This week Esther Nagle, a yoga instructor and breath coach in South Wales, teach us about how our breath can impact how we experience our everyday and our anxiety. Esther also had some anxiety and even addictions which she was able to shift all with something that is free and available to everyone – breath.
In this podcast, you will learn:
- How breath-work helped Esther give up lifelong addiction.
- The benefits to your body, mood and clarity with breathwork
- How breathwork can impact anxiety
- Simple ways to include breathwork in your life without rearranging your schedule
- We even relate breathwork to sitting in your Wise Crone Archetype.
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Find out for yourself how much you can gain from spending just a few minutes each day connecting to your breath in Esther’s “5 Minute Breath Challenge”. Give yourself the gift of just 5 minutes to breathe consciously for 10 days, and see what a difference it makes to your wellbeing.
Esther Nagle discovered the power of the breath first hand in 2014 when she turned to Yoga teacher training. Asthmatic since childhood, and with a dust allergy that meant she always had a blocked nose, Esther struggled to breathe. Deep self loathing led to massive self sabotage, and Esther ‘managed’ her emotions with alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana, developing deep addictions to all. When she stopped consuming dairy products, her ability to breathe improved, and she quickly absorbed the lessons of Pranayama, the Yogic art of Breath Control.
As she learned to breathe deeply and connect mind, body and spirit through her breath, Esther began to discover other ways to manage her emotions. She was able to stop drinking and smoking, and has been sober since October 2014. Esther knows that controlled and conscious breathing is key to her continuted mental wellbeing, and has seen the benefits of it in the people she teaches as well.
Esther loves to share the gifts of conscious breathing with others, and knows that we would be much happier and healthier as a society if more people learned to breathe better. Esther now helps busy women to manage emotions, reduce stress, and enjoy living in the present moment through Pranayama, guiding them with compassion and empathy to create their Space to Breathe.