Exploring the Breath: Interview with Michaël Bijker
In this episode, Les discusses some of the benefits that he has found in a regular breathwork practice. Our breath may be the most important tool we have to interact with our nervous system and our overall sense of well-being. Fortunately for us, this tool is portable and easily accessed.
The Life Awareness Project is founded by Michaël Bijker. The goal of the Life Awareness Project is to share the knowledge of taking care of mind and body for everyone. Michaël He has been traveling around the world encountering knowledge for his passion for body and mind work, especially Meditation, Yoga, Qi Gong, and breath-work. His teachings have helped many from all over the world. Focusing on training mind and body to help each person to get to know it’s real nature and essence and to free your mind.
He has practiced and studied mind training and meditation since the age of 14 and studied QiGong and Yoga since having to recover from a severe car accident that happened in the year 2001. By the powerful methods of QiGong and Yoga and the grace of God, he was able to recover from injuries of which medical professionals considered he would probably not heal. Since then, his life is dedicated to helping others to learn these wonderful techniques. Techniques that will not only give health, focus, and strength but makes us realize what we truly are and what is our calling and the essence in life.
His teachings are focused to help to encourage the individual self-study and self-practice. It is the aim to improve one’s self-discipline and insight to gain wisdom and power that comes from within oneself. By doing so one gets empowered by the teacher and not dependent.
He now lives in Portugal with his wife and 2 children where he teaches yoga, meditation, breathwork and mind training on the retreats he organizes in Sagres. Michaël is a certified 800hr (certified by YogaAlliance) teacher with a yoga therapy certification from Paramanand Institute of Yoga Science & Research in Indore, India, where he studied under the loving and wise guidance of Dr. Omanand – Guruji You can learn more and contact Michaël here: https://www.yogalap.com/
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