What is Breathwork?


Breathwork is a combination of techniques developed By Gene Dillman. The technique uses breathing mechanisms to heal the mind and body


History of Breathwork


For hundreds of years people have looked for spiritual awakening, self-healing, and meditative relaxation through breathing techniques. Breathwork has roots in yoga, Tai Chi, and Buddhism. Most modern techniques were developed in the 1970’s.


Uses for Breathwork Therapy

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic pain
  • Anger issues
  • Depression
  • Trauma and posttraumatic stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Emotional effects of physical illness


Types of Breathwork


Holotropic Breathwork


Rebirthing Breathwork


Clarity Breathwork


Integrative Breathwork


Shamanic Breathwork




Zen Yoga Breathwork


Types of Pranayama (Breathwork)


Dirgha Pranayama (3 Part Breath)


Ujjayi Pranayama (Breath of Victory & Ocean Sound)


Nadi Shodhan Pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing)


Kapalabathi (Breath of Fire & Skull polishing Breath)


Shitali Pranayama (Cooling Breath)


Bhramari Pranayama (Humming Bee Breathe)


Transformational Breathwork


Examples of Breathwork Exercises


Continuous circular breathing:


Immersion in water:


20 connected breaths:



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