William Benedict

William and Martha Benedict are Breath-Body-Mind Level III certified teachers. Martha is a retired school administrator from Elmira City School District while Bill was the former executive director of the Elmira Psychiatric Center. Their work includes leading the Chemung County Positive Breath Pilot Project together with Chemung County Mental Hygiene Commissioner, Brian Hart. They have assisted Dr. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Patricia L. Gerbarg in producing five Breathe and Heal Conferences, with Martha serving as conference coordinator. Martha and Bill conduct Breath-Body-Mind after-school programs for students and staff and have worked with employees of the Chemung County Department of Social Services to provide services for individuals and small groups.