What is breathwork?

Breathwave is used in a meditative setting whereby people are guided through a process of relaxing and allowing their mind to be still whilst focusing on their breathing, which brings many benefits including anxiety management, detoxification, nervous system repair, and sometimes trauma release.

Through a Breathwave practice, the breath is accessed as the vehicle to achieve deeper insight and clarity to one’s own questions, while supporting the letting go of stuck residual emotional patterns and energies.

The Benefits of Breathwork

The Benefits of Breathwork

With practice, our breathing patterns can help to soothe and de-escalate the issues arising from a system stuck in a sympathetic response mode and in some cases do even more than that, by supporting the parasympathetic NS to achieve a more relaxed and efficient level of functioning. Some benefits include:

  • Anxiety Management
  • Detoxification
  • Nervous System Repair
  • trauma release

"The breath is the gateway to the nervous system."

About Me

Ronan O’Brien

Ronan O’Brien

I have always had physical health & nutrition at a forefront of my living and focus. In 2014 I encountered a practicing Shaman Adrian Rivas who was holding a retreat in West Cork. Drawn to this from my curious nature for practices that are somewhat 'outside the box'. I experienced a very unique and profound sense of self-discovery where more questions than answers were discovered. This quest led me to many places and teachers with the focus of immersing more into the possibilities of breath practice. In 2015 went on to Canada to study under Robin Clements (

Robin shared his principles and knowledge while still encouraging his students to deepen and trust their own practice in connecting and living from the heart, while still allowing growth into their own expression of the Breathwave teaching. To further deepen my practice, I attended under the instruction of Patrick McKeown with Buteyko and Oxygen Advantage. Through these studies and the ongoing study of breathing modalities, I find myself today teaching, supporting, and guiding people who are interested in their own self-practice of a deeper awareness of the mind-body and more.

"Breathwork with Ronan O’Brien of Breathwave Ireland both via Zoom & in-person has opened up a whole dimension of healing & movement through my body that I never imagined possible. It’s a very natural awakening of your senses but also a very cathartic experience should you wish to adopt an intention."

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Online Breathwave

Online Breathwave

You are invited to join and connect online via Zoom, every Wednesday evening, 8:30-9:45 pm, Irish Standard Time. Free/donation-based.

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How to Get in Touch

If you would like to learn more about the Breathwave technique or have any questions about Breathwork in general, please feel free to reach out to Ronan using the contact details below.

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