Stephanie Esser on the Importance of Breathwork

October 4, 2022

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I'm an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, 500 HR Yoga Teacher & seasonal living mama. I'm all about embracing stillness, slowing down,  and connecting to your inner wisdom.

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Why Breathwork is Important

Stephanie
Stephanie Esser is a M.A.Ed., RYT-200, Certified Breathing Coach, Founder of Balancing Elephants, and creator of the BE Buddy® breathing pillow.
Stress and anxiety rates are at an all-time high. The connection between breathing and stress is why we need to pay attention to how we breathe.
I provide science-based tools and methodologies to enhance physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing through breathwork and relaxation techniques.
My focus is on breathing mechanics (activating the primary breathing muscles) and the psychology of breathing habits.
With awareness and practice, you will learn how to breathe well to stress less, enhance focus and energy, and feel present and connected to yourself and the world around you.
One of my favorite quotes is from mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, who stated,
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf.”
My mission is to help kids and adults learn how to surf through the waves of life one breath at a time.

Topics

  • The proper way to breathe
  • Why breathwork is important for kiddos to learn
  • The psychology behind breathing
  • Number one breathwork to reduce stress
  • STOP & BOP Methods
  • Breathing exercises for you to try as you listen to the episode

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Andrea Claassen is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, RYT 500 hour yoga teacher, and Wild Woman Circle leader who has been in the wellness space since 2007. Her mission is to help you start to live a cyclical life by living in alignment with your menstrual cycle and the seasons.

She does this by teaching her Peaceful Power Practices centered around movement, mindfulness & mother nature through an Ayurvedic lens. You can hear more from Andrea on her Peaceful Power Podcast where she aims to deliver actionable takeaways for you to live a more holistic lifestyle. Connect with Andrea on her website at www.andreaclaassen.com

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    I'm Andrea - your Seasonal living guide

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    I'm a mom and wife who specializes in seasonal living and women's hormones.  I help you heal your period pain, and prepare for perimenopause & find your balance during the menopausal years for the past 15 years. 

    I host a weekly podcast, Peaceful Power Podcast and wrote a cyclical living book in 2021- Divine Body Wisdom and am currently writing a second book coming out in the Spring 2023!  

    My other interests are playing tennis, watching Golden Girls, and enjoying my morning oatstraw & raspberry leaf infusion! 

    I'm an Ayurvedic counselor, 500 HR Yoga Teacher & Wild Woman Circle Leader 

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