Breathwork Foundation Course
(Accredited by the AHPCSA for 15 CPD Points)

The 3-day Foundation Course is for those interested in learning the basic skills of breathwork and who would like to integrate it into their personal lives and work. It will leave you with fascinating insights into the science of breathing and a solid set of skills that can be applied in your life and shared with your family, colleagues, students and clients. This three-day immersion is a life-changing journey and exploration of self.


This course is for those who would like to:

  • Deepen their process of personal growth.

  • Develop a practical skill set in breathwork that can be applied in every area of your life from health to business, sports performance, community work or spiritual practice.

  • Integrate breathwork into your current skill set whether you are a health professional, psychologist, coach, trainer, yoga teacher, HR consultant, healer or teacher.

  • Create a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to further your career as a breathwork practitioner. The foundation course is a pre-requisite for the advanced practitioner course.

The course is facilitated by Dr Ela Manga, Medical Doctor, author of Breathe and Founder of Breathwork Africa.


Date: 6 to 8 March 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm daily

Venue: TBC

Cost: R6 300.00 including lunch

If you would like more information please email

Advanced Breathwork Practitioner Course

The Advanced Breathwork Practitioner Course (APC) is an intense and comprehensive one-year program designed for those who would like deepen their knowledge and experience in the field of conscious breathing. It has limited space ensuring that participants gain the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to establish an effective and successful professional practice that is accredited by Breathwork Africa and its international affiliates.


The curriculum covers:


  • The History and Scope of Breathwork


  • Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology


  • The Cornerstones of Breathwork and Principles of Breath Therapy


  • The “ART ”of Breathing - Techniques for Awareness, Regulation and Transformation


  • How to Conduct a Conscious Connected Breathing session


  • The Connection of Breathing to Thoughts, Emotions and Belief systems


  • Energy Anatomy


  • The Application of Breathwork in everyday life and in specific fields


  • The client practitioner relationship and breathing as a business


The course includes home study material, attendance of quarterly in-person training sessions, monthly webinars  and one-on-one training. It requires written reports and case studies. Accreditation is granted once all requirements are met.


It is accredited by Allied Health Professions Council of SA (AHPCSA) and is in the process of being accredited by the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA).


"The role of the practitioners of Breathwork Africa is unique. We are being called on to heal trauma and to invite a deeper understanding of each other through mindful and conscious communication. We are midwives of a new system based on love, compassion and understanding, and are here to remind others of the innate healing force and potent medicine to which we all have access. .” - Dr Ela Manga


Next intake: January 2021 – you are required to do the Breathwork Foundation Course before embarking on the Advanced Practitioner Course.

If you would like more information please email

Project Inspire Training
Equipping children with the skill of breathing

A 2-day training course to equip professionals with specific skills related to reducing anxiety, improving relaxation and increasing confidence in 3 to 13 year olds. The course covers:

  • Basic breathing physiology and anatomy

  • Development stages and how these impact breathing on physical and emotional levels

  • A toolkit of techniques

  • How to share techniques with children in your particular environment.


Facilitated by  Marj Murray.  


Cape Town      

Date:15 and 16 February 2020 

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: 196 Victoria Road, Woodstock

Cost: R3 000.00 per person, including lunch


Date: 22 and 23 February 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: Woodlands Spa, Muldersdrift

Cost: R3 000.00 per person, including lunch