World Breathing Day is an annual event that is celebrated around the world to raise awareness about the importance of proper breathing techniques. This year, we are honored to have two esteemed speakers, Viola Edward and Laura Giadorou Koch, join us to share their knowledge and insights on the topic.
Viola Edward, is a multi-awarded humanitarian, transcultural psychotherapist, executive and corporate advisor, social business owner, and expert trainer in systemic breathwork, mentoring, and coaching. She is also a WEDO Ambassador and a board member of W4S and several other organizations. As an author and speaker, she is highly knowledgeable about the role of breathwork in mental and physical health.
Laura Giadorou Koch is the CEO of #w4s – Women 4 Solutions, a social entrepreneur, impact investor, lawyer, and philanthropist. For nearly three decades, she has focused on micro-finance, innovation technologies, education, gender parity issues, and climate action. As CEO of Dolium Bodega Subterránea, a certified B Corp company, she has been recognized as «The best for the world in the environment» by B Lab.org. With her background in corporate law and experience on several boards of directors, she brings a unique perspective on the intersection of breathwork and business.
Proper breathing is essential for maintaining physical and mental health. It can help to reduce stress and anxiety, improve cardiovascular function, and even boost the immune system. However, many of us have developed unhealthy breathing habits over time, such as shallow breathing or holding our breath. That’s why it’s important to take time to learn and practice proper breathing techniques.
Breathwork is a powerful tool for improving overall well-being and can be used for a variety of purposes, from stress relief to physical healing. It’s an easy and accessible way to achieve a deeper state of relaxation, mindfulness, and self-awareness.
In conclusion, World Breathing Day is an opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of proper breathing techniques. We are grateful to have Viola Edward and Laura Giadorou Koch join us to share their knowledge and insights on the topic. Let’s take this opportunity to learn more about breathwork and how it can benefit our lives, and make a commitment to practice it regularly.