A down to earth way of
developing wellbeing

Breathe Outdoors’ aim is to create a calming space for you in nature. Whether it is in the woods or on the water we will find an environment for you to take a moment and breathe.

Breathe Outdoors will work with you allowing you to step away from the pressures and worries of everyday life and into the wilderness. Through mindfulness techniques, meditation and relaxation practises we will help you to begin a journey of exploration, of yourself and the outdoors. Pairing these practices with adventurous education we offer a wide range of outdoor activities and outdoor environments to encourage positive self-development and wellbeing.

Meet Breathe Outdoors’ Staff and Associates

All Breathe Outdoors’ staff and associates work within National Governing Body Guidelines and are fully qualified; first aid trained, DBS checked and insured. Most of all we are passionate about the outdoors and love sharing that passion and experience with others.

Kate Ryley – Breathe Outdoors Project Developer

Project Developer Kate Ryley at Breathe Outdoors

My love for the outdoors began with family camping trips and hanging out of trees as a child. From then on I’ve been hooked on the outdoors and exploring all it has to offer. That passion has continued to fuel my career in the outdoor adventure industry beginning over ten years ago at University, studying Sports Science and Outdoor Adventure. Since graduation I have continued to gain qualifications in multiple land and water based outdoor adventure activities and taught in Schools, Colleges and Outdoor Centres, working with people of a wide range of ages and backgrounds.

Through the years I have been fortunate to travel to some amazing places and these experiences of being in nature, the sun on my face and the wind against my cheeks, have had such a positive, powerful effect on my life I’ve wanted to share that experience with others, and so the early concept of Breathe Outdoors was born. In 2016 I began my journey into the practises of mindfulness, meditation and relaxation qualifying as SMARTfoundations Coach (Stress Management and Relaxation Techniques). These practises have shaped my vision for Breathe Outdoors, which aims to marry the benefits of being outdoors, on an educational, personal, social and emotional level with the benefits of a more spiritual and therapeutic approach to life.

associates of Breathe Outdoors, genuinely wonderful wonderful people.

Charlie Chambers, Adelong Outdoor Education

Charlie Chambers, Associate of Breathe Outdoors, Mindfulness, Meditation and Relaxation in Natural Spaces

Charlie is a professional youth worker with a BA (Hons) degree from Exeter University and has worked in the outdoors for over 15 years. With an infectious passion for adventure she demands high standards from herself and has substantial in-depth knowledge and experience delivering Outdoor Learning and Outdoor Leadership all over the world.

Nigel Ohlson, Evolve Psychotherapy

Nigel is a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist and professional Youth Worker practising in South Devon. He work’s with people of all ages but specialises in working with adolescents. Nigel is qualified in a number of approaches, including Integrative Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He is also experienced in delivering Adventure Therapy based programmes.

Nigel is a lover of the outdoors, and has been fortunate enough to have built his career around adventurous activity and personal development and wellbeing.

Breathe Outdoors , Adelong and Evolve work closely together delivering adventure therapy programs in South devon.

Breathe Outdoors logo

Our logo combines the symbolism of the lotus flower; purity, spiritual awakening, faithfulness and beauty with imagery of the sun and mountains, representing freedom and exploration, whether physical or psychological.  These meanings are reflected in Breathe Outdoors’ ethos and values which we try to uphold both in business and life.

About Breathe Outdoors, Mindfulness, Meditation and Relaxation in Natural Spaces

What is Mindfulness and Meditation?
What is Mindfulness and Meditation?