Personal Transformation Retreat / Holistic Breathwork™ Practitioner Certification Course Level 1 in Yelapa, Mexico

  • Sacred Springs Retreat Sacred Springs Retreat
  • Middletown, California, USA
  • Apr 22 - 28, 2019 (7 days)
  • 7 Day / 7 Night Personal Transformation/ Level 1 Holistic Breathwork™ course - $1,950.00

About This Event

 This Retreat is both Personal Transformation Retreat and also meets the requirements for Level One Holistic Breathwork™ Practitioner Course – 70 hours of Training – Rate: $1950

Requirements for a Holistic Breathwork™ Practitioner Certification – 500 hours

140 hrs of retreat training for – Level 1 and 2 

followed by Individual practice and home study

Level One – Your own personal healing – Residential retreat in Yelapa, Mexico – October 15-21, 2018  at Pura Vida Wellness Retreat

You will dive deeply into your own wounding to process, release and heal. 

What it takes to be fully present and become an authentic listener. 

Exploring the effects of Pre- and Peri-Natal patterns

Exposing and healing childhood emotional imprints

Transforming ingrained unconscious mind patterns

Exposing Ego-Mind

Exploring Defense Structures


Learning and practicing Self-Love

Healing Trauma and Depression and other forms of suffering

Transforming Addictions and unhealthy habits


Compassionate Communication

Learning how to surrender

Personal and group Breathwork sessions

Daily movement – yoga, meditation, Chi-Gong, 5 Rhythms conscious dance movement

Detox your mind, body and soul – physical, emotional, mental


Rate for Level 1 – $1950

Level Two – What it takes to hold space for others to heal – Residential retreat in Yelapa, Mexico – October 22-28, 2018 at Pura Vida Wellness Retreat 

How to identify clients body language during a session

Learning how to listen and hold the space of Presence

The physiology of the breathing process

Shadow work

Mind programming for positive results 

The art of giving conscious feedback

Paired breathwork practice sessions

Learning basics of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and mindfulness practices

Ethics, sexual boundaries and healthy client relationships

Differentiating between healing client relationships and personal relationships

How to present yourself as a practitioner

Building your business

Rate for Level 2 – $1950

Level Three – Spiritual Embodiment – in life and professional practice –  with assigned home inquiry and practice

Finding your inner leader and author

Building your true Self-Esteem through Self- Realization

Respecting your body as a temple

Exploring spiritual and human dimensions of Spirit

Learning to live as fully integrated human being – Vertical and Horizontal aspects of life


 The Level 1 and 2 will provide 140 hours of training.  360 additional hours is required to become certified, which includes adding electives (other workshops, retreats attended by a practitioner, and certifications in healing arts will be credited), assisting retreats, receiving 10 Holistic Breathwork™ sessions with female and male practitioners – 5 of each, and giving /receiving individual practice sessions. During the course you will also receive an individual study materials to be credited for certification.

Holistic Breathwork Certificate criteria for Home Study –

to be completed within 2 years of completing the Holistic Breathwork Course

Four aspects of work –  Body, Mind, Spirit, Shadow-

90 hours for each category, 360 total hours

Examples of workshops, retreats, certifications, degrees that can be applied as electives:

Body – 90 hours

Reiki, Yoga, Massage, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, Nia Dance, 5 Rhythms

Mind 90 hours

Byron Katies workshops, retreats, Non Violent Communication classes or written materials – Dr Marshall Rosenberg, Psychology Degree, Life Coaching Certification or courses

Spirit  90 hours

Silent retreats and Satsangs with Spiritual Teachers such as:

 Mooji, Adyashanti, Eckhart Tolle,, Vippassana,

 Medicinal Journeys (Subject to teacher evaluation)

Shadow 90 hours

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

The Presence Process

Big Mind

Somatic Experiencing Workshops or Certification Courses

NVC  workshops

If a participant is considering a workshop or training they can contact us to see if it has value in any of our categories towards certification. 

Electives of Healing Arts 

Massage training



Electives in Psychology & processing

Byron Katie workshop or similar

John Wellwood workshop

Psychology degree

Home study – Reading

NVC Dr Marshall Rosenburg

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 – Test

Love Languages – Gary Chapman

Presence Process – Michael Brown

Loving What is – Byron Katie

I need your love – Is it true? – Byron Katie

Waking the Tiger, Healing the Tiger – Peter Levine

Big Mind Big Heart, Finding your way – Genpo Roshi / Denis Merzel

Diamond in your Pocket – Gangaji

Finding Clarity – Jeru Kabal

Emptiness Dancing – Adyashanti

Eckhart Tolle – New Earth

Level One training can also be used as Personal Transformation Retreat for those not interested in certification program.

This 7 day program offers alternative healing of Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD, in a safe and supportive retreat environment.

Healing and transforming negative patterns and self-defeating behaviors resulting from birth/childhood trauma, abuse, accidents, surgeries and other traumatic life events. We offer emotional healing addressing the roots of unconscious patterns. Body oriented (somatic) practices, interoception and spiritual inquiry support the transformation of the emotional and mental imprints.

The program integrates Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy with many mindfulness practices.

You will learn breathing and relaxation techniques to expel built up toxins and negativity; meditation, mindfulness and inquiry practices to rediscover your true self, and release the illusion of separation to live in joy and peace in the present moment. You will also get support to learn and create intentions and plans to continue your individual practices after the retreat on your own at home.

The program includes:

Healing and Transformation of Birth Childhood Trauma, pre-natal and peri-natal

Unraveling unconscious emotional and mental imprints

Exposure and Transformation of negative thought patterns

Optional:  Bodywork/ Energy work sessions – Massage, Reiki, Intuitive Energy healing, Ozone Therapy

Group sharing

Group Breathwork sessions guided with music

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness classes

Compassionate Communication class

 This retreat also includes:

Accommodations: Modern Mexican Palapa style casas with all comforts: hot water showers, mosquito nets, safety storage boxes, LED reading lighting, hammocks, organic comfortable beds, etc.

Healthy, mostly organic, vegeterian food, shakes and juices

Daily Yoga, Conscious dance, Chi-Gong or other form of Mindful practices

Trip to waterfalls

Optional: Boat trip to explore nearby beaches and great snorkeling

Time for swimming, snorkeling, sea kayaking, paddle boarding, etc.

What is Holistic Breathwork™?

The word holistic comes from Greek word holos – whole.It means that healing needs to embrace the whole, and not just separate parts. It also means that nothing can be discarded or ignored, it rather needs a full integration of all parts.Each human being displays multiple aspects of Spirit and they all need to be addressed.In the holistic approach we don’t just acknowledge a complete person, physically, mentally and psychologically. We move beyond the person, into transpersonal, as the “whole” doesn’t exist just as a separate person.We explore spiritual and human dimensions of Being. Or in other words: vertical and horizontal, being nothing and everything at the same time.

There are two basic breathing techniques being practiced during the Holistic Breathwork™ session, which help to facilitate both: human vulnerability in the personal, and human spirituality, beyond the personal.

The session integrates sharing, spiritual counseling, conscious feedback, inquiry, transformation of negative core patterns and beliefs, life coaching and conscious, connected, deep breathing.

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