2-5 january 2019
Alchemy of Breath
~ A Hero’s Journey ~
with Anthony Abbagnano
Alchemy of Breath is a system of breathing practices that restore your self-awareness, love and compassion.
The founder of Alchemy of Breath, Anthony Abbagnano has successfully taken Breathwork into festivals, yoga spaces, the corporate world, prisons, the Psychedelic Society, hospitals and to the dying. His work is noted for its application in the fields of addiction, transformation, personal empowerment, the integration of psychotropic and plant medicine experiences, and the opening of humanity’s hope for a heart-centered harmonious existence. By working with Anthony you will discover breathing techniques that will have an immediate effect on your wellbeing, and can be incorporated instantly into your daily life, improving your relationship with yourself, and therefore with the world around you.
If you know that you are ready to change, ready to embrace new potential, ready to clear your limiting beliefs, then the Alchemy of Breath is for you.
The body remembers
The body is an archive of everything we are born with, as well as all the trauma we may have faced as we have moved through life. Learning to live with unresolved trauma is possible, but oh how it limits and controls us! We get ‘triggered’ easily, misinterpret and mishandle situations, and may create many unnecessary and avoidable obstacles for ourselves as we stumble through life, uncentered and relatively ineffective whilst governed by our past stories and pains.
There is another way! A way where we seek resolution instead of temporary relief? A way that connects us with our innate wisdom with compassion and joy? A way that creates harmony and peace in our lives.
In our busy lives, where the demands of our work and home life compound the stress and anxieties that we suffer, what if we had a tool that we could use as a remedy?
One that could not just reduce the pressure, but reawaken our enthusiasm, reconnect us with our passion and even act as a guide for the way forward.
How exciting to know that the answer lies in each of us, and the quickest way to it is through our breath!
“When I walked into my first breathwork with Anthony, I thought it would be a lecture on breathing techniques. An hour later, I knew this has just turned my life around. It actually changed my life so much, that I decided to take the year long training with Anthony. The training kept me committed to the journey of self-healing that I had started and has transformed my life in many aspects. I feel like my heart has opened up again for the first time in decades and the training group has become a new little community for all of us. I am truly grateful.”
- On the 2nd there is an open event 20-22 (approx) that is available for volunteers (free of charge) and for extended community on donation (200 SEK)
- Retreat will be in English
- For information about the course, please contact Christina Nordstjärna
- For questions about food and lodging, connect with:
Welcome to Alchemy of Breath at Ängsbacka 2019!
The founder of Alchemy of Breath, Anthony has successfully taken Breathwork into festivals, yoga spaces, the corporate world, prisons, the Psychedelic Society, hospitals and to the dying. His work is noted for its application in the fields of addiction, transformation, personal empowerment, the integration of psychotropic and plant medicine experiences, and the opening of humanity’s hope for a heart-centered harmonious existence.
Driven by his passion to awaken the whole world to the miraculous gift of the Breath, Anthony is the pioneer of #BreatheTheWorld, an initiative to uplift world consciousness that has introduced Online Breathwork to thousands around the globe in over 40 countries to date.
Anthony has a unique and profound way of seeing and loving people, life, and the world. This pure expression is based on his ability to witness a person in their wholeness; this inevitably helps each person to cultivate their true capabilities. His ability to see someone’s soul beyond their personality is testament to his personal commitment to self-growth.
Tender, humorous, vulnerable, and deeply in touch with his feelings, he shares this love as an appreciation for our human potential, and the unconditional heart which flows effortlessly through his teachings leaves those on the receiving end feeling deeply touched and profoundly nurtured.
Facing his own shadow is nothing new to Anthony, and having done so empowers him to hold others with a unique depth of love; this is the beauty of the gift which often awakens one’s own self-love. Armoured hearts soften and sceptic heal doubt.
His safe presence is an example for men, deeply honours the feminine, and sets a standard for conscious living and relating to both – a guiding light that leaves one asking “what would Anthony do…?”
Alchemy of Breath
2-5 January 2019
On the 2nd there is an Open event 20-22 (approx) that is available for volunteers (free of charge) and for extended community on donation (200 SEK).
Arrival and departure
Wednesday 2 January
- Check-in: 17.30-18.30
- Dinner: 18.30-19.30
- First workshop starts 20.00
Saturday 5 January
Following information is general for events at Ängsbacka and some details might differ for your stay.
Connect to the organizers if you have questions regarding this!
In the center of Molkom (1,5 km away) there is an local grocery shop Coop Konsum. In the same building you can do post services and find an ATM where you can withdraw cash.
Ängsbacka Café is a nice and cozy meeting place that is always open on Saturdays afternoons. Enjoy a coffee or herbal tea along with new meetings and interesting conversations. The menu includes organic snacks, homemade raw cakes and healthy drinks. Credit cards, Swish and cash is accepted. Welcome!
In the shop of Ängsbacka, Karma Store, we sell a variety of health products and organic body care, relaxing music, books, clothes, organic incense, unique jewellery, yoga accessories and more.
Ängsbacka is an international course and festival center situated in Molkom, a society that we are part of, that we love and have a good relation to. We are depending on that all our guests and participants are cooperating with us to keep it this way when / if going outside of the premises of Ängsbacka during their stay at Ängsbacka. We ask you kindly to respect the local areas around Ängsbacka and practice common sense.
Ängsbacka offers accommodation in a homelike style. Please look under the tab Price & booking to see what accommodation is being offered during this event.
– All of our accommodation alternatives have shared bathrooms.
– The dorms consist of 12 – 20 bunk beds.
– Please bring your own towel, bed sheets, pillow cover and duvet cover.
– You can rent a set of sheets & a towel from us for 150 SEK per event.
What to bring
– Shoes that easily comes on and off when walking between the buildings / workshop spaces
– An extra towel for a visit to our sauna, when it is open and/or is rented for your event.
You can also rent a sauna or sweat lodge- towel from us for 50 SEK per occasion.
– Your own water bottle or thermo cup with lid, we do not allow cups or glasses in the workshop spaces
– Comfortable clothes suitable for the activities of your event
– If you like, walking shoes for recreation in the forest surrounding of Ängsbacka
– Earplugs can be good if you are sharing room with other people.
Breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner are all included. We serve vegetarian food, mostly organic, locally produced and made with love. In connection with your reservation, you can order a vegan diet (this is also the alternative if you’re lactose intolerant), a Gluten-free diet and notify us about nut allergies. If possible, the chef will make adjustments for other allergies, please make the request when you book. Unfortunately, we can not, for practical reasons, accommodate any other food philosophies or diets.
Drug & Alcohol Policy – Zero Tolerance
All operations on Ängsbacka are based on a drug and alcohol free environment. The aim is to create a safe atmosphere that favors authentic meetings, personal development and spiritual practice. This means that guests and residents must not consume or be under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the whole area of Ängsbacka.
A person on the area of Ängsbacka under the obvious influence of alcohol or drugs can be asked to leave immediately.
We have a praxis that is included in almost all our events, but not in all – depending on the contract between the organizers and Ängsbacka. A beautiful way to integrate your experience is to do working meditation with us on Ängsbacka. As a participant, we ask you to join us in the community for 30 minutes per day and helping out with easy tasks such as cleaning or dishwashing. You will get an introduction to your task and then you do it the same time every day. Our volunteers are very grateful for your contribution and will also help you out. We do the working meditation together!
Find your way here
It’s easy to find your way to Ängsbacka by train and bus, or by car. Read more about how to find your way here.
To find and offer rides, join our Facebook group Carpooling to & from Ängsbacka.
Price and booking
Alchemy of Breath
2-5 January 2019