Lisa is joined by Bryant Wood who talks about Modern Nirvana. The goal of Modern Nirvana is to be a catalyst for transformation in people's lives, to inspire them to take control of their spiritual and physical wellbeing, by sharing both ancient practices and modern bio-hacks on their YouTube channel and at their annual summit. Their mission is to bring inspiration and information to a new generation, paving a way for a more enlightened world. If you are human, you have the potential to be superhuman.
In this episode we learn a lot about Bryant, Modern Nirvana, and the importance of breathe work.
Bryant (also known as “iKAR”-The one who touches the sky) is a global traveler who has immersed himself in enriching experiences with the goal bring something authentically his own into the world. He is a Master Breathwork instructor, and is currently certified as a Priest, NLP Practitioner, Pranashamanic Yoga, believer in Inclusive Mindlfulness, Motivational coach, and Mental Health Consultant certified through Kindred.
He’s studied in Buddhist Sanghas, learned from Sufi mystics, participated in week-long rituals with Ancient African IFA high priests, immersed himself in Tibetan Buddhism Tantra, and has sat and meditated and collaborated with some of the most famous Gurus of our time. He believes in direct experience through wisdom, and beautifying this world through play, diversity, and knowledge. In his own words, "everyone is welcome at the table because the ones we haven't made a place for in the past are the ones that we have the most to learn from. Now is a good time to listen".
Bryant has given away all his belongings three times to completely focus on the present moment and be free to go where he is meant to. This has led him to teach thousands of people the power of breathwork, movement, and self-healing styles in all circles; from catholic high schools, Pro athletes, to Alzheimer's special care retirement homes. He has done all this while living by the moto “No one gets left behind.”
Bryant uses his wide range of skills from many offerings to hold sacred space rituals, workshops and retreats around the world. Some of his past partnerships have included HBO, Spotify, Younga, United Nations and Daily Yoga App. You can see him on the upcoming second season of the Netflix show The Circle, sharing his knowledge of the breath.
Currently Bryant is launching his Breathwork teacher training, Working with his 1:1 clients, and is in high demand to speak and share his wisdom. He is 1 of 3 of the Modern Nirvana team that is fully devoted to paving the way for a more enlightened world.