Relax – tapping into the bodies relaxation triggers
Relax, de-stress and release tensions with this course, Relax – Tapping into the bodies natural relaxation triggers.
Chris draws on a deep personal connection with this subject, and the effects tension had on his life, to bring you a simple but profoundly potent set of techniques and principles to relax.
Tension can be the cause of a huge variety of problems including:
- Muscular tension
- Aches and pains
- Back problems
- Mobility issues
- Depression of mood
- Mental Stress
This course will teach you the movements, tension and breathing tricks to force your body to relax which can in turn help to calm and relax the mind.
You will learn hacks to remove hidden tensions from the body and how the breathing cycle can be used to guide the relaxation of your mind and emotions.
Some of these methods are specifically useful if you have an inability to get to sleep at night and can prove to be a great help for those with over active minds.
You don’t have to suffer from tension or mental stress any longer, tap into the bodies natural relaxation mechanisms with ‘Relax’!
Here we introduce the information that will be presented in this course.
Learn the nature and causes of tension as well as the differences and connections between physical, mental and emotional tensions.
In this course we present 3 methods to remove tension and aid relaxation. Movement, Tension to grab tension and breathing.
How do the 3 methods presented actually work? This lesson will run you through how and why they work to relax us.
Enjoy this free chapter on relaxation and how we remove tension from Chris' book 'The Tai Chi Code'.
Movement to relax
Using movement to create relaxation. This lesson will give you an overview of the methods to come.
Alignment is a big part of movement for relaxation and this lesson gives you a little trick to maintain good posture.
An exploration of Alignment and the concepts of aligning the body from the 'Fundamentals of Internal Power Training.'
Using soft arm swings helps to release tension in the shoulders, one of the most common areas that we hold tension.
This method is designed to quickly release tension in the shoulders.
Here we release tension in the back by hanging the spine from the hips. A really nice method for people who suffer with lower back problems.
Here, led by the breath, our body opens and closes like the waves lapping the beach.
This is the closing movement is used to end some forms practice in the Chinese Internal Arts and is a powerful centreing and relaxation exercise.
An summary and points to remember.
Using tension to release tension
Tension to release tension? Seems Paradoxical but it is actually one of the most powerful techniques we can use, especially if we cant pinpoint where the tension lies in our frame or body.
How does the tension to release tension method work?
Instruction on tension to release tension
Points to remember and a summary of the method.
Breathing to guide relaxation
The key to relaxation. This lecture will help you to understand why breathing is the most important way to lead relaxation.
In this first breathing method we use the concept of 'water' flowing over the body to remove tensions.
The 10 breath method of removing mental stress quickly.
Training aids and material
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