Dec 12, 2024

Double Holotropic Breathwork, Lisbon (Sintra), Portugal –
12th - 15th December 2024

If you are interested in self-exploration, come join us for an inner breathwork experience, a time for inner exploration, self-reflection, and an opportunity to meet like-minded people.

Located in a unique setting in Sintra, Lisbon.


Event Details 

This 4-day residential workshop offers a hands-on experience of Holotropic Breathwork®, which enables participants to engage in self-healing and self-exploration. Holotropic Breathwork®, is a path of self-discovery and inner growth. Developed by psychiatrist Stanislav Grof, a world reference in Transpersonal Psychology, and his wife Christina Grof, from the result of extensive clinical research in psychiatric and psychotherapeutic contexts. Through intensified breathing and evocative music, an altered state of consciousness is reached, which takes you on a journey into your inner being. It also provides an opportunity to delve into the underlying causes of emotional and psychosomatic challenges that individuals may be facing. 

Throughout the workshop, participants will engage in four breathwork sessions, two as a breather and two as a sitter. These sessions will take place in a very safe and supported environment and aims to facilitate an expanded state of consciousness. This enhanced state of awareness will enable individuals to tap into their own healing wisdom and transformative abilities. This healing intelligence directs the experience towards the elements that have an emotional intensity that are ready to be processed and integrated. 

No prior knowledge is necessary. The workshop will be held in English.

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Schedule 

Arrival is between 4pm and 7pm on Thursday 12th, and close on Sunday 15th, in the afternoon around 2 pm. 

Thursday : 7:30pm - 9:30pm: opening circle, introduction & preparation 

Friday : 9:00am - 7:00pm: breathwork sessions 

Saturday : 9:00am - 7:00pm: breathwork sessions 

Sunday : 9:00am - 1:00pm: integration, going home instructions & closing circle 

(ending times could vary) 

The number of participants is limited to 12 people. All participants agree to stay for the whole workshop (Thursday until Sunday); we do not offer an option for partial participation. 

KINDLY MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN ATTEND THE ENTIRE WORKSHOP, FROM BEGINNING TO END. 

If you have any questions or have special physical or psychological requirements, please email Clodagh Friel (info@seeforreal.com), to arrange a call to rule out possible contraindications. __________________________________________

Registration

Registration is via email, please contact Clodagh Friel (info@seeforreal.com).
A registration and medical form will be sent for completion, please fill and sign them both and email them back along with payment of the registration fee, €50.

Facilitators

Paul McCormack

Teacher and Facilitator

Paul Mc Cormack is an accredited Psychotherapist who has been working in the field of Addiction and Dependency for over 30 years, in addition to being a Holotropic Breathwork certified facilitator. P...

Clodagh Friel

Facilitator

Clodagh is a fully Certified Grof facilitator and also certified in Psychological and Archetypal astrology. She is currently studying Naturopathy and Preventative medicine.  Clodagh is an advoca...

Location

R. do Lajeal, Terrugem, Sintra Portugal, 2705 834



Venue

Quinta das Broas is located on the top of a small village in Sintra, behind the house there are no neighbours, and the land extends to a beautiful natural park. The venue is located only 30/45km from Lisbon, and 12km from the village of Sintra.

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Travel Details

By Airplane:

Book a flight to Lisbon Airport. Rent a car there for the whole duration of the workshop or take a taxi/Uber to the venue (cost approx. €30). A train can also be taken to Sintra village and then a taxi/Uber to the venue. (cost approx. €15-€20).

By Car:

It takes roughly 40 minutes to get there by car from the airport, or roughly 20 minutes by car from Sintra train station.

By public transport:

Take a metro from Lisbon Airport to Oriente station, and from here take a train to Sintra (travel time 1 hr). Then take a taxi/Uber to the venue.

You can plan your trip via public transport HERE

In-group car sharing:

Car sharing within the group of participants is usually also an option. We will facilitate/coordinate these 3 - 4 weeks before the event takes place.



R. do Lajeal, Terrugem, Sintra Portugal, 2705 834
 

Price

Payment

The payment is to be done in advance via bank transfer (payment instructions upon registration).

Included in the price of €450, are the workshop fee and full-board shared accommodation (3 nights).

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy

The registration fee is 50 EUR

This will be subtracted from the sum being refunded if your application is cancelled at any time.

- cancellation more than 30 days before the workshop date: full refund 
- cancellation 15 - 30 days before the workshop date: 75% refund
- cancellation 1 - 14 days before the workshop date: 50% refund

In case of a cancellation for reasons on the side of the organizer, a full refund will be issued.

Important: The organisation will not take responsibilities for any additional expenses the cancellation may cause to the participant, for example, travel expenses (flight tickets, car rental, etc.)



Holotropic Breathwork® Association of Europe



Holotropic Breathwork® Association of Europe – a Network of GTT certified Holotropic Breathwork® Practitioners in Europe – is providing information and support for people interested in exploring the healing potentials of Holotropic Breathwork®, as well a platform for exchange and learning for GTT (Grof Transpersonal Training® certified Holotropic Breathwork® Practitioners.



Events 

Here you can find “Holotropic Events” all over Europe (incl. Russia and Turkey). You can either look at all events or filter your search by Holotropic Breathwork® Workshops, Grof Transpersonal Training® Modules and others such as lectures and conferences on Transpersonal Psychology and Psychotherapy. Furthermore, you can search events by date, location etc.



Holotropic Breathwork®

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Holotropic Breathwork® is a powerful technique for self-healing and self-exploration allowing for greater self-understanding, expansion of self-identity and access to the roots of emotional and psychosomatic challenges one might face. Holotropic Breathwork® comes from the Greek words ‘holos’ (whole) and ‘trepein’ (going to) meaning moving towards wholeness.





Training

GTT is a program for experiencing and studying Holotropic Breathwork® and the transpersonal perspective. It is a two-track program that can be used either to become a certified practitioner or simply to experience this practice in a more in-depth format. It is the best way to spend time with HB co-developer and one of the founders of transpersonal psychology, Stanislav Grof. Although semi-retired, Stan still teaches at some of the six-day training workshops, also called modules.



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