The Holistic Coach’s Guide to Alkalize the Body

Attention all coaches, healers, and facilitators! Are you ready to revolutionize your practice and deliver transformative results for your clients? Today, we’re diving into the potent power of breathwork and its profound impact on maintaining an alkaline state in our bodies. Ever wondered what it truly means to ‘alkalize’ and why it’s a game-changer for your clients’ well-being?

Buckle up, my fellow health and wellness enthusiasts, as we embark on this enlightening journey together, exploring the profound connection between the foods we consume, the breaths we take, and the pH balance within us. Let’s illuminate our path to wellness, one breath at a time.

Understanding Alkalinity and Acidity in the Body

Alright, let’s break this down. When we talk about alkalinity and acidity, we’re referring to the pH levels in our bodies. Now, don’t get lost in the science-speak; it’s simpler than it sounds! The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14. Anything under 7 is considered acidic, over 7 is alkaline, and smack dab in the middle at 7 is neutral. 

Our bodies are superstars at maintaining a slightly alkaline pH of around 7.4. Why does this matter, you ask? Well, when our bodies lean towards the acidic side, it can make us more susceptible to illnesses and fatigue. On the flip side, maintaining an alkaline state helps us stay energetic, vibrant, and in tune with our bodies. 

And guess what plays a huge role in determining these pH levels? Yup, you’ve got it – the food we eat. Let’s dive deeper into that next!

Impact of Food Choices on Body Alkalinity

Food is not just about tantalizing our taste buds; it’s a powerful tool that shapes our body’s internal environment, including our pH levels.

So, imagine you’re having a cup of coffee or munching on some fish. Delicious, right? But here’s the kicker – foods like these are acidic-forming. This means they can tip our body towards an acidic state when consumed in excess. And remember what we said about an acidic body? It can leave us feeling low on energy and more prone to illness.

Now, let’s visualize a plateful of vibrant broccoli or a creamy, ripe avocado. Maybe you’re sipping on some soothing herbal tea. Foods like these are alkaline-forming. They help our bodies maintain that optimal slightly alkaline state, keeping us feeling alive, energetic, and well.

But remember, balance is key. It’s not about completely eliminating acidic foods from our diet. It’s about mindful choices that promote balance and nourish our bodies. So next time you’re about to dig into a meal, remember, you’re not just feeding your body; you’re also influencing its internal pH balance. So choose wisely, my friends!

The Role of Stress in Body Alkalinity

Let’s shift gears a bit, and talk about something we’ve all experienced – stress. Yes, even that pesky stress has a role to play in our body’s pH balance. When we’re feeling stressed out, our body kicks into survival mode. Our breathing becomes shallow, and the production of stress hormones, like cortisol, increases. This can push our bodies toward a more acidic state.

But here’s the empowering part – we have control over our response to stress. By managing our stress levels, we can aid our bodies in maintaining their alkaline balance. And one of the most effective tools at our disposal is something we do without even thinking about it – breathing.

Did you know that the simple act of deep, conscious breathing can help to alkalize our bodies? It’s true! Deep breathing increases our oxygen intake, reduces carbon dioxide levels, and promotes a sense of calm and relaxation. So, the next time you or your clients are feeling stressed, remember to pause, do some breathwork, and allow your body to find its balance. It’s all part of the journey, my friends. Let’s explore this further in the next section!

The Significance of Breathwork in Detoxification

Our breath is more than just a life-sustaining function; it’s a potent detoxifier. Every time we breathe, our lungs work tirelessly to remove toxins from our bodies. When we take deep, intentional breaths, we’re supercharging this process.

Deep breathing not only increases our oxygen intake but also stimulates our lymphatic system, which plays a crucial role in detoxification. It’s like giving your body a mini cleanse with each full, conscious breath! And here’s another amazing fact – this increased oxygenation helps to promote alkalinity in our bodies.

So, breathwork isn’t just about calming our minds or managing stress; it’s also a powerful tool for maintaining our body’s alkaline balance and promoting overall health. Isn’t it incredible how something as simple and natural as breathing can have such profound effects? It’s yet another testament to the wisdom of our bodies and the beauty of our interconnectedness. Let’s remember to honor this gift of breath and use it to its fullest potential. 

Integrating Breathwork into Coaching, Healing, and Facilitation Practices

Are you sold on the health benefits of breathwork now? Let’s explore how you can integrate this powerful tool of breathwork into our coaching, healing, and facilitation practices. As coaches and healers, our mission is to guide individuals toward a state of balance and well-being. And what better tool to aid in this journey than breathwork?


Incorporating breathwork into your practice allows you to help your clients connect with their bodies on a deeper level. It can be a transformative process, helping them release stored emotions, reduce stress, and promote an alkaline state within their bodies. It’s about empowering individuals to tap into the wisdom of their own bodies and harness the healing power of their breath.

Imagine facilitating a session where your client connects with their breath in a profound way. They’re not just talking about their experiences or emotions; they’re actively engaging with them, releasing what no longer serves them, and inviting in healing and balance. It’s more than just therapy; it’s a deeply personal and transformative journey.


So, whether you’re a coach, healer, or facilitator, consider integrating breathwork into your practice. It’s a beautiful way to deepen your connection with your clients and guide them toward a state of holistic well-being. 

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If you want to learn even more about breathwork and incorporate it into your coaching business, I’m offering a FREE Breathwork Training called “Get Lasting Results for Your Coaching Clients”. This training will dive deep into:

  • Why breathwork is the fastest growing healing modality right now, and why it’s important to add it to your coaching toolkit
  • 1 Technique that you can start using with your clients right now that will help you stand out from other coaches
  • How breathwork can help you grow your business to 5 figure months
  • And much more juicy goodness…

Sign up for the free breathwork training here to add this powerful tool to your coaching business and start seeing incredible results with your clients. You’ll learn how to incorporate this in a way that feels natural and intuitive, not forced or inauthentic. I can’t wait to share this with you!

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