Dr Philippa WhebleCertified to run online sessions

“I am passionate about integrating conscious breathing into my own medical practice and seeing it used throughout the NHS. My mission is to stand in the space between medicine and conscious breathwork and facilitate a dialogue between these two communities.”

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Areas Covered
Edinburgh.
About
Dr Philippa Wheble MBChB, BSc (Hons) Pharmacology, DRCOG, MRCGP, MSc Performing Arts Medicine is a Certified Transformational Breath Facilitator and Trainer. She works as a General Practitioner within the NHS and as a specialist with the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine. She provides holistic medical care and education for performing arts professionals across Scotland. She offers Transformational Breath® workshops, retreats and trainings in addition to offering one to one sessions in person and online. She is passionate about mental health and resilience, specialising in anxiety management and has introduced Breathwork in music colleges, healthcare and the corporate setting as a technique for personal development and resilience. She is driven to generate a strong scientific basis to support the introduction of breathwork into the mainstream. She facilitates regularly with Edinburgh Breathes.
Experience
Pippa is an accomplished violinist, viola player and singer with experience of performance anxiety, she has an MSc in Performing Arts Medicine from University College London. Her research thesis was entitled ‘An exploration of Transformational Breath® for anxiety management in professional voice users. She gathered physiological, psychological and qualitative data from 36 Transformational Breath® sessions demonstrating significant reductions in anxiety, depression, blood pressure and heart rate and significant improvements in wellbeing. She is keen to further her research in Transformational Breath® and to extend our understanding of all the conscious-connected breathing schools in terms of what each technique involves, the physiological mechanisms at play and the physiological and psychological benefits of each technique.