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A Journey Towards Authenticity

The journey of life can be transformative, challenging, beautiful, and at times, utterly unpredictable. It was during such a rollercoaster ride that I discovered the transformative power of breathwork, a practice that has significantly shaped my perspective on life and offered me a gateway to become a more authentic version of myself. Through this blog, I am excited to share this journey, my insights, and the underpinnings of breathwork.


Breathwork: A New Yoga for Modern Times:

As versatile and diverse as yoga, breathwork offers a myriad of techniques, each serving different objectives and experiences. Just like yoga, to appreciate and respect its true value, one must tread carefully, armed with knowledge and awareness. The choice of practice, without proper understanding, can cause more harm than good.

In my years of immersion in the breathwork world, I have undergone hundreds of journeys, trainings, and studies, both as a facilitator and as a breather. My extensive 400hr training with Breathwork Bali and Edward Dangerfield, supplemented with additional mentorship and courses, have shaped my perspective on the importance of personal experience in facilitating others.

Different Breathing Practices:

Breathwork is not a monolith but a collection of varying techniques. From mind-based approaches like the Wim Hof method and Pranayama to non-mind-based practices such as Facilitated Breath Repatterning (FBR).

FBR allows shifts in the nervous system, creating space for emotions, enhancing physical wellbeing, mental clarity, emotional resilience, and even improving sleep and gut health. The practice bridges the gap between mind, body and soul, offering a unique and liberating interplay between.

Why Facilitated Breath Repatterning? The Yin and Yang of Breathwork:

In the kaleidoscope of breathwork techniques, my heart found its home in Facilitated Breath Repatterning (FBR). The balance it offers - where an inhale seamlessly meets the exhale, and the exhale gently invites the inhale - resonates deeply with me. It's a dance of yin and yang energies, a rhythm of activation and relaxation, a cycle of remembering and unlearning.

FBR is the embodiment of nervous system regulation, crucial for maintaining balance and resilience in our lives. By restoring the functionality of our three main diaphragms, FBR supports our bodies in processing and completing unprocessed emotions.

The symphony of balance, the gentle ebb and flow of energies, and the ability to delve into our emotions makes FBR not just a practice but a therapeutic, introspective journey. Its appeal lies in its profound ability to foster a harmonious relationship between our mind, body, soul and breath. Through FBR, we are able to better navigate the inner landscapes of our emotions and experiences, fostering deeper connections with our authentic selves.

The Profound Impact of Conscious Connected Breathing:

The transformative power of Conscious Connected Breathing is truly awe-inspiring. Its potential to support us emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually is tremendous. It has gifted me with an abundance of presence, love, depth, healing, liberation, connections, truth, empathy, clarity, and much more. I love every moment of it.

Scientifically, studies have highlighted the benefits of conscious breathing, which include lowered stress levels, enhanced cognitive function, and improved emotional regulation, all key elements that contribute to overall well-being.


Inhale & exhale,

Gert

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