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Laurie Ellis-Young Provides Sound Therapy and Breathing Techniques
for Connecting Hearts Program at Sunshine Therapeutic Riding Center in Arkansas
Breath Is Life Retreats
Villa Sumaya
Lake Atitlan

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July 15th!

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January 25 – February 1, 2025

Gardens of Dharmananda
Hot Springs National Park

Dates to be Determined

Breathing Techniques on the Battlefield

Two years ago we started with one person, Dr. Natalia Verzun, who began using BreathLogic’s breathing techniques for resiliency and self-empowerment. This soon increased to six people for an in-person training in Cyprus, who then shared with hundreds, including refugees, children, and even frontline soldiers. We never dreamed our training programs would be used this way!


Now psychologist, Dr. Oksana Ruda has instigated a campaign to expand this outreach to thousands. She and other psychologists (and trainers), have requested advanced, in-person training from BreathLogic so they may help others exponentially.


Your donation will help us provide this advanced training. Can we count on you?

Breath Is Life Book Wins Awards!

Health & Fitness

Bill Fisher Award for

Best First Book: Nonfiction


Overall Book Design (nonfiction)

Mind, Body, Spirit

Laurie Ellis-Young and George T. Ellis. PsyD, received Two Silver Benjamin Franklin IBPA Awards in the categories for their book, Breath Is Life, at the 35th Annual 2023 Independent Book Publishers Association conference in San Diego, CA on May 5th.


Additionally, Breath Is Life is a finalist in the largest international awards competition Next Generation INDIE Book Awards in the two categories of Overall Book Design (nonfiction) and Mind, Body, Spirit.

And (MIPA) Midwest Independent Publishers Association Award has selected Breath Is Life for a Silver Award in the category of HEALTH and is nominated for a GOLD award on June 17, 2023 at the MIPA Gala at Open Book in Minneapolis.

FOREWORD REVIEWS by Melissa Wuske Jan/Feb 2022: “The book has a calm pace, augmenting the tone of its instruction. The pages are roomy with beautiful, restful botanical accents. Each chapter ends with breathing essentials: a key idea plus a BLIPP—Breath Literacy’s Instant Power Practice—to make sure learning goes from the mind to the body. Breath Is Life is a health book that shows that new life is as close as your lungs.”

"Breath Is Life is a script for creating a life that is healthy,
peaceful, joyful and fun." - Dr. Verna Price

Breath Is Life Book

Breath Is Life has been translated into Spanish and is now available on Amazon for shipping around the globe!


Are you ready to unlock the power of your breath to live well, love well and BE well?

breath is life

  • Increase your energy
  • Sleep soundly
  • Make better decisions
  • ​Strengthen your immune system
  • Become stress-resilient
  • Create inner & outer peace

Laurie's Passion Project

Changing the world through the power of breath
by teaching people how to breathe better and together

Nancy Chakrin and Laurie Ellis-Young are co-founders of BreathLogic,
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to Breath Literacy and world peace.

Donate to help support in-person
Professional Development Training for Ukrainian psychologists in Europe.

Your donation is tax deductible.


Learn more about BreathLogic's social causes:
rainforest preservation & reforestation

"The quality of your breath directly impacts the quality of your life.

Change your breath; change your life."   

                                                                    Laurie Ellis-Young

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