Circular Breath Research
With the growth of sleep disorders and asthma in today’s society, an old overlooked technique called circular breath is gaining momentum. Circular breath is a technique that can be used for musical purposes, as well as a complimentary therapy for relaxation and medicine. Used traditionally to play Yidaki or didgeridoos plus orchestral wind and brass instruments. Studies show mouth and throat breathing exercises can be beneficial for obstructive sleep apnea, snoring and asthma. The challenge is to bring this ancient breath technique to all those ready to learn.
Research indicates that circular breathing can be beneficial for people with medically diagnosed sleep disorders including snoring, obstructive sleep apnea and asthma. Studies have been conducted globally, including at the Zurich Lung Association, The Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland (Australia), and The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society. Teaching the circular breath technique and providing the BSP (Breath Strengthening Pipe) for continuing development is the solution.
MUSIC & MEDICINE
“One of the challenges in the treatment of sleep disorders is poor compliance. Thus, new treatments not only need to be effective but also be those that people are motivated enough to use. Didgeridoo playing seems to meet these requirements. Participants were highly motivated during the trial and practiced, on average almost six days a week, which was even more than the protocol asked for.” **
Rebuilt From the Inside Out
Improving collapsibility of the upper airways is one of the many benefits of regular circular breath practice.
Extensive Global Studies
The challenge to prove the benefits of the technique has been undertaken across the world, including USA, Switzerland, Germany and Australia.
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The BSP is Amazing
You will be blown away with this awesome functional product. The BSP is simply a telescopic pipe providing you with an instrument to practice circular breathing. You can change the amount of breath needed by extending the pipe to change the back pressure. This allows you to produce a range of musical tones to make playing fun and easy. You can join in with other instruments, or simply enjoy the best sounding tones you can make!
Take the 4 month challenge
“In this randomised controlled trial we found that four months of training of the upper airways by didgeridoo playing reduces daytime sleepiness in people with snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. The reduction of the apnoea-hypopnoea index by didgeridoo playing indicated that the collapsibility of the upper airways decreased. In addition, the partners of participants in the didgeridoo group were much less disturbed in their sleep.” BMJ: British Medical Journal © 2006
Susana Calvo – 1 week after the Sydney workshop
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Nicky G at the workshop in Sydney
Related Case Studies
- Didgeridoo playing as alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: randomised controlled trial.**
- Mechanics of circular breathing.
- Didgeridoos, songs and boomerangs for asthma management.
- Asthma Statistics.
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
- *CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep the airways open.
WARNING : No one should discontinue CPAP* on the basis of these studies.