THERAPEUTIC BREATHWORK WEBINAR TRAINING
Therapeutic Breathwork Certification – Part 1
by Jim Morningstar, PhD
The foundational principles and techniques of Therapeutic Breathwork are taught which train practitioners to:
~ know when to use slower-than-normal and faster-than-normal breathing in sessions and with which clients,
~ use release techniques informed by the neurophysiology of trauma,
~ employ exercises for holding patterns from in the four prenatal matrices,
~ facilitate breathwork in water and increase primal safety for the Inner Child.
Day 1 covers how we introduce and implement Therapeutic Breathwork
The origins and history of contemporary breathwork
Basic Body Themes and and how they are recognized and exercises to support release in sessions Handouts: What is Therapeutic
How we deal with Contact and Contract, Roles and Flow in Sessions as well as
Experiential Exercises include: The Circular Breath, The Complete Breath and 100 connected Breaths, plus dyadic exercises, sharing and feedback
Day 2 the Neurophysiology and exercises to release Trauma in Breathwork
Dealing with Depression, Anxiety and Addictions with slower and faster than normal breathing
The role of Breath Awareness and Meditation on the brain and daily practices to supplement breathwork
Experiential Exercises include: slower and faster than normal breathing with trauma, breath awareness with partner, plus dyadic exercises, sharing and feedback
Day 3 addresses the Prenatal Stages of Life
Non-ordinary states of consciousness in breathwork
Four Pre-natal Matricies and how the are repeated throughout life
Use of the Inner Child metaphor
Experiential Exercises include:individual and partner exercises for each of the four prenatal matrices, daily inner child and breathwork practices, plus dyadic exercises, sharing and feedback
Each of the days will have handouts sent ahead so they can be translated for participants before the training. Day 3 will have a video demonstration of the exercises to see ahead to help orchestrate them.
These webinars can be done in 4-5 hour segments.
Jim Morningstar is a clinical psychologist who was one of the first certified rebirthers in the 1970s. He is director of the School of Integrative Psychology and the Transformations Breathwork Training Program. He is the founder of Therapeutic BreathworkTM, authored five books in the field and is Co-directer of the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance.