Breathwork is an active meditation that enables us to drop out of our active, critical mind and back into the body. This technique is an effective tool to balance the nervous system, increase digestion, improve sleep and ignite your inner self-healing.Breathe Now
Breathwork can be helpful for:
- connecting to yourself and increasing self love
- decreasing stress and anxiety
- balancing your nervous system and activating your parasymphatic nervous system (rest and digest)
- improving digestion
- improving sleep
- igniting your inner self-healing
- connecting to your intuition
- increasing creativity
- getting clear visions on which direction to take in your life
The Latin derivative for the word “emotion”, “emotere”, means Energy in Motion. What we think of as emotion is the experience of energy moving through the body. This energy can be felt as sensations of contraction, such as tension, fear and anger, or as expansion such as calmness and love. In order to process our emotions, we need to move the energy in order to release what no longer serves us. Breathwork is the perfect tool for this.
Our breath provides us life. When we learn to control the breath, we become more resilient. When we learn to activate the breath, we release the emotions and stagnant energy that no longer serve us. Our breath can give us strength to get through hard days, and allows us to connect with our intuition for the answers we need.
The problem is that the majority of people do not breathe in a healthy way that provides all of this.
My Experience with Breathwork
Breathwork has been a really vital part of my own healing journey. Learning to breathe intentionally each and every day, as well as learning to activate my breath for spiritual healing and emotional release has been one of the best things that I’ve ever done for myself. I had reached a point where I had tried everything to heal my skin and my body:
- My diet was on point.
- I was exercising.
- I was sleeping well.
But the breakouts and health symptoms that I was experiencing in my body persisted.
It wasn’t until I started learning about the nervous system and was introduced to breathwork, that I realized that my imbalanced nervous system was preventing my body from healing, no matter how perfect everything else in my healing journey seemed.
Breathwork and working to heal my nervous system, in combination with everything I was already doing right, is what ultimately helped heal my body.
After seeing how much of a difference this healing modality made for me, I knew I had to begin sharing this technique with my clients so that they could all have the same experience. Learning to breathe intentionally can really help balance the nervous system, and stimulate the lymphatic system to really improve the overall health of the skin, and body. In order to share this technique, I got my certification as a breathwork coach.
What is Breathwork?
Breathwork is the practice of conscious and intentional breathing exercises, which can improve mental, physical and spiritual well-being.
There are many different forms and types of breathwork, from simple and short daily practices that balance the nervous system to more extreme techniques like Holotropic breathing that involve hyperventilation to alter states of consciousness.
I focus on teaching clients daily practices for improved resiliency, as well as transformative, active breathwork meditations to release stagnant energy, emotions and trauma. The focus of my breathwork sessions is to override the nervous system and ignite inner self-healing physically, mentally and spiritually.
By learning to breathe intentionally, we can:
- override/control the nervous system
- move the body into a state of heal and regenerate
- fall asleep faster at night
- improve sleep quality
- strengthen the digestive system
- boost energy levels during the day
- relax the body and mind
- ease feelings of stress and anxiety
Breathwork Directly Impacts The Nervous System and Lymphatic System, the Two Most Important Systems for Optimal Health
How we breathe is directly connected to our nervous system. It is our nervous system that holds the key to the body’s incredible potential to heal itself. It controls and coordinates all of the organs and structures of the human body. By becoming consciously aware of our breath, we are able to awaken something powerful within ourselves. Anytime that we experience any form of skin condition, or health ailment, we know the nervous system needs attention.
Our lymphatic system is the drainage system of the body, and an important part of our immune system. It's where white blood cells are manufactured and cellular waste is taken care of. Unlike our circulatory system, the lymphatic system has no pump. It needs to be stimulated, but there are only two ways to stimulate it – intentional movement and diaphragmatic breathing. When our lymphatic system is healthy and flowing, the body functions much more optimally.
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