BBTRS® Practitioner Training Program Discover a life of emotional freedom and mastery

“The first step of training is healing yourself, so you have more choice to act in a conscious way. Then, you become more capable of supporting others to do the same.”

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Giten Tonkov, Founder

Who is it for?

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System® has demonstrated profound and long-lasting benefits for people from every walk of life.* Training in BBTRS® starts with you. Your personal transformation, understanding and self awareness give you the best foundation to support others.

With increased recognition of common trauma-related conditions and the positive impacts of breathing techniques, the uses of BBTRS® are rapidly growing.

* There are no prerequisites. You also do not have to be studying to become a certified BBTRS practitioner to attend any of our scheduled workshops or events.

A life-changing Path

This is a list of people who have taken the professional path with the BBTRS System. Please select a name to see the details.

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Mark Sutton Biodynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner

  • Practiced tantra for 20 years.
  • Became a tantra teachers teacher
  • Started BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release training
  • Completed BBTRS training in Poland
  • Commenced one to one sessions in the Northwest UK.
  • Assisted at BBTRS training in Poland
  • Facilitates BBTRS workshops in the UK
  • Co-facilitates trauma-informed workshops in the UK

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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Nooraya Sophia Wales BBTRS® and Love’s Breath practitioner, Conneticut

  • Practiced Zen for 13 years
  • Started the Way of Mastery
  • Included Love’s breath in these practices
  • Began training in Bali
  • Completed BBTRS certification in Poland
  • Began facilitation of private BBTRS sessions
  • Assisted facilitation in BBTRS training in Bali & Sedona
  • Co-facilitating in WOM workshops worldwide

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

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Prema McKeever LaC., BBTRS® Workshop Leader, Vancouver

  • Practiced Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
  • Began training at BBTRI workshop in Greece
  • Shared BBTRS sessions with clients
  • Moved to Vancouver, Canada
  • Completed practitioner certification in Sedona
  • Shared BBTRS in 7-week workshop series in Vancouver
  • Expanding private practice

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

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Natalie Keany BBTRS® Practitioner, London

  • Worked as a gardener in Goa
  • Explored means to heal lifelong depression & anxiety
  • Trained in yoga, kinesiology, herbal medicine, reiki, & qigong
  • Began BBTRS training in Goa
  • Completed practitioner certification in Poland
  • Shared private and group sessions in London
  • Shared BBTRS workshops with yoga, dance, art & qigong worldwide
  • Continuing to support BBTRS trainings

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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Sharon Kousbroek SLP Therapist, Body & Breathworker, Amsterdam

  • Partnered with the Breath and Fluency Centre in Amsterdam
  • Started BBTRS training
  • Experienced deep fascial release
  • Ran half marathon in personal best time
  • Applied BBTRS to speech therapy for people who stutter
  • Shared BBTRS in group vision sessions at work
  • BBTRS accelerating patient psychotherapy treatments

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

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Upcoming Events

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training – TurkeyFethiye, TurkeyNov 16 - Nov 23, 2019

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training – Turkey

We welcome participants from Turkey and all over the world to this BBTRS Training workshop in beautiful Fethiye, Turkey, led by Nisarga. This 8-day workshop is part of our practitioner certification program and also suitable for participants wanting to purely experience breathwork for their own healing process. The workshop is led in English with a Turkish translator.

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BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in ChinaChengdu, Szechuan Province, ChinaNov 26 - Dec 02, 2019

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in China

This breathwork practitioner certification training is led by Giten & Natalie in English with a Chinese translator. The location is a beautiful retreat center in Szechuan Province. This fully experiential group process and training is designed to break through layers of body armoring, releasing mental, emotional and physical resistance down to your core.

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BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in BaliBaliDec 12 - Dec 22, 2019

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in Bali

Experience the sweet magic of Bali - the "Island of Gods" - and immerse yourself in this deep 12-day transformative process in an ocean-facing dream-like resort. This BBTRS training workshop, led by Giten & Chetana is part of our practitioner certification program and also suitable for participants wanting to purely experience breathwork for their own healing process.

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Breathwork Certification Trainings, Workshops & Webinars

Testimonials from Participants

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

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

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

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The Institute's Faculty & Guest Teachers

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Giten Tonkov
Director & Founder, BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Institute, Co-Founder & Director of the Integral Body Institute in Poland
United States, NYC
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Chetana Barkan
BBTRS® Training Leader, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Breath & Body Oriented Therapist, Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie, Meditation & Transformation Coach
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Nisarga Dobosz
Massage Therapist & Trainer BCST, Certified Myofascial Energetic Release (MER) Practitioner, BBTRS Trainer, Director and Co-Founder of the Integral Body Institute in Poland.
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Prema McKeever
Certified BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Practitioner,
Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner
Canada, Vancouver
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Daniel Anner
Certified BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner and Course Facilitator
Switzerland, Geneva
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Natalie Keany
Certified BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner and Course Facilitator
United Kingdom, London

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Our Accrediting Partners

Our BBTRS Practitioner Certification Program is the most widely recognized professional breathwork facilitator training in the market. It meets or exceeds the standards of these affiliated organizations and accrediting bodies for minimum required hours:

Australian Breathwork Association, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, International Breathwork Foundation, Global Professional Breathwork Alliance

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