Expert led movement and self care

Welcome to The Breathing Space, Dorchester’s leading Women’s Wellness Centre.
 Home to expert coaches and specialist health & fitness professionals, offering a supportive and balanced  holistic approach to wellness.
The Breathing Space is the vision of award winning Women’s Wellness Coach Sammie Mcfarland.
Sammie dreamt of a beautiful, accessible & nurturing space that would 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

Join us, and explore the joy and benefits of uplifting and restorative movement within our studio spaces, or pause a while, nourish and recharge at Cafe Joi, our health cafe. Our expert team celebrate & support all women, offering classes, workshops & programmes that consider and compliment every life phase including Teenagers, Pregnancy, Postnatal, Peri Menopause, Menopause.

By bringing together a team of phenomenal women we are able to offer a comprehensive range of specialist support, including; fertility optimisation, birthing classes, pregnancy fitness, postnatal recovery, Holistic Core Restore® pelvic health and fitness, surgical recovery, health rehabilitation, strength & fitness, menopausal wellness as well as some fabulous restorative & revitalising classes open to all.
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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.


Our specialists include; Woman’s Health Physiotherapist, Fertility Therapy, Scar Massage, Cranial Osteopath, Pregnancy Massage & Reflexology... Hygge Wellness offers a wide range of holistic and therapeutic services that support total wellbeing.

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