- Please do not perform breathwork while pregnant. Some of the styles and holds are dangerous for mother and baby.
- Check with your doctor before you start a breathwork practice, if you have a history of epilepsy or cardiovascular issues, including high blood pressure, or are currently taking antipsychotic medications.
- Never perform breathwork while driving or in water.
- Breathwork has the potential to bring about intense feelings. Because of the strong physical and emotional releases that may arise, it’s not recommended for everyone. Please talk to your doctor before practicing.
- Additionally, some types of breathwork can induce hyperventilation, which can bring on dizziness, chest pain, and pounding heartbeat.
- It is common for your body to undergo physiological changes while doing breathwork; body temperature fluctuation, numbness and tingling in your arms and legs, tightness in your hands. Do not worry, this will all return back to normal as your breath does.
rikasyoga is not a therapist, psychotherapist or medical physician. The participants understand that the Facilitator has not promised, shall not be obligated to or will not; (1) act as a therapist providing psychoanalysis, psychological counseling or behavior therapy, (2) act as a medical physician providing treatment for mental disorders or medical diseases. Participants understand that Breathwork and other parts of the events can result in intense physical and emotional release and all medical concerns must be addressed prior to the event enrollment.