The Healing Breath
a Journal of Breathwork Practice, Psychology and Spirituality
General Editor: Joy
About Joy Manné
Joy Manné has a degree in Psychology and a PhD in Buddhist Psychology. She has practised Vipassana meditation since 1965, and was taught by Dhiravamsa. She was trained in Spiritual Therapy by Hans Mensink and Tilke Platteel-Deur in Holland, 1986-1988. She had her own school of personal and spiritual development in Switzerland between 1989-1995. Joy is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-review internet journal The Healing Breath: a Journal of Breathwork Practice, Psychology and Spirituality originally available through her own website www.i-breathe.com and now through www.healingbreathjournal.org. She has written numerous articles, on Buddhist Psychology, Breathwork and the relationship between them, as well as textual studies on the Theravada Buddhist literature in Pali. She is the author of Soul Therapy (North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, CA, 1997), a discerning person’s guide to personal and spiritual development, which has been translated into Spanish; the shamanovel The Way of the Breath freely available at www.i-breathe.com/wayofbreath; and The Breathwork Process: From Rebirthing Breathwork through Conscious Breathing Techniques to Shamanic Breathwork and Breathwork Meditation (forthcoming, 2003).
She is a founder member of the International Breathwork Foundation (www.ibfnetwork.org) and its Newsletter Editor between 1997-2001. She is a major influence in establishing professionalism and professional standards on every level in Breathwork.
Joy Manné finds it more difficult to write about herself than to write books, articles, publish this journal, paint, look after her grandsons, enjoy her family .... that's why this page is in preparation.