Breathe Arts Health Research design and deliver creative programmes, underpinned by scientific research, to improve health and wellbeing. Our work is co-designed with artists, scientists, healthcare staff and patients, to meet specific clinical needs. We deliver a diverse range of participatory programmes and live performance events. Breathe’s innovative and artistic approach to transforming healthcare experiences, offer those we work with a sense of empowerment, hope and creative fulfilment when they need it most.  We currently work across over 80 healthcare locations in the UK, and have delivered work as far afield as Australia.

This Creativity & Wellbeing Week, we're running an online programme of creative workshops for NHS staff at Guy's and St Thomas' Trust, designed to support health and wellbeing, ease stress and anxiety and fell connected, whether working from home or on site.

Breathe Magic for Mental Health

Adapted from our pioneering programme, Breathe Magic for Hemiplegia, this workshop offers a taster of the power of magic to clear the mind and improve communication and self-belief.

Singing for Stress Relief

Physical and vocal warm ups, and a series of songs led by our expert singing leader.

Breathe Dance for staff Wellbeing 

An evening online class fusing jazz, contemporary and street dance, designed to stretch the body and boost endorphins, set to mood-boosting tunes, led by our dance artist Georgia.

Breathe Creative Breaks 

A 30min absorbing drawing workshop, designed to fit into a busy working day. Channel anxiety and focus into simple drawing exercises led by visual artist Liz Atkin.

Poetry for Mindfulness

A peaceful and reflective session of mindfulness and poetry. Improve wellbeing, clarity and focus with some creative writing, led by poet Cath Drake.

Breathe Harmony NHS choir, open rehearsal

Our NHS choir has been a positive mainstay during COVID-19 continuing online and creating virtual performances during lockdown, including the release of the choir's first single.

Interested to work with us? We're always interested to talk to organisations about how we can improve the wellbeing of your staff and service users.