This clip has been taken from a live Q&A session with Brandt and his yoga therapy students.
In today’s Q&A, Breathing Deeply founder and lead teacher, Brandt Passalacqua, sits down with his students to ask their burning yoga therapy questions. The floor is open to all kinds of questions! They can relate to their personal practice, the yoga therapy foundations program, their course practicum, clients, and so on.
In this Q&A Brandt covers why the Breathing Deeply Program doesn’t cover the 5 prana Vayu practices in great detail, the benefits of pranayama and when it may not be needed energetically, and how we can use yoga therapy techniques to lower our blood pressure and maybe even get off medication. Brandt shares his personal story about healing his high blood pressure as well!
Brandt also answers questions about muscle testing during client intakes to pinpoint weaknesses and how this is more challenging to teach online.
Brandt also dives into the somewhat controversial topic in yoga therapy of strengthening over stretching and why you may not need to actually do any stretching in your practice at all!
We hope you enjoy this Q&A. Let us know in the comments any key takeaways you had and share them with someone you think it may benefit!
Om Shanthi, Om Peace
Breathing Deeply is a Yoga Therapy and Meditation School, founded by lead teacher Brand Passalacqua in 2014. We hold online and in-person Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT accredited Advanced Programs and retreats along with Meditation Programs, including online meditation teacher training and certification and holistic weight loss with Being At Peace with Food.
Breathing Deeply is made up of an active and thriving community of yogis, caregivers, therapists, teachers, medical professionals, parents & children with the same intention—to serve others, lessen suffering, and co-create a new paradigm in wellness.
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Welcome to episode 2 of the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy and Meditation Podcast! At Breathing Deeply we offer Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT Advanced teacher training programs. Inside these programs, we have weekly Q&A sessions with students and Breathing Deeply founder & lead teacher. Brandt Passalacqua. This episode has been taken from a live Q&A […]
Today’s episode is a recording taken directly from a live Q&A session with Breathy Deeply founder, Brant Passalacqua and students of our Yoga therapy foundations program. Brandt covers how a yoga therapy session usually flows, whether you need to specialize as a yoga therapist, the difference between depression and anxiety and how to approach mental […]