press release
Published: 22 January 2024

Can breathwork help reduce workplace stress? A new study investigates

The impact of breathwork and relaxation techniques in helping people cope with work demands and enable them to switch off is being investigated by researchers from the University of Surrey. People aged 18 years and over, and in full-time work are sought to help with this new research.

During the study, researchers will investigate the impact of breathing exercises lasting 10 minutes for two weeks. To assess the exercise's impact, participants must fill out a questionnaire before and after the intervention.

To register your interest in the study, please contact Laura Vella ( or Professor Mark Cropley (

Notes to editors

  • Professor Mark Cropley is available for interview upon request.
  • For more information, please contact the University of Surrey’s press office via

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