Breathing practices – know in yoga as pranayama – support the flow or movement of life force energy throughout the physical, mental and energetic bodies. Conscious breathing is a simple, no-cost way to improve health and wellbeing.
A few benefits of breath-work include (note this is not a comprehensive list):
Use the following breathing and meditation practices to maintain or improve your wellbeing in any of the areas above, or use them anytime you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, in your head, fatigued, or stressed to help release stuck energy, thoughts, and tension and bring yourself into a more neutral, open, easeful and creative state.
We start with a short standing movement sequence to awaken the body from the tips of the fingers to shoulders, then move into opening the chest, activating the legs, and opening the hips. Next we move into a short, energizing breathing technique (Bastrika or Bellows Breath) followed by meditation to go beyond the layer of thought.
Stiff neck, aching back, tight hips, waning focus? This quick sequence will help you work through physical kinks and mental blocks. By the end you’ll feel rejuvenated and ready for the rest of your day!
Reverse typing and texting posture with this movement sequence. We’ll end with a breathing technique to calm worry, anxiety, anger and irritation and a meditation to support attention and awareness.
Joy is not in things, it is in us!
In this meditation, you’ll be guided to tap into the joy that exists now and always, inside of you, and to radiate this to the world.
This guided meditation with Allie will help you energize and revitalize your cells and leave you feeling lighter in mind and body.
Quick, energizing movements to work out the kinks and wake up the cells, short breathing practice to energize and detoxify, and a guided meditation for putting down stress and revitalizing your being. All done along with uplifting music!
A great practice to bring balance to the mind and body. This technique will energize you when you’re tired and help you slow down when you’re feeling on overdrive.
This quick technique is great for energizing your brain, cleansing your lungs, stimulating digestion and strengthening your core.
This practice is great for calming your mind and helping to ease anxiety, frustration, or anger.