Leonard D. Orr

Leonard D. Orr is discoverer of Rebirthing Breathwork, founder of Rebirth International, and creator of the connected breathing technique. 

He is considered one of the pioneers of the New Age for his teachings on prosperity consciousness, healing the unconscious death urge, and physical immortality. He is also known for identifying what he calls the 11 Biggies of Human Trauma: birth trauma, parental disapproval syndrome, personal lie and specific negatives, school trauma, past life karma, the unconscious death urge, religion trauma, senility, repression of the feminine, world savior syndrome and physical abuse and sexual abuse trauma.

He is a lifelong student of self-transformation and body mastery, and a visionary, teacher, businessman, and modern day yogi. He brings his youthfulness and playfulness to spiritual communities internationally. 

Orr is author of more than 20 books, including Rebirthing in the New Age and Breaking the Death Habit.