Gay Hendricks, Ph.D.
For an 8-Week Training to Awaken the Power of Your Breath
Imagine how it would feel to be able to cultivate
a deep lasting peace – anytime, anywhere
Imagine knowing how to dramatically reduce your stress,
increase your energy AND master your emotions
through the simple yet profound power of your breath!
Are you truly living an awakened life – one that reflects the highest expression of who you are?
Or, do you, all to often, find yourself under the effects of stress, being “triggered” by people or situations around you into reactive, unconscious ways of being?
If you’re like most people on the spiritual path, you’ve probably experienced many transformational breakthroughs, insights and realizations about your true nature and potential.
Yet, no matter how powerful these spiritual insights may seem in the moment, once the pressures of life kick in (work, family, bills, etc.), those once profound insights can fade away like a distant memory.
If fact, it appears that one of the greatest obstacles for most people on a transformational journey to truly LIVING A LIFE aligned with their deepest truth and realization is the intense stress of modern-day life.
If stress is, in fact, one of the primary obstacles that prevents you from living your life in a more awakened and centered state, it begs the question...
What is the most effective way to dissolve, release and transform stress?
The answer is in the simple yet profound power of your breath...
What if you could learn to transform the contraction of stress and fear into an expanded state of relaxation and heart-centered presence, anytime, anywhere?
What if you could unleash this powerful energy within you to deepen you spiritually, open your sexuality and amplify your ability to heal yourself and others?
The truth is: Something as simple as conscious breathing can BRING YOU BACK TO LIFE and totally transform your relationship to yourself and the world around you.
When you learn practices that unlock this power, you will start to release all the old habits and energies that have been holding you back so you can begin to live more in your full potential, in a state of heart-centered presence and joy.
Now that’s what life is really about!
But as you know, transformation takes time and requires expert guidance to help you navigate the nuances.
In this powerful 8-week online course, world-renowned spiritual teacher and leader, Gay Hendricks will guide you step by step though his transformational process to awaken the full power of your breath.
With over 40 years of research into integrative breath healing modalities, Gay is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on the art and science of conscious breathing...
When you join him for this 8-week training, you will discover how to:
- Heal old wounds to open you up to genuine BLISS
- Transform your relationship to your body so you feel ALIVE and OPEN
- Deepen your spirituality and DEVOTION
- Allow you to live with a completely new, JOYFUL AWARENESS!
“Your work brings awareness to this core activity, which like life, is enhanced by the application of consciousness.”
Gary Zukav, Author, Seat Of The Soul
“It’s all here, and it works!”
Kenny Loggins, Singer/Songwriter
So How Will You Benefit?
When you join Gay Hendricks, world-renowned pioneer of conscious breathing practices and personal growth, for this 8-session course you’ll discover:
- Powerful breathing practices to increase your joy and power
- How to live from your center all day using your breath
- Consistent bodily and emotional bliss
- A deeper dimension of your spirituality that embraces your sexuality
- How to move through conflict into love using breath awareness
- Secrets to manifesting the life of your dreams with breath practice
- And much more!
By the end of this course instead of saying things like:
“I’m so overwhelmed these days...”
“I wish I had more energy...”
“Life is so challenging right now...”
You will be able to...
- Free up so much energy you won’t know what to do with it all
- Find stillness in the midst of the chaos
- Feel relieved and peaceful... no matter what shape your life is in
- Get jewel-like clarity at the center of your being
- Release stress so you can start feeling relaxed again
- Become awake to the sexual bliss inside you
“Your method of breathing is life-changing.”
Alice Miller, Author of Prisoners Of Childhood
So How Does it Work?
Renowned personal growth expert Gay Hendricks will guide you through 8 sessions, each session building upon the other as you learn about the transformational power of your breath.
Get ready to be inspired and opened up to a whole new world of possibility!
