Breathe To Feel & Heal

7-part guided breathwork journey for home-practice

Do you ever wonder about your path...

… and if there is more to life than you have felt so far?

Do you long to open your heart more…

…but are also a bit scared about what might happen if you do?

Are you ready to feel more alive than ever…

…and yet, something is holding you back from getting what you desire?

Welcome to your Personal Journey with the Biodynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System®!

In this online, home-practice course, BBTRS Founder Giten Tonkov personally guides you through the Biodynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System.

The program allows both experiential breathworkers and practitioners-in-training to fully experience BBTRS’s transformative effects—while developing your own BBTRS self-practice. In the process, be ready to look inward more deeply; release old, familiar patterns or energies; let go of armoring that no longer serves you; and tap into your full potential.

Your purchase of this course allows you lifetime access to the program sessions, so you can “refresh” yourself on your own terms, and in your own time.

This recorded class is comprised of 7 guided sessions, each 30 to 45 minutes in length. Although after purchase you can access the series at any time, we recommend a 21-Day Initial Journey when you begin.

The 21-Day Initial Journey—engaging in the 7-day cycle three times in a row—allows you to fully immerse in the modality. We suggest that you set aside 60 to 90 minutes for 21 consecutive days—so that you can prepare, experience the lesson, and then rest and integrate/meditate afterward. We find that this level of personal experience truly makes a difference in how BBTRS feels in your body, and translates to all areas of your life.

By committing to 21 days, you’ll clock a total of 15.75 hours of “class time,” plus whatever prep/integration time you require. This immersion also will assist with your integration of the other self-guided instruction, webinars, and special skills trainings in the program.

Feel your heart & body breathe like never before

Your Personal Journey

  • 7 home-practice videos, guided by Giten Tonkov, each one working through one of the Seven Belts of Tension in your body, using breath, felt sense, movement & bodywork
  • Self-Inquiry journaling cues to explore your personal imprints & take your journey deeper
  • 45 – 60 min practice per session
  • Supportive Private Facebook Community to share your experience & receive guidance from our team
  • Choose from a 7-Day Retreat Journey (1 session per day over 7 days) OR 21-Day Immersion Journey (1 session every 3 days over 21 days), according to your pace and preference

Each of the 7 class sessions applies BBTRS’s 6 Elements and signature techniques to a different area of the body—beginning at the top of the head and moving down the body, roughly aligning with the chakra system. Below, we forecast the series, including the sequence of “belts” of the body where tension is held, and primary lessons associated with each:

  • Session 1: General Overview: Becoming familiar with the principles that drive BBTRS and the foundational breath technique that makes it work. 
  • Session 2: Completing interrupted fight-or-flight responses and coming out of freeze and dissociation resulting from trauma. 
    • Ocular Belt Focus: Top of the head / scalp, temples, forehead, occipital lobe (vision center of the brain), eyes, cheeks, ears, base of the skull—the area that “looks for danger,” commonly holds tension, and results in headaches.
  •  Session 3: Engaging expression and regaining flexibility of the neck (cervical) region.
    • Oral and Cervical Belts Focus: Jaw/chin, mouth, nose, ears, neck, throat, tongue—the area related to expression, “finding our voice”; this area often holds a charge of anger and frustration in the jaw.
  • Session 4: Letting go of the protection and armoring surrounding the chest region, which develops to protect our heart. The mission is to soften this so that our natural impulse to reach out for connection can come from the core to the periphery. Remember that “core” is the French word for the heart (coeur).
    • Thoracic Belt Focus: Chest, shoulders, upper back, arms, heart, lungs—the area related to emotional injury.
  • Session 5: Releasing tension around rib cage and the organs that have become armored, since they are not protected by a hard shell. This invites flexibility into the movement of the ribs so we can take deeper breaths, and softens physical armoring of the abdomen, both of which releases many layers of tension.
    • Diaphragmatic and Abdominal Belts Focus: The waist and belly, including the rib cage, solar plexis / lower sternum, diaphragm, organs under the diaphragm and within the abdomen, as well as the abdominal muscles—the areas that house pain/pleasure, nourishment, and the seat of emotions.
  • Session 6: Bringing movement into this area, including lower back, allows for grounding and opening locked energy around sexuality, both of which encourage bio-energy flow up the spine.
    • Pelvic Belt Focus: The pelvis and its organs, the primary core muscles, pelvic floor, buttocks, lower limbs—the area related to power, fight-or-flight, sexual feelings, and grounding.
  • Session 7: We review the entire practice again to reevaluate how the body has opened up in the past six sessions.

What people say

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!!!
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.
BBTRS has changed my life. I feel so liberated and free since I started this work 18 months ago. I am constantly amazed by how centered, grounded, and comfortable I am in in my own body. It has helped me to stand in my full power.
The course has been profound in reducing my levels of anxiety and mind chatter which plagued my every move throughout the day. After working through each belt of tension I noticed a change in the way I felt about situations that were previously making me nervous and stressed. I have been practicing breath work for over 3 years and the BBTRS approach has had the most profound long-term impact on my wellbeing. I would recommend starting these sessions if you feel called to do so, Giten has a unique ability to facilitate sessions even if they are recorded his energy still transmits through each session.
I just finished the 21-day program and I wanted to express my deep gratitude to you Giten and your team for this wonderful teaching. I experienced massive and intense release of tensions throughout the program, tensions I have been trying to address and work on for years with not much success until now. Blessings to you all.
Really excellent video. Seems like you’ve synthesized a great body of knowledge into usable and effective steps. Noticing so much of my persona, mask, false-self coming up to conscious awareness as I did this, and in the aftermath. Thank you Giten
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Your Guide

BBTRS creator Giten Tonkov shares a mastery of body-oriented therapies that has evolved from more than 25 years of learning, exploration, and work with thousands of clients. A Licensed Massage Therapist and certified Breath & Body Oriented Therapist, he developed BBTRS on a years-long personal journey of recovering his own body, which carried the impact of a childhood accident. His body “remembered” the accident in ways his mind did not, and the suffering was trapped within him. Throughout many years of working with different bodywork, movement, and meditation techniques, he identified a series of tools that came together into a single practice that he has been sharing with thousands across the world for more than 10 years now.

Giten documented this work, and its origins, in Feel to Heal: Releasing Trauma Through Body Awareness and Breathwork Practice.


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2 Options, Same Price, Your Pace

Choose a 7-Day Retreat Journey (1 session per day over 7 days) 

21-Day Immersion Journey (1 session every 3 days over 21 days)

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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.

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