At its most basic level, holotropic breathwork is the practice of accelerated, or enhanced, breathing. It involves breathing at a controlled, rapid rate for an extended period of time. Practitioners are able to enter an altered state of consciousness where healing is possible.
The warmth of the space, the aroma in air, the security in trusted company…your environment is everything during your psychedelic experience. It isn’t about what you’re ingesting, it’s about how it’s being absorbed. Set and setting can be the difference between a good trip and a challenging one.