Week 1: Discovering Yourself in a Powerful, New Way
In this opening session you’ll discover the Three Dimensions – Body, Energy, Spirit – and learn the exciting “Meta-Process,” an innovative consciousness tool that gets you unstuck and on your way to feeling OPEN and FREE.
You’ll also practice your first Third Dimension process called “The Primal Respiration.”
This session you will:
- Deeply explore all aspects of your being in a powerful, new way
- Discover techniques for getting back to your inner joy quickly and easily
- Connect with your primal nature to bring healing and unleash your power
Week 2: Increasing Your Daily Bliss
You’ll discover a new way of breathing that gives you direct access to three levels of your being: body, energy and space.
The Third Dimension Process #2, “Primal Breathing,” gives you a way to navigate these new levels of your awareness. This puts you on the path to increase the amount of bliss, clarity and cosmic connection you feel.
This session you will discover:
- A method for accessing multiple levels of who you are for growth and joy
- How to increase your daily bliss
- Your ability to control your spiritual connection and how to magnify it
Week 3: Opening to Your Whole-Being
The focus of this session is on learning your third practice: “Whole-Being Breathing.” This will assist you in discovering the inner and outer unity that occurs when you access the hidden Third Dimension of breath.
Once you embrace this new awareness, you feel a larger sense of connection with your own inner core, along with a new feeling of kinship with others.
This session you will discover:
- How to use the breath to feel deeply connected to your essence
- The breath-focused secret to realizing harmony with your entire world
- The simple path to consciously connecting with your loved ones
Week 4: Uniting Your Sexuality and Spirituality
This session gives you a direct experience of your organic, body-centered spirituality. And all the peace it offers.
By tuning in to the subtle movements of your sacrum and adding the fourth breathing practice to its organic movement, you will feel a union of body, spirit and sexuality.
And the big take-away is how to nurture this feeling as you go through your daily life.
This session you will discover:
- How to use your breath so that your body becomes the temple for your spirituality
- Ways to magnify your sexuality and open your heart
- The key to uniting the experience of your sexuality and spirituality through your breath
Week 5: Experiencing Transcendence in Your Everyday Life (Mar. 7)
This session is dedicated to experiencing moments of transcendence through breathing.
Transcendence feels like this: one moment you’re focusing on something simple, such as the slow movement of your sacrum as you breathe. Suddenly you feel a loosening of tension and a wave of positive feeling courses up through your body.
You map out the dynamics of the Ascending Wave and the Descending Wave, and how to let them through so that moments of transcendence occur regularly in daily life.
This session you will discover:
- How to cultivate regular experiences of transcendence in your daily life
- The power of your subtle awareness of energy in your body and how to maximize it
- How you can be the co-creator of transcendence in your life
Week 6: Using Your Breath to Transform Your Relationships (Mar. 14)
In this session you will learn two techniques that take you deeper into a powerfully positive union of spirituality and sexuality.
As you learn to live in the Third Dimension you make an astonishing discovery: every breath you take releases a mini-orgasm, a blissful wave of energy sweeping through your body from pelvis to throat and back again.
In discovering the unity at the center of yourself, you also discover how to connect with the center of the important people in your life.
We will explore the key dynamics of close relationships and how your breathing can help you move through difficult spaces quickly. This means you can spend more time feeling the easeful flow of CONNECTION!
This session you will discover:
- Deepening practices for unifying spirituality and sexuality
- How to connect with your inner essence and with the essence of others
- The power of breathing practices to move you from conflict into love
Week 7: The Power of Your Breath to Manifest Your Dreams (Mar. 21)
How can you use your breathing to create the life you want? That’s the central question we explore in this session.
Combining special breathing techniques with visualization and affirmation, you learn to use your breathing to navigate through the three levels of manifestation: Newtonian, Einsteinian and Quantum.
You’ll discover a simple way to use your breathing to enhance the realization of your goals on a daily basis.
