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Beijing Breathwork + Brain Basics

Long-time Beijing expat and Co-Founder of The Mind Body Project, Erin Henshaw has spent the past two years in the US, teaching yoga and mindfulness in elementary schools and companies.  She currently teaches for the University of Virginia and recently completed a year of entrepreneurial studies at the Darden/Batten iLab incubator. Erin is back in Beijing for a month and excited to share her unique programs which are influenced by her yoga, neuroscience and breath-work studies in India, China, America and most recently, Indonesia.  Thursday, Aug 17, 7-9pm: Basic Breathwork Plain and simple, breathwork changed my life.  As a busy start-up manager and general over-achiever, I never took the time to slow down.  Breathwork helped me gain control over my mind, body and life in a radically new way. In this workshop, we will practice: -Basic Neuroscience (why we go into fight or flight vs. rest and digest in daily life) -3-Part Breathing for Clarity and Relaxation -Alternate Nostril Breathing for Balance -Forceful Exhalations for Energy -Simple applications for breathwork in everyday life "Never give up, always let go." -Guru Roshan Thursday, Aug 24, 7-9pm: Extreme Breathing for Adventurers and Athletes After practicing years of breathwork for yoga, meditation and endurance sports, I decided it was time to test my skills.  This summer in Bali, I learned breath preparation techniques for surfing, free-diving and climbing Mt. Everest! I unlocked parts of my brain that continue to infuse my every day life with less fear and more calm, clarity and happiness.  In this workshop we will experience: -The Wim Hof Breathing Method for Cold Exposure -The Breathe Up Technique for Free Diving + Triathlons -The Box Breathing Technique Used by Navy Seals -General discussion about how to get safely involved in adventure sports "Do one thing every day that scares you." -Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday, Sept 3, 4-7pm: Mindfulness for Active Entrepreneurs + Changemakers Co-founders Erin Henshaw and Brittany Dunn will combine forces to offer the ultimate mind body experience. Come in your sports clothes and get ready to participate in an event that will challenge your perceptions as a leader.  This experiential program will help us analyze self-talk, healthy habits, stress response, brain plasticity and resilience in the face of daily challenge.  Please bring exercise clothes, sports shoes, water and a towel.  "Entrepreneurs are the only people that work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40." -Lori Greiner  

Long-time Beijing expat and Co-Founder of The Mind Body Project, Erin Henshaw has spent the past two years in the US, teaching yoga and mindfulness in elementary schools and companies.  She currently teaches for the University of Virginia and recently completed a year of entrepreneurial studies at the Darden/Batten iLab incubator. Erin is back in Beijing for a month and excited to share her unique programs which are influenced by her yoga, neuroscience and breath-work studies in India, China, America and most recently, Indonesia. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 7-9pm: Basic Breathwork

Plain and simple, breathwork changed my life.  As a busy start-up manager and general over-achiever, I never took the time to slow down.  Breathwork helped me gain control over my mind, body and life in a radically new way.

In this workshop, we will practice:

-Basic Neuroscience (why we go into fight or flight vs. rest and digest in daily life)
-3-Part Breathing for Clarity and Relaxation
-Alternate Nostril Breathing for Balance
-Forceful Exhalations for Energy
-Simple applications for breathwork in everyday life

"Never give up, always let go." -Guru Roshan

Thursday, Aug 24, 7-9pm: Extreme Breathing for Adventurers and Athletes

After practicing years of breathwork for yoga, meditation and endurance sports, I decided it was time to test my skills.  This summer in Bali, I learned breath preparation techniques for surfing, free-diving and climbing Mt. Everest! I unlocked parts of my brain that continue to infuse my every day life with less fear and more calm, clarity and happiness. 

In this workshop we will experience:
-The Wim Hof Breathing Method for Cold Exposure
-The Breathe Up Technique for Free Diving + Triathlons
-The Box Breathing Technique Used by Navy Seals
-General discussion about how to get safely involved in adventure sports

"Do one thing every day that scares you." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Sunday, Sept 3, 4-7pm: Mindfulness for Active Entrepreneurs + Changemakers

Co-founders Erin Henshaw and Brittany Dunn will combine forces to offer the ultimate mind body experience. Come in your sports clothes and get ready to participate in an event that will challenge your perceptions as a leader.  This experiential program will help us analyze self-talk, healthy habits, stress response, brain plasticity and resilience in the face of daily challenge. 

Please bring exercise clothes, sports shoes, water and a towel. 

"Entrepreneurs are the only people that work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40." -Lori Greiner