Breathing: Expanding Your Power and Energy

Breathing: Expanding Your Power and Energy

by Michael Sky

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Overview

Long used by meditators as a way to inner peace, health, and vitality, intentional breathing can also be used as a calming technique when encountering stress, pain, and fear. In Breathing, Michael Sky offers simple breathing exercises that are intended to be experienced as they are read. He discusses breath, the central organizing life force, as it relates to emotional responses, lifetime habits, sleep, childbirth, sexual communion, and higher consciousness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780939680825
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 10/01/1990
Edition description: Original
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Michael Sky, author of Sexual Peace and Dancing with the Fire, travels widely, leading workshops in the exploration of breathing, firewalking, bodywork, and the effective use of ritual. He is a resident of Orcas Island, Washington.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface


I. Simple Human Alchemy

II. The Conscious Embodiment of Spirit

III. Energy in Motion

IV. The Dynamics of Response

V. The Formation of Primary Patterns

VI. Pain, Separation & the Habits of a Lifetime

VII. Lessons in Breath

VIII.
The Circle of Breath

IX. Partners in Breath

X. Rapture, Excitement & the Lessons of Sleep

XI. The Continuing Process of Resolution

XII. Sexual Energy & the Energetic Embrace

XIII. Sexual Communion

XIV. The Holy Breath


Appendix A: Conscious Breathing Patterns

Appendix B: Kundalini Crisis & Spiritual Emergency

Appendix C: The Breath We Share

Notes

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Tami Brady

"Breathing is suitable for even the most novice beginner. The author does a good job of explaining how breathing affects the body in general, and in various associated aspects, in more detail. Of particular interest are the rebirthing and sexual energies sections.

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