Sit up as tall as you can, back-to-back with your partner. Breathe naturally at first, and then begin to lengthen your inhales and exhales. It’s likely that your breaths will start to sync up with your partner’s. Stay here as long as you like.
Back-to-back breathing is a supported way to introduce working with the breath. It avoids eye contact, which is sometimes uncomfortable for children, particularly if they’ve experienced trauma.
Try with your child, a child you work with, or help two children do this together.
Maybe sit like this on the beach…