What's NewNow works with OS X Snow Leopard and Lion.
App DescriptionBreathing Zone is a simple and effective guided breathing exercise. In just 5 minutes you can start to enjoy the deep relaxation and other health benefits of slower therapeutic breathing.
• Recommended by Harvard Health Newsletter.
• Recommended by Time.com Techland.
• Recommended by Lifehacker.
This free version of Breathing Zone has the following limitations:
• Session length limited to 5 minutes.
• Target breathing rate can't be lower than 5bpm.
For an even more relaxing experience, purchase the full version of Breathing Zone.
Breathing exercises have been shown to help reduce stress, improve your mood, and make you feel more relaxed and energized. Now with Breathing Zone, there's an easy breathing exercise that anybody can do.
Breathing Zone uses a proven therapeutic breathing technique that decreases your heart rate, and over time can even help lower ♥ High Blood Pressure.
There are no complicated settings and no difficult breathing patterns to master. All you need to do is breathe in and out according to the guide. Anyone can it.
• Easy to follow voice instructions.
• Intuitive animated breathing guide.
• 5 calming ♬ Guide Sounds
• Timed sessions from 5 to 30 minutes.
• Weekly Target tracks your therapeutic breathing minutes.
➤ Read More: www.breathing-zone.com
Clinical studies in the Journal of Human Hypertension and the American Journal of Hypertension have shown that doing therapeutic breathing for 45 minutes a week can help lower High Blood Pressure.
➤ Harvard Health Newsletter
"This app employs the phone's microphone to assess your breathing, then establishes a realistically reduced "Target Rate." You can choose an audio accompaniment and set the length of your relaxation session. You then breathe in and out in sync with an image that pulsates at a gradually slower pace."
➤ Time.com Techland
"If you find yourself becoming overagitated calm yourself with Breathing Zone, a handy iPhone app that'll help keep the typical stress of fomenting unrest somewhat in check."
"If you're a bit stressed or anxious, it's a good way to help you alleviate those feelings in just a few minutes."
➤ Jessica Garrett Mills, PhD
Breathing Zone takes the guess work out of meditation. It’s completely devoid of any new-agey-ness that might rub some folks the wrong way. It’s basically just guided breathing.
September 26, 2013 New version 2.1
December 13, 2012 New version 2.0
February 03, 2011 Initial Release