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Here is the most up to date listing of all practitioners world wide:

Here you will find articles and references not found anywhere else:

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Dr. Artour Rakhimov is a Buteyko breathing teacher and educator whose site provides a vast resource on the science and education sorrounding the Buteyko Method.

  The Starks Photo


Russell and Jennifer Stark are foundation members of the Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (BIBH) and also belong to the Remedial Breathing Practitioners Association Incorporated (RBPAI). Their training is recognised by both groups and it is still possible to train with the Starks, who conduct training courses of new practitioners in Brisbane, and also occasionally in other countries. For information about practitioner training courses email Jennifer on

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Patrick McKeown is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and the Buteyko Breathing Clinic of Moscow.

Patrick was a chronic asthmatic for most of his life. By correcting his breathing volume, he freed himself from his asthma condition. He is one of a few Western experts who is directly authorised and accredited by the Late Professor Buteyko to teach this method.

His books include Asthma Free naturally, Close Your Mouth and ABC to be Asthma free.

ButeykoClinic Practitioner Training is jointly accredited by the founding Buteyko Clinic of Moscow.

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Christine Bauman has been teaching Buteyko since 2000. She trained in New Zealand with Jennifer Stark, the most experienced Buteyko trainer outside of Russia. Chris is a fully accredited member of the international organization, Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (BIBH).

Chris began teaching in New Zealand and Japan, followed by Australia and Canada. Currently she teaches primarily in Canada, giving workshops, free talks and 5-session courses. In partnership with Jennifer Stark, she co-ordinates and teaches the Buteyko practitioner training in Canada. In 2004, Chris staffed the first North American medical research trial on Buteyko at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta . She has a Masters of Teaching degree, an undergraduate background in sciences and is certified in CPR and First Aid.

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Paul O’Connell - BSc, Dip Ed, MBA, MBIBH

Chief Executive Officer -

Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (International) since July 2000.


The Buteyko Institute and its member practitioners are committed to advancing the management of asthma, sleep apnoea and other breathing related disorders through research, development, promotion and application of the Buteyko Institute Method.

On this site you will find contact details for Practitioners, Buteyko related media articles, relevant scientific research and general information about the Buteyko Institute, its activities, and the Buteyko Institute Method of breathing retraining.


The aims of the ButeykoClinic are to provide a standardized system of learning according to the ideals and excellence of the founding clinic in Moscow. Their training program is the ONLY practitioner training in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe that is directly accredited by Moscow.


Ray Peat, Ph.D. - one of the most respected physiologists in the alternative health movement.

His work regarding Progesterone and hormones in general is the basis for the very popular book by Dr. John Lee: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause.

Many defining issues are raised on his web site: