Breathwork is the conscious application of breath awareness and breathing techniques as tool for self-awareness, healing and transformation. It supports the realignment in the body-mind system and powerfully activates the body’s self-healing response through heart coherence.
Dysfunctional breathing habits develop over time due to chronic stress, suppression of emotion, physical and emotional trauma and physical tension patterns in the body. These unconscious habits in turn exacerbates the stress response even more and soon the body becomes a breeding ground for illness.
Conscious Breathing sessions will help you to break dysfunctional patterns, optimise your breathing and thus your health. It will also equip you with a set of breathing skills that can be applied in every aspect of your life
It is an indispensable tool for modern times. It is at the cutting edge of the field of personal and collective growth and transformation, linking science, consciousness and ancient wisdom in a way that is crucial for modern changing times. It is tool for introspection and communication, self-regulation, pain management, anxiety and depression, breaking addictive habits and patterns, enhancing performance, boosting happiness, finding meaning and deepening the most important relationship in our lives, our relationship with ourselves.
Breathwork offers a safe, practical and simple methodology of tapping into our inner resources and to experience calm, focus, energy, meaning and purpose.
On a collective level it supports the creation of a society that is more connected, compassionate and creative.
It is a safe, simple, accessible and empowering tool for healing and transformation.
- Increases energy and creativity
- Reduces pain
- Calms the nervous system and decreases stress hormones
- Normalises heart rate and rhythm
- Improves sleep
- Improves relaxation
- Assists in stress management
- Builds resilience
- Clears and focuses the mind
- Improves attention and behaviour
- Improves performance
- Improves self-regulation and self-containment
- Reduces anxiety and depression
- Releases trauma
- Raises self-esteem
- Reduces stress and worry
- Develops patience, confidence and independence
- Access compassion
Information provided by Marj Murray, breathwork practitioner