In this episode of A Shot of Inspiration, Taylor Somerville and Lauren Vestal from Symmetry share insights into the importance of proper breathing for overall wellness. From everyday breathing habits to stress management techniques, they discuss the impact of breathwork on physical and mental health, offering practical tips for individuals and businesses alike.

3 Key Takeaways:

  1. Nasal breathing is crucial for filtering air, balancing oxygen and carbon dioxide levels, and activating the diaphragm.
  2. Learning diaphragmatic breathing can improve overall well-being by reducing stress, anxiety, and even physical pain.
  3. Symmetry offers various programs, including virtual coaching, workplace wellness initiatives, and heat and ice therapy sessions, to help individuals and businesses harness the power of breath for optimal health and productivity.

About Taylor:

Taylor Somerville founded Symmetry in 2018 after a 15-year career in the investment business left him feeling stressed, anxious, and out of control. Discovering breathwork and other practices helped him manage stress and anxiety, leading him to help others improve their stress management, anxiety, performance, and overall health. As an XPT-certified coach affiliated with Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece’s XPT, Taylor focuses on teaching tools for stress management, offering busy individuals more time, energy, and less stress.

About Lauren:

Lauren Vestal, a coach at Symmetry, helps high-achieving busy professionals reclaim control of their lives, seeking more time, energy, and less stress. Starting her journey as a soccer player at age 5, Lauren transitioned to yoga after facing knee injuries and achy joints. As a 500-Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and Pilates Certified instructor, Lauren found peace and mindfulness through yoga and breathwork, empowering her to manage her busy life more effectively. With tools acquired from practices like XPT Breathwork Certification, Lauren is dedicated to helping others find peace, confidence, and strength through movement and breath.



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