A Former Yoga Instructor Brings her Zen Tips to MRI Patients

You can learn a lot in a yoga class about focus, breathing, and bending your body into unusual positions. But did you know that some of those ideas can help get you through an MRI exam? If you’re feeling a little claustrophobic about the idea of getting an MRI, here are some tips from an MRI technologist — who used to teach yoga! Christine shares three yoga concepts that will help keep you calm and centered all the way through your next MRI:

There’s also a special breathing technique called “square breathing” that can help calm you down before your exam. Here’s how to do it.