Immersive Breathwork Masterclass @ ENCOUNTERS Film Festival

23 September 2020, 14.00-14.30 (will be available for a replay until 11 October 2020)
Encounters Film Festival Player

In this Immersive Breathwork Masterclass, in partnership with Encounters Film Festivala renowned coach and author Richie Bostock will teach you how to use your breath to improve your  performance and wellbeing. Our breath is the most powerful tool that we have at our disposal to improve how we think and feel. The combination of ancient techniques and modern science has birthed a new age where people all over the world are learning how to use their breath with purpose to improve their physical, mental and emotional performance and wellbeing.  In this powerful breathwork journey Richie guides you through a carefully crafted sequence of breathwork flows accompanied by an immersive soundtrack that will leave you with a calm energy, a clear mind and an open heart. 

Richie Bostock, aka 'The Breath Guy', is a leading figure and evangelist for breathwork, the next revolution in health and wellness. He is a breathwork coach, author and speaker and it is his mission to spread the life changing possibilities of breathwork to the world.   Having worn many hats, from a corporate management consultant to digital entrepreneur, Richie eventually discovered breathwork which was a catalyst for a life changing journey that completely shifted his own life and beliefs on the potential of human beings. Richie spent years traveling across five continents learning from many of the modern day masters of breathwork and continuously witnessed the transformative effects of when people became aware of their breathing and started to use it as a tool to create physical mental and emotional benefits. This free medicine is available to everyone and it's Richie mission to remind the world how to breathe with purpose.  Find out more about Richie on his website or follow him on Instagram @thebreathguy. His latest book EXHALE is available here and his app Flourish here.

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Encounters Film Festival is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival.  The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world, and continues to be a unique meeting place for the industry. From a one-off celebration to mark the centenary of cinema, to an international success story, Encounters provides an international platform for celebrating talent and innovation in short film, animation and virtual reality

At the heart of the festival lies the Encounters international competition – one of the world’s leading international competitions for short film, animation and virtual reality, and also an official gateway to the world’s most prestigious awards; the Academy Awards®, BAFTAs, BIFAs and the European Film Awards.

Connecting industry and audiences, the festival celebrates the creativity, diversity and the impact of short film.

Streaming live on the Encounters Film Festival player on Wednesday 23 September 2020 at 14.00 (30 minutes) and festival's Facebook page at @EncountersSFF,  available for a replay until 11 October 2020.

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Check out this article from HBR Research: Why breathing is so effective at reducing stress?