Heal & Move Forward with Rebirthing

What Is Rebirthing? Rebirthing, also known as Breathwork, is a therapeutic technique that allows you to release physical and emotional tension and find resolution to past traumas. It’s usually practiced under the guidance of a suitably experienced facilitator. During a rebirthing session, you lie down, close your eyes and follow a specific breathing pattern. This allows your mind to come gradually into a subtly different state of consciousness. You might find that your body begins…

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Men’s and Women’s Work: Why is it Important?

Why separate men’s and women’s circles?  Workshop leaders and workshop participants often observe that people feel more comfortable to share about intimate aspects of their lives when only those of their own sex are present. It can be very strengthening and validating to receive reflections, or even just heart-centred listening, from others who have shared many of the same embodied life experiences we’ve had, simply through growing up as a boy or a girl or…

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The Shields Have Come Down: What I Got Out of the Total Life Change Program

Mahadeva participated in the Total Life Change Programme in April 2019. Here, he shares his experience – and what changed for him. Where I was “I wasn’t going anywhere in my life – I seemed to be stuck and it was difficult. I was just doing the same thing over and over again, so I wanted to shift that. I’d been living in a van and picked up many skills and experiences that I wanted…

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Want to Meet your Real Self? Bioenergetics Can Help

Bioenergetics is a radical way to release you from the effects of trauma and conditioning so that you can feel as free and light as a feather. The idea behind it is that our muscle system holds all that we’ve repressed. So, when doing Bioenergetics, we put our body into certain positions which allows us to release these tensions. We increase our breathing – in and out through the mouth and from the belly –…

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When Talk Therapy isn’t Enough: Healing our Wounds, Coming Back to our Bodies

I talk to Sanjula, one of the therapists and workshop leaders at Osho Leela, about healing from difficult life experiences, embodiment and empowerment. What is true empowerment? “We all want to feel free and uninhibited. We long to be able to respond to life in the moment with love and joy rather than fear and defensiveness. But when a person experiences trauma – and most of us have experienced some form of it – a…

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The Power of the Heart: Healing Isolation & Disempowerment.

How do we move past low self-esteem and empower ourselves to embrace life’s opportunities? I talk to Svabhavo, a workshop leader, alchemist and director at Osho Leela with decades of experience in supporting and guiding people. What’s behind the epidemic of isolation in today’s society? “Most people don’t love themselves because they’re taught from a very young age that they’re not really OK. They’re not taught social skills in their formative and teenage years. Instead,…

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Are you Too Comfortable – or Too Challenged? Finding that Elusive Worklife Balance

The average person will spend 90 thousand hours at work over their lifetime. How are you spending that time? Are you joyfully living your passion, in total flow with the creativity of life? Or does the thought of work fill you with dread? What is your body telling you? If it does, then your body is telling you that there is something off. You are out of balance and this needs your awareness. It can…

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Feeling Good about Yourself? The Keys to Healthy Self-Esteem

It’s easy to think that with today’s technology, we are all more connected to each other than ever before. But the reality is, isolation, low self-worth and rocketing levels of depression have become an ongoing feature of our landscape all over the world. In this blog post, I talk to Navajata, one of the experienced workshop leaders at Osho Leela, about why isolation and low self-esteem are such big problems and what we can do…

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