May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I would like to offer a giant virtual hug to all those who struggle. I myself have lived with depression + anxiety since I was a child, and am just recently emerging from postpartum depression after having my beautiful daughter. The more we talk about and share our […]
My breathwork meditation teacher once asked me to sit down and write out the prescription for my wellbeing. He said, “if you were a doctor what would you tell yourself you need to feel free.” At the time I was struggling with depression, I felt like I didn’t know my purpose and I constantly questioned […]
Lili will be guiding transformative breath work several times at Sweat Yoga and Unplug Meditation in the coming weeks. Join her to find a moment of calm, connect with your true self, and experience the many surprising benefits of intentional breathing.
Welcome to the last and final post of our three part series Breathwork Explained! Part One showed you who can benefit from beginning a breathwork practice. Part Two explained the mechanics. Now we want to dive into the cultural and spiritual side a little more, to show you how the idea of controlled breath has been important across cultures and history, and how it gained popularity in the modern world.
Last week we showed you who could benefit most from taking up breathwork. Now it’s time to get down to the meat of the matter- what will you be doing in your breathwork circle?
Some of you out there are aware that Lili is a commended breathwork instructor. Hopefully you’ve seen our posts about her retreats and weekly circles, too! If you saw but had no idea what it was all about, this blog series is for you. Breathwork, mindful breathing, and pranayama are all names for the practice of breath centered meditation.