IBF member FAQ
Question often asked by visitors of the IBF website.
- What is breathwork?
- What kind of people practice conscious breathwork?
- What kind of people join the IBF?
- How do I register as an IBF member?
What is breathwork?
Breathwork is the practice of clearing blockages in the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual bodies through undertaking a simple and yet highly effective breathing pattern. There are numerous forms of breathwork such as Conscious Connected Breathing, Rebirthing, Holotropic Breathing, Transformational Breathing, and Pranayama of the Yoga tradition.
What kind of people practice conscious breathwork?
Breathwork attracts a broad range of people - men and women, young and old. Some people come to breathwork because they have read a book and are curious to try it for themselves. Others may have a particular issue or ailment which they wish to work on. Breathwork is an extremely versatile tool - it is as capable of addressing self-esteem issues as it is relieving lower back pain or migraines. There really does not seem to be a hard and fast rule about who breathwork appeals to - simply anyone seeking to achieve more out of their life.
What kind of people join the IBF?
Whoever is intererested in using the breath for mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being is welcome to join the IBF. The IBF members are mainly profesional breathworkers, therapists or coaches, but they can also be people who have benefited from breathwork sessions, have attended an IBF Global Inspiration Conference and loved it so much that they have chosen to become IBF members to support the organisation. There are presentely 23 countries represented in the IBF.
How do I register as an IBF member?
Follow the following steps:
- Simply click on the register link on the front page (or one of several others around the site).
- This will take you to a form where you can fill in your details.
- After completing the form you will be sent an email to confirm your email address. Click on the link in the email. You're now registered on the site.
- If you try to log-in using the details you provided (but you haven't paid your membership fee yet) you'll be given the option to to pay online. If you don't wish to do this you can pay the membership secretary directly.
- Once your payment has been comfirmed, your login will work and you'll be an IBF member.