This session you will discover:
- Breathing practices that will help you manifest your dreams
- How to use your breathing every day to speed up manifestation
Week 8: Expanding Your Connection to Yourself and Others (Mar. 28)
In our final session we do an exciting rapid review of the key concepts, along with a synthesized version of the seven key breathing techniques.
You’ll learn how to use the “10-Minute Synthesis” as a daily practice to keep expanding your connection to yourself, your loved ones and the universe around you.
This session you will discover:
- How to make breathwork a daily practice that deepens over time
- A final method for consistently living in connection with your whole world
- How to stay in peace and bliss especially when life is tough
The "Awakening the Power of Your Breath" Bonus Collection
Bonus #1: "Your Breath as a Pathway to Awakening"
An Audio Dialogue with Jack Kornfield
In this powerful conversation from the 2012 Breathwork Summit, famed meditation teacher and Buddhist monk, Jack Kornfield explains the power of the breath as it relates to Buddhism and our personal path in deepening our consciousness. Drawing on his almost 40 years of intensive practice and study, Jack Kornfield illuminates the power of the breath and how it can support your spiritual development.
Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He began his training after graduating from Dartmouth College in Asian Studies in 1967. Then he joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to the Public Health Service in northeast Thailand, which is home to several of the world
Bonus #2: "The Power of Holotropic Breathwork"
An Audio Dialogue with Dr. Stanislav Grof
Groundbreaking psychiatrist and author Dr. Stanislav Grof shares all about Holotropic Breathwork, a powerful healing modality for decades, in this illuminating conversation recorded at the 2012 Breathwork Summit. He also explains the theoretical foundations to this practice that allow for such dramatic positive effects, inviting you to explore deeply into the powerful ways the breath can heal and awaken.
Stanislav Grof, M.D., is a psychiatrist with more than 50 years of experience in research of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Currently, he is Professor of Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, conducts professional training programs in Holotropic Breathwork and transpersonal psychology, and gives lectures and seminars worldwide. He is one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology and the founding president of the International Transpersonal Association (ITA).
Among his publications are over 150 articles in professional journals and the books Beyond the Brain; LSD Psychotherapy; The Cosmic Game; Psychology of the Future; The Ultimate Journey; When the Impossible Happens; The Stormy Search for the Self; Spiritual Emergency; and Holotropic Breathwork (the last three with Christina Grof).
Bonus #3: "Resetting Your Life and Relationships to a New Frequency" An Audio Dialogue with Sondra Ray
In this powerful conversation, pioneer of the Rebirthing Experience Sondra Ray, explains the powerful impact of this healing modality and how it can be used to reset your life. Sondra is one of the world’s experts on how birth trauma can affect your body, relationships and connection to reality. In this session, she points the way to your own powerful healing potential. This audio is from the 2012 Breathwork Summit.
Sondra Ray is known as one of the most dynamic spiritual leaders of our day. She is recognized throughout the world as a spiritual teacher, author, rebirther, lecturer and healer, with a renowned expertise in the area of relationships. She was launched into international acclaim in the 1970s as one of the pioneers of the Rebirthing Experience. She has trained thousands of people all over the world in the Rebirthing process, and is considered one of the foremost experts on how the birth trauma affects one’s body, relationships, career and life. As she puts it, this conscious connected breathing process produces extraordinary healing results. By taking in more Life Force through the breath, limiting thoughts and memories, which cause problems and disease, are released.
“Your work is really an embrace from my Spirit, my essence....”
Leslie Karen Sann
“I have experienced more aliveness and growth in this work than in any other during the 24 years I have been a psychologist!”
This Course is for You If...
- You are ready for more peace in your life. Period. You know peace is your birthright.
- You want to shift feeling overwhelmed into feeling inspired and happy. You know it’s possible, but you’re not sure how to get there.
- You are already experiencing the benefits of a spiritual practice like yoga or meditation and want to take it to the next level.
- You want to experience the ecstasy you know is possible in human connection, but you’ve been too afraid of going that deep in the past.
