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 in MexicoMexicoFeb 16 - Feb 23, 2020

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in Mexico

Join our BBTRS training workshop in Mexico, located about 2 hours' from the Mexico City airport, outside the city of Cuernavaca. Relax at our luxurious venue and immerse yourself into this week-long life-changing process. This 8-day BBTRS training workshop is led by Giten & Prema. It 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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BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training – PolandPolandMar 14 - Mar 21, 2020

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training – Poland

We return to the stunning Polish countryside for this BBTRS Training workshop where we welcome participants from around the world 3 times a year. This 8-day BBTRS training workshop, led by Giten & Nisarga 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 lead in English with a Polish translator.

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BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in TurkeyTurkeyApr 04 - Apr 11, 2020

BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Training in 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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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
Founder & Director, BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Institute, Co-Founder & Director of the Integral Body Institute in Poland
, 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 Eryk Dobosz
BBTRS Trainer and Facilitator, BCST (Biodynamic Cranio Sacral Therapist), MER Myofascial Energetic Release Trainer, LLN Lomi Lomi Nui Hawaiian Bodywork Trainer, Director and Co-Founder of the Integral Body Institute in Poland
Poland, Kielce
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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
, Geneva
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Natalie Keany
Certified BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner and Course Facilitator
, 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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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.

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