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Guided Relaxation with Yogic Breathing

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Healthy breathing is the foundation of all yoga techniques and sets the stage for a fulfilling experience in our asana, relaxation, and meditation practices. In this guided practice with David Goddard, explore how the five qualities of yogic breathing lay the groundwork for a deep and effective systematic relaxation. This combined practice of breath-shaping and relaxation can be used anytime you need to rest and unwind, and serves as an excellent preparation for meditation.

Format: .mp3 audio file with download
Length: 14 mins

About the Teacher

David Goddard

David Goddard, RYT 500, C-IAYT, AYS, has been a student of the Himalayan Tradition for 20 years, and a resident at the Himalayan Institute's Headquarters in Honesdale for 15 years. As a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, David brings his passion for cognitive science into the realm of integrative wellness, sharing the tools and techniques to bring about mental and emotional resilience. His work as a yoga therapist covers a broad range of health needs, specializing in stress reduction and emotional wellness through the time-tested techniques of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda. A musician his whole life, David has traveled internationally, performing at world-renowned kirtan festivals and performs regularly with the Himalayan Institute's in-house kirtan ensemble.

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