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Self Care Breathing Techniques

By: Keya Nkonoki / October 16, 2019

A good breath technique can saturate your body in a way that feels like fresh air - or- a cool breeze. Leaving you more focused and calm. With practice, it can become a powerful anchor for you during labor.

Last week in yoga, we talked about finding the breath that brings you ease-

A few shared that they really struggled with this… and have been anxious about labor.

We explored different positions and techniques to access a more spacious breath.

A good breath technique can saturate your body in a way that feels like fresh air – or- a cool breeze.

Leaving you more focused and calm.

With practice, it can become a powerful anchor for you during labor.

Let’s try it together right now-

Place your feet firmly on the floor. Spread your toes. Draw more length up your spine.

Take the breath slowly in through the nose or the mouth. Breathe out slowly through the nose or the mouth.

Play around with nose breathing and mouth breathing until you discover which technique brings you ease.

Sometimes breathing upright is difficult. Try lying on your side if pregnant – or back if postpartum.

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where we deep dive into the anatomy of “Breathing Your Baby Down”

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Are you postpartum? Sitting at home and feeling stuck.

No one will take care of your baby like you. Still… you need to find a little time to step away and recharge.

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