Breathing for Labor

The breath is the link between the body and the mind. In the yogic philosophy, how we breathe – long and deep or short and shallow – can affect and determine our overall emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Every time we breathe, messages are sent to the nervous system about the emotional state we are […]

Practice for Labor

If someone were to tell me that they were going to climb Mt. Everest, I would ask them how they are preparing for that journey: what tools are they gathering, where can they practice their climbing techniques and how can they simulate the experience of the dramatic change in elevation? I ask similar questions of […]