Become an Expert-Level Trauma-Informed

Breathwork Facilitator

Are you ready to say YES to the soulful career and lifestyle of your dreams?

You are here for a reason.

You know there’s more to life than hustling for your worth and always being in survival mode. You are a being of light and love and you are meant to live a life that lights you up from the inside out.

You are a healer.

You are a heart-centered lightworker who wants to help others and change the world. Being here is your first step toward doing just that. The act of YOU stepping into your power and giving yourself permission to follow your bliss will have a ripple effect that will enable others to do the same.

Is this resonating?



Imagine, a year from today – you are doing the work in the world that lights up your soul. 

Imagine, a year from today – you are guiding and leading people through their pain, using breathwork as the tool of liberation

Imagine, a year from today – you are creating with the universe and being abundantly rewarded for it

Imagine, a year form you – you finally became who you came here to be. 

I can’t wait to witness you on this path…

Your time to rise is now.


Help people remember what is important in life, by making the liberation of stress and anxiety accessible to ALL people worldwide…

And, this vision is only actualized when leaders like you, rise. When leaders like you, embody their most courageous self and take a leap into the land of the unknown.

For it’s in the unknown, all can unfold.

Lead with us. Change the world with us.

It’s time to make your mark on the world, and the time is now

Your inner desire has intelligence. Let that desire build you a thriving breathwork business.

The 6-month Pause Breathwork Facilitator Training, delivered completely online, will provide you with an expert level education to facilitate this body of work in a way that is in alignment with your desired lifestyle.


The Pause Breathwork Facilitator Training will be delivered 100% online & is led by Samantha Skelly & her team of expert trainers.

Phase One: The Still

Personal Exploration

The STILL portion of the Facilitator Training takes place in the first month and focuses on personal empowerment and self-reflection. This is a deep dive into fully experiencing your own personal relationship to your body and yourself, which will allow you to start fully embodying all of the practices and techniques you’ll be passing on to your clients. We know that the most successful facilitators truly embody the philosophies they coach.

Phase Two: The Force

Facilitation Mastery

The FORCE portion of the training will take place online when we are 3 months in with Pause Breathwork Founder Samantha Skelly. This part of the program will go through the fundamentals of breathwork and how to effectively facilitate breathwork. Upon completion of this, the facilitator will have everything they need to begin to facilitate Pause Breathwork.

Phase Three: The Practicum

Hands On Client Experience

The PRACTICUM takes place after the The Force. This portion of the program is designed to assist you with gaining hands on client experience. You will have guidance and direction through an exclusive community and will be supported as you facilitate your sessions.



Host intimate retreats all over the world to facilitate breathwork and provide a deep dive immersion experience to help your clients discover their own innate magic through breathwork. A retreat is an opportunity to completely disconnect from the outside world and provide a safe, supportive space for your clients to connect to their inside world. It’s a beautiful blend of deep transformational healing and relaxation.

Workshops and Events

Host workshops and events to reach a wider audience. They are a great way to work with those who may initially be outside of your target audience and help them discover the beauty, magic, and healing properties of breathwork. These experiences are also great ways to showcase your breathwork facilitation expertise to help build your professional network and your client community.

Corporate Facilitation

Work with corporate entitites to bring the power of breathwork into more traditional work settings. As society continues to acknowledge the benefits of self-care and alternative healing, there’s a growing opportunity to work with larger companies to facilitate breathwork as a means of employee care, alignment, and retention.

Community and Connection

Perhaps you don’t want to create a business out of breathwork, but instead use this body of work to create community, connection, and healing within your local community or hometown. This training will give you the skills to be able to effectively gather with a group unfamiliar to breathwork and facilitate an experience.

It’s your time.

Remember, if the body says yes – you will figure out the rest.

“It has helped me see my therapy clients (who suffer from a lot of past and current trauma) through a new lens. I’m excited to share breathwork with them and to be able to take care of their physical/somatic health. Being able to incorporate breathwork into my practice will help my clients integrate their healing quicker, gentler, and with greater thoroughness.”

- Teresa Jansen


Our intention throughout the entire admission process is to get to know you and understand your vision and goals. It’s so important that you choose to join us from a place of alignment.

