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Wisdom & Wellness Health Fair

University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

June 12, 2024

Laurie Ellis-Young provided an experiential presentation: "Breath is Your Superpower!" based on her award-winning book:

Breath Is Life: Taking In & Letting Go, How to Live Well, Love Well & Be Well.

The Power of Breath Workshop

Ukrainian American Community Center

May 17, 2024

This workshop led by Laurie Ellis-Young focused on helping Ukrainian refugees relieve stress and anxiety by understanding the neuroscience and practical skills of their breath to maintain and enhance their mental health. 

April is Stress Awareness Month

Laurie Ellis-Young is interviewed by KSTP Channel 5

2023 Independent Book Publishers Awards
 Breath Is Life Book Wins Awards

Health & Fitness
Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Nonfiction

May 5, 2023

Laurie Ellis-Young and George T. Ellis, PsyD, receive Silver Awards in two categories for their book, Breath Is Life, at the 35th Annual 2023 Independent Book Publishers Association conference in San Diego, CA, on May 5th.

International Healing Conference
 Laurie Ellis-Young and Dr. George speak at Healing Beyond Borders

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October 16, 2022

Laurie Ellis-Young and her husband, George T. Ellis, PsyD, gave a keynote presentation at the 26th Annual Healing Beyond Borders international conference.

Community Outreach
Laurie speaks to Horizon 100 Twin Cities Women of Accomplishment

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October 5, 2022

Laurie Ellis-Young talked about her book, Breath Is Life and her work, training the Ukrainian psychologists in Cyprus. She also shared experiential breath work with the participants.

Senior Community Outreach
Laurie Ellis-Young and Dr. George at Friendship Village Senior Living

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October 4, 2022

Dr. George T. Ellis and Laurie Ellis-Young share conversations about writing their book in Ukraine, the stresses of the war in Ukraine and training exiled Ukrainian psychologists in Cyprus.

Breath Is Life Book Signing
Dr. George and Laurie Ellis-Young at Magers & Quinn Bookstore

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September 28, 2022

Dr. George T. Ellis PsyD and Laurie Ellis-Young shared conversations about their work with Ukrainian refugees suffering war-related trauma and stories from their book Breath Is Life.

Professional Development Training in Cyprus
Dr. George and Laurie Ellis-Young support Ukrainian psychologists

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September 14-19, 2022

Dr. George T. Ellis PsyD and Laurie Ellis-Young provided in-person training for exiled Ukrainian psychologists suffering from the stresses of war.

After attending the Cyprus training with Laurie and Dr. George T. Ellis, Natalia wrote: “I am very grateful to my American colleagues for such a unique training that is so desperately needed for Ukrainian professionals right now. The deep dive into neuropsychology with Dr. Ellis and learning stress-reducing breathing techniques from the inspirational breath pioneer Laurie Ellis-Young was beyond my expectations.”

KARE 11 TV Saturday Morning Show
KARE 11 News Anchor, Karla Hult Interviews Laurie Ellis-Young

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July 30, 2022

KARE 11 News anchor Karla Hult interviews Laurie Ellis-Young about her book: Breath is Life.  Laurie

shares images of her early years of  trekking and leading groups in the Himalayans and Andes where she learned much about breath. She also talks about the many benefits of optimal breathing and demonstrates the sleep breath. Laurie shares that she and her husband, George T. Ellis, PsyD, work with Ukrainian mental health professionals in exile. Laurie also talks about BreathLogic's partnership with Girls Taking Action.

Star Tribune Article
BreathLogic Makes Front Page of Variety Section

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July 24, 2022

Jasmine Snow, a reporting intern at the Star Tribune, writes about her experience attending BreathLogic’s  “Breath to the Rescue” workshop at The Marsh in Minnetonka on June 23rd, 2022. 

 

She also includes interview comments from Mary-Jo Kreitzer PhD, RN, FAAN (founder and director of the Earl F. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing at the U of MN) who highlights the benefits of a breathing practice— "studies show that controlled breathing can help provide pain relief, alter mood and reduce anxiety and other mental health conditions."

