“Using the breath to bring us back to the present moment takes no time at all, only a shift in attention. But great adventures await you if you give yourself a little time to string moments of awareness together, breath by breath, moment by moment.”
~Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
Clarity Breathwork™ is a gentle, safe and profound tool for healing and transformation on all levels—physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. This practice is able to increase the available energy in the physical body, improve the clarity of the mind and allow a release of blocked emotional energy to gently uplift the spirit. It uses the ancient practice of circular, connected breathing that has been utilized in many cultures around the world for thousands of years, for healing and attaining higher states of consciousness. For eons of time yogis, saints and sages alike have expounded on the power and importance of the breath to bring us to greater awareness and presence.
Physiologically it makes sense since up to 70% of body waste is eliminated through our breathing; breathing fully and freely supports us in cleansing and purifying on all levels. Breathwork is one of the purest and most effective techniques to release stress and tension, bring awareness and resolution to old trauma trapped in the physical body, and assist us in accessing our own internal healing energy. By learning to breathe consciously and fully, we can experience a heightened awareness of ourselves and the patterns in our life, and we are able to more easily discover the old imprints and limiting beliefs held in our subconscious mind. This expanded level of consciousness stimulates our natural ability to transform these old thoughts and patterns and return to a deeper sense of calm and wholeness.
Clarity Breathwork has evolved out of the work of the International Breathwork and Rebirthing Community, originally founded through the pioneering work of Leonard Orr, and advanced by the dedication and practice of Sondra Ray and many others. Dana Delong has been practicing and refining Rebirthing and Breathwork techniques for over two decades, and is very skillful in holding a safe and nurturing space for her clients. From this place, one can come to a deeper level of attentiveness within and discover treasures hidden beyond conscious awareness.
“Hello Sweet Dana Dharma-Devi, and Ashanna,
You are truely great facilitators. I feel aligned with what is out of balance more than ever. When I say aligned, I mean possesing insight. With enough vision to be aware of boundaries….With more tools to keep them intact when needed OR know when i need to breakthem down a bit more.”
“Thank you for inviting me deeper in and making it very possible for me to show up to my life. The lessons are ongoing. I am learning how to listen to the subtleties about which ones to listen to and when. It’s not at all about what I want to work on, but what wants to work in me. Soul diving deeper with my son and others around me- community is showing up for me here as well on adrop by drop scale,
or perhaps I hold the invitation.”
“Love and Light, Can’t wait for more! AND I am going slower now with everything…..and it is purrrfect that way.”
- Increased oxygenation of cells and tissues
- Increased feelings of aliveness and vitality
- Reduction or elimination of muscle tension and pain
- Improvement of physical symptoms of stress and diseases
- Increased clarity of thinking and reduced mental stress
- A deeper experience of calmness
- Increased ability to communicate from a more confident and internal knowing
- Improvement of concentration and focus
- Increased relaxation due to the ability to manifest greater abundance and ease
- Greater ability to forgive oneself and experience self-love
- Discovery and release of old imprints, beliefs and patterns which affect our daily lives
- Increased ability to clarify specific issues blocking one’s sense of peace
- Deeper experience of connection in loving relationships
- A feeling of freedom of expression in joy & creativity
- Diminished attachment and reactivity to everyday stresses of life
- An allowance of more ease and pleasure into our relationships and our lives
- Accelerated spiritual growth and awakening to one’s true self
- Increased ability to respond with love and forgiveness
- More connection to one’s purpose and life passion
- A deeper experience of inner peace
“Having been a therapist for almost 20 years I have been profoundly amazed at the capacity of the gentle breathing process of Clarity Breathwork to awaken and unblock painful memories, release deeply held negative beliefs and allow a natural state of forgiveness and acceptance to evolve. I have experienced it personally as a powerful therapeutic technique. It not only helps ease my physical pain, but also diminishes the burdens of my heart. I recommended it for anyone interested in deepening self-awareness and healing on all levels.”
~Joi Jencuyah, RN, MFT, Martinez, CA
Clarity Breathwork™ Training and Certification Program
Dana Delong is co-founder of Clarity Breathwork™. Through her many years of dedication to the practice and organization of retreats and trainings with other talented teachers and breathworkers, there are now hundreds of practitioners through-out the world. For more information on the larger organization of Clarity Breathwork™, please visit our community website: www.claritybreathwork.com.
The Clarity Breathwork Training and Certification program is a very thorough training in both the Art and Science of Breathwork. It is also a powerful and profound personal journey into the authentic self. We offer a Training Program that provides the opportunity for those who want to be thoroughly trained as Breathworkers, or add to their professional training in other disciplines. Many others also participate in this program who simply want to accelerate or go more deeply into their own process of growth and evolution. We’re confident that our Breathwork Training Program is one of the finest and most thorough currently available worldwide.
Our current certification affiliations include A.B.T.I. The Association of Breathworkers and Trainers International. This association is composed of Breathworkers, Rebirthers and Trainers from all over the world who are committed to raising the quality of Breathwork Trainings on the planet.
The certification process we offer consists of three basic components: Training, Peer Review and Performance, Levels 1 through 4. Level 1: Transformation and Breath, Level 2: The Clarity Breathwork Intensive, Levels 3: Practitioner’s Intensive, and Level 4: Business, Leadership & Presentation. Contact us for more information on requirements for certification. Please refer to the Calendar of Events or contact us for information on programs in your area.
