Online Certificate in the Buteyko Clinic Method (CertBBM)

Learn a simple, scientific breathing method to help your clients reach their health and wellness goals.

  • Become a certified Breathing Instructor
  • Confidently teach the science behind the breath
  • Apply the method for all health conditions
  • Learn to work with adults & children
  • Add a new dimension to your own practice
  • Build a solid foundation for your business

Your Investment

USD $845.00


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Thinking of training as a breathing coach?

As a certified Buteyko Breathing Instructor you will be able to facilitate huge positive changes in other people’s lives. The Buteyko Method can help your clients overcome some of the most common and debilitating health problems.

There is currently huge global interest in breathing. This means there is growing demand for breathing instructors and breath specialists. From well-being to sports, and in the dental, medical, scientific, and therapeutic communities, awareness of breathing re-education is growing.

Buteyko breathing exercises deliver results for clients in the first session. There aren’t many disciplines that provide such immediate, positive feedback.

You can work from anywhere. Online or offline. It is easy to coach clients remotely using the online platform of your choice. You don’t need any fancy, expensive equipment. And you don’t need any prior knowledge or experience either.

The exercises you will learn are explained alongside relevant scientific research. The method is safe and natural if taught as instructed. In fact, in order to ensure safe and efficient use, only certified instructors can teach the Buteyko Method.

Get certified from home with this knowledge-packed course. Ask questions during the live, interactive lessons with Patrick McKeown.

Learn how to apply the techniques with clients whatever their age, health or goals. The breathing method is easy for anyone to successfully integrate into their routine.

Improve stress, sleep, energy, focus and nervous system balance along with many other vital health parameters.

Join a growing international community of certified instructors. Get support from a vibrant network of like-minded professionals.

Why Choose the Buteyko Method?

The current global interest in breathwork means new breathing certifications and methods are available. The Buteyko Method is one of the few techniques that has been examined and found to be effective in independent clinical trials. The first of these trials was undertaken in 1995; more than 20 years before many other methods appeared.

While Buteyko Instructor training has all the potential to provide a secure career, the Buteyko Method is not based on a market-driven trend. Nor is it positioned to exploit fear around Covid-19. Instead, the focus is on breathing re-education and its long-term health benefits.

What’s included in the training?

  • Everything you need to teach the Buteyko Method in simple, actionable steps.
  • Virtual Learning Program including 49 pre recorded video chapters, supporting e books and presentations.
  • An online library with research and articles.
  • A downloadable (and print version) 300 page instructor training manual and print version of The Breathing Cure (new*).
  • Live Zoom Classes delivered by Patrick taking you step by step through the training. Check for the next set of live class (dates and times) below. Live classes are additional to Virtual Learning Program and can be attended live or viewed afterwards via recordings uploaded to training portal. Classes are not mandatory to attend but highly recommended as a starting point for the training.
  • Lifetime access to the complete online learning portal (Members Area) which is regularly updated with the latest breathing science and the ability to attend as many of the live classes as you wish.
  • Online exam and case studies template to complete certification.
  • Ongoing support from our dedicated team.

Your Investment: $845

There are no add-on fees or annual subscriptions. This is a one-off investment. Ongoing learning & support is included free of charge.

Your Coach

Patrick McKeown is a leading international authority on the Buteyko Method. Accredited in 2002 by the method’s founder, the late Dr. Konstantin Buteyko, Patrick has trained thousands of clients and instructors. He has authored and published eight books, including three Amazon bestsellers. Patrick is regularly invited to speak at dental and respiratory conferences worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences. Patrick is passionate about the science and application of functional breathing. His life is dedicated to sharing knowledge and skills to help others take control of their health.


As part of your training, you can now dial in to regular live Zoom classes delivered by Patrick.

Classes are repeated every 2 months, and you may attend as often as you wish. Classes are also recorded and uploaded to the online training portal for replay in your own time.


