With research proving the physical, mental and emotional benefits of a short regular breathwork practice, we are passionate about introducing children to scientifically proven, engaging and life-enhancing breathing techniques and exercises at school.
Based in the United Kingdom, and reaching worldwide classrooms, School Breathe is a Community Interest Company striving to improve wellbeing in schools.Learn More
Who is School Breathe for?
For teachers, family liaison officers, pastoral carers + head teachers
Breath coach training for individuals wishing to become a dedicated in-school breath coach. Learn how to recognise dysfunctional breathing patterns and teach the benefits of healthy breathing habits. Introduce scientifically proven breathwork into the school day, for a calmer and more focused approach to learning. Teach children life enhancing breath techniques to self regulate their feelings.
For children aged 3 - 12 years old in nursery, primary + junior school settings
Over 40 breath techniques, exercises, mindfulness meditations and breath-focused visualisations in video and audio format, to help support mental health challenges. A short regular practice has proved to enhance focus and concentration, reduce stress and anxiety, boost physical wellbeing, improve immunity and encourage children to build better relationships with themselves and others.
Full breath coach training for professionals working in schools.
Are you a psychologist, s children to build and maintain a regular practice and they learn invaluable breath techniques which can help them decompress from their school day, feel calm and improve sleep. Children share many of the take-home breath exercises with siblings, carers, parents and guardians too.
Online Programme for the entire school (from £2 per child)
"We love School Breathe. We are always recommending the online programme to other schools. This morning I mentioned you to our SEND Inclusion Partner for West Essex and she is going to share with other schools as we love it that much!" - Claire Jackman, Head Teacher, Great Easton SchoolOnline Programme for Schools: Information + Prices
Breath Coach Training for school staff members
Become a dedicated in- school breath coach. Learn invaluable breath exercises for pupils and yourself to experience the mental, physical and emotional benefits of learning to breathe well.
Breath Coach Training: Information + Prices
"We use Monday assembly times to deliver School Breathe for the week, share the printable breath techniques with parents in our weekly newsletter and every class is using it in their own way. There are children who are already helping other children or grown ups to breathe when they recognise they are stressed or sad!"
- James Green, Headmaster, Sebright School
"We have been using the breathe techniques after lunch at least 1 or 2 afternoons a week during well-being time. We can then talk to individual children when they are anxious, angry or upset about the techniques they've used. As we all know them, this works really well."
- Head Teacher Bellfield School, Birmingham
"If I'm very angry at my younger or older sibling, I can calm my mind and breath down, by breathing 3 quick breaths in and 1 powerful breath out"
- Ted, aged 7, St Stephens School
"The children LOVED these classes. We have implemented a 5 minute daily practice after registration."
- Miss Wilson, Lauriston School, London
"The breathing techniques are so relaxing, and help me empty my mind and feel refreshed."
- Kean, age 9, Sebright School
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