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“I have had many massages over the years and having a massage from Martin at the Breathing Space Retreat has to be the best I have had yet. Martin has a unique ability to blend technical skill with intuitive touch and energy work.

I felt that he was very in tune to me, with how I was reacting to the massage and where I needed the most work done and was able to make it feel as though every part of my body had been cared for. He was by far the most ‘present’ body worker I have ever experienced and was able to help me release in places I didn’t even know I was holding tension.

Martin creates an atmosphere of safety, calm, presence and care. I would highly recommend him to anyone”

Jody, Canada

Barefoot Doctor - Breathing Space Retreats - breathguru

“The art of breathing is intrinsic to my own work – it helps me immeasurably; and Alan is a master practitioner of breath therapy”

Stephen Russell (The Barefoot Doctor)

Serena Gordon

“The perfect place to let go of old issues and find the clarity to go forward. I felt far more
positive as a result. A very safe space where you can feel vulnerable and held at the same time. I feel more grounded than ever before”

Serena Gordan (co-founder Hoffman UK)

Lisa Butcher - Breathing Space Retreats - breathguru

“I feel during our time together at your retreat a little magic happened… my life since has been filled with an abundance of joy and happiness. I feel as if finally I’m who I am meant to be and where I should be. I’m so grateful for all you have done. It really is such a huge gift. Sending you love and a big hug”

Lisa Butcher, presenter of ‘What Not To Wear’

“I have exercise induced asthma and now understand how a regular practise of conscious breathing can improve my respiratory condition. Learning how to improve my breathing with Alan has been incredible. His expertise and experience has helped me to improve my breathing pattern and has taught me how paramount a full breath is for recovery and reaching your full potential”

Paul Sampson, England International Rugby Player

Jody Shield testimonial - Alan Dolan, Breathguru | Breathing Space Retreats

“What I love about working with Alan is how safe I feel in his presence. He is very powerful in the gentlest of ways. He supports me to work through very deep and old information while remaining calm and peaceful the whole time. He makes it feel so easy. During the session I felt such a heavy burden lift off my shoulders, it was as if the weight-of-the-world I’d been carrying since birth and from my ancestors was suddenly released. Wow! And the best thing is the breath work is all so simple, that’s the beauty of it. It’s amazing to know you can simply return to the breath, and process so much by doing so.”

Jody Shield, Healer | Author | Speaker

Alan Dolan's Breathing Space Retreats/Breathguru - Dustin O'Halloran

“My stay with Alan at the breathing retreat was a truly transformative experience… his wisdom and guidance have helped unlocked inner worlds of the mind and body.”

Dustin O’Halloran, Emmy award-winning musician & composer

“Having now worked with Alan in both group and 1-1 settings I have found the experience to be very beneficial. The empowerment from knowing we each have this power of breath and change within us is incredible. The 1-1 session gave me insights into my own subconscious and I felt tremendous release during and after the breath work. As a therapist myself (and marketing director for aromatherapy brand Scentered) I found the concept of releasing emotions whilst not attaching to their meanings very interesting and new. I would urge people to surrender and give it their all, don’t be scared of what comes up and trust in letting go. The experience was far more powerful than I anticipated and the result is a lighter and happier me.”

Lucy, Marketing Director www.scentered.com

“I can honestly say I feel great. I was a complete mess when I arrived in Lanzarote but now feel so much more grounded and aware. And a lot less ‘troubled’ by external forces. During yesterday’s walk the scenery, the smells, lights, sounds, all seemed intensified. Not only that, but the reaction of other walkers to me… they smiled widely and their greetings were genuinely ‘happy to see me’ …was it the sun or the vibrations?”


“To have a tool to raise my vibration as much as this does… is such a gift. The change in my energy even after a 10 minute breathe was astounding”

Jamie, Bristol

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