Erica and Susan

Breath and the Chest Wall

Dec 22, 2022 | Breath | 0 comments

Let’s talk about breathing patterns.

Somewhere along the line, chest movement with diaphragm movement became unpopular.

Was this because people equated the term “chest breathing” with “accessory muscle breathing”.

Join Susan in this short episode, as she discusses the differences, explores how breath drives pelvic function and why we have so much stiffness in the thorax!

A glance at this episode:

  • [2:09] Susan’s personal experience with moving the chest wall while breathing, and why that’s important
  • [5:13] Key muscles included with chest movement
  • [6:24] Parasympathetic breathing
  • [8:24] How the diaphragm should move through chest movement breathing

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