2020 Articles

Volume 2 Issue 2


Holotropic Breathwork: A Review

John Jacobs, M.D.

Volume 2 Issue 2


Holotropic Breathwork is a method of psychotherapy that was developed by Stanislav and Christina Grof in the mid-1970s. It is a therapeutic practice utilizing breathwork, music, and bodywork that is designed to produce an altered state of consciousness, similar to psychedelic experiences. This paper presents a review of the literature on the topic of holotropic breathwork, the components of holotropic breathwork, and the potential implications for use.


Methods: Literature Review

Results: Holotropic breathing, which uses non-ordinary states of consciousness as a therapeutic tool, deserves further consideration.