The importance of breath and mindfulness
for well-being during stressful times
“There is a way of breathing that is shameful and constricted.
Then there is another way: The breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.”
We have paid too little attention to breath and how we can use it to channel positive results from stress. During these exceptional times, simple and controlled deep breathing is one of the best ways to regulate our emotions and the effects of stress on our bodies. Our breathing habits have a direct impact on our health and well-being, our athletic and creative abilities, our performance at work, and in everyday life.
Join Susie Roy, visiting faculty member at the School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) in Gurgaon, India, as we explore and practise the healing power of simple breath awareness and conscious breathing as a tool for transformation, reducing stress and anxiety, and improved sleep.
Susie Roy has been teaching Yoga and related practices for the past twenty-two years. She is currently in her twelfth year as a visiting faculty member at the School of Inspired Leadership, Gurgaon, India. She formulated and conducts a course in Wellness, which incorporates Yoga, Mindfulness practices and basic eastern and western approaches to nutrition and wellbeing for MBA students.
As a member of the Global Leadership Program and several other executive training programs, she delights in bringing the essence of these simple techniques into the busy senior executive corporate arena.
Born in Prague, and educated in South Africa an unexpected later life circumstance uprooted her from many years in the USA to a twenty-eight year adventure in India.
Susie holds a BSc. (Hons.) Dietetics degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and a Diploma in Hospital Dietetics from the University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa USA.
Date: 9 September 2020
- Time: 15:00 – 16:00am SAST
- Venue: Online conferencing. The conference link will be sent upon registration.
- Fee: No charge