Expert led movement and self care

Welcome to The Breathing Space®, Dorchester’s leading Women’s Wellness Centre.

 Home to independent coaches and holistic professionals, offering a supportive and balanced holistic approach to wellness.

The Breathing Space® was founded by CEO, & award winning Women’s Wellness Coach, Sammie Mcfarland.

Sammie dreamt of a safe, beautiful & accessible space that could nurture and support the balance of physical and emotional wellbeing….and so here it is.

“Every woman deserves to find joy in the body she has” – Sammie Mcfarland

The Breathing Space® offers a range of uplifting and restorative classes delivered by independent instructors.
Our independent team of experts celebrate & support all women, in every life phase. Many classes welcome men, teens, children & family groups.
By bringing together a team of phenomenal coaches under one roof,  we are able to offer a comprehensive range of specialist support including; Fertility Optimisation, Antenatal Education Classes, Pregnancy Relaxation & Fitness, Postnatal Recovery, Holistic Core Restore® Pelvic Health and Fitness, Surgical Recovery & Rehabilitation, Low Impact Fitness, Adult Dance Fitness, Slimdance, Hypnobirthing, Women’s Health, Senior Fitness, Hot Yoga, Pilates,Vinyasa Yoga, Aerial Hoop, Aerial Yoga, Aerial Silks, Gong Sound Bath, Family First Aid, Baby Massage, Postnatal Pilates, Baby & Me Yoga, Self Defence ….. and more.
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Come and visit our gorgeous space at 10 Copper Street, Brewery Square, Dorchester.


Staying strong, supple and healthy during pregnancy helps to prepare the body for labour; for all the busy Mumma days ahead and aids postnatal healing. We offer midwife led birthing classes, the Holistic Core Restore® Bump programme & expert led pregnancy fitness & relaxation classes. Whichever pregnancy class you choose, you will be in safe & knowledgeable hands.


The early postnatal phase is known as the 4th trimester and is all about healing. It is a time for adjustment, connection, nourishment and rest. We believe in offering a range of expert led Postnatal classes that will support each woman from the moment she is ready to join us in a way that feels right for her body.


We love to share our passion for movement and aim is to offer as many different ways to move as possible, so that there really is something for everyone.


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