Endorphins: Awe + Play

Endorphins: Awe + Play

The Physical Trainer. This is that glorious rush of a runner's high. Stimulating your endorphins through movement energizes you and acts as a natural painkiller. Nicknamed the “feel-good” chemicals, they work similarly to opioids and cause a full-body sensation of euphoria and levity. Activated most potently by lengthy, vigorous exercise (like dancing with reckless abandon), but also by any form of physical activity that gets the blood flowing, endorphins are a natural reward for the work you’ve done. Recent research has also highlighted that giving—volunteering, donating or acting in service of your community—boosts endorphins through a natural “helper’s high.” And, regular meditation and yoga practice has been shown to contribute to the release of endorphins. Laughing, eating spicy foods (from the mild pain they prompt on the tongue) and treating yourself to dark chocolate (from its flavonoids) give a little boost too.

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Endorphins: Awe + Play
  • NEW | 30 Min Yoga with Alyssa | Play | Endorphins

    Join Alyssa in today’s yoga practice, lesson, and guide in transparent play and joy. In moments of celebration, you're uniquely suited to appreciate all that life has to give; good moments and bad; good mornings and bad. We’re grateful to see you on the mat.

    Step into your daily joy practice.
    ...

  • Live!! | 33 min DOSE | Yoga with Sarrah

    Our live series continues with an inspirational midweek flow to create gratitude in every breath. Experience the power of connection, joy, and play as we move together through each pose and let go of our past traumas.
    Step into your daily joy practice.

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  • 20 Min Meditation with Nick | Flow | Endorphins

    Close your eyes and open your heart + mind to boosting the energy around. Tap into your heart as you send kindness and strength to those around through a healing meditation led by Nick. Find your place within the world through creating a deeper connection with self + universe.
    Step into your dail...

  • LIVE | 33 Min Yoga with Alyssa | Play | Endorphins

    Our live series continues with a grounding pre-weekend flow to create awe in every breath. Experience the power of communal accountability and joy as we move together posture by posture, in a rush of shared mind-body connection.

    Step into your daily joy practice.

    P.S. Citizen Scientists — Keep...

  • NEW | 11 Min Accountability with Jasmyn | Play | Endorphins

    Follow Jasymn’s guidance of towards accountability. Conjur memories of a time that might need repair, and courageously ask “what do we need to make it right?” Visualize fertile ground that allows you to receive this invitation and create a new narrative and reality.

    Step into your daily joy pra...

  • LIVE!! | 22 min Motivational Movement DOSE with Viva | AWE | Endorphins

    Prepare for a transcendent experience in the latest of our LIVE Doses. Allow the music to move you to state of joy, and feel awe pulse through your system as you connect mind and body to music. Soak up 22 minutes of good-old-fashioned dance it out power.

    Step into your daily joy practice.

    P.S. ...

  • NEW | 11 Min Dance DOSE with Elliott | Awe | Endorphins

    Allow the stimulating magic of endorphins into the body and mind through a micro dance practice. Soak up the power of music and the cherished guidance of Elliott LaRue to achieve that long-chased “high” feeling movement provides.

    Step into your daily joy practice.

    P.S. Citizen Scientists — Keep...

  • NEW | 39 Min Yoga DOSE with Linsday| Awe | Endorphins

    Follow Lindsay to higher spiritual ground by expanding your endorphin rush. Move breath by breath and posture by posture into a solid state of connection and expansion while opening to the possibilities of living in awe and taking in life with all 5 senses.

    Step into your daily joy practice.

    P...

  • LIVE!! | 22 min Motivational Movement DOSE with Elliott | PLAY | Endorphins

    Prepare for a transcendent experience in the latest of our LIVE Doses. Our trusted guide Elliott LaRue will remind us of the powers of Endorphins, and move our bodies into the state of courage it provides. Heart rates rise as does self-esteem and faith in community. Soak up 22 minutes of good-old...

  • 14 Min Qigong with Mingtong | Play | Endorphins

    Release deep sensation inside your body and expand out of your comfort zone. Feel your power awaken on this energizing 33 minute journey through repetition and dynamic sound release. Follow Wisdom Healing Qigong master Mingtong Gu, a highly sought after healer and founder of the Chi Center, in th...

