Breathwork for Healing and Self-Discovery
Unlock your highest potential. Uplift your soul and clear old wounds and traumas. Uproot and release layers of conditioned beliefs stored within our personal psyche and within the collective consciousness. You hold the innate ability to transform yourself body / mind / spirit.
Many people who have experienced breathwork call it the most powerful experience of their lives.
By fusing conscious, connected, deep diaphragmatic breathing, soundscapes, energy work and sound therapy, we increase oxygen levels in the brain while awakening and nourishing our entire being with the spirit of breath.
Many of us know we should meditate, and want to, but simply don’t have the patience or fall prey to distraction or procrastination. Those who experience the power of breathwork often liken it to “meditation on steroids”.
Remember your most authentic self with conscious, circular, deep diaphragmatic breathing and the power of breath medicine.
The Sacred Breath Method ™ provides us with the ability to breakthrough to higher states of consciousness, where we commune with our inner healer guides us on an often life changing healing journey unlike we’ve ever known. Breathwork offers radical healing and self-discovery, a chance to commune with your soul. Sessions incorporate conscious, connected breathwork, intentional ceremony, powerful music, high grade essential oils, vibrational sound, energy work, and finally integration to ground your experience into day-to-day life.
BREATHWORK MAY BE USED TO:
- access multi-faceted healing and insight (physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual)
- experience deep feelings of love, peace, compassion, and/or gratitude
- release mental and emotional blockages
- physically release and relax areas of tension or constriction
- heal anxiety, depression, pain, fear, grief and/or anger
- experience higher states of consciousness
- expand into multidimensional planes, access past lives, commune with ancestors, and beyond
- unlock creativity and passion
- release accumulated stress from modern life, achieve a grounded and centered way of being
- transform the negative side effects of long-forgotten events buried deep in one's unconscious
- heal trauma, particularly birthing, childhood and ancestral
- be supported through a period of mourning or grieving
- move past physical illnesses by exploring and releasing emotional issues associated with the illness
- reclaim your truest values, deep self worth, and access to your inner wisdom and intuition
- create a more fulfilling life
Benefits of Breathwork From a Purely Physical Perspective
"The relationship between breathing and blood pressure has been known and understood for a long time. It boils down to this: Elevated blood pressure accompanies those bodily states where rapid shallow breathing prevails. By altering breathing to a slow diaphragmatic mode, blood pressure decreases." - Robert Fried, Ph.D., The Breath Connection, p.152
"The first discovery was made by Nobel Prize winner Dr. Otto Warburg, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Cell Physiology in Berlin. He confirmed that the key precondition for the development of cancer is a lack of oxygen at the cellular level." - Nathaniel Altman, Oxygen Healing Therapies, p.66
"Lack of oxygen clearly plays a major role in causing cells to become cancerous." - Dr. Harry Goldblatt, Journal Of Experimental Medicine
"Cancer has only one prime cause. It is the replacement of normal oxygen respiration of the body's cells by an anaerobic (i.e. oxygen-deficient) cell respiration." - Dr. Otto Warburg, Nobel Laureate, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine (for Cancer Research)
"Cancer is a condition within the body where the oxidation has become so depleted that the body cells have degenerated beyond physiological control. Similarly, the true cause of allergy is lowered the oxidation process within the body, causing the affected individual to be sensitive to foreign substances entering the body. Only when the oxidation mechanism is restored to its original high state of efficiency can the sensitivity be eliminated." - Dr. Wendell Hendricks, Hendricks Research Foundation
"Many healings of other physical troubles have occurred in my clients after they started to integrate breathing practices into their lives. There is a simple but encompassing reason that may explain this. The human body is designed to discharge 70% of its toxins through breathing. Only a small percentage of toxins are discharged through sweat, defecation and urination. If your breathing is not operating at peak efficiency, you are not ridding yourself of toxins properly." - Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., Conscious Breathing, p.17
"One of the most overlooked benefits of extra oxygen in the tissues is their ability to detoxify more efficiently". - Dr. Kurt W. Donsbach, D.C., N.D., Super Health, Oxygen-Oxygen-Oxygen
"Illness is the result of improper removal of toxins from the body. Oxygen is the vital factor which assists the body in removing toxins." - Ed McCabe, Oxygen Therapies, A New Way Of Approaching Disease (1988)
"Coronary heart disease is due to a lack of oxygen received by the heart." - Dr. Dean Ornish
"...healthy breathing should be the first thing taught to a heart patient. A Dutch Study conducted by a doctor named Dixhoorn, compared two groups of heart attack patients. The first group was taught simple diaphragmatic breathing, while the second group was given no training in breathing. The breathing group had no further heart attacks, while 7 of the 12 members of the second group had second heart attacks over the next 2 years.” - Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., Conscious Breathing, p.16
"A lack of oxygen (hypoxia) is the prime cause of 1.5 million heart attacks each year." - Dr. Richard Lippman, Renowned Researcher
"Jack Shield, MD, a lymphologist from Santa Barbara, CA, conducted a study on the effects of breathing on the lymphatic system. Using cameras inside the body, he found that deep diaphragmatic breathing stimulated the cleansing of the lymph system by creating a vacuum effect which sucked the lymph through the bloodstream. This increased the rate of toxic elimination by as much as 15 times the normal pace." - J. Shields, MD, Lymph, Lymph Glands And Homeostasis, Vol. 25 No. 4, Dec 92, pp.147-153
"Improper breathing is a common cause of ill health." - Dr. Andrew Weil
"All chronic pain, suffering, and diseases are caused by a lack of oxygen at the cell level." - Dr. Arthur C. Guyton, MD, The Textbook On Medical Physiology
"Breathing is the key that unlocks the whole catalog of advanced biological function and development. Is it any wonder that it is so central to every aspect of health? Breathing is the first place, not the last, one should look when fatigue, disease, or other evidence of disordered energy presents itself. Breathing is truly the body's most fundamental communication system." - Sheldon Saul Hendler, MD, Ph.D.
