Breathwork is a beautiful and powerful tool It activates specific physiological changes in the body and may result in intense physical and emotional release. Therefore, for safety purposes, we do not allow persons with the following conditions to participate in a breathwork session:

- Pregnancy (at any stage)

- Severe PTSD or trauma

- Actively using recreational drugs

- Taking any medication that alters brain chemistry like anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, ADD, OCD medications, etc.

- Prescription blood thinners or anti-clotting medications

- Osteoporosis

- Detached Retina

- Glaucoma

- Kidney disease

- High Blood Pressure

- Cardiovascular disease, including angina, previous heart attack, or any other cardiovascular issues

- Strokes or TIAs

- Seizures, history of seizures or other brain/neurological condition or disease

- Diagnosis of aneurysm (of any kind)

- Uncontrolled thyroid conditions

- Diabetes (any type)

- Severe Asthma— for mild to moderate asthma, we can discuss but you must bring your inhaler to the session

- Epilepsy

- Prior diagnosis of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or previous psychiatric condition

- Severe psychosomatic disorders

- Recent surgery, stitches or injury

- Hospitalization for any psychiatric condition or emotional crisis within the last 10 years

- Any other medical, psychiatric or physical conditions which would impair or affect ability to engage in any activities that involve deep physical and/or emotional release

You may contact me if you need a gentler approach or have questions around this.