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How may we assist you?

Need some guidance, searching for the perfect Foam Roller, dog treat, or just want to say Hi?

We would love to hear from you!

Send us an email at: alina@exhaleandpaws.com

We are always happy to give back, share our story, help others, and create awareness!

Feel free to reach out with any ideas on how we can collaborate and support each other. 
  • WHAT DO I NEED FOR THE MOVEMENT CLASSES?
    1. Your body 2. A cushioned yoga mat 3. A quiet space 4. Optional items: Foam Roller: I highly suggest the eva high density foam ones, they don't lose their shape and have just the right amount of padding. Yoga Strap or a Towel: will help assist with stretching Inflatable ball: small 9 inch or a child's small beach ball also works.
  • WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM A BRAINSPOTTING SESSION?
    During a Brainspotting session the Brainspotting therapist will help you identify an issue or a pain point to work on. While focusing on the issue you will notice how you feel, sense and experience the issue in your mind and body. The eye position or ‘brainspot’ associated with this issue will be identified by scanning from one side of your visual field to the other. The brainspot acts like a doorway into all the stored, stuck baggage from the past and helps to identify why the pain is being stored in the tissues. The focused eye position further allows the brain to stop scanning externally for threats and instead internally self-scan to identify and maintain its presence on the deeper unresolved issue. When a brainspot is activated, reflexive movements can be observed by the therapist that provide valuable access to healing. These movements come from deep regions of the brain, outside of our conscious, cognitive, and verbal awareness. The reflexive movements are the bodies way of releasing the stored/stuck/ unprocessed energy. People report having deeper and more profound releases with Brainspotting as compared to other brain-based, body - based and traditional therapies. The brain is re-stabilizing, resourcing, and rebooting itself during Brainspotting and the processing often continues to occur long after the session has ended. An insightful doorway has been opened and information will continue to come up and out for releasing and healing. Expect to continue to feel the unwinding and unfolding of the process as the mind and body integrate the experience. Many people notice key insights coming through in the days following that they bring to the next session for processing. You will eventually begin to notice positive sensations arise such as: an expansion in the chest, the ability to move freely, a constant state of bliss or your body feeling lighter.
  • WHAT DO I NEED FOR THE ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY CLASSES?
    Your Pup or Kitty A quiet space with a comfortable place to sit . Sofa, carpet or a yoga mat are all great options. Your dog's favorite treats, if you are a dog mom.
  • WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN AN ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY SESSION?
    Every session is unique and different depending on your needs and your fur baby's willingness to participate. The sessions are intentionally designed to be 30 mins long so you and your fur baby can have a pawsitive experience. Cat Mom's can expect to participate in Purr Therapy Mindfulness Sessions: incorporating breath work, mindfulness techniques, and gentle movement if your cat is up to it. Dog Mama's can expect to participate in Paw Therapy Mindfulness Sessions: incorporating breath work, mindfulness techniques, Doga, or Pilates with your pup. Sessions are designed with your pup in mind, guiding your fur baby via Positive Reinforcement - along with yummy treats. Boops, Sniffs, Paws, & Purrs are highly encouraged!
  • DO YOU OFFER CERTIFICATION FOR SERVICE DOGS OR THERAPY DOGS?
    NO. Exhale & Paws sessions are designed to help ONLY you and your pooch connect at a deeper level in the comfort of your home. By enriching the time you spend with your dog and transforming the love you share into the heart of a beautiful mindfulness practice. The deep spiritual connection will provide you with comfort and support during times of stress, anxiety or loneliness. SERVICE DOG INFO Please visit the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at ada.gov for the correct information on Service Dogs. Websites that claim to offer Service Dog Certifications and paperwork are fraudulent. Please visit K9 Partners for Patriots for an insightful article on this topic. THERAPY DOG INFO Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting the health and wellness benefits of animal-assisted therapy, activities, and education. With thousands of registered teams making more than 3 million visits annually, Pet Partners serves as the nation’s most diverse and respected nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams.

" i know you have a lot going on these daysbut I just wanted to say i love you "
~ Thoughts of Dog

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