Class 1: Friday 3rd December, 3pm- 7pm London, UK time

Class 2: Saturday 4th December, 3pm- 7pm London, UK time

Classes 3 & 4: Sunday 5th December, 3pm- 7pm London, UK time

Patrick’s live Zoom classes are an adjunct to the existing pre-recorded video modules and materials on the training portal. It is optional whether or not to attend the classes live, and not a requirement to completing certification. However attending and / or viewing the recordings is highly recommended.


The live online classes explore the following topics. You will find detailed information about each in your instructor manual:


Respiratory physiology

Nasal breathing

Slow breathing

Nitric oxide

Breathing mechanics




Tailoring exercises to clients

Teaching Buteyko


Examining dysfunctional breathing patterns

Practical application of the Buteyko Method


Mouth breathing in children

Recognizing oral breathing in children

Children’s sleep


Academic performance

Craniofacial development

Become a Certified Buteyko Instructor

Learn it:

  • Learn the science behind the method.
  • Modules on teaching children and young people.
  • Techniques to help anxiety, panic and sleep disorders.

Teach it:

  • Exercise scripts to use with your clients.
  • A relevant knowledge of breathing science and applications.
  • Protocols for teaching individuals and groups.

Live it:

  • Lifetime access to course materials.
  • Access to an extensive online training portal full of videos, reading materials and research.
  • Listing as a Buteyko Instructor on the website connecting you with potential clients.
  • Regular live Zoom classes with Patrick McKeown.
  • Ongoing access to live classes at no extra cost.
  • A hard copy of your instructor manual shipped to you.

Is Buteyko certification for me?

The international community of Buteyko breathing instructors includes:

Sports coaches





Massage therapists


Speech pathologists

Yoga teachers


Yoga therapists

And more…


Dental hygienists

Myofunctional therapists

People all over the world are successfully using the Buteyko Method to help with a wide range of health issues. If you specialize in healthcare, holistic health, or optimal performance of any kind you can easily integrate the techniques you will learn. This in-depth online study gives you all of the necessary skills to teach adults and children, individuals and groups. All in just a few short months.

If that sounds like something you could use; this training is for you.

How can I use the training?

Breathing is a trending topic. ‘Breathwork’ is now entering the public consciousness as a powerful ‘bio-hack’ for optimal performance and better health.

The bestselling status of several new books about the breath, articles in mainstream media and the impact of a global respiratory tract virus have created a demand for breathing experts. More people are taking proactive measures to improve their own health, build resilience and explore their full potential.

In North America, nearly 40 percent of people now integrate weekly meditation and breathwork into their schedules. People are approaching breathing instructors to help them reach personal goals around productivity, stress management, health and athletic performance. According to Google, 52 million users downloaded the top 10 meditation apps in 2019.

Despite this growing interest, there are still only a limited number of Buteyko instructors worldwide.

This training offers the opportunity to meet the needs of your clients, integrate new skills into your existing practice or specialize purely as a breathing instructor. You can earn a good living in the process.

Which conditions can the Buteyko Method help with?

Studies have shown that Buteyko breathing exercises can be used successfully across a range of health problems including:


Panic Attacks





And more…


High Blood Pressure


Sleep Apnea


Childhood mouth breathing



Chronic Fatigue

Sleeping Disorders



How does it work?

The Buteyko Method aims to normalize breathing to ensure the correct balance of respiratory chemistry. The exercises restore functional breathing, optimize oxygen uptake and improve respiratory muscle function. Poor breathing is responsible for a surprising number of common symptoms. The Buteyko Method gently re-trains this natural function, restoring harmony throughout the body’s systems.

Who typically uses the method?

Any person from the age of five upwards can learn how to breathe properly using the Buteyko Method. Our certified instructors worldwide teach children, teenagers, adults and the elderly, both male and female. The Method is easily integrated into your client’s daily routine. As an instructor you will teach them a set of breathing exercises and protocols they can rely on at any stage of their health journey.

