BALANCE

YOUR PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

 
 

BreatHFULNESS

ENERGY - MOVEMENT

BALANCE - BREATHING

INSPIRATION - CREATIVITY

 

REIKI

REIKI

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.

 

what I offer

A Breathfulness Intensive Session

individual session - 1 hr

During a Breathfulness Intensive session you will experience deep harmonized breathing. The total time for the session will take about 1 hour depending on what issues will come up during a session. There is an active breathing part of about 35 minutes and usually a 10 to 15 minutes meditative period. You will lie in a bed fully clothed and I guide you in the breathing technique and facilitate the process by using music, acupressure techniques as well as using affirmations and sound. Emotional releases are possible and many clients feel much lighter when they leave then when they came.

Before and after the session I coach you on the issue(s) that you would like to work on. As a coach I will assist you in finding the answers to your personal questions from within by using different coaching techniques as well as the deep breathing.

 

In order for the breathing technique to really have an effect it is important to practise it at home and I will give you some homework practises to start doing on a daily basis. After about 4-6 sessions you will be able to do a full session at home by yourself.

 

What I ask of you is a commitment to register for 3 sessions (once a week a session) as this will enable you to go deeper and experience the real benefits of Breathfulness harmonised breathing.

Breathfulness Programme

6 group sessions - 2.5 hrs

I offer the Breathfulness Program for people who would like to become more aware of the way they breathe and explore more about breath before starting a full session. You will go from awareness to expansion of your breath in 6 steps. The program is done with a group of people (minimum is 4) so there will be also lots of possibility to share experiences, laugh and cry and have a lot of fun.

 

The program has 6 meetings of 2,5 hours and each meeting has a theme and different exercises and meditations built around that theme.

The themes of the 6 steps are:

  1. Discovering (becoming aware of how you breathe now);

  2. Basis (to feel the basis of your breath and the basis of your life);

  3. Making contact (you will make contact via your breath with your whole body);

  4. Relaxing (to experience that the breath brings relaxation);

  5. Full scope (experience of a bigger (and maximum) scope of your breath);

  6. Connecting (all 5 steps come together make).

 

If you feel that this programme resonates with you and you would like to register for a breathfulness programme please click on the Agenda button to see when the next 6 sessions will start with dates and times.

Workshop

group session - 3 hrs

A typical workshops lasts 3 hours . We breathe and do exercises around a specific theme.

 

Themes can be:

 

• opening your heart • achieving your goals • discovering your breathing pattern • ...

 

Please check the agenda for upcoming workshops.

Reiki

individual session - 1 hr

Reiki is a beautiful healing art. It offers beneficial, calming, balancing and stress reducing effects.

 

It is a wonderful complementary modality in a personal wellness or healing program. During a Reiki session the client is fully clothed while comfortably reclining on a massage table. I use specific hand positions on your body. And then I transmit healing energy.

 

A session is pleasant and relaxing and is most often utilized for one’s own personal wellbeing.

Deep Breathing and Guided Meditation Classes

Weekly classes - 1hr

I offer a weekly class in deep breathing and meditation. Deep breathing can assist you in reduction of stress and blood pressure, strengthening of abdominal and intestinal muscles and relief of general body aches and pains. Deep breathing also promotes better blood flow, releases toxins from the body and aids in healthy sleep.

 

During the classes, you will experience Breathfulness breathing as well as other breathing exercises and there will also be guided meditation to allow you to ground and feel peaceful to start a beautiful new day.

 

You will be able to reconnect with yourself, to allow yourself to be here…to love yourself…and to take responsibility for your own life and to feel the power within to trust your inner voice.

 

Classes will be every Friday from 8am till 9.15am.

 

Starting date: 6 October 2017 will be an introduction session where I will explain about Breathfulness and where you can experience the breathing and the meditation.

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BENEFITS

  • Physical:

    • It regulates your hormonal system

    • It normalises bloodpressure

    • It detoxifies up to 70% of the toxins in your body

    • It massages your organs

    • It improves your immune system

    • It nourishes your cells with pure oxygen

 
  • Mental & Emotional:

    • It opens up your heart

    • It opens the connection between your head and heart

    • You may experience more trust in life itself

    • It creates more clarity

    • Suppressed emitions may surface and released so you create new space for new inspiration and new choices in your life

  • Spiritual:

    • It creates a reconnection with your true Self

    • It enables you to experience the NOW more

    • It may give you insights and answers to some deeper questions that you have

About ME

My name is Ingrid van ‘t Hof and I moved to Uganda, Africa in 1998 from the Netherlands.

 

Over the years I have had different employments in development work to assist the disadvantaged but I also went on a ‘development journey’ of my own.

I encountered certain issues within myself and felt I needed to work on them. In that time I lived in Uganda and there were not a lot of possibilities for personal development workshops so I read a lot of personal development books and I did some yoga and meditation with a small group of people whom I met there.

 

Until the year 2010, when I came in touch with Breathfulness.

 

That changed a lot...

 
 
Contact

© 2017 by De Connectie (Belgium)

Morningside, Johannesburg

South Africa

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Tel: 063 6736175

ingrid@balancematters.life

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