My Mission is simple

"I want to empower people to survive and thrive through the times in life that trigger stress.  Learning tools and techniques such as breathing retraining are powerful to reduce the impact of stress on our body and mind. Optimal, calm breathing is the superpower that we all need to help us get through the tough moments as well as reset the years of bad breathing habits. By learning restorative breathing we reduce stress, gaining control over our mind, body and emotions." - Emma Ferris

Meet Emma Ferris

Emma is the trailblazer behind The Breath Effect. She is a wellness architect, a breathing geek and someone who is truly, madly, deeply committed to teaching the world to embrace stress and reduce its impact by breathing effectively. Emma is the creator of The Stress Reduction and Better Breathing course: The Big Exhale, a motivational speaker, an acupuncturist, a Pilates instructor and a registered physiotherapist with over 15 years’ clinical experience.

You can find Emma on FacebookInstagramYouTube and Twitter @thebreatheffect

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Media Articles

Radio NZ Interview
September 2017

Radio NZ Interview
September 2017

Breakfast TV
October 2017

Your Fertility Hub Podcast (Ep 12)
November 2017

Queenstown Life Blog
February 2018

Good Magazine: Stressed?
March 2018

No Sugarcoating Podcast (ep130)
May 2018

Daring To Be Happy Podcast (ep31)
June 2018

Cantik Detektif S4 EP1 (New Zealand)
September 2018

Verve Magazine
October 2018

The Rational Wellness Podcast
November 2018

The Flyer
December 2018

Contact Us

For additional information, interview requests, video downloads and media vouchers giving full, free review access to the 30 Breath Right & Reduce Your Stress online course or upcoming webinars, contact Emma Ferris.  021 686 431 or

For speaking engagements contact Emma Ferris at
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