It needs to feel like a full body “YES!” Let’s explore your aspirations together and find out if pursuing this path is in your highest alignment.


Since the start of my career, I have invested upwards of $500,000 in business mentorship, workshops, training programs, executive coaching and energy work… all in pursuit of equipping myself with the most innovative and aligned strategies for building this empire. Even today, I am constantly investing in my own evolution, both professionally and personally.

My intention behind creating this program is to deliver to you all that I have cultivated and invested in along the journey of building Pause Breathwork. The value of what is delivered here has no true monetary value, as the tools I will equip you with have the potential to create another mission, empire, and legacy of their own. The leaders we create here know no bounds, and neither does their income potential.

I struggled with scarcity when I first started my companies. I used to undercharge and overwork. Back then, investing in my business without the certainty or the guarantee that I could make it back was viscerally uncomfortable for me. But, in every single instance, one thing always held true: when I chose abundance and mustered and resourced my trust in myself and in this process, when I trusted my inner knowing and did what felt good… I was rewarded with returns on my investments beyond my wildest imagination. Hungry for Happiness and Pause Breathwork were built on a series of these instances, me needing to choose abundance over scarcity. Today, we as a company, we uphold this value and prepare our facilitators to charge what they’re worth.

When it comes to investing in anything, but especially in yourself, I ask only that you do one thing: drop into your body and let it decide for you. Don’t allow the scarce mind to make such an important decision. The part of you that makes the decision to invest in your potential is the same part of you that will build an empire to heal the world. Any part that’s scared is simply conditioning we will work to shed through this process.

Are you ready to follow the fire in your belly and serve the world in the way that’s most meaningful to you?

appease depression using breathwork

You are here for a reason.
You know there’s more to life than hustling for your worth and always being in survival mode. You are a being of light and love and you are meant to live a life that lights you up from the inside out.

You are a healer.
You are a heart-centered lightworker who wants to help others and change the world. Being here is your first step toward doing just that. The act of YOU stepping into your power and giving yourself permission to follow your bliss will have a ripple effect that will enable others to do the same.

Just stop for a minute and think of how amazing it would be to live in a world where:

  • It’s absurd to think that people ever hated their bodies.
  • Following your dreams isn’t a luxury but the norm.
  • Everyone is connected to themselves at a deeper level.
  • The day to day struggle has been replaced by day to day thriving.

This isn’t some far off fantasy…
This is the reality that is waiting for us…
We just need enough lightworkers to step up, own their power, and get to work.

So… wanna help me transform the world?

“I loved the connections made with other facilitators through this program. To be able to walk into a room of 60 strangers and immediately feel like, “these are my people” was truly mind blowing. I loved the growth that happened, personally and professionally, during this training. It was so much more than gaining confidence in my skills as a facilitator, but as a leader, and holding the vision of who I am. Pause Breathwork taught me what it feels like to come home to yourself.”
Jenell Consorti
“I am SO happy I trusted my intuition and took the leap to join the Pause Breathwork Facilitator Training. My business has tripled its revenues since I started the program. Pause is going to change the world – I feel it after every session I have with a client. It’s the most powerful healing practice that I’ve experienced. Breathwork is such a powerful tool for me to shift my fears and doubts. Anytime I had anxiety about ANYTHING, I always brought myself back to my breath and I was able to quickly tap into my intuition. I have a greater sense of self, purpose, and clarity in my life because of this practice.”
Tanin Matin
“I had no idea what to expect coming into this… I’m a super newbie to Breathwork. I just got into it because I felt like it was the right thing to do – to help discover myself and to help others. It really helped me open up and understand myself more as a person, and how to utilize the power of Breathwork to help my clients. If you’re sitting on the edge and not sure if you should do this… it’s time to get off the edge, and just do it! ”
Eric Sage
“Before the Pause Breathwork Facilitator Training, I looked outside of myself for healing. I was addicted to suffering and didn’t trust myself. Learning an in depth approach to facilitating breathwork and really diving into my own personal practice has allowed me to finally see that I am my own healer, and I have everything I need within me. It has been life changing to say the LEAST!”
Ashley Perl
“Breathwork changed my life the first time I tried it. I was able to get out of my head and let my body do what it needed to do to release stuck emotion and trauma I had stored for years. Through breathwork I have been able to clear away all of the distractions and clutter and see the path that I am meant to walk. When I strip away all of the limiting beliefs, I am able to see and know everything that is possible. Breathwork is not like anything else I have ever done. It is an amazing gift that we all have access to.”
Kristin Johnson


