple and effective breathing techniques for kids. These exercises promote calmness, deep breathing and mindfulness.


Calming: Our Shape Breathing exercises are designed to help children feel calm fast. By focusing on their breath and following the shape patterns, children can regulate their breathing and regain a sense of control.
Deep Breathing: Introduce your children to the therapeutic benefit of deep breathing and help them to learn a lifelong coping skill that they can do from anywhere at any time. The breathing techniques in Shape Breathing encourage children to take big deep breaths whilst tracing our shapes, which can have a calming and grounding effect on their nervous system. Deep breathing also helps to manage stress, reduce anxiety, and increase our overall well-being.

Mindful and distracting: Shape Breathing is a perfect distracting technique that invites children to feel fully present in the moment. As they engage with the shapes and turn their focus to tracing their finger, children develop an awareness of their physical sensations and feel calm in their environment.

Shape Breathing is a valuable resource for parents, professionals, and teachers seeking to teach children effective strategies for relaxation and self-regulation. By practising these simple breathing techniques, children can enhance their emotional well-being and develop lifelong skills for managing stress and anxiety.