Stan Grof Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingStanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D. is a psychiatrist with more than fifty years experience researching the healing and transformative potential of non-ordinary states of consciousness. His groundbreaking theories influenced the integration of Western science with his brilliant mapping of the transpersonal dimension. On October 5, 2007 Dr. Grof received the prestigious VISION 97 award granted by the Foundation of Dagmar and Vaclav Havel in Prague. Visit the Press Room for more information.


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Tav Sparks Director Grof Transpersonal Training Holotropica

Tav Is the Director of Grof Transpersonal Training and conducts training events in the United States and worldwide.  He is a teacher, consultant, and writer with over 25 years experience working therapeutically with people in non-ordinary states of consciousness. Tav has conducted hundreds of trainings and workshops and supported thousands of individuals in their deep inner work.

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Diana Medina Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingDiana Medina
is a resident of southern Colorado. She has practiced as a physician assistant in pediatrics since 1986. She began her adventure with Holotropic Breathwork in1993, and certified as a facilitator in 1998. Since that time, Diana has offered workshops in Colorado, New Mexico, and India.

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Diane Haug Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingDiane Haug, M.A., LPCC, is a licensed therapist living in rural northern New Mexico. Her background includes a decade of working with adults and children dealing with life-threatening and terminal illness. Having completed the Grofs' first three-year training program, Diane has been involved with transpersonal psychology and the Holotropic Breathwork since 1986. As a senior staff member with GTT, she has been involved in teaching modules internationally (Scandinavia, Europe, Russia, South America) and in the United States. Diane has developed GTT training modules including Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy and Healing and The Art of Integration.

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Sitara Blasco Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingSitara Blasco is a psychologist for Valencia University, Spain; with master studies in Gestalt Psychotherapy and in Integrative Psychology. She has done Claudio Naranjo SAT program (Enneagram). Her background includes also shamanism, meditation, body-oriented techniques, acting and clown.

She began her training in Holotropic Breathwork in 1998 and certified in 2002. Since then she has been part of Grof Transpersonal Training teaching staff and has facilitated at the trainings in Mexico, Ireland and Spain. She also organizes workshops and lectures in France and Spain. Since 2003 she co-organizes (with Juanjo Segura) the Spanish GTT program. She works as psychologist in Alicante.

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Juanjo Segura Respiración Holotrópica Grof

Juanjo Segura (1961, Madrid) 

Therapist. Master in Integrative Clinical Psychology. Holotropic Breathwork trainer. Member of the Grof Transpersonal Training teaching staff and GTT program organizer in Spain. Trained in Claudio Naranjo SAT program. Trained in Shamanism. Zen practitioner. Mindfulness instructor by the EAP (Escuela de Atención Plena). Member of the teaching board of the EAP. HB facilitator in a workshop in and out of Spain. He practices in Alicante.

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Nienke Merbis Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingNienke Merbis has completed courses in transpersonal psychology and shamanism in Canada. Moreover, she is a certified yoga teacher. She began her training in Holotropic Breathwork in the United States in 1994 and certified in 1997. Since then she has been instrumental in creating and facilitating at workshops in Ireland.

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Jean Farrell Holotropica España Grof Transpersonal TrainingJean Farrell was born in England, has lived in Ireland for thirty years with her husband and the children and young people they have fostered.  

In England she worked as a senior lecturer in Youth and Community Work, teaching Counseling Skills and Group Work, at Manchester Metropolitan University. In Ireland she works as a psychotherapist and offers supervision to therapists in various agencies working with trauma. She also teaches Counseling and Therapeutic Skills for the National University of Ireland.

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Marc Aixala Grof Transpersonal Training Respiración Holotrópica

 Marc Aixalà is an engineer and psychologist. Member of the GTT staff. Postgraduate studies in Integrative Psychotherapy.

He is an aikidoka (Aikido practitioner). He is academically formed in the therapeutic use of the non-ordinary states of consciousness. He has also trained and coordinated psychological emergency assistance teams in multitudinous festive events (Kosmicare - Portugal). He facilitates Holotropic Breathwork workshops in Barcelona and Switzerland. He works as a psychologist in Barcelona.

Marc Aixala Grof Transpersonal Training Respiración Holotrópica

 Jasmina Hrapovic  was born and raised in Munich (Germany). He currently lives in Spain working for an international organization. Before beginning her transpersonal Grof training, she practiced yoga, Mindfulness, bioenergy and autogenic training. 

In 2010, she discovered Holotropic Breathwork and transpersonal psychology, which has since nurtured her passion for inner growth. In 2016, Jasmina completed the Grof Transpersonal Training and participated in HB workshops. Due to her international spirit and her open heart to cultures, she loves accompanying people from all over the world in their inner and outer journey and being at the service of the world. Jasmina speaks German, English, Spanish, Croatian and French.

Sitara Blasco Grof Transpersonal Training Respiración HolotrópicaFani Pané Specialist teacher in Social Sciences. Postgraduate in Music by the Liceo de Barcelona. He combines his teaching activity with the organization of musical events in the educational environment. Trained in music therapy and group dynamics. Organizes periodic workshops of Holotropic Breathing in Barcelona. Certified Facilitator of Holotropic Breathing by Grof Transpersonal Training. It is part of the Grof Transpersonal Training team in the modules that are organized in Spain.



Sitara Blasco Grof Transpersonal Training Respiración HolotrópicaCarlos Vega Degree in Psychology from the University of Barcelona. Master in Brief Strategic Therapy. 9 years experience in the treatment of addictions and introduction of Holotropic Breathwork workshops. Interested in holotropic states of consciousness and their healing potential. He has conducted Holotropic Breathwork workshops in Barcelona, Girona and Lleida, where he currently lives.



Sitara Blasco Grof Transpersonal Training Respiración HolotrópicaRachel Bongartz born and raised in Belgium, experienced Holotropic Breathwork for the first time in 2005 and from then on it has become an important part of her life. She studied Clinical Psychology and later obtained a second Master in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies. In August 2016, she accomplished the Grof Transpersonal Training and became a facilitator in Holotropic Breathwork. Self-awareness and spiritual growth is very important to her. She is a passionate 5 Rhythms dancer and she has experienced that expanded holotropic states of consciousness carry the potential for healing and self-fulfilment..



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