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Breath Practice for Balancing Strength with Stillness

Les Breath practice

In this breath practice, Les guides Sara and YOU, the audience, through his favorite breath technique. This pattern, referred to as strong yogic breathing or bhastrika pranayama, begins with powerful breaths that set the stage for extended exhale holds. You may be surprised at how long you can comfortably remain still and hold your breath when you prepare the body.

Please listen to you body as you follow along and honor what it is saying. If this practice is too intense, please back off or try it another day. That being said, this can be such a powerful practice leading to incredibly positive sensations, so if it feels right, then surrender into the moment and discover what your practice can offer you. Enjoy!

Practice safely. This is not a substitute for medical care, but can be a compliment to the healing process. Movement, meditation, and breathing are powerful tools to support your healing journey. Consult a doctor or trusted health professional if needed.

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About the author, Sara

Sara is the founder of The Mindful Movement and the owner of Coreworks Fitness, a Pilates and Yoga studio in MD. Sara is also a Pilates and CoreAligh Master instructor with Balanced Body.

Sara is passionate about helping others grow and live mindful, fulfilled lives. She helps others move better, feel better, live with a deep awareness, gratitude and their whole heart. She strives to inspire others to live authentically and passionately in love and abundance.

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Sara and Les Raymond founded The Mindful Movement in August of 2016. They are passionate about helping others grow and live mindful, fulfilled lives. They have both experienced profound growth and fulfillment in living a mindful lifestyle. Together they help others live a more mindful life, deepening their awareness and sense of gratitude. They strive to inspire others to live authentically with love and abundance.

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