Clarity BreathworkTM Training Program, Levels I, II, III, and IV
Level I: Transformation and Breath
This two-day intensive provides the opportunity to accelerate your own personal and spiritual growth. We provide information on the components of Clarity Breathwork: the breath itself, metaphysical perspective, and the breathwork community. Working from the premise that beliefs are creative, participants explore how imprints from birth, early childhood, and past lives may be affecting their lives now. Breathwork sessions and transformational processes guide participants to release these imprints and limiting thoughts and beliefs from the cells of their bodies. Core limiting beliefs are identified and transformed. Forgiveness processes assist in letting go of old beliefs, patterns and resentments. Increasing the attention and focus on the truth of who you are aids in embodying and living it!
Depending on which trainers are teaching this component, various emphases may be offered such as:
Breath, Transformation & Movement
Breath & Relationship
Breath, Sacred Sound & Transformation
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Level II: Clarity Breathwork Intensive
This week-long, experiential retreat presents participants with the foundational aspects of Clarity Breathwork, and provides a powerful container for deep transformation to occur. It accelerates growth through exploring the art and science of breathwork, deepening intuition, and various experiential practices that facilitate releasing old limitations, imprints and decisions in a safe, supportive environment. This course includes material and processes on topics such as sacred contracts, the birth script, birth types, family patterns, relationships, and sexuality. (Birth script includes imprints from conception, womb-time, birth, the first few months of life including breast-feeding, circumcision, and early physical care and emotional nurturance.) The training also introduces and gives practice in more technical aspects of breathwork, including breathing sessions in warm and cold water; breath patterns, what can come up during breathwork sessions, and how to hold the space to support another. The Level II Intensive is offered in the spring at a beautiful mineral springs in Northern California. Pre-requisite: Part 1
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Level III: Practitioners Intensive
Learn powerful skills for intuitively counseling clients, in your initial dialogue, during breathing sessions, and during integration after breathing. Intensively practice giving and receiving support during breathwork sessions. Witness trainers taking breathers deeper into their process. Learn how to use perspectives and processes for self-awareness and transformation drawn from contemporary influential teachers. Draw on your innate wisdom to more deeply support and connect with others. Training also includes basics for setting up your practice with clients, including the first contact, the first session, deeper tools to support your clients, completing with clients and supporting them in their ongoing process.
Practitioners Intensive is Level III of our professional training program and is open to graduates of Levels I & II. It is designed for those intending to become Clarity Breathwork practitioners either professionally or informally. This training is 5 days long and is typically offered in Northern California in July.
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Level IV: Business, Leadership & Presentation
Learn the foundation of becoming a healer and leader and getting your work out to the world. Identify and release old limiting beliefs and patterns, including hiding out, giving away and/or suppressing your power, making yourself small in order to “fit in” or “make it.” Increase your self-confidence, envision yourself as a successful healer, and open to greater prosperity. Learn the basics of setting up a breathwork practice, including marketing yourself and attracting clients. The training covers ethics and appropriate behavior in client relationships.
Business, Leadership & Presentation is Level IV of our professional training program and is open to graduates of Levels I-III. This training is 5 days long, and is typically offered in Northern California in the Fall.
We are pleased to offer Continuing Education Credit for MFT’s and LCSW’s through the State of California.
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“The Sanskrit word for breath is ‘prana,’ meaning ‘life-force,’ the vital energy that flows through our being. Active conscious breathing engages specific breathing techniques to open the respiratory system, raise the frequency in the body, and integrate repressed emotions. Breath is always now, beyond mind and form, and connects us with the true essence of our being.”
~Maya Deva Adjani
I am truly grateful to the visionary founder of Rebirthing, Leonard Orr, and also to Sondra Ray who has greatly advanced this practice through her immense passion and authoring of over 14 books on this subject and many others. I had the privilege of working and traveling with Sondra for many years, in several capacities. Sondra’s dedication to Rebirthing and Breathwork has influenced my life in untold ways, and serves me everyday.
I am deeply grateful to all of my clients and students who have been willing to explore the power of Breathwork, and courageously taken the risk to open their hearts and ultimately trust their own divine inner wisdom. I also acknowledge the greater community of breathwork practitioners and students throughout the world who are committed to this path of healing, one of the many paths to God.
I am appreciative beyond measure for the years of team work and healing hands, that Clarity Breathwork team members have given out of selfless service. The depth of this work would not have been possible without the incredible influence of these great teachers:
I am grateful to Peter Delong for his passion and service, and commitment to joy;
I honor Ashanna Solaris, my dear friend, for her intense dedication to helping uplift this work to a true healing art;
I acknowledge Maggie Ostara for her contributions of knowledge and wisdom, and commitment to excellence;
And I recognize Andrzej Skwira for his dedication to the path of presence and awareness.
A heartfelt thank you that cannot be expressed in words, to Joi Jencuyah, who tirelessly worked to help birth this website into being. And to Mardi Storm, Website Goddess~ Thank you for your open heart, love of breathwork, and support all along the way.
May we all continue to help each other awaken, flourish, and celebrate life!
In gratitude, love, truth, simplicity and service to mankind. (in the words of Babaji)
Love and blessings,