Teaching Buteyko: Buteyko Teacher Training Courses for Healthcare Professionals
The Buteyko Breathing Association Adult & Child Teaching Module is designed to equip Health Professionals with the knowledge and experience to teach Adult and Child Buteyko Breathing Techniques (BBT). Adult & Child Teaching Module, CPDC, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9JQ Tutors: Gillian Austin MSc & Catherine Moffat BSc(Hons) Date: 12th-14th October 2017 Course fee: ?625
For further information or to book contact
Gillian Austin firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07986 642797 or visit www.teachingbuteyko.com
On completion of the Adult Teaching section you will be awarded the Buteyko Breathing Association Adult teaching certificate and can use the abbreviation BBA (Adult cert). On completion of the Child Teaching section you will be awarded the Buteyko Breathing Association Child teaching certificate and can use the abbreviation BBA (Child cert). Child techniques can also be used for Adults. The Practitioner can therefore use Child techniques within their current scope of practice even if they are an adult specialist.
If you are a Paediatric Specialist and are looking to obtain the Child Certificate only then please contact the course tutors to discuss.
A degree (or equivalent) qualification in a healthcare profession, for example in Physiotherapy, Nursing, Osteopathy, Chiropractic etc. To check if your qualification is acceptable please contact Gillian Austin.
Historical background & summary of published clinical trials.
Discussion of BBT scientific basis & theory.
Assessment, precautions, contraindications & outcome measures.
Practical techniques including nose clearing exercises, control, extended and maximum pauses, relaxed, reduced, slow and very reduced breathing, stop cough technique, quick fix, movement sequences.
Adult sets & child steps sets.
Buteyko exercise and activity advice.
Pre-Course work Completion is a requirement of the course
DVD, book and CD, plus reflective diary and worksheets will be sent to trainees to be completed before the course to introduce concepts and gain practical experience. The pre-course pack will be sent following payment of the full course fee. The pre-coursework involves personal practice of the technique and may take a minimum of 9 hours over
a 2 week period.
Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th October 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9JQ.
Adult & Child Teaching Module, CPDC, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9JQ
Tutors: Gillian Austin MSc & Catherine Moffat BSc(Hons)
Date: 12th – 14th October 2017 Course fee: £625
Successful competition of post-coursework is a requirement of the course. Please note the Adult post-coursework,
and therefore the Adult Certificate, must be completed before the Child certificate post-coursework can be attempted.
Adult Certificate To be completed within 6 months following the taught course
Case Studies: Trainees are required to submit 5 detailed case studies for assessment. The post-course teaching and
submission of case studies cover a minimum of 25 sessions, equating to approximately 25 hours.
Coursework: Present a PowerPoint presentation on BBT or write a professional article on BBT for a journal,
magazine, newspaper, website etc.
Child Certificate To be completed within 9 months following the taught course
Case Studies: Trainees are required to submit 3 detailed case studies for assessment. The post-course teaching and
submission of case studies cover a minimum of 15 sessions, equating to approximately 15 hours.
Course Fee: £625
Course fee includes:
Light refreshments and lunch during three day training course
Buteyko DVD, CD and handbook.
Certificate of attendance
Marking of reflective diary, worksheets, case studies and PowerPoint presentation or professional article.
On completion, BBA (Adult cert) & BBA (Child cert) certificates.
On completion one year full membership to the Buteyko Breathing Association allowing members to use the
initials MBBA after their name to indicate their membership.
To reserve a place a payment of £100 deposit is required. Please email or telephone Gillian Austin prior to payment to confirm that there is a place available.
Cheque: Please send a cheque payable to Teaching Buteyko to: 23 Gosmore Road, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9AT
Bank Transfer: Sort code: 30-84-33 Account No: 33010960. Please give your full name as reference.
The balance of the course fee of £525 must be received by Friday 18th August 2017. Full payment of £625 is
required to secure a place on bookings made after this date.
The deposit is non-refundable.
100% of the course fee (minus the deposit) will be refunded if notice of cancelation is given more than 12 weeks prior to the start of the course.
50% of the course fees (minus deposit) will be refunded if notice of cancelation is given between 7-12 weeks prior to the start of the course.
No refund will be given if notice to cancel is given after 7 weeks prior to the start of the course. This is to enable the organisers to prepare and send out pre-coursework in a timely manner so students can complete
this work prior to start of the course.
Teaching Buteyko is the trading name of a partnership.
Partners: C Moffat BSc(Hons) MCSP HPC MBBA and G Austin MSc MCSP HPC MBBA
Travel & Accommodation
The course will be confirmed on or before Monday 21st August 2017. Please do not book any non-refundable travel or accommodation before the course is confirmed. In the unlikely event of course cancelation ‘Teaching Buteyko’ cannot be held liable for cost of accommodation or travel booked prior to course confirmation. If the course is cancelled deposits will be returned or applicants can choose to defer their place to a future course.
Use the postcode CB2 9JQ. There is ample free parking available onsite.
Nearest Train Station*
Cambridge Station, Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2JW
Buses from Station to Trumpington: The Busway A, run Mon-Sat: 7:30am–8pm · every 15 min
Local Taxi Companies*
Panther - 01223 715715
Direct - 01223 710421
A1 - 01223 525555
The Lord Byron Inn (11 min walk)
22 Church Lane, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9LA, Tel: 01223 845102
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Ayah Villa Guest House (20 min walk)
157 Shelford Road, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9ND, Tel: 01223 840808
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Cambridge Central Travelodge (10 min drive, 30 mins by bus, Citi 7, run Mon-Sat: 6:30am–9pm · every 20 min).
Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7DY
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