Teaching the world how to breathe

better and together

BreathLogic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to global Breath Literacy and world peace.

NEWS AND EVENTS

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Take a Break. Take a Breath.

Change Your Life!

March 20, 2021

On Zoom

Laurie Ellis-Young and Debby Magnuson facilitated this 60-minute Virtual Workshop just in time for Spring! 

 

This workshop delivered relief after a long COVID winter, teaching quick, effective breathing practices designed to relax and refocus the body and mind for reduced stress, better sleep, more energy and a revitalized spirit.

Donations of $50 or more  were gifted this beautiful magnet featuring the artwork of artist Anne Pryor. Anne "paints" using ink, her breath, and essential oils. To see more of Anne’s art visit www.lovitude.com

Magnet 4.25" H x 5.5" W

2020 NEWS AND EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

The Power of Breath

Breakout Sessions via Zoom

NESA

2020

October 22-23, 2020

Athens Greece

Laurie Ellis-Young provided breath and movement breakout sessions for attendees of the Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA)

Leadership Conference.

 

In 2018, Laurie presented in person.

This year, due to COVID-19, she provided virtual sessions via Zoom. 

RETREAT

Work, Relax, Rejuvenate

BreathLogic Board Retreat

October 12-14, 2020

Charlson Retreat Center
Victoria, Minnesota

BreathLogic Board Members and Advisory Members enjoyed a productive and lovely time together.

COVID-19 RESPONSE

FREE Breathing Tutorial Videos

April 2020

Minnetonka, Minnesota

BreathLogic Instructors produced a series of tutorial breathing videos in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Bip/Bop Breath In Peace/

       Breathe Out Pain

  • Laughter is the Best Medicine

  • The Power of Breath

  • The Sun Breath

  • Alternate Nostril Breathing

  • The Relaxation Breath: Trouble Falling Asleep

WORKSHOP

Want to Breathe Better?

March 7, 2020

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Led by Laurie Ellis-Young, this breathing workshop was not only instructional with practical methods for breathing better, but it was loads of fun!

Did you know that posture impacts breathing? Balancing Beanie Babies on heads is a great way to practice proper posture.

GLOBAL RETREAT

The Power of Breath

Train the Trainer Foundational Course

January 25-February 7, 2020

Sumaya Retreat Center,

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 

Led by Laurie Ellis-Young, this magical retreat provided foundational training for BreathLogic instructors. 

Extended Tikal excursions were enjoyed by all.

WORKSHOP

Moving Forward After Grief & Losses

January 2020

Plymouth, Minnesota

Moving Forward After Grief and Losses was originally led by Laurie Ellis-Young in 2018. 

 

She was invited to return again in January 2020.

TRAVELING EXHIBIT

YOGA ON ICE

Commemorating a Frozen Wonderland

2019-2020 

University of Minnesota

BioMedical Library 

Yogini models Laurie Ellis-Young, Kathy Flaminio, Liz Anema and Brenda Steger were great sports
in saying YES when photographer Nancy Chakrin asked them to pose in frigid nighttime below zero wind chill temperatures during the 2017 Super Bowl Winter Carnival.


Photo backdrops include the changing dramatic colors of the Ice Palace in Rice Park downtown St Paul.

Due to COVID-19, this exhibit has been sheltering in place longer than expected.

2019 NEWS AND EVENTS

THANK YOU

A Solstice Gratitude

December 21, 2019

Charlson Retreat Center
Victoria, Minnesota

A lovely pot luck brunch gathering with over 60 friends finished off the year at our A Solstice Gratitude event. We started the day with an early morning meditation led by Sally Dames and a gentle yoga with Karyn Fulton.  Many enjoyed a winter meditation walk on the 144 acres of woodlands and then we followed breathing exercise and shaking led by Laurie Ellis-Young in Cyprus, via Skype. The day was complete with a visit from Santa Bill while live piano and violin music played in the background. Truly delightful!

WORKSHOP

Mindful Breath Practices

September 10, 2019

OakMeadow Senior Living

Oakdale, Minnesota

Karyn Fulton, BreathLogic Trainer, leads the seniors in lessons of Mindful Breath Practices in conjunction with the Yoga On and OFF the Wall exhibit.

 

Karyn literally brought the exhibit off the wall and shared wellness classes with the elderly. Even those in wheelchairs learned tips for deeper breathing. 

GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM

The Power of Breath

International Nursing Symposium

May 2019

Galway, Ireland

Laurie Ellis-Young provided workshops and presentations at the symposim. Nancy Chakrin with Rachel Trelstad-Porter, RN at the poster session. 

FUNDRAISER

Bingo for Kindness

January 2019

Can Can Wonderland

St. Paul, Minnesota

A novel St. Paul Setting of Can Can Wonderland gaming center hosted our collaborative Bingo Fundraiser with three organizations: CLIMB Theatre, Inclusive-Tee and our Breath-Logic team. We had a great group of men and women playing BINGO. Our two big winners were Julie Condon and Susan Znameroski. This environment was a fun place for adults to be kids again.

2018 NEWS AND EVENTS

GLOBAL WORKSHOP

The Brain, the Breath and the Heart

October 18-21, 2018

Athens, Greece

Laurie Ellis-Young led a workshop entitled The Brain, the Breath and the Heart at the Near East South Asian Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) Leadership Conference.

PRESENTATION

Breathe Better!

Harnessing Extraordinary Power in Ordinary Breath

September 20, 2018
CentraCare Health Conference

for Holistic Nurses
St. Cloud, MN

Laurie Ellis-Young provided a powerful presentation for holistic nurses at the CentraCare HealthConference. 

The Breathe Better! Harnessing Extraordinary Power in Ordinary Breath was a huge success.

PRESENTATION

The Power of Breath

July 27-28, 2018
Long Beach, CA

Laurie Ellis-Young and Nancy Chakrin gave presentations at the official launch of the World Kindness USA Organization.

2017 NEWS AND EVENTS

RETREAT

Leadership Retreat

Harnessing extraordinary power in ordinary breath

August 24-26, 2017
Hope Rides Ranch

Mayer, MN

This collaborative leadership retreat was hosted by Co-CreateX, BreathLogic and HopeRides.

BreathLogic presenters included Roseanna Ross, Laurie Ellis-Young, Patricia Angulo and Sally Dames.

2016 NEWS AND EVENTS

MAGAZINE FEATURE

BreathLogic Workshops

Promote Healthy Living

Lake Minnetonka Magazine

2016 Issue

Laurie Ellis-Young and Nancy Chakrin were featured in Lake Minnetonka Magazine.

Teaching the world how to breathe

better and together

BreathLogic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to global Breath Literacy and world peace.

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Disclaimer: The practices listed on this website and taught in our workshops, presentations and retreats have many benefits

for one's mind, body and spirit health. These practices are not meant to replace medical attention. Please seek your doctor’s advice before

engaging in breathing practices and or starting specific exercises if you have chronic or recurring conditions such as:

high blood pressure, neck or back pain, arthritis, heart disease, dizziness, or other limitations.

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