What Happens in Vagus

Join me on a four-part magical mystery tour through your nervous system where every breath holds the potential to cultivate creativity, curiosity, and calm. 

What Happens in Vagus is a four-part workshop series where we will delve deeply into how somatic modalities like breath and bodywork can stimulate your vagus nerve and bring about greater overall well-being.

Each week we will explore techniques to help you cultivate calm and annihilate angst.

Course Content

Session One

What is breathwork? Where did it come from and why is it gaining popularity? A brief introduction to the mechanics of the nervous system and how we can use the breath to tap into it and support overall wellness

Two practical exercises to better acquaint yourself with your breath and promote relaxation.

Session Two

What is the Parasympathetic Nervous System? How can we use breath to activate the “rest and digest” response. We’ll look deeper into this response and how we can use the breath to harness it in times of stress.

Two practical exercises for calming and relaxing and to reduce anxiety and relieve insomnia

Session Three

What is the Sympathetic Nervous System? How can we use breath to activate the “fight or flight” response? We’ll look into yogic Kriya and how the breath can be used to “cleanse.” 

Two practical exercises for energizing, focus and building “fire in the belly”.

Session Four

How can breathwork impact and improve your overall homeostasis? How can regulating your breath have an impact on your overall health and immunity?

One practical exercise for alkalizing the blood and improving resilience and overall stress response.


Next course Wednesday, June 16 – July 7 6:30 – 7:30pm BST