Buteyko Bay Area Courses - By Dr. Artour Rakhimov
The Bay Area (San Francisco, San Jose, Berkley, etc.) in California has a
Buteyko breathing educator and Buteyko practitioner who provides professional
Buteyko Bay Area Services to qualified patients who suffer from various
chronic disorders and want to improve their body oxygenation and general
health using breathing retraining. This breathing teacher is Dr. Artour Rakhimov.
He will continue the great health traditions of medical health professionals and
scientists, including those who are now working in
University of California,
of Public Health.
Dr. Artour Rakhimov has been teaching the Buteyko breathing method to groups of
people since 2003. He is the author of the most comprehensive book in
English about the Buteyko breathing retraining medical technique. Dr.
Rakhimov graduated from the Moscow State University (Honors) and teaching
Buteyko as a Buteyko practitioner has been his main occupation since 2005. He was
trained by the world's leading Buteyko practitioners Ludmila Buteyko and Andrey Novozshilov, MD.
Both work in the Buteyko Medical Clinic in Moscow, Russia.
The Buteyko Bay Area Services are offered for qualified people in San
Francisco, San Jose, Berkley, and surrounding cities who are
committed to practice since breathing retraining requires self-discipline,
will power and persistence. Indeed, since the student ought to change their
automatic or unconscious breathing pattern, it is necessary to be attentive
towards lifestyle risk factors, such as sleeping on one's back, mouth
breathing, lack of physical exercise, poor posture, nutritional deficiencies
and many other factors.
The main Buteyko Bay Area Services course which is taught in groups is
Level 2 course.
Level 2 course "Existence" of Buteyko Bay Area Services
Many chronic disorders can be completely resolved by those students,
who adhere to guidelines and treatment programs offered by Buteyko Bay Area
Services, which can grant a money-back guarantee for up to 90% of committed students
with the following "simple or low CP diseases":
● Chronic fatigue syndrome
● Hypertension (primary)
● Angina pectoris
● Allergic rhinitis
● Hay fever
● Panic attacks/anxiety
● Sleeping problems
● Sleep apnea
The goal of Level 2 course is to achieve up to about 20-30 s for the morning CP.
At this level of body oxygenation,
there is no need for medication and students have no symptoms of
their main health problem. Higher CPs and learning how to breathe even less is required in
order to achieve complete clinical remission, including elimination of
allergies; inflammation; GI, hormonal problems, and
It usually takes between 1-2 weeks, but can take up to 1-2 months to achieve such
The main course include 5 group sessions (lessons), each about 2 hours long
and 2 private meetings. (Most sessions are done in a small group, but each student also has individual
lessons.) During the course the students learn the breathing exercises, practice
them, and get homework. Apart from breathing exercises, the Buteyko method
includes teaching of healthy lifestyle factors by the Buteyko practitioner and detailed explanation of how
and why these factors influence breathing.
Requirements for Level 2 course of the Buteyko Bay Area Services
Theoretical requirements: The student should have basic knowledge about
breathing, breathing patterns, CO2 effects and
effects of overbreathing (or deep breathing) on the human body. The student can get this knowledge by
a) Attending the introductory lecture organized by Buteyko Bay Area Services;
b) Reading the small book "Oxygenate yourself: breathe less";
c) Watching my video course on Google Video or YouTube.
Personal commitment: The student will need:
- At least 1 hour every day for breathing exercises;
- At least 1 hour for suitable physical activity;
- Following healthy life style factors (only those that reduce your breathing!)
Fees for the course
The fee for the course in a group is $350. Individual lessons and
phone/internet fees are $60 per hour.
* If a person is very-very interested in learning, but cannot
afford it (e.g., you are homeless, unemployed, low-income, student, or retired), they may join the existing group with certain conditions
(objective situational factors, proof reading work, etc.).
Buteyko Bay Area Services Courses for children
The Buteyko Bay Area Services also teach courses to children 3-4 years
and older. There are
special therapeutic techniques for younger Buteyko students, including new-born, infants and
toddlers. These techniques, as well as the Buteyko method, are first learned by parents and/or caretakers from the Buteyko
Related web pages:
- Testimonials and comments of leading Buteyko
educators about Dr. Rakhimov's book
- Dr. Artour Rakhimov with his teachers
(Ludmila Buteyko and Andrey Novozshilov)
- Description of all 3 Levels courses
- Diseases easily addressed by Buteyko
- Contributions of Dr. A. Rakhimov
- Diseases Section of the website
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