Professional Development

Diaphragmatic Breathing for stress-related conditions: A simple, evidence-based skill

This unique workshop will offer you the opportunity to explore a simple and evidence-based intervention technique ‘Diaphragmatic Breathing’  to add to your professional skill set and extend your expertise. Diaphragmatic Breathing is a preventative technique and early intervention for stress, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, pain & trauma.  This dynamic and experiential workshop will demonstrate the psychological and physical benefits of DB for children, students, adults and the aged.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore Diaphragmatic Breathing (DB) as an efficacious technique to help clients cope better with life challenges;
  • Understand basic concepts and current evidence ( state-of-the-art research) that supports DB for stress-related conditions such as anxiety;
  • Develop proficiency to use this intervention technique in practical and effective ways with clients, and
  • Build your proficiency in practicing DB to cope better with stress and improve your mental and physical health.

Who should attend this workshop?

  • Family, community and health care practitioners working with people who experience chronic conditions such as anxiety, depression, trauma or pain
  • Anyone who wishes to learn a simple, evidence-based and cost-effective skill to improve mental health and physical wellbeing


Judy Lovas has a PhD from Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney and an eclectic background in psychology, tertiary education, massage therapy, research and clinical practice. Judy’s keen interest in health and medical science plus her passion for high quality education combined to create Art & Science of Relaxation in 2010.

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email

Code: WS2320

Due to unavoidable circumstances and if necessary this workshop may be changed to online delivery via Zoom.

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Face-2-Face Workshop


Thursday 05 May 2022


9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Face-2-Face Workshop


Seven Hills


  • Member: $55.00 + GST
  • Non-Member: $90.00 + GST

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