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1 October 2020

Racing LiveStyle is Going Live with The Breath Psych

Racing LiveStyle

Episode 2 – The Breath Psych with Aodhagán Conlon

In the lead up to World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Saturday 10th October, we will be holding two Instagram live sessions with former national hunt jockey Aodhagán Conlon.  As well as now studying for a PhD in Sports and Exercise Psychology and working with the BHA and PJA as a performance consultant Aodhagán also has a new venture, The Breath Psych.   Using his research, Aodhagán has launched The Breath Psych on Instagram to provide viewers with breathing techniques that can enhance mental and physical wellbeing.

Part One – Wednesday 7th October

In part one, Racing Livestyle host Sophia Monkman will chat to Aodhagán about his career, his educational background and will delve into the research which has lead him to launch his new venture, The Breath Psych.

Part Two – Thursday 8th October

In the second episode, Aodhagán will discuss breathing techniques that can enhance psychological and physiological wellbeing.  He will explain how and why the techniques work before giving a live demonstration which views can participate in.  There will also be the opportunity to ask Aodhagán questions.

To watch the sessions follow us on Instagram @RacingWelfare

What is Racing LiveStyle?

  • Racing LiveStyle is an online initiative from Racing Welfare that aims to showcase practical tips and advice in an informal manner to benefit the wellbeing of racing’s workforce
  • Episodes are released quarterly on Racing Welfare’s Instagram channel, meaning that the practical advice and tips are widely accessible
  • The first episode in the series, a Cook-along session with Lambourn caterer Jake Quintin, can be found on Racing Welfare’s IGTV @RacingWelfare