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TAKE A DEEP BREATH

Five classes that will school you in the art of inhaling

Ceremony Meditation

60-minute group session, $25; ceremonymeditation.com

Coach Daniela Gil has students fill their lungs to about 80 percent capacity—just beyond a standard inhalation—then let the air escape at a regular pace. After seven minutes of this, everyone holds an inhalation as long as they can, which “supports circulation of energy through the body,” says

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