CANADA. Be Relax is introducing the O2Chair, described as “the first and only breathing chair in the world”, to its spa at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Travellers will be able to try out the relaxation chair from this month at Be Relax’s airport spa in Terminal 3 Hammerhead.

The O2Chair offers a passengers a new way of relaxing in the airport environment.

The manufacturer, French company Innoven, claims that the O2Chair helps improve sleep, energy, focus and memory thanks to a combination of zero gravity, nap breathing exercises, synchronised swinging movement, oxygen concentrator and soothing sounds.

Be Relax said the chair will help passengers to learn how to “release stress and tiredness in the anxious airport environment”.

The O2Chair has a patented technology which promotes a “scientific breathing exercise movement which is 100% accurate”.

The brand currently has spas in 17 airports worldwide, including nine in North America.