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Breathing and Cognitive Therapy to Reduce Everyday Stress

Living in a fast-paced city takes its toll on our bodies and emotions.

Join me at the Open Center on 22 East 30th Street, New York, NY 10016 

for a free introduction to a Stress Reduction  workshop that will be held for 4 weeks beginning Feb 13th on Monday evenings from 8pm to 10pm. 

To register contact the open center directly

To find out about the 4 week workshop for $125

Two of the main keys to managing stress and mood are deep, relaxed breathing and a positive mental attitude.

In this highly practical experiential class we will learn powerfully effective breathing and cognitive techniques to help us manage stress and reduce anxiety.

The material covered will include: understanding the mechanics of breathing; specific breathing techniques that can either boost or relax our mood as needed; how to develop a daily breathing practice; and the invaluable technique of practiced paced breathing (PPB), which leads to lower stress hormone levels and a more positive mood, reduces incidents of hyperventilation and panic attacks, and is also associated with better digestion, lower blood pressure and an enhanced immune system. We will also learn specific cognitive behavioral strategies that can help us combat stressful styles of thinking.

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