Conscious x Live Kinetically Present Just Breathe
To help bring your body out of a state of stress, out of fight or flight mode, and into a more objective, more relaxed state, try these simple breathing tools and exercises.
Numerous studies show the benefits of breathing exercises to reduce stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness. With the weight of the global crisis standing upon our shoulders, it’s easy to feel defeated. But we’re not going to that here! We’re going to focus on staying strong by taking time out of each day or week to reset and recharge by connecting with our breath. As leaders, that’s what we need to do to keep moving forward.
To help bring your body out of a state of stress, out of fight or flight mode, and into a more objective, more relaxed state, we collaborated with Dan Palacios, founder of Live Kinetically and Performance Coach, to show you a set of simple breathing tools and exercises.
In this health story, you will learn how to:
01 | Actively relax areas of tension with a body scan.
02 | Breathe diaphragmatically with belly breathing techniques.
03 | Loosen up the breathing complex with reflex performance drills.
Try it out, and let us know how you feel! And, go ahead and make these breathing exercises part of your daily routine. Your mind and body will thank you for it.
MEET THE COACH
Strength, Conditioning and Personal Performance coach and founder of Live Kinetically
Dan has 10 years of experience working with all manner of clients from elite athletes to young children and adults with special needs. With over 15,000 hours of time spent with real people who have faced unimaginable odds, Dan has come to understand human condition and it's undeniable relation to biology as well as bio-mechanics. Dan's goal is to guide and inspire people to redefine the meaning of health. To make humanity stronger and more resilient, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually is his primary mission.
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