The Winter Blues

It might not seem like it, but I get SAD in the winter months. All I want to do is sleep, drink coffee, and eat sweets. I feel tired, I can’t think — and don’t really want to; hell, I don’t even want to go work out. Almost anything that I do feels like a …

SOMA Awakening – September 28th, 2019

The Next Experience is Saturday, 10/26 at 12:30pm Register now   If you've been following my path, then you might know that I've been on a meditation, pranayama, and yoga trajectory as of late. After much inner struggle and self-doubt, I've stepped across the threshold. We held our first SOMA Breathwork workshop on Saturday, September …

How One Song Can Help Initiate Your Body’s Relaxation Response

Where intention goes, the breath flows In a few minutes, you'll know how to perform Rhythmic Breathing, whether in silence, or to music. If you're wondering why you'd do that, ask yourself if you'd like any of the following: Synching of heart rhythm, respiration, and blood pressure. Knowledge of how to activate Stress Response and …

How Breathing Makes Your Brain Bigger

It turns out, breathing is good for you. Who would have thought it to be true!? In a study done at Trinity College Dublin, researchers found that breath-work enhances concentration, focus, and can even lead to growth of new connections in the brain. Take a breath. Inhale for one-one-thousand, two-one-thousand, three-one-thousand, four-one-thousand. Hold for one-one-thousand, …