Devoted Self .:. Rebirthing Breathwork, Instinctual Yoga, & Sound Healing
With Ananda Bologna, Ashby Underwood and Flournoy Holmes
September 22 - 24, 2017
Devotion is a space that opens up within you where there is clarity, simplicity, truth and love. Devotion to yourself is an active practice, a daily offering to the beauty that is within you and around you at all times, no matter how the conscious mind is interpreting your life circumstances. Making this devotional space to self opens you to the light in your life by embracing four dynamic relationships: Self, Other, the World and Creation. This retreat will offer practices through breath, movement, and sound that help you walk with the knowing of when to act, when to pause, when to go within, and when to ask for help. Devotion develops honesty and high personal integrity, two elements that can create miracles in your life.
This retreat is for you if:
You desire to calm the mind chatter and let go of feelings of urgency.
You are ready to retrieve parts of yourself that you lost during childhood trauma.
You are in recovery and still trying to find your joy
You are tired of making the wrong choices in relationships, food, or career?
You desire a shift, a change in perspective, or boost in creativity
You are ready to surrender to the natural flow of regeneration that exists all around us
What will we do?
* Nourish with 6 delicious local, organic meals thoughtfully prepared to feed body, mind, & spirit
3 Rebirthing Breath Work Sessions with Sound Healing by our mystic, Flournoy Holmes, accompanied by Singing Bowls, Flute, and other harmony.
3 Integrative Yoga Sessions to help you gently and instinctively embody new patterns
Saturday Evening Special Guest for Conscious Dance Instruction
Mountaintop Fire Ceremony to honor our weekend
Unlimited access to an open air hot tub and refreshing natural spring water pool
Time for journaling, reflection, and facilitated group circle
Walk to 400-year old Hemlock tree along beautiful nature trails with mountain views, fern galleys, and stream-side paths.
24 hr Tea Service
* Massage and healing sessions are available upon request (please reserve appt. in advance).
About Rebirthing Breathwork:
Rebirthing Breathwork is a skillful tool that teaches you to gently breathe yourself through tension, pain, drama, fear and trauma, until you reach peace and relaxation. Rebirthing heals the breathing mechanism which means people release and heal a big part of “what they were holding on to” and then flow freely in their bodies (physical body, mental-emotional bodies, and energetic body). When we release the breath, we melt the main layers of tension and stress due to past emotional traumas, infancy and birth memories. This experience can be described as an effortless merging of the inhale and exhale; the breathe breathes you. When a person has this experience they will breathe more fully and freely for the rest of their life.
The Holistic Benefits of Rebirthing Breathwork:
Release and overcome limiting negative thoughts, traumas and beliefs at a cellular level
Live a more satisfying life
Feel more confident and safe within our selves and the Universe
Overall health and energy levels improve
Breathing Energy allows us to get rid of huge amounts of stress that we have accumulated for years
Deeper connection with the Divine of your understanding
Increases intuitive abilities
Purifies the physical body
Relationships become more conscious and loving
Deeper understanding and empathy for your self and humanity arises
Has the power to heal diseases of the mind and the body
Can heal addictions and the traumas associated with them
Releases cycles of depression and anxiety
More aliveness and enthusiasm for Life
About the Leaders
Certified Rebirthing Breathwork Coach, Licensed Massage Therapist Ananda's love of service and the healing arts evolved out of her own healing journey which begin in 1998 when she was initiated by her beloved spiritual teacher Ammachi; paving the way for a life and career dedicated to awakening the authentic self. After graduating from the Atlanta […]Learn more about Ananda Bologna
Yoga Therapist & Rolf Practitioner I believe in the resilient living matrix of the human body, mind, and spirit. Early in 1998 during my yoga training in Nepal I learned that Yoga and Ayurveda are interwoven disciplines. I incorporate these lifestyle changes into my classes and private practice in an accessible way. In yoga, there […]Learn more about Ashby Underwood
Musician, Sound Healer, Southern Visionary Artist In his early 20's Flournoy Holmes visually defined the Southern Rock phenomenon of the early 1970's creating popular album covers and art work for bands like the Allman Brothers, Marshall Tucker, Wet Willie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels, Outlaws, Sea Level, Hank Williams Jr, Kansas and many others. The inside […]Learn more about Flournoy Holmes