Endorphins

Endorphins

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
  • NEW 2.25 | Endorphins | 16 Min Meditation | The Calmedy Debut with Haile

    Flex your smile muscles—they like to play. Buckle up for the debut of a 16 minute Calmedy (calm + comedy) journey with Sultan of Sound Haile Supreme (aka your personal laugh coach). This potent endorphins release diminishes your cortisol spikes by inviting the magic of your laughter. Stretch your...

  • Endorphins | 14 Min Qigong | Fountain of Energy with Master Mingtong Gu

    Energize your body without burning out—this standing, movement-based Qigong meditation practice will turn your endorphins ON. Follow Wisdom Healing Qigong master Mingtong Gu, a highly sought after healer and founder of the Chi Center, for a 14 min practice in this ancient Chinese tradition. Deepl...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min Guided Dance | Zesty Mambo with Griselle

    You ready to shake it? To get our endorphins flowing through our whole bodies, we’re doing the maaaaambo. Join Griselle Ponce — one of the top female Latin dancers and choreographers in the world — for 33 minutes of guided dance, no experience required. This is a passionate, spicy and lightning-f...

  • NEW 2.4 | Endorphins | 33 min DOSE | Vitality Adventure with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Cultivate energetic vitality and translate your life force into action. Join Viva Soudan with a potent fusion of breathwork,visualization affirmation, body tapping, chakra-opening and self-expressive dance to stimulate your endorphins release. Tap into your strong...

  • Endorphins | 33 min DOSE | Sensory Amplification with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Our senses are tentacles of information signaling from the inner to the outer world. For the next 33 minutes, devote your attention to these magical receptors of knowledge, memory and understanding. Join Viva Soudan with a potent fusion of breathwork,visualization...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min DOSE | Release Your Pain with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | With a tender heart and enlivened body practice letting go, loosening the grip and allowing yourself to release the pain—so the pain can release you. Join Viva Soudan with a potent fusion of breathwork, vocal toning, spine lubrication, body tapping, chakra-opening...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min DOSE | Power of Humor with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Ignite a sense of play and tap into the power of humor. Join Viva Soudan to get a ride on the endorphins train—this is a mission to dance your way through the science of happiness with a potent fusion of breathwork, vocal toning, spine lubrication, body tapping, c...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min DOSE | Embody Euphoria with Viva

    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 ...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min DOSE | Shaking Out 2020 with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Having trouble sleeping? Join yogi Karine Plantadit for a potent fusion of yoga + stretching, core work and self-expressive dance to prepare your body for a good night’s sleep. This 33 minute journey will have you feeling calm and at ease, flooding your brain-body...

  • Endorphins | 33 min DOSE | Embracing Feminine Energy with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Embrace your feminine energy and activate your body’s glisten with this sensuous but powerful endorphin boosting practice led by Viva Soudan. This is a potent 33 minute fusion of stretching, core work, body work and self-expressive dance. Feel connected to your fe...

  • Thur 12.10 | Endorphins | Activating Senses with Viva

    Our original DOSE joy practice | Activate all your senses through play and movement with 33 minutes of euphoric endorphins. Breathe your way into sensation and move into pleasure as you allow your natural painkiller to rush through your body with the one and only Viva Soudan. This is a potent fus...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min Bodyroll Aerobix | Feelin’ Fly 90’s with Viva

    Booyah—it’s the 90’s! Join pro-fresh Haus of Sweat founder Viva Soudan as she guides you through a 33-minute energizing dance aerobix celebration to release a powerful rush of endorphins. As you move through hair flips, body isolations, party-rocks, gimme face, pony slaps and some house footwork,...

  • Endorphins | 11 Min Meditation | Euphoric Surge with Luna

    Soothe pain & trauma by tapping into an organic endorphins high with this 11 min sound meditation. Join Luna Maye in an energizing practice to get a euphoric surge. This journey will fill your endorphins prescription by naturally soothing pain and discomfort while releasing trauma and bringing yo...

  • Endorphins | 11 Min Meditation | Marma Movement Supercharge with Emily

    Open up all the energetic channels in your body and oxygenate your blood + organs with an 11 minute Marma movement meditation. Join Emily Fletcher, the founder of Ziva Meditation, for a series of simple but powerful movements that connect you to your breath and will have you glistening (not sweat...

  • Endorphins | 11 Min Bodyroll Aerobix | Shed Baggage with Viva

    Shed emotional weight, indulge in the moment and feel a euphoric state with a rush of endorphins from this dance aerobics celebration, aka Bodyroll Aerobix. Join Haus of Sweat founder Viva Soudan for a spicy 11 minute microdose guiding you through bite-sized combos that build heat and get you swe...

  • Endorphins | 33 Min Yoga Flow | Push Your Edges with Karine

    Build body heat and find your fire breath by pushing your edges with this 33 minute vinyasa yoga flow. Join international master yogi Karine in an energizing practice that will help you find comfort on the edge. Release fire in your body with kapalbhati breathing, then continue building heat with...

  • Endorphins | 11 Min EFT Tapping | Move Past Physical Pain with Jennifer

    Rewire your brain’s automatic fight-or-flight response and understand the messages behind your physical pain with an 11 minute endorphins elixir of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) therapy. Join 15-year Tapping expert Jennifer Partridge to bring release to every uncomfortable emotion and physic...