The Alchemy of Breath - Integrative therapeutic breathing Written by Kim Kemper

The Alchemy of Breath - Integrative therapeutic breathing Written by Kim Kemper

Alchemy: process of transmuting a common substance of little value, into a substance of great value.

Integrative breathing uses a diaphragmatic breath, originating in the lower abdomen as a conscious unification of the inhalation and exhalation without pause. Setting up a circuit to clear previously blocked breathing patterns.

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Liz Fullen: the Journey Towards Digging Deeper

Liz Fullen: the Journey Towards Digging Deeper

By Elizabeth Fullen

My first svasana doubled as my first meet-and-greet with myself. Lying there, I was free to just be. I didn’t have to be “Liz the cheerleader” or “Liz the thespian” (yes, I was a walking contradiction in high school). I found the place where all the labels dropped away and what I was left with was pure, unadulterated Liz. I quickly realized that yoga class was going to help me find the balance I longed for but had not yet known, and found a studio near my house and began a dedicated practice. Almost immediately, it became apparent that the practice of yoga was invaluable to my well-being.

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