Breathe Your Way to Balance

LifeForce Yoga 30 Day Challenge:
Alternate Nostril Breathing
October 1 – 30, 2017
Sign Up Today – Its FREE!

Are you looking for a way to balance your energy & your mood? Join us for a FREE 30 Day Challenge of Alternate Nostril Breath to Balance the mind, the mood, and your energy. Alternate Nostril has been shown to lower the blood pressure, calm the mind, tone the parasympathetic nervous system (the rest, digest, and heal portion of the nervous system), changes the heart rate variability, and these are just the research results. Yogi practice Alternate Nostril for a balanced mind, balanced energy, deeper meditation, emotional well-being, purification of the energy channels, harmonizing the hemispheres of the brain, revitalization, and stress reduction.

Are you ready to give it a try?

Join Director Rose Kress for a live instructional video on the practice of Alternate Nostril, Friday September 29th, 4:00pm (Pacific Time).

We will be breathing for just 10 minutes a day, at a time of your choosing. Get your friends and family to join you in this fun and free challenge.

To complete this challenge, LifeForce Yoga will provide you with:

  • Instructional video
  • Free downloadable audio to guide you in your practice
  • A manual that includes journal space to document the benefits of your practice
  • Daily inspirational emails
  • A Facebook discussion group

Document your daily practice with a picture and hashtags and you could win a prize!

Take a picture/selfie of yourself practicing Alternate Nostril, every day, and post to social media – Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter using the hashtag #lifeforceyoga & #lfybywtb. We will keep track and on October 31st, we will draw a name out of the hat. Prizes:

  • Grand Prize: LifeForce Yoga Moodra – Hand Gestures to Manage Your Mood Valued at $129
  • Free Download of Relaxation from Rama Jyoti Vernon Valued at $5.99
  • Virtual LifeForce Yoga Session with Allie Middleton:, Valued at $125 Allie’s Deep Dive coaching sessions are blend of LifeForce Yoga practices and include a variety of energy healing techniques. Isn’t it nice to know that even when life is so full and complex you can find peace, calm, delight and joy. Allie will work with you to clarify your thinking, enhance your emotional capacity and feel more energized in your body. You will leave the session with a greater commitment to connect to your deepest cares, and perhaps a few new insights.
  • Intuitive Healing Phone Session with Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master/Hypnotherapist/RYT/LFYP Valued at $125
    Our higher selves know what we need! After speaking for a few minutes on the phone I will do a clearing/balancing/ and whatever else is needed or comes through for your physical/emotional/spiritual body’s highest good. Session will be anywhere from 20 minutes to 40 minutes.

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