Breath Work & Cold Therapy
Breathwork or Pranayama has been practiced for centuries throughout many cultures. Your breath is the bridge between your mind and body. Proper breathing is vital to a long healthy life as well as helping to control your nervous system on a day-to-day basis. Pranayama is the foundation of yoga and meditation. Inspired Mind Matters will not only help to ensure you are breathing properly, but will also take you on a breathwork journey. You will learn calming breath techniques, as well as centering and excited breathing styles. You will learn the why and how of this fascinating art of breathing. Advanced clients will learn Somatic Breathing, Tumo, Bhastrika, and many more ways to make your breath work for you.
Learn how to manage your stress response, teach your body to use oxygen more efficiently, strengthen lung capacity, improve heart rate, and blood pressure, and tap into your own feel-good chemicals all with your own breath!
Optional Cold Plunge in one of our 2 personal portable cold tubs located in the studio patio.
Benefits to cold plunge include but are not limited to:
- Reduce inflammation and swelling
- Promote lymphatic drainage
- Regulate hormones
- Accelerate metabolism
- Stress Reduction
- Improves sleep and skin
- Releases dopamine and endorphins
- Helps improve your stress response
Contraindications for over breathing, breath retentions, and cold therapy are below and check with your doctor to see if breathwork and cold therapy are safe options for you:
Breathwork is not advised for persons with a history of cardiovascular disease, including angina or heart attack, family history of aneurysms, severe asthma, high blood pressure, glaucoma, retinal detachment, osteoporosis, significant recent physical injuries, or surgery without first speaking with a medical professional. For people with severe mental illness, seizure disorders or for people prescribed certain medications. Consult your physician if you are pregnant before starting any kind of breathwork.
Cold therapy is not advised for anyone with cardiovascular disease, have heart disease, currently pregnant, have Reynaud’s Syndrome, have high blood pressure, have circulatory problems, have a pacemaker, have hypertension, or have an open wound.
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