By Stanislav Grof,Christina Grof,Jack Kornfield
In this lengthy awaited booklet, Stanislav Grof and Christina Grof describe their groundbreaking new type of self-exploration and psychotherapy: Holotropic Breathwork. Holotropic capability ‘moving towards wholeness,’ from the Greek holos ( entire) and trepein (moving within the path of). The breathwork makes use of the amazing therapeutic and transformative capability of non-ordinary states of awareness. those states engender a wealthy array of reports with targeted therapeutic potential—reliving formative years stories, infancy, beginning and prenatal existence, and components from the historic and archetypal geographical regions of the collective subconscious. precipitated through extremely simple means—a mixture of sped up respiring, evocative tune, and bodywork in a secure and supportive atmosphere, Holotropic Breathwork integrates the insights from glossy cognizance examine, intensity psychology, transpersonal psychology, anthropology, japanese non secular practices, and mystical traditions. The Grofs’ paintings with holotropic states of cognizance has brought innovative alterations to psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy. Written in a transparent, simply comprehensible sort, this fundamental publication summarizes their amazing insights.
Stanislav Grof, MD, is a psychiatrist who teaches at California Institute of essential reviews and is the founding father of the overseas Transpersonal organization. he's the writer and editor of many books, together with Psychology of the longer term: classes from sleek cognizance study; The Cosmic video game: Explorations of the Frontiers of Human realization; Human Survival and awareness Evolution; the journey of Self-Discovery: Dimensions of realization and New views in Psychotherapy and internal Exploration; past the mind: start, dying, and Transcendence in Psychotherapy; and historic knowledge and sleek technology, all released by means of SUNY Press.
Christina Grof, PhDhc, is cocreator of Holotropic Breathwork, founding father of the religious Emergence community (SEN), and the writer of many books, together with past loss of life: The Gates of realization; religious Emergency: whilst own Transformation turns into a drawback; The Stormy look for the Self: A advisor to non-public development via Transformational trouble (all with Stanislav Grof), and The Thirst for Wholeness: Attachment, dependancy, and the Spirit. They dwell in Mill Valley, California.