Choosing a Rebirther
Interview a Potential Rebirther Yourself
No one can guarantee the quality of a Rebirther-Breathworker anymore than anyone, school, or professional organization can guarantee the quality of medical doctors, plumbers, school teachers, dentists, priests, psychologists, auto mechanics, etc. Most Rebirthers and Breathworkers are good, but there are some flaky ones out there.
It is always best to interview 3 or 4 teachers to find one who is the best for you and that you feel safe with, if there are more than one available in your area. Consider whether you would like a male or female teacher, for example.
Here are a few simple guidelines that can help you find an ethical Rebirther – Breathworker:
- Good Rebirthers are loving human beings who are relaxed, kind, intuitive, and gentle.
- Good Rebirthers do high quality personal sessions, not group sessions. Group breathing sessions and group Rebirthing are a low quality way to teach Energy Breathing
- Ethical Breathworkers are soft on money negotiations and tend to be very generous. They may have a suggested fee designed to enable themselves to earn a living, but you can negotiate and set the fee at the end of the session based upon the value you received and your ability and willingness to pay. Most Rebirthers charge anywhere from $50 to $250 per session based on the experience, personal situation, and demand of each particular rebirther. When you have done ten sessions you’ll realize it was the best $500 to $2500 investment in your entire Life. I’ve always recommended, however, that Rebirthers negotiate when necessary, and give away a certain percentage of their work so that the poor can learn to breathe as well as the rich. No one should be kept from learning the Breath of Life because of money. Ethical breathing teachers are not doing it for the money but their fees enable them to teach breathing full time.
- Good Breathworkers know the proper balance with nose-mouth breathing.
- Ethical Breathworkers are not after sexual partners.
- Breathing sessions usually are scheduled one week apart for busy people. Be sure your teacher will be available for 10 sessions. Discuss fees.
- You can interview clients or students of the Rebirther-Breathworker you select to be sure of the quality of their work
- Good Rebirthers – Breathworkers offer on going support.
- Ask them if they have an ongoing and successful relationship with me. If they don’t continue their training through a One Year Seminar program you will be missing something.
-birthers from all over the world participated in the nine-day retreat. Leonard also initiated a program for children where all interested children receive ten sessions and experiences of Breathwork and Spiritual Purification. Every day during the retreat we also practiced four breathing practices – Twenty Connected Breaths, Alternate nostril breathing, Alternate nostril breathing with Om Namah Shivaya chanting and Silent energy breathing. Forty-five adults practiced and the result was a deep lasting peace that completely transformed the face of our school.
Since then, for the past seven years, we have kept up with the practices in our school community in many different ways. A summary of these are listed below.
- Every leader, teacher, healer, administrator, staff receives ten free Breathwork sessions as part of their benefits.
- Rebirthing Breathwork and Spiritual Purification are now part of our Teachers training program The Sacred Classroom.
- The whole community practices daily Fire meditation for 30 to 45 minutes minimum. Every visitor to school is encouraged to spend some time with the Fire as well. This has been especially useful during the Pandemic in keeping our space healthy.
- We have incorporated the four breathing techniques into our daily practice of Breathing and meditation closing with affirmations. Adults and children practice every day.
- This daily practice has been shared with over 400 teachers from 100 schools in Odisha state and 300 teachers from small government schools in Karnataka state. The reach is vast…
- Small children in our early childhood learn twenty connected breaths. It is a joy to watch them! We never really force or correct them. They watch the adults and learn gradually.
- Every classroom in school has a Peace Corner. Children use twenty connected breaths as one of the suggested methods to calm themselves down.
- Alternate nostril breathing and conscious connected breathing are used by older children even during stressful situations including their examinations. Especially when they experience brain fog, they have learnt to use their breath to bring clarity.
- Each child in school is offered ten free sessions of Rebirthing Breathwork. So far, we have completed ten sessions for close to 100 children. From 10 years and above.
- Children are offered and supported with sessions when they experience trauma or are having a difficult time.
- Weekly time is set aside on the school calendar for teachers to practice different forms of healing, awareness including Rebirthing Breathwork.
- Annual support from Alfredo a rebirther based in Italy – who has been spending three months every year here offering sessions, training our community. This has been a significant contribution post Leonard’s retreat.
- Weekly time set aside for teenagers who practice with each other after completing ten sessions. Teenagers are also offering sessions to younger children.
- Our healing center offers Breathwork sessions to the general public. We have worked with people who have come in with relationship issues, physical challenges, conflicts to resolve, parenting issues etc and used Rebirthing Breathwork very effectively for these.
- A monthly free program called Drop Everything and Recharge is held where people can experience Fire meditation, affirmations, chanting and simple Breathing exercises to encourage Spiritual Purification. This has brought in more awareness and clients for Breathwork.
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