Lie on your back on the ground. Look with your eyes to the right until you sigh, swallow, or yawn, and then repeat on the other side. You may blink during the exercise.
Do Polyvagal exercises work?
Most all found that the exercises helped them to take control of their autonomic nervous system, and move “up the polyvagal ladder” to states of open-hearted connection and wisdom.
How do you practice polyvagal theory?
- Noticing whether or not you are expressing safe and supportive social cues.
- Identifying what is happening with your body, face, tone, and breath.
- Taking 1-3 deep inhales and slow exhales.
- Reengaging conversation when you feel the shift to regulation.
What is Polyvagal training?
The Polyvagal-Informed Certificate Program is designed to help organizations develop an awareness around the need for safety and to assist with creating healthy cultures of connection and belonging. The program is customized for 3 types of organizations: clinical, non-clinical, and trauma-informed.