- You are ready to feel energized everyday! And you know it’s possible even if you’re struggling right now.
Are you ready for ongoing, soul-shimmering bliss?
Then you’re ready for “Awakening the Power of Your Breath”!
“The Hendricks Method of Conscious Breathing is a supreme example of gentle love and potent psycho-spiritual technique in action.”
Jacqueline Small, Author of Awakening In Time
“Thank you for being the vehicle to bring this incredibly brilliant and applicable information to [me] in such an exquisite package!”
Join the Global Community
The Awakening the Power of Your Breath Course is not only the most advanced form of online training currently available, it’s also a thriving global community of learning and practice.
Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in the custom online community, to support and learn from each other while you hone your skills to fully embody your ability to dissolve stress, increase your energy and unleash your spiritual, sexual & healing potential.
This international community is also at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony and reverence for all of life.
Here’s What You’ll Receive
Eight 90-Minute LIVE Class Sessions with Gay Hendricks
Live Classes on Thursday evenings, 5:00 – 6:30 pm Pacific
Experience a rare opportunity to mentor and learn with one of the world’s leading breathwork pioneers from the comfort of your own home. Each live class session helps you create the specific skills and abilities to fully step into your ability to transform and create a life you really love.
Eight Audio Recordings of Each Class Session
After each live class, the audio will be available to you to download in high quality MP3 format. This way you’ll never have to worry about missing a session and you can listen anytime and anywhere on your iPod, in your car and at your convenience.
Eight PDF Transcripts of Each Class Session
In addition to the high quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. This way you can review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices that you’ll learn.
Eight 30-Minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions
Following each class session there will be a live 30-minute interactive practice session, where you will be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons.
Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson
After each lesson you will then have the option to do related exercises and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate the power of your breath. You will receive guided breathing practices to help you clear any blocks and further catalyze your ability to lead an awakened life.
Custom Online Community
Our exclusive, custom-built online community is the perfect place to continue your learning after each class. Here you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students and get access to additional resources to take your learning experience to an even deeper level.
"Awakening the Power of Your Breath" BONUS Collection
- "Your Breath as a Pathway to Awakening" – Jack Kornfield Audio
- "The Power of Holotropic Breathwork" – Dr. Stanislav Grof Audio
- "Resetting Your Life and Relationships to a New Frequency" – Sondra Ray Audio
Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed!
About Gay Hendricks
Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., has served for more than 35 years as one of the major contributors to the fields of relationship transformation and body-mind therapies. He is the author of 33 books, including The Corporate Mystic, Conscious Living and The Big Leap. Dr. Hendricks received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Stanford University in 1974.
After a 21-year career as a professor of Counseling Psychology at University of Colorado, he and his wife Kathlyn founded the Hendricks Institute, which is based in Ojai, CA, and offers seminars worldwide. In his teaching, he draws from cutting-edge research, personal exploration and decades of experience working with thousands of clients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.
Please note that dialing MaestroConference from your phone is a regular toll call to California, and your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. You can also use Skype credit/subscription or Google Voice to dial in to MaestroConference, and you’ll need to use your virtual keypad to enter your PIN and to indicate that you want to ask a question. Other options include calling cards and discount long-distance carriers, and we also have a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.
Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.
Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on our Shift Movement that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects, and growth throughout the Course.
Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.
Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! If you find that the course is not meeting your needs, please visit our support site and submit a request at support.theshiftnetwork.com so that we can address your concerns. We offer a satisfaction guarantee for a full two weeks so that you can try out the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is before the start of the third class on February 21. Submit refund requests at support.theshiftnetwork.com with the subject "Refund request".
Q: How can I reach Customer Support?
A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.
Q: What are the benefits of telling my friends to join the program?
A: You can sign up as an Affiliate of The Shift Network and receive 20% for anyone that you introduce who registers for the virtual event. If you bring five friends into the event, you can cover your own! Register at theshiftnetwork.com/affiliate and you’ll receive a promotional link to use.