SomatIQ Breathwork™ (SBW)

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What is SomatIQ Breathwork?

Somatic Breathwork, recently rebranded to SomatIQ Breathwork™, was developed by Stephen Jaggers and is a type of breathwork that uses conscious breathing to help people release stress, trauma, and other emotional and physical pain. It is a powerful tool for healing and transformation, and can be used to improve mental health, physical health, and overall well-being.

It is an embodiment experience that takes you out of your thinking mind and deeper into connection with your body and your nervous system. It allows you to release unneeded energy within the nervous system caused by repeating thoughts, feelings, and old narratives by discharging it out through your body. 

SomatIQ Breathwork is based on the principle that the breath is a powerful way to connect with the body and mind. When we breathe consciously, we can access and release stored emotions and traumas that are held in the body. This can lead to a greater sense of clarity and self-understanding, as well as a profound sense of relaxation, peace, and well-being. 

SomatIQ Breathwork can be helpful for a variety of conditions, including:

1. Stress, anxiety, and depression 
2. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 
3. Chronic pain 
4. Insomnia 
5. Addiction 
6. Eating disorders 
7. Traumatic brain injury 
8. Grief and loss

How Will SomatIQ Breathwork Help Me?

Somatic breathwork can also be used to improve:

1. Mental clarity 
2. Focus and concentration 
3. Creativity 
4. Self-awareness 
5. Emotional intelligence
6. Spiritual connection 

If you are interested in trying SomatIQ Breathwork, it is important to find a qualified practitioner who can guide you through the process. SomatIQ Breathwork can be a powerful tool for healing, but it is important to approach it with caution and respect. 

Here are some of the benefits of SomatIQ

1. Reduces stress and anxiety 
2. Improves sleep 
3. Increases energy levels 
4. Boosts the immune system
5. Improves mood 
6. Promotes relaxation
7. Enhances creativity 
8. Increases self-awareness
9. Facilitates personal growth 
10. Promotes healing 

If you're ready to join us on your healing journey, please call us at 832-224-5312 or click the button below TODAY to get scheduled for our next session! 

When to Avoid Breathwork

Breath work can result in intense physical and emotional release. Therefore it is not advised for persons with a history of: 

1. Cardiovascular disease, including angina or heart attack
2. Untreated high blood pressure
3. Glaucoma
4. Retinal detachment
5. Osteoporosis 
6. Significant, recent physical injuries or surgery 
7. Major medications 
8. History of Seizures
9. Pregnancy
10. Severe, uncontrolled asthma

What Does a Breathwork Session Look Like?

Currently, we are doing small group breathwork sessions once per month. The breathwork session itself lasts 1 hour, but we typically allot 2 hours for each group session because we do have to give a brief overview of what to expect and cover logistics, focus on an intention for the session, and do an alignment exercise before we can begin the session. We do ask that you arrive early or on time because we do not want to shorten the session or risk impacting the experience for anyone else in the group. Since you will be laying on the ground for the entire session, we also take time to make sure you're as comfortable as possible during the session. We recommend everyone bring a yoga mat, a pillow, and a blanket to each session for comfort, but we also have extra bolsters and blankets, if you need more physical support. 

Once the session begins, your facilitators will turn on a specially chosen music playlist that positively impacts the experience and it will be loud. This helps each person get into the flow of the music and really focus on their own breathing and what is happening in their body versus what is happening for the person next to them. Throughout the session, the facilitators will be giving vocal cues on how to breathe to help you focus on the breath as well as phrases that help support your intention for the session. 

The first 30 minutes of the session is meant to create a stress response in the body, so we start with breathing in through the mouth and out through the mouth, as quickly as feels comfortable for each person. The last 30 minutes is meant to be more gentle and to allow for integration and gratitude around what came up for you in the first 30 minutes. You will shift to breathing in through your nose and out through your mouth, which naturally elongates your exhale and keeps the nervous system in a more regulated state. 

One of the deeply healing aspects of breathwork is allowing yourself to express how your body needs to. During session, you might experience tears, laughter, yelling, movement, or nothing at all. There is no wrong way to express or to do SomatIQ breathwork. 

If you're excited to join us and want to sign up for our next session, click the Contact Us button below!