Richie Norton discovered yoga when struggling to recover from injuries from his rugby career. The different forms of movement, plus the connection to his breath, helped him deal with what was going on in his mind at the same time. “That took me into breathwork, and meditation, and the power of restorative movement, and functional movement.” […]
Breathwork coach and male mental health expert, Jamie Clements
Jamie Clements learned the healing power of breathwork through a gym when suffering from depression and anxiety in his early 20s. Now he teaches others, and also hosts the very successful Man Down podcast. He explains that our breath can tell us a lot about our mental and physical health. “If you stop, shut your […]
Acclaimed Sophrologist Dominique Antiglio has a positivity exercise for us, for whenever stress or negative thoughts come to us. The practice taps into mind, body and breath. If you like the practice shared by Dominique here, check out BeSophro’s new Move Forward with Positivity course, which was developed specifically in response to how […]
How to breathe better with a mask
Many of us are struggling to find ways to breathe calmly and deeply while wearing a mask. Too often we find the breaths getting more and more shallow, which leads to increasing levels of anxiety. Breathwork coach Jamie Clements has worked with people recovering from covid-19, and shows us how to control our […]
The ’thank you’ practice
Yogi Divya Kohli shares a practice for when we need to break the cycle of negative thought. This practice gives you instant positive energy like a burst of joy. She calls the practice “thank you” and it combines gratitude and mindfulness into one great practice.
Breath practice: it’s OK
We are all experiencing a great deal of stress at the moment, so yogi Divya Kohli shares a practice to help us steady ourselves so we can meet the stress, and deal with it. You will examine where in your body you are feeling the stress or anxiety, acknowledge it, then intervene and […]
Three breaths practice
Yogi Divya Kohli has prepared a series of short in-the-moment-practices for us to do when we feel stressed or overwhelmed, or when our thoughts start to overcome us. Each practice will give us a tool that’s easy to remember and simple to do. The first one is called Three Breaths.
Awake breath practice
Sometimes known as the espresso breath, we share the awake breath practice from our friends at Breathwrk. It is designed to give you a boost when you need it the most. Let us know how you get on using #breathwrkit! You can download the app here.
Creating a driving manual for our bodies, Aaron Alexander
Aaron Alexander, founder of The Align Method, relied on bodybuilding when he was a teenager, while experiencing insecurity and instability in his home life. But then he moved to Hawaii and the change in environment had a massive impact on how he wanted to live his life. He created The Align Method to build a […]
Sleep breath practice
This week’s practice from Breathwrk will help you fall asleep – and stay asleep – and features an extended exhale, which directs us into relaxation and sleep. The long hold of breath after the inhale will engage the diaphragm to help work on the parasympathetic nervous system. Let us know how you get […]
Recharge breath practice
Our friends at Breathwrk have created a Recharge breath practice for us, based on a practice used by Navy SEALs to keep themselves calm and alert. It helps us reach a point of stillness and focus. Let us know how you get on, using #breathwrkit. You can download the app here.
Calming breath practice
We are delighted to share a calming breath practice from our friends at Breathwrk. The full practice takes about 3 minutes. This is one of a number of Breathwrk practices we will be sharing through this month – let us know how you get on using #breathwrkit! You can download the app here.
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