InTouch with the Brain – Physical Responses to Stress

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BODY RESPONSES

Comfortable social engagements:

  • Responsive face, heart rate and blood pressure
  • Flexible body
  • Curious, interested, passionate and calm
  • Feelings of safety and demonstrates comfortableness

Uncomfortable social situations:

Stress

Fight or Flight 

  • Partly frozen, angry or scared facial expression
  • Fast heart rate and high blood pressure
  • Tense body
  • Fear and anger
  • High alert for danger

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Freeze  

  • Frozen face
  • Slow heart rate
  • Extremely low blood pressure
  • Hopelessness, shame and confusion
  • Numb
  • Shut-down

Find out more on how integrating the arts of movement, communication and space compliment your experience and encompasses a holistic approach to wellness.

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