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Breathing with Sharon Harvey Alexander
2:50 Sharon “loses” her breath at 15 and begins to find it again
in her late twenties when she begins yoga. The connection of breath and
movement unites all of the pieces of an individual.
5:54: Breathing, autonomic nervous system, vagus nerve definitions and
11:00 Yoga Nidra – centering activity in the class. Relax and integrate the movement
and breath of the rest of the class.
14:00 Types of breathing, what they do,and how they connect with the
vagus nerve, nervous system and the brain.
16:50 Vagus Nerve can bring about relaxation through the right kind of breath.
Fight, Flight, Freeze or rest and relax determined by either sympathetic or parasympathetic
22:30 Learning to Breathe, Learning to Live by Sharon Harvey Alexander. Simple tools to relieve stress
and invigorate your life. 6 Breathing techniques to stimulate the relaxation response. Includes guided
meditation. A 5 week plan to implement stress reduction activities.
25:55 Koshas – ancient model to consider all of the aspects of who we are.
Sharon’s Book: Learning to Live, Larning to Breathe, Balboa.press.com and type Sharon’s name or
the name of the book to find it on the publisher’s website.