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MHAPS: Breathing & Relaxation Programme
November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$75
There is always a physical reaction to stress. Recognition of this is the first step towards being able to control your reactions.
A dysfunctional breathing pattern is seen in many conditions including asthma, ‘burnout,’ chronic hyper-ventilation, anxiety, insomnia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Control of physical symptoms prevents an escalating spiral of symptoms and it gives a sense of power and improved coping skills. Learning to breathe correctly can help the management of these and many other conditions.
This course is facilitated by Rosemary Mannering. Rosemary’s experience and her facilitation style allow you opportunities on the programme to practice learning to relax your muscles and to breather correctly. You are encouraged to make these techniques a part of your way of being – in your own time between workshops.
The programme includes:
- Definition of stress and the stress/anxiety cycle;
- Setting goals;
- Posture, muscle tension;
- Contrast relaxation;
- Breathing patterns and control techniques;
- Sleep and techniques to improve it;
- Visualisation relaxation; and
- Techniques to use ‘on the run’.
Contact MHAPS Reception to register for this programme (03 365 9479 or reception[at]mhaps.org.nz). Payment of the course fee is requred within 7 days of registration to confirm your place.