This special episode is the first part of a presentation by Dr. Kirsten Mackey in the Spirit Sessions Membership. Tune in to learn about connections between your tongue, nervous system and your health issues from an Osteopathic perspective. Join the Spirit Sessions Membership today for the full video lecture!
In this episode you’ll hear:
~ Common health complaints linked to dysfunction of the tongue
~ The tongue and your brain- what is a homunculus?
~ The potential impact of braces/orthodontia on the mouth, face and nervous system
~ What is a frenulum? How and why it can cause issues
~ Where should your tongue be?
~ How to retrain the tongue using simple exercises
~ How tongue and facial structure impact our most vital nutrient- oxygen
~ How breathing impacts posture issues and chronic jaw, neck and back tension
~ Mouth breathing and why you want to address it
~ Become a member of Spirit Sessions Membership today to watch the full video lecture with slides AND get access to the full compendium of practices, meditations, lectures and workouts
~ Join Katie and The Shakti School for the Embodied Ayurveda + Mystical Mind live in-person and virtual retreat May 6th and 7th. Live spaces are filling up fast, so register now to get in! Payment plan options available.
~ To connect with Dr. Mackey, visit drkirstenmackey.com for more information on her practice, upcoming events and about becoming a patient.
~ Reference article for this talk by Dr Michelle Veneziano: "Your Swallow, Smile and Sleep are More Related Than You Think." https://www.michellevenezianodo.net/accessing-flow/2020/1/20/your-swallow-smile-and-sleep-are-more-related-than-you-think
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