Relaxation Exercises

Kasia: Mindfulness Exercise 1 – Focused Breathing Technique

Kasia, a yoga instructor, walks the viewer through the Focused Breathing Technique, a simple breathing exercise that can help to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. The exercise involves sitting in a chair and practicing focused breathing, away from distractions. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.

Kasia: Mindfulness Exercise 2 – Three-Part Breath

Kasia, a yoga instructor, walks the viewer through a more in-depth breathing exercise called three-part breath, which is more involved than the basic focused breathing technique. The exercise involves lying on your back and practicing various breathing and mindfulness strategies that can help to reduce stress. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.

Kasia: Mindfulness Exercise 3 – Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Kasia, a yoga instructor, walks the viewer through a mindfulness technique called progressive muscle relaxation, which helps to relax your mind and body by gradually tensing and relaxing muscle groups throughout the body. The exercise involves sitting or lying down in a quiet location free of distractions while you progressively work through each muscle group. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.

Kasia: Mindfulness Exercise 4 – Focused Meditation

Kasia, a yoga instructer, walks the viewer through a mindfulness technique called focused meditation, which allows you to direct your attention to an object, idea, or thought, free of distraction.  The exercise involves sitting in a chair and focusing first on your breathing, then on your body, and finally on a mantra or intention that resonates with you. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.