with Lenny and Elizabeth Gibson in Southern Vermont

Fear of awakening

January 25, 2016

In his recent book, Sacred Knowledge, William Richards considers the broadening revival of psychedelic research from his perspective of fifty years. Early in his career he worked at Johns Hopkins with Walter Pahnke and Stan Grof and more recently with Roland Griffiths. Richards begins his chapter “Fear of Awakening” with a quote from Friedrich Wilhelm […]

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Recent Study Demonstrates Benefits of Holotropic Breathwork

December 28, 2015

A recent issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine contains the peer-reviewed article, “Measure of Significance of Holotropic Breathwork in the Development of Self-Awareness.”  The theoretical conclusion of the study, as measured by a battery of tests and results analyzed statistically is that: Holotropic Breathwork can induce very beneficial temperament changes, which can have positive effects […]

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Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization, the largest transdisciplinary conference ever held on behalf of the planet

January 25, 2015

On June 4-7, 2015, the Tenth International Whitehead Conference in Claremont, California, will focus on the need for an alternative worldview that can help us respond to the problems facing our world and the generations to come. Hosted by the Center for Process Studies, it will include a keynote address by environmentalist Bill McKibben, with […]

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Group Process

January 6, 2015

Over the 20 years that we’ve been offering workshops, I have come to appreciate more fully the significance of the group process — a subtle but fundamental aspect of Holotropic Breathwork. A committed group is key to establishing the safe setting that’s required for this kind of experiential work. We are looking forward to exploring this […]

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Applied Philosophy: Developing a Way of Living

April 28, 2014

We now offer Dreamshadow Transpersonal Breathwork as a means for people to develop a way of living, based on our experience with philosophy, psychology, Holotropic Breathwork, and as a married, child-rearing couple of 40-plus years. This is an applied, practice-linked philosophy that uses breathwork as a modern shamanic practice for self-discovery.

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Daily practice

November 7, 2013

Think … of the world that you carry inside you, and call this thinking whatever you want to: a remembering of your own childhood or a yearning toward a future of your own — only be attentive to what is arising within you, and place that above everything you perceive around you. What is happening […]

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Moving toward wholeness

September 24, 2013

“Part of spiritual and emotional maturity is recognizing that it’s not like you’re going to try to fix yourself and become a different person. You remain the same person, but you become awakened.” Jack Kornfield

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September 19, 2013

We are just back from the 9th International Whitehead Conference in Krakow, where Lenny presented his paper “Peace in Society and in Psychotherapy.” Now we are looking forward to this weekend’s Holotropic Breathwork workshop at Kripalu Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, with Stan Grof and Tav Sparks. The fall colors are just beginning to show on […]

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July in the Taconic Mountains of western Vermont

July 12, 2013

Strawberry season is ending, and the blueberries are ripening just in time. The wet, soggy weather has finally given way to clear skies and cooler temperatures, and we are looking forward to welcoming another group this weekend.

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June 21-23 retreat at Glastonbury Abbey

June 3, 2013

The journey to realizing our life’s potential with Lenny and Elizabeth Gibson, Karen Paolino and Louie Correia, and Brian Bauer We are looking forward to midsummer Holotropic Breathwork in a beautiful retreat setting at Glastonbury Abbey in Hingham, Massachusetts for Friday and Saturday nights. Two years ago Lenny and I visited the Abbey for the […]

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