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What is Buteyko Breathing


Named after Russian medical researcher Konstantin Buteyko, Buteyko Breathing is essentially, breathing retraining. Most people assume their breathing must be fine because they are still alive. However, dysfunctional breathing has a huge impact on your health. Signs your breathing might be less than ideal include; mouth breathing, frequent yawning, sighing, sniffing and snoring. Conditions associated with dysfunctional breathing include; asthma, sinusitis, sleep apnoea, snoring, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea and anxiety.

The Buteyko course is like a breathing ‘boot camp’ with homework and daily practice to improve breathing patterns. The breathing centre in the brain will, via neuroplasticity, adapt to functional breathing, improving your health now, and for the long term.

Watch Mim’s latest interview explaining health benefits of Buteyko

In this podcast, Mim takes us through the somewhat surprising results with Buteyko and shows us how it can aid in monitored reduction of medication use in such conditions as asthma, allergies, anxiety and sleep apnoea.

How Breathing Through Your Nose Will Change Your Life with Patrick McKeown | FBLM Podcast

Breathing Quiz

Take this 1-min quiz to find out if you have dysfunctional breathing.

Do I need Buteyko Breathing?

Buteyko Breathing helps restore breathing patterns to normal. If your breathing pattern is dysfunctional, it may contribute to conditions including sleep apnoea, snoring, anxiety, reflux, asthma and sinusitis. Watch Mim explain why you need to learn Buteyko Breathing.

Mim's Buteyko Story

Naturopath Mim Beim discovered Buteyko Breathing 25 years ago, when a short course ‘cured’ her asthma. In 2011 she trained as a Buteyko Breathing Educator and is amazed at the health benefits it has for a range of conditions.

Better Breathing - It's a Thing

You know that a good diet is good for your health, so is regular exercise, but do you ever consider how you breathe? Breathing, the most fundamental of bodily processes has a profound effect on your wellbeing.

Buteyko Breathing - A Case Study

Mim Beim has taught hundreds of people the benefits of breathing well via the Buteyko technique. Find out the breathing technique could help you.

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