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Breathing & The Body – A Powerful
In 2005, I did a breath
work session with someone who was visiting Pensacola, Florida –
which is about an hour from where I lived at the time. The
opportunity came to me as an invitation to join, so I did.
am grateful that I did, as it was a powerful experience. I wrote
about it in a personal journal the evening of the event, which I
recently found, and formed into this article.
I hope you
enjoy hearing about this experience and I hope it inspires you to
seek out new experiences on your spiritual journey.
“Breathe. Breathe. Breathe.”
“Focus more on the
exhale. Make the exhale bigger.”
“Breathe. Breathe. Breathe.”
My personal preference for meditation kicks in. I want to go to
my spiritual place – a floating, visual oriented place where I
connect with spiritual beings.
I hear, “Focus on your
I say, “I want to go to my meditation place. It
feels good there - I can float there.”
I hear, “Focus on
your body, your breath.”
I say, “I don’t want to. I want to
I hear, “Focus on your breath.”
I ask for
courage to do something diametrically opposed to my experience at
that time. Prior to this experience, I breathed to open, to go to my
place for meditation - flying in other dimensions and receiving
guidance. This is simply one of my favorite things to do!
Now, I am being directed not to go to my meditation space, instead
to focus on my body and breathing. It doesn’t feel good and it isn’t
natural for me. I put my focus on mastering the courage to do
something different, even when my familiar way feels so good.
I breathe. I focus on adjusting my breathing. I focus on
breathing. I start to feel electricity in my left hand and fingers –
which is often a receiver of energy and communication for me.
I hear, “Focus on breathing.”
I say, “I don’t want
to. I want to be with the awesome feeling in my hand and fingers. I
just want to feel it, focus on it, and receive from it”
hear, “No. Focus on breathing.”
Now this really takes
courage, as the feeling in my hand is alluring. I want to go there -
to be there. I ask for the animal totem of tiger to give me courage.
She joins and helps me.
I focus on my breathing – focus on my
breathing. I focus on nothing else.
Then it happened.
An energy enters me – my body vibrates, moves, and jiggles back
and forth. I ask for silence from the instructor who has been
communicating with me throughout the process. I receive silence.
The energy writhes through me from my tail bone all the way to
my head. My electric hands feel led to my crown and third eye
charkas, as my body writhes. I hold this position for a long time.
I feel a completeness. I want to express myself – to sing my own
song. I ask that the music being played be turned off. As it was
turned off, I sat up yoga style and out of my soul came my shaman
song. Profound toning came from the depths of me, over and over and
over again. I was not making myself sing the tones I was hearing -
they just flowed out.
I blessed myself and my charkas. Then
another song flowed – a gentler toning of thanksgiving and praise.
It took another 10-15 minutes to detach myself from the process and
reground myself into the present.
I told the instructor, “I
received an energy from a healing partner in the spirit world, St
Germain. His energy is now within me. It is me. He inspires me and
my work. His energy and I are one – we merged. I have been asking
for this to occur for some time. Your breath work gave me the
opening that was needed.”
I am so grateful that I allowed
myself to experience this process. This was the first time that I
experienced my body as the receiver of energy versus going to my
inner meditation state to receive. It was powerful. It was
important. It was awesome.
Although I did not discuss this
experience with my clients, many commented that they felt a
difference in my work – calling it both an expansion and a growth.
I also could feel the difference. In part, the energy work
felt like it was less of me and more of a guided energy. The breath
work session, where I merged with the powerful healing energy of St
Germain, certainly propelled me on a new evolution of my practice
and my ability to help others. Something I remain both excited and
Today, I understand that the timing of the
experience wasn’t an accident. For several months leading up to the
breath work session, I was intending for the merger of Germain’s
energy and mine. I was working towards manifesting it. I had no
concept of how or when it would occur – but I was routinely stating
my desire for it to occur.
To be honest, experiencing a
breath work session is not something I would have sought out. If the
invitation had not come to me in a sincere and open way, I probably
wouldn’t have had this experience. In fact, I was surprised that I
accepted the invitation. It was obviously in Divine order that it
occurred this way, and I had a life changing experience.
last month’s article, ‘Do You Listen to
Your Body’s Voice?’ I wrote about many reasons why it is
powerful to connect with your body. In this article, we learn that
your body can also be a powerful receiver of physically energy when
you focus on your breath exclusively and allow whatever process is
meant for you to occur. Just as inner work with your subconscious,
unconscious and other dimensional states requires you getting out of
your own way - so does this process. I had to work through my habit
ways of being in order to allow this to occur. When I did, I had a
very special experience designed especially for me.
encourage you to allow yourself to experience something beyond your
current spiritual practice - no matter what your preferences are. It
might be a vehicle for you to achieve a personal milestone, or
something wonderfully tailored just for you.
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