Topics and material covered in the training:

  • A complete instructor exercise script
  • Teach the exercises to individuals and groups
  • All the information you need to assess your clients’ breathing
  • Protocols to teach children aged 5 to 16 years
  • Information specific to breathing disorders in children
  • How to tailor breathing exercises: dose and duration
  • What is MyoTape?
  • Breathing for women
  • Sleep-disordered breathing in children and adults
  • Functional breathing for asthma and respiratory disorders
  • Phenotypes of sleep apnea
  • How to prepare to attend a sleep clinic
  • Heart rate variability (HRV)
  • Improving exhaustion, anxiety and panic disorder

Summary of course benefits:

  • Help clients and students improve their lives
  • Learn how to confidently teach the Buteyko Method
  • Develop your expertise and meet client demand
  • Learn from home
  • Online live trainings with Patrick McKeown
  • Extensive library of videos, reading material and scientific reference material
  • Ongoing access to further monthly live trainings at no extra cost
  • A hard copy of the instructor training manual
  • Listing in our online directory
  • Lifetime access to your instructor training portal
  • Ready-to-use teaching scripts
  • Certification as a Buteyko Instructor

Investment $845.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Certificate in the Buteyko Clinic Program training provide?

The training comprises detailed instruction in all of the Buteyko Method exercises and protocols. You will learn how to put the theory into practice in order to teach children, teenagers and adults the method for all health conditions. You will receive lifetime access to our Members Area on which includes 49 instructional video modules taught by Patrick McKeown, a downloadable and hard copy instructional manual, a hard copy of The Breathing Cure book (new), buteyko clinic e-book and presentations, and an extensive online library with research papers and studies. In addition you will have access to live Zoom coaching classes with Patrick and the recordings of the classes to replay in your own time. Lastly our TEACH IT section which includes a client questionnaire, marketing materials and other supports for starting to teach. Once purchased, access to all of the above materials is for lifetime. You may complete online exam and case studies (in order to complete certification process), in your own time, there is no deadline on when to submit.

Will this training program certify me to teach the Buteyko Method?

Yes – this training certifies you to teach the Buteyko Method to children, teenagers, and adults for all main health conditions, to include asthma and respiratory illnesses, sleep disordered breathing, anxiety and stress, hyperventilation syndrome, chronic fatigue, and childhood breathing issues (list not exhaustive). The certification is ‘CertBBM’ (Certificate in the Buteyko Breathing Method).

What materials are provided?

Downloadable version of training manual
49 instructional videos (learning modules)
Recordings of past live classes and access to new upcoming classes
Online digital library
Marketing and teaching materials

By Post: you will receive a physical copy of the training manual and Breathing Cure book

Is there an exam?

Yes, there is an online exam which is multiple choice answer. This can be completed in several stages, saved and returned to. You are also required to complete 3 case studies (guidelines provided).

Is there follow up support?

Yes, you will be added to our mailing list for trainee and certified instructors and will receive regular updates and invites to further learning, via Mailchimp. Our dedicated team are here to assist you with any questions you may have as you work your way through the training. Simply email [email protected] with your query.

What’s the difference between Buteyko Certificate Training and Oxygen Advantage® instructor training?

Buteyko Method training is recommended if you are working with a client population who have health or craniofacial issues related to their breathing. It allows you to teach the method to children, teenagers and adults of all ages with specific breathing exercises and protocols applied for specific health conditions.

Oxygen Advantage training is optimising breathing patterns in healthy people, with the goal of improving recovery, energy levels, focus, concentration and exercise performance. There are two pillars to the Oxygen Advantage: functional breathing training and simulation of altitude training. It also focuses on exercise induced bronchoconstriction, sleep and anxiety. Instructors come from a variety of backgrounds including strength coaches, athletes, yoga instructors.

Should you like to follow both certifications you are entitled to 50% off Complete Advanced Oxygen Advantage Instructor training (normally valued at USD 995), or Breathing for Yoga – Oxygen Advantage Instructor training (normally valued at USD 995) if you have already registered for Buteyko Online Certificate Program.

Please contact us at [email protected] to arrange enrollment at discounted rate.

If you have any further questions regarding the training before registering, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

We look forward to welcoming you to the Buteyko community!

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