To become healthy and stay healthy it is vital to master your natural breathing pattern. This enables you to perform successfully with self-confidence in stressful situations. Learning to play the didgeridoo contributes to your success.
7 Healthy Facts of playing Didgeridoo
1.Playing the didgeridoo oxygenates the body
Playing the didgeridoo is known to oxygenate the body. You will notice a more wakened and aware state when you play the didgeridoo regularly. The aim is to obtain control over the inhaling and exhaling movements. In-air pressure technique is similarly known in yogic breathing practices as fire breath. This is done by taking control over once-breathing, thereby obtaining flow and balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
2. Playing the didgeridoo is a total body workout
The pressure breathing technique trains the muscles of the throat, tongue, diaphragm, lower back, upper and lower abdominals and obliques. These areas are the main problem areas for people without balanced breathing. WHILST PLAYING ONE WILL
3. Playing the didgeridoo creates new muscle memory for lower belly breathing
When trained properly, the repeated muscle contractions of the respiratory system regenerate muscle memory that will be recognised by the body in daily life.
4. Playing the didgeridoo provides an internal organ massage
The up and downwards diaphragm movements involved in the Air Pressure Movement Technique support the quick intake and quick or pressurised dispelling of air. The fast air movements massage the internal organs
5. Playing the didgeridoo is soothing for the nervous system
The sound of the didgeridoo is commonly found to be soothing to the nervous system because of the low Hertz frequencies. The sound is experienced as and called the primal sound of creation: OHM. When NASA recorded the sound of the rotating earth, it sounded like a didgeridoo.
6. Playing the didgeridoo empowers intent
It is no surprise that the didgeridoo features as a centre piece in rituals. The sound is a force for carrying intent. Like the power of the spoken word, the didgeridoo carries on its sound the feelings of the person playing. I never underestimate its power and I respect its use.
7. Playing the didgeridoo reduces asthma, sleep apnea, snoring and sleeping difficulties or disorders
Studies in Europe, published in the English Medical Journal, have confirmed that playing the didgeridoo and the Air Pressure Movement Technique in particular, strengthen the larynx and the muscles which support our breathing. It reduces snoring or alleviates it altogether. In a test group, it was proven to reduce or cure sleep apnea. The relaxing effect of playing the didgeridoo and the aerobic nature of the breathing technique, most likely added to the health benefits in those that played.