Mindful Yoga videos

In 2019 our researcher Krzysztof Bierski coordinated a participatory research programme called Movement Playground. The sessions, held at Mindful Therapies…

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Breathing in Isolation: support with anxiety & breathlessness during lockdown

Life of Breath researcher and mindful yoga teacher Kate Binnie offers recorded breathing support during the COVID-19 lockdown… “If I…

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I breathe, you breathe, we breathe: Public engagement & the Life of Breath

Senior Research Associate on the Life of Breath project, clinical music therapist and mindful yoga teacher Kate Binnie reflects on…

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#UHBristolArts ‘Second Wednesdays’ BREATH event

In September the #UHBristolArts theme is BREATH and Life of Breath is delighted to be featured as part of their…

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The COPD support group

Senior Research Associate on the Life of Breath project, clinical music therapist and mindful yoga teacher Kate Binnie visited a…

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Breath-Body-Mind Integration (Foundation)

This course, facilitated by Life of Breath team member Kate Binnie, is for healthcare professionals and therapists interested in broadening…

Exploring the logic of respiration

Music & Mindful Yoga Therapist Kate Binnie joined Life of Breath as a researcher in January 2018. She writes: I…

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Curious about breath at the Oxford Curiosity Carnival

Music therapist and writer Kate Binnie writes:  Friday 29th September saw Oxford’s City Centre transformed by the Curiosity Carnival. This University-organised event…

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To Breathe Ourselves into Some Other Lungs

  A cappella singing, a lone rower in the Pacific Ocean, fungal spores, clairvoyance and a baby’s cries…what could possibly…

Heart Failure

The header image shows a viola, also called heartsease. Music therapist and writer Kate Binnie writes:  I am in the hospital….

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‘To breathe ourselves into some other lungs’

18 July 2017, Oxford If you were unable to join Breathe Oxford and Life of Breath in the upstairs room…

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Breathless in Bristol (3)

Please note that audio files of all the talks given at this conference will be available shortly. Life of Breath…

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Phenomenology, anxiety and breath

16-17 March 2016, Bristol This two-day conference will include papers on Thursday from Dylan Trigg (‘The phenomenology of anxiety’), Michael Lewis (‘Breath…

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Breath-Body-Mind Integration: For Breathlessness, Anxiety and Total Pain

6 Oct 2017, Oxford Our collaborator and blog contributor Kate Binnie will be running a workshop for healthcare professionals and…

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Breath: the conductor of the body-mind orchestra

Kate Binnie, yoga teacher and music therapist, writes:  We’ve all experienced the shortness of breath associated with fear, nerves, anger…

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The First and Last Breath: reflections from palliative & neonatal care

Kate Binnie, yoga teacher and music therapist, writes:  In his brilliant book Being Mortal (2015) Atul Gawande calls for all…

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Near-death experiences: mortality at Medicine Unboxed

Kate Binnie writes about the recent Medicine Unboxed conference (November 18th-20th, Cheltenham). Next year’s conference is on the theme of wonder…

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Bristol Team

The University of Bristol team were based within the School of Arts and the School of Social and Community Medicine. Professor…

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Inside Arts: Breathing and breathlessness

As part of Inside Arts, and under the umbrella of the national Being Human festival, core staff from the Life…

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‘I need security to survive’

Kate Binnie, yoga teacher and music therapist, shares a memory of a hospice patient: Paula wakes early every day and…

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