Masculine Practices

  • Meditation for Freeing Masculine Burden

    In this practice from the 2019 Embodied Relationship Training Salon with John and Kendra Cunov, you will connect to the place in your heart that feels burdened, trapped, constrained, and is aching for freedom, and then feel out to infinity & inward to the vast internal universe within you, touchi...

  • Wim Hof Breath Practice

    This breath practice as led by John at the May 2019 Embodied Men's Leadership Intensive in Mount Shasta, includes 3 rounds of 30 breaths. Sit in a grounded position on the floor or in a chair. You will inhale 100% of your air through your mouth, engaging the entire torso with your inhale, and the...

  • Macrocosmic Orbit Practice

    This is a masculine solo sensual practice that you can do before you make love or as a breath practice to ground yourself.

    Begin seated with a strong spine, eyes closed, navel tucked in, and sacrum tipped down. Then plug your feet and sacrum into the earth, which creates a tripod connected to t...

  • Horse Stance Practice with Systema Breath

    This is a practice John taught live at the May 2019 Embodied Men's Leadership Intensive in Mount Shasta for training yourself to be with discomfort without collapsing in. Maintaining the Systema Breath practice (inhaling through the nose and exhaling through pursed lips, as if blowing out a candl...

  • Systema Breath Meditation

    In this Systema Breath Meditation that John taught live at the Embodied Men's Leadership Intensive in Mount Shasta, you will inhale through the nose and exhale through pursed lips. Inhale just enough so that your body is full with air, and as you exhale, ground yourself down into the earth. There...

  • Ego Eradicator and Awareness Practice

    This awareness practice combined with the Ego Eradicator Kundalini breath practice, calls you to discipline yourself to maintain an awareness of your awareness. A huge piece of this work is to become more aware than our habits of awareness. 

    Come to a strong seated position with your eyes open a...

  • Walk of the Warrior King

    Choose a place to walk that speaks to you - it might be a place in your neighborhood, a hike you love near your home, or a place that inspires you where you want to spend more time. Begin walking at a brisk pace, feeling your body fully. Notice the difference between walking with no apparent dire...

  • The Gift of a Woman Meditation

    Bring your awareness to the root of your body below your navel, so you enliven and awaken this part of your body with every breath. Once you awaken that part of your body, breathe deeply into the center of your heart. Then widen your heart and connect the energy from your heart to the base of you...

  • Feeling In, Feeling Out

    This is a practice for training your awareness of both the external world and your internal world at the same time. Do this practice sitting in stillness with a straight spine, feet firmly on the floor or in cross legged position, eyes closed, hands on your thighs, and your breath smooth and deep...

  • Organ Grounding Meditation

    This is a QiGong practice for creating more space and health in your internal body. You can do this meditation either seated or standing. Connect the soles of your feet to the earth. Once you feel connected to the energetic flow of the earth through the soles of your feet, connect to your sacrum ...

  • 3 Part Grounding Practice - Earth Breath Meditation, Ego Eradicator, Heart Horse

    This is a 3-part masculine practice for deepening your breath and grounding your body. Do this as a morning practice at least 3 times per week. You'll begin by making a deep and immediate connection with the core of the earth through a seated meditation that deepens your breath and uses your will...

  • Bioenergetics Exercises

    Bioenergetics was developed by Alexander Lowen based on Taoist and QiGong Practices. It is also taught as a part of the pelvis de-armoring process. There are 5 exercises in this practice: 1. Press your fists into your lower kidneys and arch your back as you breathe powerfully into your hips to cl...

  • Fists of Anger

    This is a Kundalini yogic practice that provides structure for feeling, moving and opening through anger. It completes with a meditation for smoothing out and clearing blockages in the center column of the body.

    Disclaimer: Although anyone may find this practice to be useful, it is made availabl...

  • Bioenergetic Exercise for the Lower Body

    This Bioenergetic Exercise is meant to release stored energy in your lower body. It is also taught as a part of the pelvic de-armering process taught in many Tantric lineages. We recommend practicing the QiGong Practice for Grounding and Circulating Energy before doing this practice for the first...

  • QiGong Practice for Grounding and Circulating Energy

    This is a practice for grounding, revitalizing and energizing through the core and base of your body.

    Disclaimer: Although anyone may find this practice to be useful, it is made available with the understanding that we are not engaged in presenting specific medical, psychological, emotional, sex...

  • 3 Part Breath Chi Generator Practice

    This breath, if practiced regularly, will help you to cultivate the capacity to hold and circulate erotic energy, and feel everything that is happening in an intimate moment while also being witness to all of it as consciousness.

    Disclaimer: Although anyone may find this practice to be useful, i...

  • 3 Part Breath Chi Generator Intro

    John introduces a 3 Part Breath Chi Generator practice by describing the importance of breath in deepening intimacy.

  • Hollow Bamboo Breath Practice

    This breath practice led by John at the September 2019 Embodied Women's Weekend Intensive in New York, opens the central channel of your body that connects your throat, heart, solar plexus, and cervix or perineum. This is the channel where the deepest sex happens, so it is a good practice to do b...

  • "I Am That" Meditation

    In this meditation, you will experience the sweet, delicious relationship between your breath and consciousness; and expand your level of openness, awareness, and depth from a pervasive thoughtform into the absolute core of you.

    Begin sitting in a "yogi's pose," with your back straight, spine lo...

  • Sacred Masculine Practice for Women

    This is a masculine practice for women and those who primarily identify with the feminine essence to help you ground and tether to your sacred masculine when you're feeling scared, overwhelmed, or lost. It begins with a Russian Breath Practice and a meditation on the empty space of the body, and ...

  • Breath Practice with Live Drumming

    This is a breath practice John recorded live with drummer Caleb Spaulding at the Assemblage Nomad in New York for the June 2019 workshop: The Discerning Dick Presents "Spiritual Intimacy and Yogic Sexuality with John Wineland."

    Begin seated in such a way that your feet or base of your body fee...

  • Breathing In & Out Your Life Challenges

    This is a practice John taught live at the October 2019 Embodied Men's Leadership Training retreat in the Panamint Valley Desert for creating space in your heart for a challenging situation in your life that you are rejecting.

    Begin seated in the strongest position you can. Connect to your heart...

  • Deep Root, Wide Heart

    This is a practice John taught live at the 2019 Embodied Men's Leadership Training retreat in the California Panamint Valley Desert to powerfully deepen and widen your heart & root, and fill your space with embodied grounded presence & blessings to hold everyone in your life.

    Sit with your spin...

  • Dharti Hai Akash Hai Guru Ram Das Hai

    This is a prayer mantra John taught live at the 2019 Embodied Men's Leadership Training retreat in the California Panamint Valley Desert for powerfully declaring your visions and desires, and projecting them out into the world.

    Sit on the floor with your spine long & tall, your navel pulled in, ...