Shamanic Breathwork (Paperback)

Journeying beyond the Limits of the Self

By Linda Star Wolf, Nicki Scully (Foreword by)

Bear & Company, 9781591431060, 280pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 2009

List Price: 20.00*
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Description

Utilizing the healing power of breath to change consciousness

• Explains how to enter altered states of consciousness, increase paranormal abilities, and resolve old traumas using breathwork

• Introduces the Five Cycles of Change that bring about major life shifts and how to work with them

• Includes a 70-minute CD of chakra-attuned rhythms to play during the journey

Incorporating psychospiritual tools with her Shamanic Breathwork practice, Linda Star Wolf shows how to spiritually journey in the same way shamans entrain to the rhythms of drums or rattles using the breath, either alone or together with music. Much like traveling to sacred places or ingesting entheogens, this practice can be used to enter altered states of consciousness, connect to cosmic consciousness, increase paranormal abilities, and awaken the shaman within. Breathwork can also be used to resolve old traumas and shapeshift unproductive modes of thinking in order to move beyond them.

Utilizing the healing power of breath along with chakra-attuned music, Linda Star Wolf explores the Five Cycles of Change--the Alchemical Map of Shamanic Consciousness--and how these cycles affect you as you move through major shifts in your life. Filled with personal stories and case histories, the book also includes a 70-minute CD of shamanic trance rhythms and a guided meditation to awaken the chakras during practice.


About the Author

Linda Star Wolf, Ph.D., has been a visionary teacher and shamanic guide for more than 35 years. The founder and codirector of Venus Rising Association for Transformation and the founder and president of Venus Rising University for Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies, she is the creator of the Shamanic Breathwork Process as well as the Shamanic Ministers Global Network and the Wise Wolf Councils. A spiritual granddaughter of Seneca Wolf Clan Grandmother Twylah Nitsch, Star Wolf is the author of Shamanic Breathwork and co-author of Visionary Shamanism, Shamanic Egyptian Astrology, Shamanic Mysteries of Egypt, and The Anubis Oracle. She lives at Isis Cove Retreat Center near Asheville, North Carolina.

Nicki Scully has been a healer and teacher of shamanism and the Egyptian mysteries since 1978. She lectures worldwide and specializes in spiritual tours to sacred sites in Egypt, Peru, and other countries. She is the author of Power Animal Meditations and Alchemical Healing, and the co-author of Shamanic Mysteries of Egypt and The Anubis Oracle. Nicki lives in Eugene, Oregon, where she maintains a comprehensive healing and shamanic consulting practice.


Praise For Shamanic Breathwork: Journeying beyond the Limits of the Self

Shamanic Breathwork provides readers with a powerful process that heals us both individually and collectively as citizens of Planet Earth. Linda Star Wolf is one of those rare transformers whose visions and words weave their way into the depths of our psyches and bring us out the other side empowered and deeply connected to our inner guidance and soul’s path.”

Shamanic Breathwork will help you use the power of the breath to access ‘the shaman within’ and activate your soul’s purpose. I highly recommend this practical guide for turning the ideal into the real deal.”

“The Shamanic Breathwork practice is the perfect way to journey beyond the limits of the self. I am very happy to see a book about breathwork from the shamanic perspective.”

“Shamanic Breathwork is a Living Way to personal truth and freedom. We are not the ‘self,’ we are the one experiencing the ‘self,’ and Shamanic Breathwork brings that experience to the forefront of our consciousness. With love, light, and creativity, Linda Star Wolf offers others the power and grace of the Shamanic Breathwork practices.”

“The Shamanic Breathwork process of personal and planetary transformation is Linda Star Wolf ’s gift to the generations to come. She honors the ancestors as she shares a new form of wholeness and healing with all who take this breath of life into their hearts."

“In Shamanic Breathwork, Linda Star Wolf shares the process that has helped so many to find the healing they were desperately seeking. I know from personal experience that the breathwork process is indeed life changing, and I endorse both the process and this wonderful book."

“In these times of fast-moving change, Linda Star Wolf teaches us how to connect with our internal guidance and inborn ability to heal, spiritually and psychologically. She brings traditional shamanic consciousness into the 21st century in a form accessible to anyone with the courage to explore self-awareness.”

Shamanic Breathwork reclaims and activates the Emotional Body, which is important because it is the seat of our power, the engine of manifestation."

Shamanic Breathwork will give you insight into the world of the shaman and help you connect with your own healing wisdom.”

“Linda Star Wolf brings great integrity, love, experience, wisdom, and, yes, even magic to her life’s work. Her Shamanic Breathwork process brings you into right relationship with yourself and the world around you, shifting you into a new dimension of emotional, spiritual, and physical centeredness. I wholeheartedly recommend Shamanic Breathwork to anyone looking for lasting health and vitality in their life.”

"During each step of the process, the author includes her own experiences as well as accounts from a wide variety of workshop participants. Their accounts indicate the benefits of the program for the general reader or participant as well as for those who have been in dependency relationships, or who are involved in recovery programs."

“There is tremendous power in Linda Star Wolf’s words like there is power in the breathwork she practices and teaches. The stories, insights, and information found here touch the heart, soul, body, and brain. Shamanic Breathwork is a must read for anyone ready for a major shift in consciousness.”

“In the Shamanic Breathwork journey, Star Wolf weaves her own healing experience into a powerful, compassionate process of deep inner work for others.”

“Linda Star Wolf has written a landmark book describing her incredible healing and transformational process.Shamanic Breathwork is a must for transpersonal therapists who truly desire to help people move through the middle toward higher consciousness, peace, and a healthy planet.”