Pieces of me: Finding Self Retreat at 42 Acres
“...And then, unexpectedly, everything loosens up: my neck relaxes, my jaw stops feeling taut and tense, and I just breathe. And lose time. Twenty minutes later, I become conscious of feeling light and happy – and rested. Remarkable
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“...Breathguru, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, retreat – a scenic island setting is home to retreats and workshops on detoxing and fitness-enhancing techniques, led by “breath guru” Alan Dolan himself.
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“...It’s Alan Dolan’s breathwork workshop that has enticed me to 42 Acres, though; I’ve read rave testimonials by actors such as Naomie Harris, sportspeople like Paul Sampson, and mindfulness gurus like Jody Shield.
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“...Best for? Spiritual types – you’ll meet ‘breath guru’ Alan Dolan, who has a villa in the hillside village of Oasis de Nazaret, and learn how to breathe properly to boost health and wellbeing.
“...“…Guests who have raved about their stay include Bond star Naomie Harris and England international rugby ace Paul Sampson, who credits TB with helping him combat exercise-induced asthma…”
“...“Conscious breathing is one of the most liberating therapies I’ve ever had – and I’ve had a few… It was so powerful that I re-lived the birth of my daughter in a compelling, all-consuming, tear-filled experience.”
“...“This isn’t about unconscious breathing in and out. It’s more about how techniques such as detoxifying transformational breathing can be used to regulate stress, improve immunity and increase wellbeing.”
“...‘Breath is literally life,’ says BreathGuru app founder Alan Dolan. “When you breathe better, you live better.’ Which makes the fact that most of us only use 20% of our lung capacity a priority issue.
“...“The method, which Dolan compares to “taking your breath to the gym” … is designed to induce tangible positive effects on the physical, mental-emotional and spiritual levels of our being…”
“...“… Alan Dolan is the breath guru based in Lanzarote – he’ll teach you how to do it properly by controlling your breath and increasing your oxygen intake. So take a deep breath, relax and head to a retreat near you.”
“...“…Run from his private villa in Nazaret, retreats consist of one-on-one ‘breath sessions’ each day, plus optional yoga, massage and personal training. The format can be as flexible and informal as you want…”
“...“‘…mere mortals can manage only a couple of minutes,’ Alan says from his swanky Lanzarote pad, where he runs Breathing Space retreats. ‘We’ve got these amazing lungs, but we’re not accessing them.’”