Testimonials about BBTRS® Read what participants as well as professionals say



I have dedicated my life to transformation and this training has gifted me with a huge piece which has allowed me to have a deep love and compassion for myself and for others.

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Malaika MaVeena Darville, 5Elements Dance Creatrix & retreats - www.inmyelements.com, Bali

Working with the BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System for me is a journey of solving my own traumas first, and realizing how much trauma is stored in the body. I am starting to feel lighter and I understand now how trauma is working.

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Aranka Vos, BBTRS Trainee, Portugal

I have never experienced a system as powerful or as adaptable as BBTRS. I now work with this system full time and almost exclusively, both with one to one sessions and in workshops.

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Mark Sutton, Biodynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner, United Kingdom

Breathwork is one of the three most powerful tools humans have available to release the past and awaken.

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Eeshira Hart, Sound healing practitioner, facilitator, speaker & singer, Bali

I now feel connected to my center, comfortable with my profound inner strength and so much more alive!

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Prema M., LaC., BBTRS® Practitioner, Vancouver

The results I experience with my patients are nothing short of remarkable.

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Yevgeny Fomin, Ph.D. Psychiatry, Psychotherapist, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Moscow Clinic of Department of Presidential Affairs

Compared to other modalities I've studied that use passive techniques, or the conscious mind via talk therapy, BBTR cuts through it all to go deeper.

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Jim P., President, PT, In-Home Therapy Services, USA

The loving space that is held by Giten, Nisarga, Chetana, and others, and the practice itself are ripe ground for deep healing, revelation, expansion, and connection.

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Nooraya Sophia Wales, BBTRS® Certified Practitioner & Course Facilitator, USA

Patients are experiencing new life energy and the ability to explore new things. We see their lives positively change.

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Sharon K., Fluency Specialist, Speech & Language Therapist, Body & Breathworker, Amsterdam, NL



BBTR guided me to an experience of going deeper than anything has taken me in over 20 years of frustrated seeking for relief from deep trauma. Giten’s incredible love, sensitivity, wisdom and clarity guided me to touch a place I couldn't reach. I feel tremendous gratitude for this work.

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Guy S., Manshine Gathering, Byron Bay, Australia

I found my life after changed. My relationships deepened. My capacity for business expanded.

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Dr Sundardas D Annamalay, Naturopathic Physician, CEO NTC Alliance Group of Companies, Singapore

Giten's guidance through the training, as with everything he does is provided with constant encouragement, love and support along with an innate knowledge of the practice. There's no bullshit involved whatsoever.

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Eoghan Cleary, Youth Development Worker and Yoga Teacher, Ireland

The Biodynamic Breathwork training with Giten has revitalized my own healing work. He creates a sacred space in which people can let their guard down and start to see who they really are.

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Viriam K., United Kingdom

I have regained a full experience of my true Self and feel the power to fulfill my mission on this planet.

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Jan M.

I could have lived the rest of my life on the path I was on. Now, I have the chance to go so much deeper. Thank You!!!

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Dr. Jason C., Pharm. D, Yoga Teacher, USA

Very early on in the first training I realized I'd broken through huge boundaries, and started to see clearly that they were self-imposed.

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Natalie Keany, BBTRS® Practitioner, London

I am constantly amazed by how centered, grounded, and comfortable I am in in my own body. BBTRS® has helped me to stand in my full power.

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Jo M., Massage Therapist, Australia

After the BBTRS® training, something magical, maybe miraculous, happened: I literally felt tension, trauma and stuck places in my body release, shift and open up.

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Michelle G., Mental Health Therapist, USA

This is how I always imagined I could help others. And, I am awestruck by what it has shown me about myself.

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Michelle M., Pharm.D., USA


Breathwork Webinars

Your webinar is clear and very helpful. I was in need for this theoretic background.

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Sharon Kousbroek, BBTRS Practitioner, Netherlands

You are doing a great job of weaving together all the important concepts in a way that makes them easy to understand, and useful to me as someone who is passionate about learning all I can about trauma.

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Jeffrey Tidrick, Medical Evacuation Pilot & Owner, Trauma 2 Health, LLC, USA

Thanks again for your commitment and passion to co-create these webinars as a practical and effective resource to understand the body's response to trauma using this healing modality of breathwork.

