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BreathCafe's Team

Our Breathwork Facilitators come from all walks of life and backgrounds. They bring a wonderful sense of diversity to the BreathCafe™ sessions and this is reflected in their styles of teaching, making each session a unique experience.

The Facilitators have been certified by Breathwork Africa and the Global Professional Breath Alliance.


Our Facilitators

Dr Ela Manga

Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr Ela is the founder of Breathwork Africa, an integrative medical doctor, Breathwork Trainer, author, and speaker. Her integrated and conscious approach to wellness, alongside her unique focus on breathwork has been a catalyst for healing and change across all communities and sectors.

Marj Murray

Johannesburg, South Africa

Marj is a Director of Breathwork Africa and qualified Breathwork Practitioner who has a unique gift of working with children. Her background in communication and psychology, and her own life experience affords her insight into the human condition.


Audrey Redmond

Saldanha Bay, South Africa

Audrey uses her background in Physiotherapy, Pilates and Somatics to facilitate re-connection through different breathwork practices. She believes that embodying our breath is the start of our journey to conscious living and utilising life force that offers healing and growth.

Simon Kehagias

Johannesburg, South Africa

Simon’s passion around the science of breathwork allows him to bring a pragmatic and grounded approach to his breathwork practice, opening a spectrum of opportunity from focussing on physical performance to guiding one through stressful and anxious moments in life.


Tara Cabion

Johannesburg, South Africa

Tara is an executive at one of South Africa's leading banks, a qualified Executive and Life Coach, and a certified Breathwork Practitioner. She believes that getting into the body and connecting is where the real sustainable transition takes place and  allows for a fuller life.

Bhashni Nana

Johannesburg, South Africa

Bhashni practices transformational Breathwork for those experiencing anxiety, stress, and a struggling mindset. Bhashni's Breathwork sessions are centred on building a strong foundation for the session antendee's personal growth, enabling them to become clear about their purpose, guiding them to unlock their true potential, and actualise the visions and goals they have for themselves.

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Natalie Zeid

Johannesburg, South Africa

Natalie is a lifelong lover and advocate of yoga, breathwork, meditation and energy healing.  Natalie is a registered Yoga instructor with a passion for weaving together movement, breath and inspired poetry into her sessions.  She believes that each individual is unique and possess the ability to heal by coming home to themselves through breathwork, meditation and movement.

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