Optimal Breathing for Caregivers
AlzheimersSpeaks Interview with Laurie Ellis-Young and George T. Ellis, PsyD

July 13, 2022

Lori La Bey, host of AlzheimersSpeaks, interviews Laurie Ellis-Young and George T. Ellis, PsyD about their book, Breath Is Life and the impact of optimal breathing for caregivers.

Twin Cities Nonprofits Team Up
KTSP Interview with Girls Taking Action and BreathLogic

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June 3, 2022

KSTP interviews Dr. Verna Price, founder of Girls Taking Action and BreathLogic about using breathing techniques to help girls manage stress and improve mental health. 

BreathLogic Supports Ukraine Refugees
KSTP Interviews Laurie Ellis-Young and Dr. George T. Ellis

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May 23, 2022

KSTP interviews Laurie Ellis-Young and Dr. George T. Ellis about their life in Ukraine, their efforts to help teach breathing techniques to those suffering from trauma and the support they and BreathLogic are providing for Ukraine refugees. 

World Breathing Day
New World Women Interview

April 11, 2022

Dawn Morningstar, Co-Founder of New World Women interviews Laurie Ellis-Young, author of  Breath Is Life-Taking IN and Letting GO . . . How to Live Well, Love Well, BE Well and her husband George T. Elllis, PsyD, on World Breathing Day. 

Laurie and Dr. George share their experiences teaching trauma coping skills and breath work in Ukraine. 

EDEN PRAIRIE ROTARY CLUB MEETING
Working in Ukraine with the Peace Monitors

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March 15, 2022

Laurie Ellis-Young, author of  Breath Is Life-Taking IN and Letting GO . . . How to Live Well, Love Well, BE Well and her husband George T. Elllis, PsyD, who was evacuated days before the Russian invasion, talk about his experience working in Ukraine.

AM950 RADIO INTERVIEW
Working in Ukraine with the Peace Monitors

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March 12, 2022

George T. Elllis, PsyD, who was evacuated days before the Russian invasion, talks about his experience working in Ukraine for 4 years with peace monitors.

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ZOOM WEBINAR
UKRAINE Special Conversation with Dr. George T. Ellis of OSCE

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March 6, 2022

OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) asked Dr. George to return to Kiev to train their medical professionals in Post Incident Procedures to help alleviate chronic post trauma February.

 

Mindfulness and breath practices found in their new book “Breath Is Life” were included in the training. 

 

George was evacuated on February 15th.

As Russia invades Ukraine
Laurie & George ask for prayers of peace

"I am feeling so helpless right now watching the Russian aggression against Ukraine. George and I lived there for just over four years and witnessed the amazing strength and pride of Ukrainian people. I post these photos to show solidarity with the Ukrainian people who desire freedom, and all people around the world who support them with whatever actions and prayers possible."   Laurie Ellis-Young

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ZOOM PODCAST
Nadia Giordana Interviews Laurie Ellis-Young on Where Women Talk

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September 2022

Author, speaker, mentor, motivator and TV host, Nadia Giordana interviews Laurie Ellis-Young on Where Women Talk. 

Episode 9

VIDEO
Moderated by Debby Magnuson

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May 23,  2022

The Power of Beath and the Importance of Lung Health:
How to Strengthen the Respiratory System with Laurie Ellis-Young and Rosa Marroquin, MD.

 

THE EDGE MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Conscious Breathing in Action by Laurie Ellis-Young

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August 2019

Article "Conscious Breathing in Action," by Laurie Ellis-Young
in The Edge Magazine 
 

 LAKE MINNETONKA MAGAZINE ARTICLE
BreathLogic Workshops

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2016

Nancy Chakrin & Laurie Ellis-Young featured inLake Minnetonka Magazine
as BreathLogic Workshops promote healthy living.


 
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