breathe & be identity

our beliefs 

the great outdoorsstep outside

inner-workchange starts within

breathtake a breath

communitypower of she

our mission

Create empowering communities of women, curate exceptional outdoor experiences to enhance mental and physical health, and provide tools and techniques to live more intentionally - outdoors. 


our why 

 Every year, 1 in 5 women in the U.S. has a mental health problem.
We believe it is our imperative to improve health outcomes for women by offering scientifically backed options for combating stress, anxiety, and loneliness.

our how 

We organize free meetups in communities that foster mental + physical well-being. 


Ellen White, Founder

Ellen is a lifelong nature lover, journal keeper, and athlete. She believes that living intentionally is a lifelong pursuit. She is a wife, yoga teacher, dog mom, West Point graduate, and proud US Army veteran.

"I believe we need more spaces for women who love the outdoors, who appreciate taking a pause, and who want to live an intentional life.  " 

Breathe & Be Outdoors empowers women to live more intentionally one breath at a time. We are founded on the belief that transformation starts when you step outside. Take a breath & look around! We're honored that you're here.