Introduction to Holotropic Breathwork
Holotropic Breathwork is a powerful approach to self-exploration and healing that integrates insights from modern consciousness research, anthropology, various depth psychologies, transpersonal psychology, Eastern spiritual practices, and mystical traditions of the world. The name Holotropic means literally “moving toward wholeness” (from the Greek “holos“=whole and “trepein“=moving in the direction of something).
The process itself uses very simple means: it combines accelerated breathing with evocative music in a special set and setting. With the eyes closed and lying on a mat, each person uses their own breath and the music in the room to enter a non-ordinary state of consciousness. This state activates the natural inner healing process of the individual’s psyche, bringing him or her a particular set of internal experiences. With the inner healing intelligence guiding the process, the quality and content brought forth is unique to each person and for that particular time and place. While recurring themes are common, no two sessions are ever alike. This session is an introduction to the practice that will follow the next day.
“The experience was transformative, my spirit was connected to something primal and I found my body moving in ancient ways it had long forgotten. I was a lion on the hunt, a tree in the wind, a wave on the ocean. I was totally free, and profoundly healed.”
– Robert Alexander
Please note that all participants must have filled the medical form attached and sent it back before participating in a Holotropic Breathwork Session.