Breathwork Facilitator / Practitioner
In our case a “practitioner” offers individual/private sessions to clients after being trained, skilled and certified in the BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System (BBTRS).
Hence this definition for Practitioner:
A person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine.
“patients are treated by skilled practitioners”
(Except we don’t use the word patients.)
If you are interested in becoming a Breathwork Practitioner, please have a look at our Trainings & Workshops. We offer a 2-year certification training for those who want to become certified BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioner.
Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioners
In BBTRS Group “facilitators” are sharing & safely guiding structures for the group’s processes in their personal journey of Breathwork & Trauma Release while simultaneously teaching the modality skills of BBTRS to students.
Based on a discussion on Facebook we had some really good contributions from people about their understanding of the words practitioner and facilitator. We want to share some of the definitions with you but please keep in mind that in BBTRS we have our own very clear definitions of Breathwork & Trauma Release Facilitators and Breathwork & Trauma Release Practitioners, which we explained earlier on this page.
Other definitions for the term Facilitator respectively Practitioner
“A facilitator holds space for others to have their own experience, with guidance. a practitioner is practicing something themselves.”
“A facilitator is a person who prepares the path, provides the safe ground, guides the conversations, offers tools to move along that path or create, solve or resolve something on that safe ground. A practitioner is a person who is actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession; sometimes, one of a practitioner’s skills is to share their knowledge with an individual or a group of people.”
“From my understanding, a facilitator is a person who is professionaly trained in a particular field or have many years of experience and is able to guide people to the proper way of doing things. While a practitioner is just someone that practice and may not be able to guide people”
“I think back to our men’s groups..
I’ve been trained to facilitate mens emotional healing work. And I use that to self-facilitate, so I’m a practitioner as well as a facilitator.
Men who subject themselves to a facilitator’s guidance are practitioners.”
“To me traditionally a practitioner is someone more in a medical field, eg. “practitioner of naturopathy” — someone running a practice. A facilitator is someone more in therapy work — someone who doesn’t run a practice but a therapy work.”
Again, please keep in mind that these are other people’s definitions that we just share here to display the different ways to look at these words. In BBTRS we have practitioners who offer breathwork & trauma healing sessions and facilitators who are working with groups in this field.