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The Balanced Life

104 EpisodesProduced by Robin LongWebsite

Robin Long, Pilates instructor and founder of The Balanced Life hosts a place for honest conversations on health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. We’ll cover it all and provide inspiration, resources, and practical tips to help you create your own uniquely balanced… read more


92: The Missing Ingredient in Your Wellness Routine, Kiesha Yokers

Today, Kiesha, Head of Breathwork and Somatic Programs at Lindywell, and I are taking a deep dive into incorporating breathwork into our wellness routines to reset our nervous systems into the parasympathetic state so that we can truly relax and rest our bodies. 

By the end of this episode, you may be so connected with your breath that you’ll already feel the calm enveloping you. If you are ready to harness the power of your nervous system and access your inner calm you can’t miss this episode.

You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in...
  • The power of the nervous system [8:22]
  • Accessing the slowness in your life [13:24]
  • The definition of dissociation [19:38]
  • Getting back to calm from fight or flight [23:44]
  • Our next Pilates and breathwork challenge [31:00]
  • If breathwork is woo-woo? [39:50]
  • If breathwork is new [44:47]
  • Understanding why breathwork can be intimidating [48:28]
  • The primary benefits of breathwork [53:00]
  • How to get started implementing a breathwork routine [54:50]
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