The Breathworks Foundation was established to ensure that mindfulness and compassion training is available to everyone, regardless of circumstances. It brings to life the vision of Vidyamala Burch, Breathworks Co-Founder, who passionately believes that no person or community should be excluded from Breathworks training programmes and courses simply through financial or personal hardship. This is based on her experience of living with severe pain and disability all her adult life.
Our bursaries enable people to access mindfulness courses and teacher training, and we develop partnerships to make mindfulness accessible to the wider community Read more
Apply for funding to attend a mindfulness course or teacher training Read more
Part of our mission is to undertake and publish research into mindfulness-based activities Read more
Nadia is stretching herself by walking 24 miles and over 5,000 feet ascent of the Yorkshire Three Peaks not in the day but at night! Read more about her story and how you can support her. Read more
trained Breathworks teachers across 35 countries, with each teacher reaching on average 30 people per year.
Foundation bursaries awarded in 2018, enabling 29 people to learn mindfulness and 28 people to train to teach.
130 people supported through partnerships with St Michael's Hospice and Maggie's Cancer Care Centre
I have decided to take on this challenge for The Breathworks Foundation as I would love for everyone to have the opportunity to access their life changing courses. There are other human beings out there who are just in need of this support as others but are struggling financially to access this. Read more
Last cards available featuring Vidyamala’s beautiful and dynamic photography, with all profits going to The Foundation. Read more
Breathworks teacher Rohini Vijaygopal leads a transcontinental online Mindfulness for Health course. Read more