practitioners & services at breathing room


Meet the many practitioners and healers providing wellness services at 216 Crown St!

Breathing Room is a nourishing space of growth and support for individual and collective healing. Located in downtown New Haven, our 12,000 sq ft community space features the onsite services of several wellness practitioners and a robust calendar of yoga, workshops, trainings, special events and a vibrant boutique full of your favorite mindfully sourced apparel and specialty items.  Please get to know the businesses and practitioners available to you!

Want to work here? Breathing Room has ROOM for your business! Monthly or hourly rental rates are available for teachers, healers, doctors & practitioners.  Learn about our space rentals and join our ever-growing community of wellness practitioners! 

Breathing Room is a place not only for you to come and practice yoga,  but a place for you to feel you are growing, learning and contributing to and within an inclusive community. Founded in 2009, Breathing Room offers more than 50 classes a week in addition to its robust schedule of workshops, teacher trainings and retreats.  Learn more.

Kathryn Templeton has devoted her life to the health of others. A psychotherapist for 30 years, kathryn is a Master Teacher in the field of Drama Therapy & continues to work both clinically & as an educator specializing in the treatment of individuals with anxiety, depression & complex trauma. The integration of the Three Wisdom Traditions; Yoga, Ayurveda & Psychotherapy are operational in all consultations, either as primary therapy or as support to other therapeutic interventions.  Click or call to book your appointment: & 203.894.2182, ext 403.  Learn more. 

At the intersection of arts, healing, and justice - One Village Healing [OVH] is an emerging wellness and healing arts initiative dedicated to creating spaces, convenings, and programming, rooted in the values of the healing justice movement to collectively heal from the impact of systems of oppression so we can all live wildly liberated, connected, inspired, and healthy lives. In its first phase, partners and founding practitioners Hanifa Nayo Washington and Thema Haida will establish the OVH Healing Studio as a primary place of their individual healing practices. Hanifa and Thema will both offer Reiki, intuitive healing sessions, and various small group classes (8-15 ppl). In addition to these offerings, OVH will feature, host, and build healing community with other local and regional healer folk.  Visit

Amy Lauren Yoga Therapeutics meets the needs of the individual utilizing the tools of yoga therapy such as, breath-work, postures, relaxation techniques, mudras, mantras and meditation. Yoga therapy is based on the Kosha model, addressing the mental, physical, energetic, and spiritual bodies. The intention is to empower the client in their healing process, with a focus on their unique goals and desires. "The biggest gift I can offer my clients is the realization that there is always yoga to be done, at any stage or any point of life, it is accessible to all." - Amy Lauren. Learn more.

Good Medicine Naturopathic Health Center was founded for you to reclaim ownership of your well-being and achieve vibrant health. We ensure all our patients feel welcome, safe and taken care of. Dr. Lindsay Ronshagen specializes in the use of nutritional, botanical, and physical medicine in treating a variety of medical conditions. In addition to naturopathic primary care, Dr. Ronshagen has special interests in gastroenterology, endocrinology, and women’s health and wellness.  Learn more.

Nicole Sanchez is a modern day intuitive healer. After working as a Pharmacy Technician for 16 years, and witnessing the heartbreak decline of patient after patient, she felt a deep pull to approach health and healing in a different way. In 2013, she began her studies by attending Connecticut Center of Massage Therapy and immediately found a new passion in helping clients heal from physical pain. Nicole is passionate about empowering her clients to love themselves and teaching them how to truly connect and care for their bodies. She intentionally integrates all dimensions of healing into her work - physical, emotional and spiritual. When you work with Nicole, you can expect a one-of-a-kind experience with someone who truly cares about you; consciously creating the best practices to support you holistically - body, mind and soul. For booking, please email


The Healing Den is a safe place for ALL to come and heal from physical, emotional and/or spiritual traumas through the practice of Reiki and yoga. Melissa is a nurse, master Reiki practitioner, 200 hour RYT and has her Bachelor's Degree in Public Health with a concentration in health promotion, and she is a mother and wife.

"My mission is to put an end to our culture's mental health stigma. So, come heal with me today!"  

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A Pilates studio grounded in classical principles and located in the heart of downtown New Haven. Katie loves the discipline of an ordered, buildable Pilates sequence. She continues to be impressed by the versatility and timelessness of classical Pilates training and wants to share its incredible benefits with everyone, regardless of fitness level or expertise. Mat classes and private equipment sessions are available. Reserve via MIndbody or email

Certified aesthetician, reiki practitioner and the owner of Venus Holistic Aesthetics, Tahinee specializes in holistic personalized facial skincare for every skin type. She incorporates healing crystals, Asian techniques, traditional aesthetic methods and a unique approach in energy balancing into the facials. Since the skin is the largest organ in our body, her mission and passion is to improve the health of it by introducing Eve Taylor, the aromatherapy natural choice for beautiful skin, always keeping in mind that beauty reflects from the inside out. Everything in our bodies works interchangeably - body, mind and soul. Reserve your appointment by calling (203) 909-5206 or email