Tue, 19 Sept|
CHAOS AND ORDER: Holotropic Breathwork® (2+2) and Zen
These particular workshops will fulfill the virtual module requirement. The holotropic breathwork workshop takes place in the Velosimed Center, in a beautiful setting below the mighty Kočna mountain. The workshop behind thick stone walls gives a sense of security, while the surroundings with beautiful nature and Kokra river, provide quality and necessary relaxation...
Time & Location
19 Sept, 14:00 CEST – 24 Sept, 14:00 CEST
Velosimed center, Am Almfrieden 87, 2724 Stollhof, Austria
About the Event
Offers two holotropic sessions and two “sitting” experiences for each participant and a lot of Zen :))
During the workshop, you can explore the depths of your psyche usingHolotropic Breathwork®, a technique developed bydr. Stanislav GrofandChristina Grof. This well-defined protocol uses breathing, assistive bodywork, and evocative music in a group setting to access deeper states of awareness and consciousness. The safe space encourages participants to surrender to their process and the guidance of their inner healer to explore their inner world.
TheHolotropic Breathwork®experience is complemented by traditionZazenfor integration each morning and evening. This simple yet profound form of meditation has been practiced for centuries in Zen Buddhism to
cultivate self-awareness, peace, and presence. The practice involves session-length sitting upright and focusing on the breath, alternating with indoors and outdoorsKinhin, a form of walking meditation, chanting, and dharma talks. Participants will learn posture, breathing, and how to sit, let go of distracting thoughts and emotions, and have the possibility for individual consultations with the teacher.
This approximate module/sesshin-length retreat offers a nurturing and supportive environment for anyone seeking personal growth and transformation. It includes four breathwork sessions, experienced twice as a breather and twice as a sitter. by each participant alternated with Zen Meditation. Whether you are dealing with past traumas, seeking greater self-awareness, or looking to deepen your spiritual practice, this workshop will help you on your journey to overcome blockages and build a practice for integration.
The workshop will take place atBodhidharma BergZendo Hohe Wand, a peaceful and serene location with beautiful views in an old mountain inn above the cliff ofHohe Wand, a nature park near Vienna.
TheZazenpractice is led by the abbot of the BergZendo,Seigaku Kigen Osho, an experienced Zen practitioner and teacher in the lineage ofThathagata Zenand theRinzaitradition, ordained in 1991. Kigen Oshō has studied in Zen monasteries in Japan,Europe, and theUnited States. The Holotropic Breathwork® is guided by certified, experienced facilitators andpsychotherapists.
No previous experience in Holotropic Breathwork® or Zen is necessary. Languages will be German, Slovenian, and English.
14:30 Introduction to Zen meditation
17:00 Introduction to Holotropic Breathwork
19:30 Opening Circle
21:15 Zazen (optional)
Wednesday - Saturday
07:00 Zazen (optional)
09:00 Chanting, Zazen, Kinhin, Dharma Talk, Taiwa
19:00 Sharing Circle
07:00 Zazen (optional)
09:30 Integration and Closing Circle
Registration: email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org