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RE/MIND guided breath practice

This week I was asked to lead a short breathing practice on the RE/MIND app. This is a new app with the aim of building a community, bringing the world together for one minuted every day to consciously breathe. If you follow me on Instagram you will know I'm passionate about breathwork. Our breath is… Continue reading RE/MIND guided breath practice

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The Wim Hof Method

Last week I did an Instagram post and blog on cold therapy. After this I had a couple of questions about the Wim Hof Method. I thought I'd boil down some of the key points in a video. I answer: ✨What is the Wim Hof Method of breathing? ✨What are its benefits? ✨What are the… Continue reading The Wim Hof Method

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Yoga for emotional wellbeing – Breathing for Anxiety.

✨I wanted to share a particular highlight for me from a really interesting webinar I went to this week on yoga for mental health with @themindedinstitute 's Heather Mason.⠀ ⠀ ✨I've mentioned before how when we extend our exhales longer than our inhales it activates the parasympathetic (rest & digest) nervous system, but how does this… Continue reading Yoga for emotional wellbeing – Breathing for Anxiety.

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How to use breathing to calm anxiety

✨BOX BREATHING ✨⠀ ⠀ 🧘🏼‍♀️Evidence is gathering supporting the use of breathing techniques for stress & anxiety management. ⠀ ⠀ 📦I find box breathing a particularly useful technique as I can guide patients quickly through it – I’ve been doing this even on the phone with patients in the recent climate. ⠀ ⠀ 📦It’s apparently… Continue reading How to use breathing to calm anxiety

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Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

After starting to post some short yoga flows on my Instagram page I was asked to provide more of a guide for those who were a complete beginner, either with descriptions or voiceovers. In light of this I thought I’d write a blog guiding you through one of the most common and foundational sequences you’ll… Continue reading Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A