Holotropic breathwork defines a technique of inner exploration and a therapeutic tool. It is a particular method which combines at the same time a work of breath, listening and energy. The lens serves to unlock somatic and emotional stasis. It also aims to activate the unconscious and improve the free flow of vital energy.
It promotes a optimal cellular oxygenation. It is still for our health the most effective and the least expensive. An ultra simple and natural method, so why not simply use the breath to ensure your health.
Holotropic breathwork, how did the idea come about?
It is Doctor Stanislav GROF who is at the origin of this form of therapy. He trained many speakers who will then lead group sessions in major Western cities. It is a therapy that combines breathing work and musical sequences. An ideally liberating and transforming experience. Indeed, it ensures the opening of the soul, the body and the heart. Moreover, it leads to a fairer relationship with oneself, with others and even with the world. Another opportunity to explore our inner life, reduce tension and to eliminate injuries.
Holotropic Breathwork Has Its Medicinal Benefits
The holotropic breathwork promotes letting go and balance of energy. It improves the health of the body, facilitates the disappearance of tensions and allows better functioning of the organs. She treats the cardiovascular illnesses while optimizing lymphatic and blood circulation.
Holotropic breathwork can relieve or eliminate angst, phobias, anxiety, skin diseases, migraines and asthma. It treats somatic illnesses, psychosomatic disorders, respiratory discomfort and digestive problems. She works on a past trauma (aggression, accident or operation). Thus, it can also accompany us in a process of personal developmentfacilitates self-assertion and self-confidence.
How to treat disorders with holotropic breathwork?
It is suitable for everyone: people in good health, sick or with a disability, young or adult. Rather recommended for those who want to work on themselves. Sessions can be done in groups or individually. The practice can generally last 1 or 2 days in an ideally spacious room, and with a specialist practitioner. The session begins with an assessment of the general state of health of the patient, followed by a time of relaxation. The therapist turns on soft music to help the patient relax. Then the music gradually becomes more rhythmic and faster to facilitate deep breathing. This is called the hyperventilation phase, which will last no more than 2 minutes. This technique gives access to broader states of consciousness. A moment of sharing and verbal exchange is invited at the end of the session.