On Saturday, Steve Carcano and I went to Topanga for a 12-hour holotropic breathwork experience. It was wild, to say the least. Holotropic breathwork is a tool for personal growth and exploration.  It is intense and some people have likened their experiences with the breathwork as similar to their experiences with psychedelics. I haven’t had any psychedelic experiences, so I don’t have that frame of references. However, I found the whole event to be very cool. Each of us did a single breathing session that was 3 hours long, while the other person held space for and tended to the person breathing. Yep, three hours of intense breathwork non-stop. Weirdly, the time seemed to speed by and also drag on forever and also simultaneously not exist.

 

I drew some pictures afterward, in an attempt to catalog my experience. Nothing I drew made sense. I made some notes, too, but those are pretty jumbled.  It has been 4 days and I am still journaling and processing the thoughts and feeling I experienced on Saturday. I wish I could explain more, but it really is one of those things that needs to be experienced to be understood.

 

If you’re interested, you can learn more at: https://www.holotropicbreathworkla.com/

 

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THURSDAY’S WORKOUT

3 RFT:

Row 1,000m

20 Squat Cleans (135/95)

 

FRIDAY’S FUN WORKOUT

A) Ground Movement

B) Hanging & Vaulting

C) Ha-Vault-a Course

 

***NOTE: There is a FREE 30-minute breathing session at 12:00pm on Friday***

 

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