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Joy Manne; has a degree in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Buddhist Psychology. She has practiced Vipassana meditation since 1965. From 1989 to 1995 she ran her School of Personal and Spiritual Development, which focused on Breathwork as the central method. Manne; currently sees individual clients and leads groups in Switzerland, where she lives. She teaches internationally, concentrating on Poland in particular.

Manne; is a leading researcher and author in the fields of Breathwork and Buddhist Psychology, with numerous articles to her name on both subjects as well as the relationship between them. She has also published philological and textual studies on Theravada Buddhist literature in Pali. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the peer-review Internet journal, The Healing Breath: A Journal of Breathwork Practice, Psychology, and Spirituality, available through, and is a founding member of the International Breathwork Foundation (, whose newsletter she edited from 1997 to 2001.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Breathing exercises.
Respiration -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.