Mind, Breath, Body
Use the breath to free the body and focus the mind. Systematically and pleasurably explore the relationship of the breath to the movement, shape and posture of the mouth, throat, chest, diaphragm, abdomen, spine and whole body.
· Discover breath without effort- at rest and at all levels of activity
· Release unconscious habits of restriction
· Unleash your power and grace
· Calm and focus the mind
· Be present here and now, releasing the past and allowing the future
ATM 1: Sense Breath and Shh, Sss, Ha, 17 minutes
Supine (lie on back), detailed sensing of the breath in all directions. Exhale from different places with added sounds. Increase your awareness of how your breath moves you.
ATM 2: Breath and Rhythm, 53 minutes
Supine, practice of patterns of inhale, exhale and hold in different rhythms, linked with rhythmic body movements.
ATM 3: Path of the Breath, 13 minutes
Side lie and supine, tracking the breath from nose/mouth to the three lobes of the right lung. Clarified awareness improves ease and efficiency of breathing.
ATM 4: Breath Moulds the Ribs, 22 minutes
Using the breath to massage the ribcage from inside: widening, lengthening. Create more space and mobility for freer breathing and flexibility.