  • NEW | 16 Min Meditation with Noah | Awe | Endorphins

    Drop in and connect with the help of Daybreaker resident drummer Noah Katz-Apel. Bring your mind and body into a state of joy through a sensory experience that creates singular focus on peace in the present moment. Allow the hum of this sound journey to open your sense of self and trust in every ...

  • 11 Min DOSE with Viva | Play | Endorphins

    Take time to delight your body. Get your heart rate glowing and feel the rush of movement and dance with this 11 minute endorphins rev up led by Viva. Access pleasure from your own natural supply and ride the euphoric wave with a fusion of Functional Happiness exercises, chakra opening and self-e...

  • 33 Min Qigong with Master Mingtong Gu | Awe | Endorphins

    Release deep sensation inside your body and expand out of your comfort zone. Feel your power awaken on this energizing 33 minute journey through repetition and dynamic sound release. Follow Wisdom Healing Qigong master Mingtong Gu, a highly sought after healer and founder of the Chi Center, in th...

  • NEW | 33 Min DOSE with Karine | Awe | Endorphins

    Awaken your body with the energy + drive to take on whatever life throws at you. Meet yogi reflect.daybreaker.com

  • NEW | 11 Min DOSE with Viva | Stress Release | Endorphins

    You have arrived. Get ready to cleanse your system + allow your body to shed and shift. In this 11 minute stress release, ignite brain - body connection and move into healing from the inside out. Move together with reflect.daybreaker.com

  • 33 Min DOSE with Viva | Euphoria Play | Endorphins

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Get your adrenaline pumping and ride the endorphins wave with a 33 min practice to embody euphoria. Join Viva Soudan to tap into the blissed out state of feeling yourself, like you’re cruising the clouds. This is a potent fusion of breathwork, vocal toning, spine ...

  • 11 Min DOSE with Viva | Play | Endorphins

    Tap into your awareness of the world around + your body within it. Through activating the senses, take a moment to fill up on the sensations of indulging your endorphins. In this 11 minute playful practice with Viva allow every part of your body to feel to the fullest through movements that igni...

  • 20 Min Meditation with Nick | Flow | Endorphins

    Close your eyes and open your heart + mind to boosting the energy around. Tap into your heart as you send kindness and strength to those around through a healing meditation led by Nick. Find your place within the world through creating a deeper connection with self + universe.
    Step into your dail...

  • 22 Min Flow with Alyssa | Play | Endorphins

    You are invited to come back into your body + open your mind to the endless possibilities. Come play for 22 minutes in a flow state with Alyssa as you energize your endorphins + explore the space around. Let go of expectations to arrive into the present moments to find joy.

    Playing is not just a...

  • 33 Min DOSE with Viva | Play | Endorphins

    Dive into your body rolling, booty poppin, aerobix as you listen to the beat come into your body. Get ready to ride the endorphin train with this 33 minute playful party with Vivareflect.daybreaker.com

    Featuring tracks from MoBlack Records & Epidemic Sound:

    1. Aiko - Calm Shores
    2. Moon Rocket...

  • 20 Min Breathwork with Aine | Awe | Endorphins

    Nourish your soul through restoring your sense of wonder + opening your perspective to the infinite universe. In this 20 minute endorphin-euphoria practice with breathwork coach Aine tap into the interconnectedness of yourself and the universe within your own body. This is your reminder that tru...

  • 22 Min DOSE with Viva | Play | Endorphins

    It’s a party! Bodyroll into the present moment and just let go. Enliven your endorphins through this 22 minute energizing aerobix with Viva. Allow your body to move and shake to the music kickstarting your day with a joy filled practice.

    Featuring tracks from MoBlack Records & Epidemic Sound:...

  • 10 Breathwork with Aine | Play | Endorphins

    Enter your childlike state of mind and open the door to the infinite possibilities when we invite play into your day. Explore in this 10 minute endorphins-expressing breathwork and movement practice with Aine

    Featuring tracks exclusively from Myndstream Records:

    1. Eamonn Karran - Angel of Tul...

  • 10 Min Flute Meditation with Victorien | Safety | Endorphins

    Find safety within this endorphins-easing meditation as you relax your body and mind. Let go of your flight-or-fight stress mindset and surrender into full trust of yourself. Join falutist Victorienreflect.daybreaker.com