EPISODE 410: Water, Whiskey, Coffee – Yoga Breathing Made Simple
“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye
Mental and emotional stress were at historic highs pre-Coronavirus. Today, the collective anxiety of the world borders on dangerous. How much uncertainty and loss can we tolerate? Is there an upper limit? The answers will unfold in real-time in the coming months, and that’s why it’s more important than ever to equip yourself with stress management tools for navigating your inner world.
Yoga breathing is one of the most powerful nervous system modulated practices available – and yet it continues to be misunderstood and neglected in most health circles. The benefits are immediate, and even a beginner can impact their nervous system dramatically in as little as 10 breaths.
In today’s podcast, I’ll help demystify yoga breathing and share with you three simple practices you can use right now.
What You’ll Learn:
- How yoga breathing can be put into three simple categories: water, whiskey, coffee
- How to switch breathing from automatic to manual mode and then downshift to relax and soothe yourself
- Three simple practices you can use right now
Links & Resources:
Lucas Rockwood is an internationally-renowned yoga teacher and trainer. He’s the founder of YOGABODY and the Yoga Teachers College. His TEDx Talk on yoga breathing has been viewed more than 1.2 million times.
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