It’s easy to keep your cool during meditation, but real life isn’t always quite so serene.
So what do you do when someone cuts you off in traffic?
Simple daily practices like meditation, breathwork, Qigong, and especially martial arts can teach us how to keep our composure and flow in the face of life’s many challenges, even if someone’s throwing a punch at you.
So today, I’m thrilled that joining me on the show is my friend, Elzabieta Kosmicki, a Martial Arts teacher, entrepreneur, Qigong instructor, host of the Reasons & Season podcast, and a mother of 2.
With over 20+ years of experience in energy healing modalities and martial arts, Elza has professional credentials in BodyTalk, Classical Chinese Medicine, Structural Integration, Somatic Therapy, Women’s and Children’s Health, Eastern and Western Herbalism, Qigong, and Martial Arts, including Enshin Karate.
She has some powerful words on training to build resilience and confidence while breaking through emotional limitations.
I hope you enjoy today’s show. We’re chatting about:
- How small daily practices can lead to major transformations
- The benefits of breathwork, Qigong and energy medicine
- How to keep your composure when someone cuts you off in traffic
- Martial arts training to build resilience and confidence
- The link between your breath and your mental, physical and emotional well-being
- Working through emotions and limitations through bodywork
- And tons more…
Let’s go hang out with Elza.
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Where To Find Elza Kosmicki
You can find Elza and claim your free Breath & QiGong 101 intro course by going to ReasonsMag.com.
Elza: I offer a free Breath & Qigong intro course, which is actually really comprehensive. It has a sunrise, sunset and vitality practice plus a whole module on the science and physiology of breath, as well as the history of Qigong.
Also on ReasonsMag.com, you can listen to the Reasons & Season podcast hosted by Elza Kosmicki, explore content categorized by the seasons and elements, access Elza’s incredible digital magazine based on the elements and seasons with recipes, lifestyle content, and more.
Elza currently offers professional level certification courses In BodyTalk, Advanced Manual Therapy, distance healing, and classes in the art of Dao Yin Yoga, Qigong and Enshin Karate at her Dojo In Crestone, Colorado.
And right now, there’s still time to register for upcoming BodyTalk classes (online or in-person) designed to counteract the negative impact of stress, and prevent and reverse underlying stress factors affecting health and performance.'If we meet conflict with conflict, we're gonna get hit. But if we meet conflict with equanimity, it gives us a way to offset, neutralize, redirect or reframe.' -Elza Kosmicki Click To Tweet
Listen to the Reasons & Season podcast on ReasonsMag.com, or catch the episodes on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Podbay.fm or wherever you listen to podcasts.'Breath is at the underpinning of all of our mental, physical and emotional well-being.' -Elza Kosmicki Click To Tweet
The best way to get in touch with Elza is through her website, and you can also be friends and follow what she’s up to on Instagram @reasonsandseason, as well as on Facebook @reasonsandseason.'Martial arts provides such a beautiful opportunity for confidence-building.' -Elza Kosmicki Click To Tweet
And one more time, be sure to head on over to ReasonsMag.com for your free Breath & Qigong 101 introduction course.
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What did you think of this show with Elza Kosmicki? Have you or your children taken a martial arts class? Have you experienced the positive effects of breathwork? Drop a comment below!
Alyson Rose says
Wow, I found this interview with Elza really helplful in learning more about the importance of the breath. Elza shares some incredible words of wisdom in this interview. She says…
“When you have feet flying at your face and punches coming into your abdomen and you’re falling and having to get back up and you’re winded, it takes an entirely different kind of patterning of your breath to be able to actually withstand those kind of experiences.” -Elza Kosmicki
“We have as much space within us as the universe does outside of us. And the breath is the key to engaging that place.” -Elza Kosmicki
“Why not train your peak performance for your purpose, for your life, for your growth, for your development?” -Elza Kosmicki
“How we see the world, is mirrored in how we breathe in our bodies.” -Elza Kosmicki