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Explore the sacred practice of breathwork

Breathwork is the ancient practice of conscious and controlled breathing that has evolved into a number of different styles and techniques. 

The one that I use the most in my practice is Pranayama, also known as Conscious Connected Breathing (CCB). This technique is an active, circular breath in three parts. In the first part, you’ll do two active inhales, followed by a surrendered “let go” exhale through the mouth, and repeat this for 10-15 minutes. The inhale and exhale will remain connected without pausing, and you’ll stay conscious with the breath and body the entire time. 

You’ll be able to use the breath–something we all have access to all the time–to breathe awareness into past traumas and stagnant energy and move them to the front of your awareness. Once located, we want to assist you in moving them forward to help you heal them and eventually release them.  

Benefits of Breathwork

One of the best things about breathwork is that it’s so inclusive. Once you learn the techniques, you can access them for free for the rest of your life. Some other benefits include:

Commonly Asked Questions

Your facilitator will first create a safe and supportive environment and get your consent before any breathwork exercises begin. Then the session will start when you connect your breath, and the facilitator will guide you through the whole experience. You can expect to feel a variety of different sensations arise in your body, but you will be gently encouraged to breathe through them. Near the end, there will be an integration process, and after the session, it’s extremely important to be gentle with your body and drink plenty of water.

Conscious Connected Breathing (CCB) allows you to explore your deepest inner self safely so that you can start to access and understand your own healing potential. Breathing is the primary tool to get the process of healing work started. The energy from your breath raises the vibration by stimulating the hypothalamus, releasing high-vibrating endorphins. This electrical current then moves through the nervous system and hits a block–typically fear or resistance stopping the energy flow. The breath forces energy through the block and this is when the experience intensifies. The result is different for everyone and may feel like a release of stuck energy, an intense emotion or just more in touch with your higher self.  

In general, breathwork is not only safe and manageable for most people but even enjoyable for many. There are, however, a few circumstances where it would not be advised to practice breathwork, including; if you have a slow heart rate, known cardiac arrhythmia, a history of heart disease, epilepsy or if you’re taking certain antipsychotic medications.

If you have a history of cardiovascular issues, anxiety, or heart disease, including high blood pressure, asthma, emphysema, or COPD, or are currently taking antipsychotic medications, or any other condition not listed here that may make you question if its right for you, it’s always advised to check with your doctor prior to starting a breathwork practice.

During your session, you may feel involuntary muscle contractions, stiffness or spams, this is called Tetany. Tetany can occur during or after breathwork due to changes in carbon dioxide levels in the body. During breathwork, you may be hyperventilating or breathing deeply and rapidly, which can lead to a decrease in carbon dioxide levels in the body. This can cause blood vessels to constrict and reduce blood flow to the extremities, leading to the sensation of tetany. 

Additionally, breathwork can also release stored tensions and emotions in the body, which can sometimes manifest as physical sensations like tetany. This may be a sign that you’re releasing tension. You can slow down your breath or just keep breathing, and in most cases it will go away. If you experience tetany or any other uncomfortable sensations during your breathwork session, please let the practitioner know for guidance. 

All you have to do is make sure that you have a stable internet connection, find a quiet, private location, and gather everything you need to feel safe and comfortable such as a blanket, pillow, something to cover your eyes, earbuds, and a pen and paper to take notes after. It’s also a good idea to have a glass of water and tissues on-hand because you never know what emotions will arise during your session.

Transformational Breath, Vivation, Holotropic Breathwork, Clarity Breathwork, and Rebirthing are all different styles of breathwork.