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April Higgs, Student, Canada

For me, this webinar provides detailed scientific information that really helps support breathwork.

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Pratiti Nugraheni Budhi Pramesti, Breathwork Practitioner, Indonesia

Great course! Thank you so much. I loved your clarity and way of presenting.

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Nooraya Sophia Wales, BBTRS® Certified Practitioner & Course Facilitator, USA

The webinar helped me understand and more fully commit to the process of breathwork as a healing modality for trauma

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Dana Piper, Licensed Massage Therapist, USA

I just want to say WOW! The webinar was so fascinating to me.

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J. Tipton, USA


Breathwork Book

An essential book for those working with breathwork, body work & trauma, and for those who wish to gain insights & clarity about their own physical & emotional tensions.

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Natalie Keany, Yoga teacher & breathwork facilitator, London, UK

I strongly recommend this book to anyone who does trauma-informed work, or has experienced some form of trauma in their lives.

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Anand Pravas, Certified BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner, Germany & Hong Kong

I strongly and whole-heartedly recommend this excellent book. It is a fundamental read for anyone working with breathwork or trauma-informed work, and of course anyone with an interest or curiosity to live a more open and more free life!

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Pia Prana Muggerud, Life Coach, Trainer, Facilitator, Hong Kong

I am encouraged by the promise of this book, this approach! I’m new to Giten’s work, and this book is a perfect way to explore and use his approach to help myself heal from trauma.

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Marcy, Amazon Customer

An absolute must for any therapist. This is not just a book on breath, trauma and how to bring healing to the human body it is a piece of art.

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Yonathan Eidels, Amazon Customer

Clearly and entertainingly written. I'm brand-new to these concepts, and appreciated having them explained in a cogent non-mumbo-jumbo fashion. A fascinating read.

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Sam Garrison, Amazon Customer

Feel to Heal combines inspiring anecdotal accounts with solid research- science, medicine, psychology-along with the more ethereal aspects of our lives.

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A Respectable Adult, Amazon Customer

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Effective date: October 16, 2018

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Terms and Confidentiality Agreement

Please make sure that you read the full text and that you agree with every detail mentioned here. It is very important that you confirm this agreement before attending any of our events.

By registering, I understand that I am required to maintain the confidentiality and privacy of demo clients and my fellow participant’s attendance regarding anything they’ve shared or processed.

By registering, I agree this will be a safe space of openness where cultural, historical, generational, societal, and personal differences are respected without verbal or physical judgment, criticism, or harm.

By registering, I am aware that recording equipment maybe be present during this workshop. If I ask a question my voice will be recorded and I may appear on video. This video may be posted on the Biodynamic Breathwork and Trauma Release™ website, YouTube, FaceBook, and other media outlets.
If I do not want to appear on video it is my responsibility to inform the course facilitators at the beginning of course. In this case I will not be videoed.

By registering, I understand that I may be presented with the opportunity to participate in a recorded demonstration session in front of the class. I understand that my participation is voluntary. We may pause or discontinue my participation at my discretion or the discretion of BBTRI course facilitator or another Faculty member. I acknowledge that demonstration sessions may include questions about my personal trauma history and/or my emotional and psychological states. My decision to reveal such information is entirely voluntary. I am under no obligation to share anything I do not want to.

II understand that the BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Workshop & Training can be physically and emotionally intense. By registering, I agree that neither Alexander ‘Giten’ Tonkov, Biodynamic Breathwork and Trauma Release™ Institute, nor any of its staff, coordinators, assistants, faculty members, technicians, affiliates, the venue, or representatives have any responsibility or liability for physical or emotional harm, property loss or damage that may result from attendance at or travel to and from the Workshop and I hereby release them from all claims in connection with my attendance of this workshop.

I acknowledge that I am required to inform the staff about relevant psychiatric history, infectious diseases, drug use, and all present health conditions before participation in the training. I understand that no refunds are provided under any circumstance after the beginning of the workshop. I understand that BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Institute (BBTRI) Staff reserve the right to request termination of my participation if I have not complied with all of the above guidelines, and/or if BioDynamic Breathwork and Trauma Release Institute’s staff deems it not suitable for me to continue at any point in the workshop.

By clicking one of the following buttons you agree/disagree to abide by the above Terms and Confidentiality Agreement.

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