September Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Lazy 8 Breathing We are going to take a moment to do a short breathing exercise to try and destressourselves.Get in an upright seated position with your back straight, feet flat on the floor, rollshoulders back, make sure you can breathe easily. In this exercise, youโ€™re going toimagine a […]

August Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum 7-11 Breathing Get in an upright seated position with your back straight, feet flat on the floor and rollyour shoulders back, making sure you can breathe easily.This activity is called 7-11 Breathing. INHALE through the nose for a count of 7EXHALE through the mouth for a count of 11!(11 […]

July Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Count-to-10 Breathing Get in an upright seated position with your back straight, feet flat on the floorand roll your shoulders back, making sure you can breathe easily. INHALE through the nose for a count of 1EXHALE through the mouth for a count of 2INHALE through the nose for a […]

June Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum 4-4-8 Breathing ๐Ÿ™‰ Get in an upright seated position with your back straight, feet flat on the floor and rollyour shoulders back, making sure you can breathe easily. For the exercise, you mayclose your eyes and gently cover your ears with your hands. INHALE through your nose for a […]

May Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Lionโ€™s Breath ๐Ÿฆ To do this breathing exercise, find a comfortable seated position. To get into the positionof the Lion, lean slightly forward and place your hands on your knees or the floor tosupport you, spreading your fingers as wide as possible. INHALE through your noseOpen your mouth wide, […]

April Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Whale Breath ๐Ÿ‹ For this exercise, you can sit up tall positioned crisscross applesauce somewhere onthe floor close to you. If you would like, you can also put your hands on top of your headto create the blow hole to โ€œblowโ€ out. (This will help expand your chest and […]

March Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Wood Chopper Breath ๐Ÿช“ Standing tall with your feet flat on the floor and positioned hip-distance apart, breathenaturally and quietly. When breathing in, we are going to imagine that we are lifting theaxe over our head, before exhaling and imagining us swinging our arms down towardsour legs, as if […]

February Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Triangle Breathing We are going to take a moment to do a short breathing exercise to try and destressourselves.Get in an upright seated position with your back straight, feet flat on the floor and rollyour shoulders back, making sure you can breathe easily. For the exercise, we aregoing to […]

January Post

Breathing Techniques From Our GEM Curriculum Alternate Nostril Breathing ๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐Ÿป This breathing technique is best practiced in a seated pose like crisscrossapplesauce so you may find a space on the floor next to you to sit.This breathing technique has us cover one nostril at a time, alternating which nostril iscovered as we breathe in and […]