conscious connected breathing

conscious connected breathing

Alternative psychology
A component of rebirthing therapy in which the client hyperventilates as a means of releasing tensions that are believed to have begun at birth.
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Once we learn to do conscious connected breathing all memories become available to us, no matter how deeply embedded.
Remember that Leonard Orr first called this process of conscious connected breathing, REBIRTHING.
This article describes 3 types of conscious breathing (circular breathing, conscious connected breathing, and fast and full breathing) and the use of therapeutic breathwork within the counseling process, The authors describe the many facets of the breathwork experience, provide a case study, and address clinical considerations when engaging in breathwork with clients.
Conscious connected breathing is essentially the same as the circular breath, with one key difference.
As with conscious connected breathing, the fast and full breath, when sustained, will lead to an altered state of consciousness and should not be attempted without a trained facilitator.
After I felt certain that he both understood the conscious connected breathing and was comfortable with the process, I asked him to continue breathing in this manner while I sat beside him observing.
He also favours the term Conscious Connected Breathing.
That is one reason I prefer to use the term conscious connected breathing.
Conscious Connected Breathing is founded on the belief that there is a direct connection between physical and mental well-being.
Breathwork: Exploring the Frontier of "Being" and "Doing" by Diane Zimberoff & David Hartman, presents a thorough theoretical and empirical basis for this wonderful healing process known as breathwork, conscious connected breathing, or rebirthing.