10 Weeks of Resonance Breathing with Dr. Leah Lagos
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Leah Lagos, Psy.D.
Dr. Lagos is an internationally renowned health and performance psychologist specializing in heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback. With nearly 15 years’ experience integrating the mind and body to reduce anxiety and boost resilience, Dr. Lagos is a recognized leader in peak performance training. In addition to consulting at the annual NFL scouting combine and providing onsite support on multiple PGA tours, she works with elite performers in sports, entertainment, medicine and business—from CEOs and hedge fund managers to Olympians, surgeons, and ballerinas. Above all, Dr. Lagos is a concerned, compassionate, and caring psychologist who combines biofeedback and psychological strategies to help clients achieve optimal performance in health and life. She lives and practices in New York City.
In This Episode
Clinical psychologist and peak performance expert Dr. Leah Lagos believes stress isn’t in your head, it’s in your body. Dr. Lagos is back to help us dig deeper into the science behind her 10-week program, outlined in the Elite HRV app and her new book, HEART BREATH MIND, available August 11th.
HEART BREATH MIND: Train Your Heart to Conquer Stress and Achieve Success (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is available August 11, 2020 in both hardcover and e-book formats.
01:20 – Welcome Back, Dr. Leah Lagos
03:03 – Leah’s 10-week biofeedback program: more than an introductory program
05:53 – What is Resonance Frequency Breathing?
09:56 – Week 1: finding your resonance frequency
12:49 – Identifying your goals
16:13 – 20 minutes, twice a day
18:26 – Week 2; using our breath to increase energy
22:18 – Week 3: letting go of your stress
27:02 – Week 4: chronic stressors
34:47 – Week 5: preparing for challenges
36:41 – How breathing can shift your heart from a negative state to the ideal performance state
42:36 – Week 6: mastering the emotional pivot
51:13 – Week 7: cultivating resonance under fire
55:11 – Week 8: imprinting the physiology of success
56:45 – Week 9: strengthening relationships
01:05:14 – Week 10: anchoring yourself in resonance
01:09:47 – Closing remarks