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Thu, Sep 21


The Common

Freediving & Mental Health - Workshop & Fundraiser - Squamish, BC

Join us for an evening of how breathwork benefits mental health. Your host, Luca Malaguti, one of Canada's deepest, will teach you the mental training skills freedivers use to overcome fear, anxiety, stress and even trauma. Held in Squamish, BC at The Common, all proceeds raised for Movember.

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Freediving & Mental Health - Workshop & Fundraiser - Squamish, BC
Freediving & Mental Health - Workshop & Fundraiser - Squamish, BC

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Common, 38016 Cleveland Ave, Squamish, BC V8B 0A1, Canada

About The Event


Freediving is a sport that can help to overcome fear, anxiety, depression and even trauma. Luca, a professional freediver and spearfisher, will talk about some techniques they he's used in competiton to help with this. He has been working closely alongside the mental health organization Movember to raise awareness of this important topic. 

Your host, Luca Malaguti, is a professinal freediver, Canadian Record Holder and has dove to over 300 feet on one breath. 

Luca will discuss some simple tips and tricks freedivers use to prepare for deep dives. How, through proper breathwork, we can exert control over our Autonomous Nervous System (ANS) and force the engagement of the Para-Sympathetic Nervous System (PNS). These techniques allow us to exert greater control over our emotions and create mental resilience. 

The evening will also include a movie presentation, screening Luca's recent short film about a diver's journey to face his trauma by breath-hold diving under icebergs. This project, alongside Movember helped to to raise awareness for men's mental health. 

This event is co-sponsored by Movember and proceeds will be donated to Men's Mental Health Awareness. You can also donate directly to Luca's Mo Page right here

Geo Cider, our local beloved cider company (and best tacos in town!) will be sponsoring the event and we will have cider for sale. All proceeds of cider will also go to the fundraiser!

When & Where:

1. Thursday September 21st, 2023 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

2. At The Common located at 38016 Cleveland Ave, Squamish, BC, V8B 0A1

Our Sponsors for the Evening:

Sea to Sky Freediving Co. - Canada's Top Freediving & spearfishing School

The Common - Squamish's best co-working space

Geo Cider - Our local beloved cider company

Movember - One of the world's leading mental health advocacy groups

Limited spots are available so please book early! 

Please contact Luca at for any info. 

Thank you & see you there,

 - Luca & the team. 


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    Freediving & Mental Health Workshop and Fundraiser September 21, 2023 - The Common, Squamish, BC

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