Margaret Townsend


Margaret Townsend has been practicing as a certified breathwork facilitator since 1993 and is also a certified Hakomi body-centered psychotherapy practitioner. Her focus on body awareness grew through her work as a Shiatsu and Reiki practitioner and a teacher of dance, yoga, and fitness over the past 30 years.

She brings a wide range of experience to her individual and group sessions, including her studies in Mindful Self-Compassion, Qi Gong, Nonviolent Communication, spirituality, and meditation practices. Learn more at, or email her at

Margaret is the author of “The Breathwork Companion: Unlock the Healing Power of Breathing” a practical, accessible breathwork guide that delivers a complete program of exercises, inspiring true stories, prompts, and more to give readers the skills they need to build and maintain a healing breath practice.