Pause Breathwork is a method where we use continual breathwork to break down emotions in the body that are stagnant and create havoc on our energetic systems. Breathwork is a practice of allowing our systems to see a different perspective whereby we feel deeply connected to our bodies and understand and experience the intelligence contained within our systems. Pause Breathwork is a way to heal, release, and transform.

The core difference is that Pause Breathwork is for healing and transformation. There are a lot of breathing practices where the goal or outcome is relaxation, but with Pause, relaxation and connection are an after effect of the practice. The goal with Pause is to unearth the stuck energy that prevents us from living in our highest alignment and operating in elevated frequencies.

Here are the most common benefits:

  • Immediate stress reduction & anxiety relief.
  • Connect with your emotions & change your response to them.
  • Revitalizes your organs.
  • Gives you access to your higher power.
  • Reduces toxins in your body & provides an energetic release.
  • More energy & mental clarity.
  • Deepens your relationship to your body.
  • Release trauma that has been stuck in your system for years.

You will graduate as a Certified Pause Breathwork Facilitator. You will have access to promote yourself as part of the Pause Breathwork brand. After the training, you will have the option to become licensed, to continue to keep using the Pause Methods and brand

Absolutely. We teach you everything you need to know to become a breathwork facilitator. When you graduate from the program you will have the tools, knowledge and mastery to start facilitating breathwork right away.

Of course. If you know you’re meant to do this work in the world, we will support you with a payment plan to make the financial commitment much easier. Plus, once you graduate you will have the skillset to start making back your tuition right away.

Yes, absolutely. This is not self-paced ‘do it on your own’ training. This is a deeply immersive training program that requires full commitment. The LIVE Labs with Samantha Skelly are Mondays at 4:00PM PST. You will also have LIVE calls with your pod (which are smaller & deeply intimate). Your availability will be considered before being assigned to a pod. There are also LIVE breathwork sessions (offered several times a month) for you to attend to support you with embodiment. There is also an online, immersive event called The Force, which takes place in the middle of the program. This is a week-long event that you will need to be present for.

Yes, one of our values at Pause is ‘World Class Experiences’ and we believe intimacy and connection is the root of all transformation. You will have a mentor supporting you throughout the journey who is a graduate of the program and works directly under Samantha.

Yes, all the calls are recorded in case you need to miss. However, we deeply encourage you to prioritize being LIVE for the majority of the calls, as LIVE attendance offers a magic that replays don’t. 😉 

We have an incredible ‘Across The Sea’ program that is designed for you! A group gets together (led by our Head Mentor), watches the recording together, experiences the embodiment exercises and debriefs for questions.

During the first portion of the program (called The Still), 4-8 hours a week will be required to invest in the program. This consists of live calls, mentor support, pause partner calls, reviewing modules, experiences based transformation & weekly workbooks. During the last portion of the program (Practicum), 8-12 hours a week will be required.

Absolutely. Samantha is very present in the program & trains the groups on Monday evenings.

This depends on your level of commitment. We have many, many students who pay back their initial tuition within a few months of graduating (and with breathwork on the rise, this is becoming more and more doable!)

The majority of our students either have a full time job or are already working over 40 hours in their wellness businesses. We encourage our students to time block & the importance of essentialism to make the program easy to fit into a busy schedule. And also…remember, if the body says yes, you will figure out the rest.

Absolutely, we work with Marti Stany who is a licensed trauma therapist. A trauma-informed lens is embedded into the fabric of everything we do at Pause. Safety for our students (and your future clients!) is our top priority.

Yes! Although, these costs are exponentially lower than starting other businesses. You can expect to begin paying these costs during practicum. These additional costs may include insurance, licensing fees, legal fees, accounting fees & subscribing for online tools (Zoom, Spotify, Acuity, etc).

After you complete your application form,

you will book a discovery call with a member of our enrollment team 

to see if this training is the right fit for you!

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