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Breathing Room with Ann

Breathing Room with Ann

By Ann Givens
Supportive tools built for busy parents looking for head and heart space renovations. Each season has a unique theme to give parents time to ask soulful questions, connect with their desires and experience meditations to better serve their parenthood journey. Ann is an experienced yoga and meditation teacher and parenthood transition coach with a mission to help parents feel their best, knowing supported parents have the power to change the world.
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Where to Go From Here?
Season 2 Episode 17 - Where To Go From Here? Amazing job investing time and energy into your meditation practice. If this program was helpful for you, please share this resource with your community and let me know what you learned about yourself through this process. Most of all, I hope you know: Present moment awareness is just one breath away There is no such thing as "perfect" meditation Thoughts can transform your energy and family You are enough and worthy of support Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
09:26
December 29, 2020
10 Minute Mantra Meditation
Season 2 Episode 16 - 10 Minute Mantra Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. You can find out more about Loving Kindness Meditation from my favorite teacher here: https://www.sharonsalzberg.com. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:31
December 29, 2020
5 Minute Mantra Meditation
Season 2 Episode 15 - 5 Minute Mantra Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
09:11
December 29, 2020
2.5 Minute Mantra Meditation
Season 2 Episode 14 - 2.5 Minute Mantra Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
04:52
December 29, 2020
Week 4: Inviting Intention
Season 2 Episode 13 - Week 4: Inviting Intention You have developed a consistent meditation practice becoming more aware of your body and mind. Now let's invite some intention into this experience, choosing our own narrative to better serve our energy & life experience. Your foundation is strong. You have a meditation practice. How has this powerful connection to your body and mind served you over the past few weeks? How has it impacted your role as "Parent"? Once we become aware of the thoughts that appear in our head, it is easier to identify how those thoughts create our feelings and drive our actions. When navigating challenges most of us start at the outer level - time, money, ability, etc... After spending a few weeks in our own heads we can start to realize how negative bias and unconscious responses fuel our actions to create our current reality. Getting to the root - our thoughts - really change our parenting game and how we approach life. That is what a mantra practice is all about. Choosing a new thought to center our present moment awareness, rebuilding the default negative messages in our heads. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
17:44
December 29, 2020
10 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation
Season 2 Episode 12 - 10 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/ Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:15
December 29, 2020
5 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation
Season 2 Episode 11 - 5 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
08:32
December 29, 2020
2.5 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation
Season 2 Episode 10 - 2.5 Minute Thought Awareness Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
05:03
December 29, 2020
Week 3 - Hello Thoughts and Goodbye Thoughts
Season 2 Episode 9 - Week 3: Hello Thoughts and Goodbye Thoughts. Now that we are anchored in our breath and body, we are ready to connect with the non-stop stream of thoughts in our head. We will learn why the thoughts are there and how to become more aware when thoughts appear. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:10
December 28, 2020
10 Minute Body Scan Meditation
Season 2 Episode 8 - 10 Minute Body Scan Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/ Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:43
December 28, 2020
5 Minute Body Scan Meditation
Season 2 Episode 7 - 5 Minute Body Scan Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
07:47
December 28, 2020
Week 2 - Body Connection
Season 2 Episode 6 - Week 2: Body Connection Our brains can jump from the past to the present to the future in a seconds time. Our body is always in the present moment. This is why body sensations can be an amazing anchor for our meditation practice. This week we explore body scan meditations and review what "Beginner's Mind" means when we sit or lay in our meditation. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/ Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:20
December 28, 2020
5 Minute Breath Meditation
Season 2 Episode 5 - 5 Minute Breath Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
07:24
December 28, 2020
2.5 Minute Breath Meditation
Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Season 2 Episode 4 - 2.5 Minute Breath Meditation Use this as a guided meditation resource whenever you would like support, especially when you are beginning your meditation practice. You are welcome to come back to this meditation as much as you like, or set a timer and play with experiencing this meditation unguided. Release judgement on how you meditate, placing your focus on meditating in a way that serves you best. Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
04:55
December 28, 2020
Week 1 - Begin with Breath
Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/. Season 2 Episode 3 - Week 1: Begin with the Breath When we are stressed our breath becomes shallow. Welcoming a slow complete breath into our body activates the Parasympathetic Nervous System telling the body we are safe. Explore breath meditation and learn more about the common barriers you might face as you begin your meditation practice. Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
11:59
December 28, 2020
A Meditation Quick Start Guide
Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Season 2 Episode 2 - A Meditation Quick Start Guide Meditation is simple, but not easy. We can make it a more enjoyable process if we root ourselves in the reasons why meditation is helpful. This quick start guide is everything you need before you start your meditation practice. Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
13:09
December 28, 2020
Welcome to the Couch 2 Cushion Meditation Program!
Season 2 of Breathing Room with Ann is dedicated to my free meditation program for parents called Couch 2 Cushion. Inspired by the 5K running program of a similar name, this meditation program provides bite-sized teachings and practices to help busy parents build mindfulness into their unpredictable lives. I recommend downloading a free ebook to support your journey with access to a quick guide, weekly focuses, and space to journal your experience: www.omflowyogi.com/cc Season 2 Episode 1 - Welcome to the Couch 2 Cushion Program! This past year the #1 request from students and corporations alike was an introduction to meditation class. Many individuals know the value of meditation, but if we dive into the deep end right away and think we can meditate for 20 minutes straight it is easy to become overwhelmed and not continue the practice. I specialize in supporting parents. They are understandably stressed and busy. It is challenging for my clients to spend more than a few minutes at a time on themselves. With their needs in mind, I developed the Couch 2 Cushion beginner meditation program with a workbook and this podcast as audio support. This program includes a meditation quick guide and four weeks of meditation instruction including guided meditations to use through the week. Meditations start at 2.5 minutes making it accessible, even for the busiest souls. Ready for more? Request a free one-on-one coaching consultation with me at: www.omflowyogi.com/coaching
05:16
December 28, 2020
Boundaries
Are there areas of your life where you are feeling burnt out or resentful? This episode was made for you. We explore the thoughts that fuel over-extending and how to invite loving boundaries into your life. We end with an 8 minute boundary meditation.
25:30
November 9, 2020
Joy
Join us as we use impactful questions, movement and meditation to explore how we can support transitioning from fear to joy. We begin with validating and acknowledging our situation, taking responsibility for what we can control, looking for ways to serve and from that place, inviting joy into our day. Learn more at www.omflowyogi.com
16:26
October 26, 2020
Values
What would it mean for your week if you were able to identify and live in alignment with your values? In this episode we explore just that. Grab a paper and pen and give yourself 15 minutes to ask some impactful questions, move your body and meditate on what values mean to you.
15:19
October 23, 2020
Opportunity
Each episode explores one word with the power to create big change. Today we reframe the word “Opportunity”. Don’t let this word fool you, it is possible to acknowledge everything you think and feel while exploring spaces for opportunity. Experience impactful questions and a mini movement and meditation practice to support releasing what no longer serves you. Learn more about your host Ann Givens at www.omflowyogi.com
20:15
September 25, 2020
Release
Each episode explores one word with the power to create big change. Today we reframe the word “release”. Experience impactful questions and a mini movement and meditation practice to support releasing what no longer serves you. Learn more about your host Ann Givens at www.omflowyogi.com
10:53
September 18, 2020