Buteyko Breathing Instructors – Oregon
Don Gordon – Bend,Oregon
The Buteyko Clinic Method changes peoples’ lives. Don’s clients have experienced this since 2011 when he became a Buteyko instructor. Don first learned the Buteyko Clinic Method from Patrick McKeown in 2005 and has since been asthma, allergy and medication free as well as a competitive athlete.
Don specializes in helping those with asthma, allergies and sleep problems. He also works with recreational and competitive athletes looking for more exercise enjoyment or a competitive edge.
People from Oregon and around the USA take advantage of his famous Visitor Program, combining breath training with a vacation in the heart of the Oregon High Desert and pristine Cascade Mountains.
BUTEYKO OREGON: Sussanna Czeranko, ND
Dr. Czeranko is a licensed naturopathic physician in Ontario, Canada and in Oregon, U.S.A. She is a faculty member of National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon and has incorporated Buteyko Breathing into her clinical practice since 2005. Sussanna studied with Jennifer Stark and with Christine Bauman in Canada, the U.S. and in the U.K. She has published numerous articles about the effectiveness of Buteyko and has taught and treated several hundred patients using the Buteyko method.
BUTEYKO OREGON: Robert Ward, Buteyko Educator
Robert Ward, trained in yoga therapy through the American Viniyoga Institute, studied Ayurvedic medicine at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM, is a Certified Massage Therapist at the Maui School of Body Therapeutics, performing artist, Permaculture designer and Organic Gardener. For decades, Robert has made alternative paradigm and health choices, knowing that taking responsibility for one’s own health is the leading path toward wholeness. The Buteyko Breathing Method is the ultimate choice in that same direction- of choosing 24/7 to breathe correctly, thus optimizing the highest standard of personal health.
Robert teaches in S. Oregon and N. California, and Maui, Hawaii.
Lydia McDowell, MS. – Portland
Lydia is a breathwork and yoga instructor based in Portland, Oregon. A lifelong lover of wild places, Lydia came to Buteyko seeking greater harmony between her body and environment. She saw a remarkable improvement in her allergy and asthma symptoms and continues using the techniques to propel her ultramarathon and ski touring adventures.
With a background in science education and engineering, Lydia enjoys sharing the research behind the Buteyko techniques to help her students feel informed and safe.
Lydia’s Buteyko work incorporates her experience training for endurance sports with the postural practice of Iyengar yoga and over 500 hours of breathwork training in a variety of modalities, including Breath Mastery and Therapeutic Breathwork. Lydia earned her Buteyko Breathing Diploma with Patrick McKeown, and offers workshops, private sessions and self-led breath therapy programs both in-person and online.
Anita Stryker – Portland
Anita Stryker is a Buteyko-certified singer and singing teacher in Portland, OR.
She is the founder of Body-Led Singing (bodyledsinging.com), where she teaches private lessons and group classes in singing instruction. She is completing her graduate degree in Speech-language pathology [SLP] and certification in oro-myofunctional therapy [OMT] with the academy of oro-myofunctional therapy [AOMT].
Anita finds that the Buteyko breathing method helps support efficient phonation and has terrific benefits for vocal training. She became interested in OMT and Buteyko breathing when she discovered she was tongue-tied.
As a singing teacher, she now specializes in oral alignment and resonance. As a future SLP and OMT, she is interested in the interplay between voice disorders, the shape of the vocal tract, and the role of the tongue in breathing, structure, vocal tension, and resonance.
Specialties: efficient phonation, vocal training, vocal tension related to breathing, vocal tension related to tongue tie.
Suzanne Davis – Albany
I have been teaching and training for 14 years, as a Certified Yoga & Meditation Teacher/Trainer, Hypnotherapist and now a Buteyko Breathing Instructor. My studio is located an hour South of Portland, Oregon and I also work via Zoom.
My experience has primarily focused on anxiety, stress, sleep issues, tension and overwhelm for people of all ages. The key is relaxation and breathing better is the first step.
A self help Buteyko Breathing course is available on DVD. The Buteyko DVD is the complete instruction as presented by Buteyko instructor and author Patrick McKeown. During the two hour DVD, Patrick instructs five adults and two children how to sucessfully apply the Buteyko Breathing Therapy.
The DVD Buteyko set includes 2 hour DVD, a detailed training book, CD and follow up support. The total cost of Buteyko DVD which includes shipping to anywhere in the USD or Canada is 50 US dollars. For further information including some free video segments is available from www.ButeykoDVD.com