"Oxidation is the source of life. Its lack causes impaired health or disease, its cessation, death." - Dr. F.M. Eugene Blasse, Ph.D., Oxygen Therapy: Its Foundation, Aim & Results
"Simply put, disease is due to a deficiency in the oxidization process of the body, leading to an accumulation of toxins. These toxins would ordinarily be burned in normal metabolic functioning." - Albert Wahl
"Oxygen plays a pivotal role in the functioning of the immune system." - Parris M. Kidd, Ph.D., Antioxidant Adaptation
"In all serious disease states we find a concomitant low oxygen state...Low oxygen in the body tissues is a sure indicator for disease...Hypoxia, or lack of oxygen in the tissues, is the fundamental cause for all degenerative disease. Oxygen is the source of life to all cells." - Dr. Stephen Levine, Renowned Molecular Biologist and Geneticist, Oxygen Deficiency: A Concomitant To All Degenerative Illness
"Starved of oxygen the body will become ill, and if this persists it will die, I doubt if there is an argument about that." - Dr. John Muntz, Nutritional Scientist
"Insufficient oxygen means insufficient biological energy that can result in anything from mild fatigue to life-threatening disease. The link between insufficient oxygen and disease has now been firmly established." - W. Spencer Way, Journal Of The American Association Of Physicians
"Cells undergoing partial oxygen starvation send out tiny panic signals which are collectively felt in the body as a continuous vague sensation of uneasiness, dread or disaster. This low level generalized warning tends to get tuned out as mere ‘background noise’ by the individual experiencing it. Or, it is attributed to other sources of uneasiness ... People rarely suspect that the constant vague feelings of helplessness, fatigue … uneasiness are symptoms of cellular oxygen deprivation." - The Townsend Letter For Doctors
THE IMPORTANCE OF BREATHING NEED HARDLY BE STRESSED. IT PROVIDES THE OXYGEN FOR THE METABOLIC PROCESSES; LITERALLY IT SUPPORTS THE FIRES OF LIFE. BUT BREATH AS "PNEUMA" IS ALSO THE SPIRIT OR SOUL. WE LIVE IN AN OCEAN OF AIR LIKE FISH IN A BODY OF WATER. BY OUR BREATHING WE ARE ATTUNED TO OUR ATMOSPHERE. IF WE INHIBIT OUR BREATHING WE ISOLATE OURSELVES FROM THE MEDIUM IN WHICH WE EXIST. IN ALL EASTERN AND MYSTIC PHILOSOPHIES, THE BREATH HOLDS THE SECRET TO THE HIGHEST BLISS.”
- Alexander Lowen, The Voice of the Body
JULY BARCELONA BREATH & SOUND CIRCLE: DATE TBD
Experience a New Kind of Meditation
The breath is a high form of technology for self-healing. Breathwork is an active meditation technique - part catharsis, part socially sanctioned adult temper tantrum, and part psychedelic experience.
This is a night where we will journey together in a supportive space using the breath to purge the body of emotional gunk. Breathwork enables us to let go of the day to day mind and tap into the many other levels of our being. Through the breath we are able to viscerally feel where our blocks lie and actively move through them, getting to the deeper, clearer parts of our being. It is a dynamic and wild ride. To close, we will attune to healing sound vibrations and frequencies - instruments used in sound healing help the regulate and calm the nervous system, boost energy, let go of energetic blockages, and release emotions in order to further facilitate the healing process that is inherent in all of us.
Breath & Sound Healing is For You If:
You feel stuck in your healing process. You’ve been doing the work but know there are deeper levels that you don’t know how to get to.
You can feel that your body is crying out for release.
You are tired of doing it alone and are craving support in your healing.
You are ready to release old programs and limiting beliefs from your consciousness.
You want to be understand your emotions, befriend them, and be able to communicate them clearly.
New romantic relationships, new friendships, or new work/social situations stir up a lot of anxiety, insecurity, and old wounds around worthiness, abandonment/rejection, and trust.
You’ve been in talk therapy and/or using antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications but there is a little voice that is telling you there is another way.
You battle with depression, anxiety, heartbreak, grief, anger, disappointment, or addictions.
You have a lot to say and share and create but your voice feels stifled and stuck.
You are open and willing to show up for yourself and your transformation.
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