Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Lower Belly Breathing Part 2

published 12 months ago by Dr. Melissa West - Yoga Teacher - Namaste Yoga

Lower Belly Breathing Part 2 This breathing exercise for your lower belly to relieve anxiety will be preceded by a short yoga pose to release your psoas. We will check in and notice how a yoga pose helps us to open up our lower belly. The first breathing exercise continues our exploration of lower belly breathing over the next several weeks. This breathing is wonderful for relieving anxiety, it creates space away from thought so it is fantastic for reducing that racing monkey mind, it will reduce stress, calm you down so you can sleep, it will aid in your digestion, reduce your hormone cortisol in your body, lower your heart rate and blood pressure and slow your breathing rate so that you will expend less energy and have more energy. We are going to do this breath lying down on our backs with our knees bent and feet flat on the floor. This will allow you to relax your belly for more ease of breath. I am going to recommend that you do this breath practice everyday for the 10 minutes that we will practice it together. Keep practicing with your friend and do this video with your breathing exercise friend until the part 3 comes out. Be sure to subscribe and press the bell so that you get the next video. Practice together and share with them what you notice about doing this breath practice. If you are a member, we are having a supportive forum with lively discussion about our breath practices in our membership community.   Members Practice These Videos to Release Your Psoas this Week: Member Foam Roller Psoas Release

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