Restorative Breathwork®

Foundations Online Training

 Syllabus

 

Module 1 - The Fundamentals

This module introduces the scientific and esoteric theories behind the Eastern science of breath. Students will be introduced to the foundational principles of Restorative Breathwork. Emphasis on providing an overview of the reciprocal relationship between breath, prana, and the nervous system. 

Topics Include:

  • Restorative Breathwork®, its definition and philosophy
  • Prana, an intelligent force
  • Breath, our connection to prana
  • Prana and the nervous system
  • The ancient practice of Breath Awareness meditation

 

Module 2 - Opening to Stillness

This module introduces the primary sequence of a Restorative Breathwork session. Students will learn how to prepare for breathwork with emphasis on mindful movement, propping, and systematic relaxation. Emphasis is on the dynamic role of initiating resting phases throughout the course of a breathwork session.

Topics Include:

  • Flow of a Restorative Breathwork session
  • Preparing the body for stillness through mindful movement
  • Three elements of systematic relaxation
  • Resting phases, a dynamic tool with which to move more deeply into the inner dimensions of the self.

 

Module 3 - Restoring Our Natural Breath

This module focuses on how the quality of our breathing directly impacts energy flow and the nervous system. Emphasis is on freeing the breath from the tensions imposed on it by physical, mental, and emotional stress. 

 Topics Include:

  • The quality of our breath literally reflects the quality of our lives
  • The adaptability of our natural breath and its intimate relationship to the inner workings of the nervous system.
  • Even diaphragmatic breathing, a building block approach
  • Restoring the breath to its natural resilient state 

 

Module 4 - Awakening The Breath

This module deeply explores the "innate breath response" and its potential to rewire the nervous system by stimulating and activating energy flow within the subtle body. Emphasis is on profiling common forms of the innate breath response.

Topics Include:

  • The "innate breath response," our natural breath under the directive of the intelligent force prana
  • Awakening the innate breath's potential to foster physical, mental, and spiritual vibrancy
  • Yielding to the innate breath response as a means to attend to energy flow and allow it to more freely
  • The innate breath's vital role in increasing vagal tone and restoring resiliency to an overwhelmed nervous system

 

Module 5 - Facilitating Individual Sessions

In this module, students will learn our 8-step protocol for facilitating individual sessions. Emphasis is supporting students in facilitating the foundational practices of Restorative Breathwork in a professional setting.

Topics Include:

  • The fundamentals of facilitating individual sessions
  • Caution, risks, and trauma informed
  • 8 step Protocol of a Restorative Breathwork session
  • Essential facilitation tips 

Module 6 - Facilitating Small Groups

The final module is about the fundamentals of facilitating Restorative Breathwork® in small groups. Emphasis is on developing skills in sequencing, timing, and flow when working with group energy.

Topics Include:

  • The fundamentals of facilitating Restorative Breathwork® in a group format
  • Keys to working with sequencing, timing, and flow in a group session
  • Guidelines and recommendations for allowing time for sharing and feedback 
  • Incorporating Restorative Breathwork in a yoga class

Restorative Breathwork Foundations

Live Interactive Training 

October 6 - November 10, 2022  

Foundations has both self-paced and interactive teaching components. It includes weekly live classes with Kathleen and access to a private Facebook group that offers support for you and your practice during the training.

Live Teaching Sessions

Thursdays 1:00pm - 2:30pm 


Tuition $497 

This course is eligible for 30 CE hours with Yoga Alliance and 30 CE hours with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

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Foundations On-Demand is for those who prefer a self-paced approach, so you
can learn on your schedule, whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

Limited Time Offer $297 (regularly $397)

This course is eligible for 30 CE hours with Yoga Alliance and 30 CE hours with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

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