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Therapeutic Breathwork is a conscious breath awareness process that offers a multitude of benefits for physical and mental well-being. Benefits include stress reduction, better sleep, strengthened immune system, reduction in chronic pain, and improved respiratory function. Breathwork is practiced to promote awareness, self-regulation and deep personal transformation, with the intention of enhancing inner peace, health and wellbeing.


This training program is an in-depth, experiential training course in the transformative power of breathwork. Participants will develop confidence in their abilities in applying breathwork to themselves and clients, as well as integrating breathwork with therapeutic practices (counseling, healing arts, coaching, etc.). Training also includes supervision on skills and practice as a breathworker. Perfect for students who seek:

  • to teach breathwork
  • to integrate breathwork with other healing arts (therapists, yogis, educators, medical professionals, etc.)
  • personal growth and the tools to release stuck patterns and trauma from the body
  • Continuing Education credits

Completion of the course requirements results in a Level 1 Breathworker Certification through the Transformations Breathwork Training Program (https://bit.ly/3vtjo1d). Transformations USA (https://www.transformationsusa.com ) is a certified organization through the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance (GPBA https://breathworkalliance.com). It is acknowledged as a leading organization in the certification of professional breathworkers, as recognized by the GPBA and the International Breathwork Foundation (IBF www.ibfbreathwork.org). 

Why Thrive?

  • Stellar Reputation– Since 2009, Thrive Yoga Trainings have graduated inspired and confident yoga and wellness professionals who teach all over the world. Our 5-star reviews speak for our intelligent, rich, and always-fresh training in a fun and supportive community.
  • Mentorship– Thrive is collaborating with Ashira Lavine and the Transformations USA school to offer the highest quality breathwork training to our community. An integral experiential and interactive component of the training is direct mentorship with your trainer, Ashira. Mentorship will yield each participant real life and professional skills such as:
    • Reading Body language for energy regulation and authentic communication skills
    • Distinguishing between your emotions and your clients emotions during communication exchange
    • Confidence and proficiency in creating safety when others are vulnerable
    • Upleveling your leadership skills for any profession or group setting
    • Consistent ability to connect to the power within yourself



Fall 2024
Breathwork Training for Personal Growth & Level 1 Certification

CEU’s available for RYT’s and Professionals through NBCC and NAADAC

In-Studio Dates:
(Zoom participation available for out-of-state attendees)
September 2024 – January 2025
Saturdays: 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sept 21 | Oct 12 | Nov 16
Dec 14 |Jan 4, 25
Thursdays: 6:00 – 9:00pm
September 26 | October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 | Nov. 7,14, 21 | Dec. 5, 12, 19 | Jan. 9, 16, 23
Breathwork class at Thrive Yoga included in price
Mentorship Hours:
Starting the week of September 28th | Wednesdays at 8-9am
3 Zoom Mentorship Sessions | October 2, Nov 6, Dec 4
3 Private Sessions Included in Pricing
2 Sessions with Ashira
1 Session with Jim Morningstar (Founder of Transformations USA and Therapeutic Breathwork)

Professional Training Overview


  • Professional support for practice of breathwork with clients
  • Learn the breathworker’s role in the stages of a breathwork session
  • Develop and enhance individual style of breathwork practice
  • Breathwork as a practice for rebirthing and reconditioning the body
  • Learn to recognize, understand and intervene with client resistance in breathwork sessions
  • Overview and understanding of ethics, boundaries, and synchronicities as a breathworker
  • Understanding concepts of body themes in breathwork facilitation
  • Considerations for professionals
  • Carrying breathwork forward into personal life


The training follows the highest standards of ethical compliance through the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance (GPBA https://breathworkalliance.com).

Following the principles of Conscious Connected Breathing, participants will gain awareness of a variety of breathwork techniques, focusing knowledge on circular Therapeutic breathwork. 

Training will emphasize a trauma-sensitive approach to breathwork and touch, guiding attendees on how to interact with people from the general public and with private clients from this mindful and compassionate perspective. All participants will leave with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to incorporate breathwork into practice, community, and personal life. 

Practice Teaching

Practice Teaching Course Study Includes:

  • Stages of a breathwork session
  • Finding your authentic voice
  • Adapting your personal style to breathwork sessions
  • Reading the body 
  • Practicing teaching with mentor feedback 
  • Holding space 
  • Teaching to beginners
  • Trauma-sensitive approach to touch/hands-on assistance
  • Handling resistance 
  • Holding and maintaining boundaries
  • Practicing the facilitation of breathing meditation
  • Mentor feedback, written assessments, class presentations

Want More Information?

Free Info Session | June 13th, 6:00 - 7:15pm

Meet your trainer, overview the breathwork program, review the curriculum, and meet your fellow trainees! Experience a sample of a training day!


Fall 2024 Fees

Early Bird Pricing by

July 31, 2024


All Fees Non-Refundable.

Regular Pricing by

September 7, 2024


All Fees Non-Refundable.

Payment Plan Option

$600 non-refundable deposit PLUS

Six (6) non-refundable payments of $470 for 6 months

Payments start August 21st, 2024 and must be completed by January 21st, 2024

Make-up Training Date Price

All Fees Non-Refundable.