Unlocking the Secret to Thriving Teams!

Learn How to Boost Productivity,
Beat Stress and Supercharge Connection.

Has your Business and team been affected by Covid?

FREE Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops are now available for eligible businesses!

question for you...

What's the difference between your business surviving and THRIVING?

Research has shown that workplace stress is a leading contributor to poor productivity in businesses.

Too many workplaces have neglected the impact stress has on their employees health and engagement. 

Whether you’re currently in firefighting mode or your business is booming every member of your team needs to learn the tools that help us not only disrupt stress but obliterate it. 

Does this sound familiar...

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Can you imagine....

What it would feel like to work in an A team where everyone is working at their highest and happiest capacity?

Stress is unavoidable and can hijack your body, mind and emotions. Toxic work environments can have a damaging impact on our health long term. 

It isn’t OK to stay stuck in stress mode for long periods of time.

When the body is hijacked by stress it is difficult to stay in the present moment, making it hard to slow down and can create anxiety when you have hit life’s big moments of challenge.

You never know when your business, relationship or livelihood will be impacted and how you will survive. 

We are not taught the skills early in our life to regulate and restore our body back to calm. 

Your body and mind aren’t designed to be in the fight, flight or freeze mode long term and eventually, this takes a toll on multiple body systems and is costly in the workplace. 

Sick days go up, productivity goes down and higher staff turnover.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

it doesn't have to be that way.

Unlearn Unhealthy Habits and Unleash Your Teams True potential


Your team deserves to learn tools that make them feel safe, calm and connected.


Thrive For Business

The Dynamic Wellbeing Solution that tailors holistic workshops and keynote presentations for your business. We nurture your team and business to rethink stress, build resilience, empower leadership and create connection and safety. 

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The results speak for themselves...

“Emma’s workshop was amazing! She was informative and shared practical tools and examples. She helped our team re-engage with the importance of wellbeing and looking after yourself. Everyone who attended thoroughly enjoyed it and have been sharing with other colleague how helpful it was. We have already had requests from others to attend the next time we have Emma with us.”

Louise Baines, PEOPLE & CULTURE ADVISOR, Millbrook New Zealand

Emma is a confident and highly engaging speaker who has the innate ability to draw in people of all ages and stages. She effectively shares valuable knowledge and models breathing techniques using relatable life experiences and her deeper knowledge of physical and emotional elements of the human psyche. If you are looking for a facilitator who will make a long lasting positive impact on your school and community, I can not recommend Emma enough!

Teresa Jarvis, principal - st. thomas aquinas school, winton nz

Teach Your Team To THRIVE!

Thrive for Business is an in-person or virtual coaching programme run by leading Wellness Consultant, Emma Ferris

Learning to rewire your brain and body for change requires a holistic approach to dealing with adversity and creating business culture that supports self care and psychological safety.

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Here's how it all shakes out...

Thrive Workshops

Unlearn Unhealthy Behaviours and Unleash Your True potential

Workshops range from a 90minute to a 3 day workshop.

–  Learn how your primative survival response can hijack our body, mind and emotions at work. 

–  Discover tools that allow your body to pause, tune in and reset your body and rewire your brain. 

– Develop awareness of body language and the impact on stress and the team.

– Discover how to disrupt stress, create safety and build resilience at work.

– Learn how to thrive through adversity and reframe stress.

-Create psychological safety in the team allowing dialogue for deeper conversations and connection.

To talk about your specific needs and what will work best for your team contact us to 

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MEET YOUR Wellness Coach

Emma Ferris

Emma Ferris is one of New Zealand’s leading experts on stress management and resilience training.

Emma’s background as a Physiotherapist and Breathing Coach combines to create a science based, practical solutions that not only arms your team with tools, but helps them communicate and connect. 

Emma has been a successful entrepreneur and business owner and understands the pressure as a leader and an employee to perform under stress.

She has facilitated programmes successfully in the education sector, construction, private business and local government departments.

With decades of experience Emma has helped 100’s of businesses support staff through times of uncertainty and change.

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For a limited time this service is FULLY funded by the Government.

The Government has launched an initiatives with $200 million to support tourism businesses impacted by Covid recover and reset.

The Breath Effect is a registered service provider for Regional Business Partners.

Full funding is available now for a limited time only.

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