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Changing DNA with Heart-Focused Intention

Institute of HeartMath researchers found evidence that the physical nature of DNA strands can change with heart-focused intention.  Their published article, Modulation of DNA Conformation by Heart-Focused Intention – McCraty, Atkinson, Tomasino, 2003 – describes experiments that achieved such results.

In one study, an individual holding three DNA samples was directed to generate heart rhythm coherence – a physiological state of mental, emotional and physical balance and harmony – with the aid of a HeartMath technique that utilizes heart-focused breathing while experiencing a positive emotion of love and appreciation, and then holding the intention that one or more of the DNA samples would either wind or unwind. The individual succeeded, as instructed, to intentionally and simultaneously unwind two of the DNA samples to different extents and leave the third unchanged.

“The results provide experimental evidence to support the hypothesis that aspects of the DNA molecule can be altered through intentionality,” the article reported. “The data indicate that when individuals are in a heart-focused, loving state and in a more coherent mode of physiological functioning, they have a greater ability to alter the conformation of DNA…    Individuals capable of generating higher ratios of heart coherence were able to alter DNA conformation according to their intention. … Control group participants showed low ratios of heart coherence and were unable to intentionally alter the conformation of DNA.”

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Sara, from Institute of HeartMath

Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.

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4:14PM PST on Nov 11, 2014

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6:41AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

We are mind/spirit

3:39PM PDT on Mar 10, 2013

Constantly having discussions on the topic of heart+brain (more like heart vs brain - and whether it's important for us to feel, or rationalize first). I've always wondered what role "heart" plays within the "mind+body+soul" connections - and from what I'm reading here ("The heart serves as a key access point through which information originating in the higher dimensional structures is coupled into the physical human system (including DNA), and that states of heart coherence generated through experiencing heartfelt positive emotions increase this coupling."), it feels like it's the "connection point" between the three.

I'm curious tho, what is meant by "heart coherence" exactly? Aligning how you feel with what you do? Really curious to learn more and very glad to have found your site + heartmath.org

Thank you for sharing this information!

11:47AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

A very interesting topic, Thanks.

7:03AM PST on Feb 20, 2013

thank you

12:28AM PST on Feb 20, 2013

OK

10:15PM PST on Feb 11, 2013

I think with the Grace of God, ie, heart-God centeredness, anything is possible! www.maitreya.org

5:50PM PST on Feb 10, 2013

Maybe, but considering this is a "studies SUGGEST" finding, I am not jumping to any conclusion without further investigations.

10:38PM PST on Feb 6, 2013

Amazing article! Heartmath defintely does some wonderful and much-needed research, and yet the message is the same - positive energy and love can cause healing at the cellular level, and many ancient civilisations (India, China, etc...) were aware of this...good to see that modern man is starting to understand the same!

5:00PM PST on Feb 3, 2013

Our body can do some pretty amazing things, so why not!

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