* Effective * Simple * Safe *

The Buteyko method is clinically proven to reduce chronic uncontrolled medicated asthma symptoms by up to seventy-two percent. It is the only complementary adjunct health program for asthma and other respiratory disorders that has evidence based results and is based on science and medical understanding.

Published randomized controlled clinical trials have shown that the Russian breathing technique known as the Buteyko method, helped asthmatics to experience fewer symptoms allowing for reduction of their short acting bronchodilator (rescue medicines) usage by up to 96% and cortisone / steroid (preventer or controller) medication by up to 49% within a few months.

The Buteyko South Africa program is a system of simple exercises that are modified to suit your specific condition. Buteyko shows you how to control, manage and prevent symptoms and addresses the entire body holistically without the use of drugs or devices.

The Buteyko South Africa program does not use meditation techniques or yoga breathing, deep breathing or other forms of exercises using devices, masks and tubes.

The Buteyko South Africa program does not require you to abstain from life saving medications in order to be effective. We teach management, prevention, trigger awareness and first aid techniques along with retraining exercises that stabilize breathing in the future.

We also give you a method of logging your progress and keeping track of symptoms. This is so important because once your symptoms are clearly under control with Buteyko and your breathing is stable, it is safe to begin the process of reducing medications accordingly with your doctors supervision.

The evidence that the Buteyko Method is a highly effective intervention for asthma has led to the Buteyko Method being officially recognized and rated by the British Thoracic Society in the UK, and by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the USA, major contributors to policy and protocol regarding treatments for illness in their respective countries.

Many modern health professionals agree that the Buteyko Method is an excellent adjunct program for any person diagnosed with asthma when taught by a trained Buteyko Educator and coach.

But the Buteyko Method is so much more than just an adjunct program for asthma. Buteyko normalizes your breathing - which in turn, normalizes your health.

Buteyko has no side effects when taught by a properly trained educator, and is safe for all ages to use.

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    Buteyko SA founder, Melody Mitchell
    offers 3 and 5 day Programs in MONTAGU, 2 hours from Cape Town.

    *Buteyko South Africa 5 day Adjunct health program runs for 2 hours per day over five consecutive days. This is highly recommended for serious illness requiring chronic medications.
    Program fees are R3950 per person.

    *Buteyko South Africa Intensive 3 day program runs for 3 hours per day over three consecutive days.
    Buteyko South Africa 3 day program fees are R2950 per person.

    Buteyko SA Associate Educators:

    Greyton / Caledon, W/Cape :
    Erika Norrie
    Glenn Norrie

    Durban City Central Area, KZN:
    Suzanne Martin

    Benoni, Gauteng:
    Leigh Sheppard

    By appointment only, please email to set up your sessions

    Are you interested in a rewarding career as a trained Buteyko South Africa Educator? Buteyko South Africa offers Educator / Practitioner training in the Buteyko Method.

    11-25 April 2018
    Ten Day training in Montagu (for existing health practitioners):
    Western Cape, client clinic observations, ongoing mentorship program, eligibility for membership of Buteyko South Africa Educator Association.
    Space limited
    Please email for more information.

    *New* Practitioner training:
    August 2018
    Three week training for people who have had no previous training in a health modality or practice. (Includes anatomy and practice management modules). Training includes client clinic observations, ongoing mentorship program, eligibility for membership of Buteyko South Africa Educator Association.

    Space Limited. Please email for more information

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