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Embrace your embodied aliveness, using your breath and a bridge to freedom.


In this two-part training, Embodied Healing Academy uses a trauma-informed, somatic, and embodied approach to experiencing, learning, and facilitating the healing power of breathwork.

Embodied Breathwork Facilitator Training is an opportunity for those who desire to be integral leaders and learn how to facilitate radical healing using their breath and medicine.

This unique and powerful, trauma-informed breathwork facilitator training program offers a spiritual and science-based framework. You will learn various breathwork practices, as well as other healing modalities, such as psychosomatic tools, shamanic techniques, and authentic embodiment as a way to support people on their own journey.

Whether you are a yoga teacher, therapist, health/life coach, spiritual mentor, or healer, this training will support you in developing connections to your intuition so you can support the people in your life to have bigger breakthroughs using the medicine of their breath. Become confident in yourself by strengthening your inner power and expanding your innate healing abilities.

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Embodied breathwork is a holistic practice that focuses on the breath as a means to access and integrate different aspects of the self—physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. It combines conscious breathing techniques with mindfulness, movement, and somatic awareness to promote healing, self-discovery, and personal growth. This approach is rooted in the belief that the breath is a powerful tool for unlocking suppressed emotions, releasing tension, and connecting with one’s inner wisdom. 

What are the Benefits of Breathwork?

Breathwork is associated with several potential benefits for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. However, it’s important to note that individual experiences may vary, and scientific research on some forms of breathwork is still limited. Below are some of the most common benefits people have reported after regular practice:

Stress Reduction

Many breathwork techniques, such as deep breathing and mindfulness-based practices, can activate the body’s relaxation response, reducing the production of stress hormones like cortisol. This can lead to a sense of calm and relaxation.

Improved Mental Clarity

Focused and intentional breathing can help clear the mind, increase mental clarity, and enhance concentration and cognitive function.

Emotional Regulation

Breathwork can be a powerful tool for managing and regulating emotions. It can help individuals become more aware of their emotional states and provide a means to navigate and release pent-up emotions.

Anxiety and Panic Relief

Techniques like deep diaphragmatic breathing and box breathing are often used to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and panic disorders by promoting relaxation and reducing the body’s “fight or flight” response.

Enhanced Energy and Vitality

Certain breathwork practices can increase energy levels and endurance by improving oxygen utilization in the body and reducing perceived fatigue.

Improved Sleep

Restorative breathwork exercises can help individuals relax before bedtime, potentially improving sleep quality and reducing insomnia symptoms.

Pain Management

Breathwork can be used in conjunction with other pain management strategies to reduce the perception of pain and discomfort. It may also assist in managing chronic pain conditions.

Emotional Release

Activating breathwork practices aim to facilitate emotional release, helping individuals process and heal from past traumas or emotional blockages.

Enhanced Self-Awareness

Practicing breathwork can increase mindfulness and self-awareness, allowing individuals to gain insight into their thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors.

Spiritual Exploration

For many, breathwork serves as a spiritual or transcendent practice, facilitating altered states of consciousness and promoting a sense of connection with the divine or the universe.

Improved Respiratory Health

Regular breathwork can strengthen respiratory muscles, increase lung capacity, and improve overall lung function.

Enhanced Immune Function

Many breathwork practices can boost the immune system’s response to pathogens and environmental stressors.



Embodied breathwork has a wide range of effects on individuals, including increased self-awareness, emotional release, stress reduction, and a sense of connectedness with oneself, others, and their spirituality. It can be used as a therapeutic tool for personal growth, healing from trauma, and spiritual exploration. Embodied Breathwork was developed by Nichole Ferro.

The Key Elements of Embodied Breathwork are:

Conscious Breathing

Participants are guided to breathe consciously, often using specific patterns or rhythms of breathing. This can involve deep, rhythmic, or circular breathing techniques. Conscious breathing helps increase oxygenation, improve energy flow, and activate the relaxation response.

Somatic Awareness and Unwinding

Somatic refers to the body and its sensations. Embodied breathwork encourages individuals to become more aware of bodily sensations, tensions, and emotions as they arise during the breathing process. This awareness can lead to a deeper understanding of one’s physical and emotional state.

Emotional Release

The process of expressing and letting go of pent-up or intense emotions in a healthy and constructive manner. It is a natural and necessary aspect of emotional well-being and can be achieved in various breathing practices. Emotional release resets the nervous system and helps to release tension associated with anxiety, depression or stress.



Movement Tools

In Embodied Breathwork, certain movement patterns and tools are offered to support the body in processing. These movements gently help to release physical and emotional blockages, discomfort, and pain stored in the body.


Mindfulness techniques are often incorporated to help individuals stay present and non-judgmentally observe their thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations as they arise during the practice.

Shamanic Elements

In an Embodied Breathwork session shamanic elements such as incorporating symbols and imagery, storytelling and mythology, spiritual teachings, ritual and ceremony, drumming, various healing practices, and connecting with nature.



Intuitive Support

Providing assistance or help in a way that is intuitively guided and requires little effort or cognitive strain. The facilitator supports the participants using their innate wisdom and intuition to create a safe and healing environment.

Facilitated Sessions

Embodied breathwork is often done in a group or individual setting led by a trained facilitator. The facilitator guides participants through the process, offering support and creating a safe space for exploration.


After the breathwork session, there is a period of integration where participants have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences, share insights, and discuss how to apply what they’ve learned to their daily lives

Finding Nichole Ferro felt like destiny!

After taking a few breathwork classes, I wanted to learn how I could use this amazing tool to help those who reach out to me for help. Today as I conclude my course I am grateful to say I am an Embodied Breathwork Facilitator! Nichole conducted the classes with power, kindness and knowledge. We were all in! She kept our attention the whole time! Together we have grown, shared our traumas, cried, laughed, and created a connection that only God can make happen! I will forever remember this training! I hope you give this a shot! You won’t regret it!
- Jana -


  • Ten Unique Breathwork Practices
  • How to Develop a Personal, At-Home Practice
  • Theory and Philosophy of Breathwork 
  • Anatomy, Psychophysiology, Energetics and Neuroscience of Respiration
  • The Nervous System and Our Breath
  • Trauma-Informed Techniques to Support Others in Their Transformational Process
  • Guided Practices to Heal Your Wounds, Blockages, and Traumas
  • How to Intentionally Hold Space for Individuals and Groups
  • Self-Ownership
  • And... So Much More!

If you’re looking to be a breathwork facilitator yourself…


In completing this training I feel confident to guide my own clients and classes in breath work. I have the tangible knowledge and also the experiences necessary to guide my future students into their own journeys.
Nichole is amazing at what she does and truly embodies what it means to be a facilitator by not only providing the knowledge but living what she speaks. It’s so easy to trust in her and in the practices that she teaches because of this.
- Kailey B -



Held online over 2 weekends:

  • October 11-13 
  • October 18-21


Plus you will receive constructive feedback about your facilitation from renowned teacher, Nichole Anne Ferro.



Dates: October 11-13 and October 18-20

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