Explore gentle postures, breathwork
, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen.
Long a key part of meditation and some kinds of yoga, breathwork
is now becoming a discipline in its own right, with proponents offering classes, one-on-one sessions and apps dedicated to the practice.
Class options range from 8 to 20 minutes and include yoga, meditation and breathwork
via instructional iPad videos.
Alternative transpersonal techniques, particularly breathwork
, also prominent in the 1960s, are viewed as also potentially serving the need for transcendence.
, guided visualization, and grounding exercises help bring awareness to current physiological and emotional states (McKay et al, 2007).
Even the simplest breathwork
exercises produce instant results.
Conceptualizing some mind-body interventions, particularly breathwork
and awareness/attention-based approaches, as non-technological biofeedback offers a valuable framework for clinical practice, education, and research.
Between my transformation and yours lives oxidized breathwork
Approaches such as breathwork
(Young, Cashwell, & Giordano, 2010), pranayama (Brown & Gerbarg, 2009), mindful exercise (e.
Exploring the connections between Western craniosacral therapy and Chi Kung, Taoist master Mantak Chia and craniosacral instructor Joyce Thom detail movement exercises, breathwork
practices, self-massage techniques, and focused meditations from Taoist and other wisdom traditions to release and harmonize the flow of energy in the body and optimize our potential for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
One minute, we're talking about business strategy; the next, Holotropic Breathwork
(a kind of mindful breathing).
The founder of the JOY Project, internationally certified laughter yoga teacher and breathwork
therapist, Elina Papa, will help attendees understand their thoughts.