Through specific relaxation, breathing and visualisation techniques, the senses awaken and become more precise.
I am not a neurologist or a doctor, so I approached some experts in the medical field to try and understand better how breathing and memory are linked. I concede that not everything needs explaining; Science has begun to recognise and accept what Yogis understood thousands of years ago; appropriate breathing enhances cognitive performance and is proving beneficial when working with long term memory.
Applied to wine tasting, adequate Yogic breathing can prove beneficial helping with long term memory of the wine.
What follows is food for thought and extracts from the pedagogic content of Pause, Breathe, Taste© workshop.
A training course created by Martine Bounet for YOGA Deux MONDES®