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revisiting: observing breath while moving on moved to heal

When you're moving, there's lots to pay attention to -- what's going through your head, the moves you're doing, the sensations you feel -- which makes noticing your breathing just one of many things you can be aware of while moving. This week, I invite you to try choosing the breath.

Listen to "Observing Breathing While Moving - RECAST Ep 11" on Spreaker.


What’s in this episode of moved to heal?

I invite you to observe your breathing while moving. You can move through cat/cow or in any way you choose.

You can do this Moved to Heal practice while seated or on hands and knees (for cat/cow) or from any starting place you choose.

"Cat/cow" is a movement of the spine or trunk. Cat rounds the spine, cow arches/backbends the spine.

While you listen to the episode, you can do or not do any of the practices, and in whatever manner or degree you choose.


What makes this trauma informed?

Choices, invitations, noticing, open-ended experiments. Read more about those here.


Integration suggestion

After listening to the episode, perhaps take a moment to check in: did you notice something that you want to remember or follow up on? If yes, maybe jot it down in a notebook or record a voice memo to help you remember.

Be moving, be true, be you

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