Medical and Psychiatric Contraindications to Participating In Breath Work

Soul-streaming breathwork results in certain specific physiological changes in the body and also can result in intense physical and emotional release. Therefore, for safety purposes, in most circumstances I do not allow persons with the following conditions to participate in a breathwork session:

Medical Contraindications

Aneurysms

Asthma (please have your inhaler available during your breathwork session if you choose to participate)

Cardiovascular disease and/or irregularities including prior heart attack

Detached Retina

Epilepsy

Glaucoma

High Blood Pressure that is not controlled with medication

History of strokes or seizures

Osteoporosis

Pregnancy

Prescription blood thinning/anti-clotting medications such as Coumadin

 

Psychiatric Contraindications

 

Bipolar disorder or schizophrenia (Prior diagnosis by a health professional)

Hospitalization for any psychiatric condition or emotional crisis in past 10 years such as an attempted suicide or nervous breakdown (Contact Kathryn for more details)

PTSD

Any other medical, psychiatric or physical conditions which would impair or affect ability to engage in activities involving intense physical and/or emotional release.

**If you have any other questions about whether soul-streaming breathwork is safe and suitable for you, please reach out to Kathryn personally at contact@kathrynmussell.com.