Transforming human potential for happiness and wellbeing

From humble beginnings to international recognition, Breathworks' mission is to bring mindfulness and compassion as a tool for reducing suffering to people worldwide; regardless of their situation.

Mindfulness and Compassion Masterclass for Health Professionals

A masterclass in mindfulness and compassion approaches specifically for Healthcare Professionals and the NHS.




Tickets: From £0.00

Author: Sona Fricker

Location: Manchester Buddhist Centre,16 - 20 Turner Street, Manchester

Apply for Mindfulness Teacher Training

Join over 450 teachers in 35 countries teach the many benefits of the award winning Breathworks approach to mindfulness and compassion.


Author: Tom Laker

Our Impact


people were helped through our programmes last year


accredited teachers are trained in our approach


countries have accredited Breathworks teachers

The Breathworks Foundation

Our bursaries enable people to access mindfulness courses and teacher training, and we develop partnerships to make mindfulness accessible to the wider community


Author: Simon Meek

Introduction to the Breathworks Approach

This short video gives you a powerful insight into the Breathworks approach to mindfulness and compassion, demonstrating the far reaching benefits it is having on many peoples lives.


News and stories

  • Breathworks Recognised In Spain as a High-Quality Teacher Training Organisation

    Respira Vida - Breathworks' Spanish counterpart - have been established as a founding member of the Spanish Network of Standardised Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Programmes. This is a fantastic organisation that ensures mindfulness teacher training is carried out to a high standard in Spain. Read more

  • Mindful Living Show - Keynote Speech from Vidyamala Burch

    Vidyamala gave a keynote speech - entitled "Befriend Your Mind, Befriend Your Life" - at the 2019 Mindful Living Show in London. Vidyamala talks about the prevalence of suffering in our society - how to make sense of it, and introduces some simple practices that can help you to undo this pain and make friends with your mind and your life. Watch the full speech here. Read more

  • Liverpool Junior Doctors course

    Read more about the highly successful course we ran for junior doctors in Liverpool. Read more