Level 1 – Working with Individuals

Format: Completion of three Saturday workshops 7 hours each will result in Certification for Zen Breathwork Facilitator Level 1 and allow the practitioner to lead Zen Breathwork sessions with individuals. Students will be expected to practice between sessions with friends or family members and keep accurate records to bring back for discussion and analysis with the group. Cost is $195 per workshop. If you haven’t experienced Zen Breathwork before, please contact us prior to beginning this training as some experiential work is a prerequisite.

Workshop #1, June 22, 2019

Introduction to Zen Breathwork – Lower Abdominal Technique

  • Beginning to learn to read breathing patterns
  • Fostering and facilitating clarity of intention
  • The Science of Breath and why it works regardless of a person’s belief structure
  • Two facilitated Zen Breath Sessions

 

Workshop #2, July 27, 2019

Zen Breathwork – Circular Breath Technique

  • Read Breathwork logs and discuss issues in facilitation since first session
  • Working with physical and psychological obstacles in clients
  • How to feel energetic patterns and resistance
  • Use of Toning to facilitate breakthrough
  • Two facilitated Zen Breathwork Sessions – as client and facilitator

 

Workshop #3, September 14, 2019

Advanced Work with Clients

  • Read Breathwork logs and discuss issues in facilitation since second session
  • Exploration of the Chakra System of Yoga Philosophy and its application to Zen Breathwork
  • Two facilitated Zen Breathwork Sessions – as client and facilitator
  • Preparing for the future

Workshop Leader Al Rapaport is a Zen Teacher with over 45 years of experience and was Certified as a Transformational Breathwork Facilitator by the IBI. He has practiced and taught Zen Breathwork with individuals and groups of all sizes internationally for over 25 years. To apply to register for this training contact him at (321) 427-3511 or OpenMindZen@aol.com.