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Dawn Ross: Part 3-Calming the Nervous System & Sleep

Bit by Bit bodyworks, techniques for calming the nervous system.

 Dawn Ross of Bit by Bit Bodyworks discusses techniques for calming the nervous systems to help people with neuropathy get to sleep. Dawn is a certified custom yoga therapist who works with individuals on there goals for better health, managing pain, and neurological conditions.

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More about Yoga & the Nervous System

Yoga offers a multifaceted approach to calming the nervous system, making it a powerful tool for stress reduction and relaxation. Through the combination of mindful breathing techniques, gentle movements, and meditation, yoga activates the parasympathetic nervous system—the body’s natural relaxation response. Deep, rhythmic breathing patterns practiced in yoga help stimulate the vagus nerve, which plays a key role in regulating heart rate, digestion, and stress levels. Additionally, yoga poses, such as gentle stretches and restorative postures, encourage the release of tension held in the body, promoting a sense of physical and mental ease. Furthermore, the meditative aspects of yoga, including mindfulness and focused awareness on the present moment, help quiet the mind, reduce anxiety, and cultivate a sense of inner peace. By integrating yoga into their routine, individuals can effectively manage stress, enhance emotional well-being, and cultivate a greater sense of balance and harmony in their lives.

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