Practitioner Training with Patrick McKeown

November 1-5, 2017
at Adina Central, Sydney

Patrick McKeown

Investment: $2,500

This is an exciting opportunity to train with the world’s leading Buteyko practitioner, Patrick McKeown, one of very few people in the Western world to be accredited by the founder of the method, the late Professor Konstantin Buteyko.

More information regarding the course, curriculum etc will be added shortly. To register your interest, please email Mim or call 0411 748 749.

Facilitated by Mim Beim

In addition to working with thousands of clients and writing seven books on the method, Patrick has trained over 200 Buteyko practitioners from 32 countries, including Mim Beim who will be facilitating at the Sydney training.

  • There are no prerequisites to become a practitioner as complete training is provided;
  • Continuous follow-up support is provided by e-mail;
  • Once qualified, practitioners will be entitled to use the designatory letters Cert BBM

Adina Central Hotel - Map

Superbly located within walking distance to iconic Sydney attractions, Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Central offers you the quintessential Sydney experience. From this magnificently restored post office and heritage-listed landmark hotel, you can walk to Surry Hills, Chinatown and Darling Harbour with their great bars and restaurants.

Programme

DAY 1 (9:30am-5:00pm) Wednesday 01 November 2017

  • Intro - Patrick
  • Preview of following 5 days training
  • History of chronic hyperventilation and dysfunctional breathing
  • 10:45am-11:00am Break
  • 11:00am-12.30pm ADULT GROUP - Patrick Teaching
  • 12.30pm-1:00pm Review/analysis of teaching adult group
  • 1:00pm-1.45pm Lunch
  • Evoking the relaxation response and mindfulness- practical
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of respiratory tract and blood gases
  • 3:30pm Break
  • 3.45pm Teaching Buteyko Method for adults/ nuances

DAY 2 (9:30am-5:00pm) Thursday 02 November 2017

  • Recap of teaching Buteyko for adults
  • Physiological and biochemical changes arising from dysfunctional breathing
  • 10.45am-11:00am Break
  • 11:00am-12.30pm ADULT GROUP - Patrick teaching
  • Review/analysis of teaching adult group
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm Lunch
  • Evoking the relaxation response and mindfulness- practical
  • Dysfunctional breathing and craniofacial changes
  • 3:30pm Break
  • 3.45pm Tailoring Buteyko to individual clients

DAY 3 (9:30am-5:00pm) Friday 03 November 2017

  • Teaching Buteyko for children
  • Structure, format with teaching the Buteyko Method
  • 10.45am-11:00am Break
  • 11:00am-12.30pm ADULT GROUP - Patrick Teaching
  • Review analysis of teaching adult group/role play
  • 1:00pm-1.45pm Lunch
  • Evoking the relaxation response and mindfulness- practical
  • Dysfunctional breathing and obstructive sleep apnea
  • 3:30pm Break
  • 3.45pm Role play amongst training practitioners with Patrick assisting
  • Dysfunctional breathing and asthma and rhinitis

DAY 4 (9:30am-5:00pm) Saturday 04 November 2017

  • Role play amongst training practitioners with Patrick assisting
  • 11:00am Break
  • 11:15am Buteyko Mindfulness Method
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm Lunch
  • Evoking the relaxation response and mindfulness- practical
  • 2:15pm-3:30pm CHILDREN GROUP - Patrick Teaching
  • 3:30pm-3:45pm Break
  • 3:45pm-5:00pm Review of Children Group and Role play among training

DAY 5 (9:30am-5:00pm) Sunday 05 November 2017

  • How to begin building your Buteyko practice, marketing etc.
  • 11:00am Break
  • 11:15am Buteyko Mindfulness Method
  • Lunch 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • 1:45pm Evoking the relaxation response and mindfulness- practical
  • 2:15pm-3:30pm CHILDREN GROUP - Patrick Teaching
  • 3:30pm-3:45pm Break
  • 3:45pm-5:00pm Final REVIEW, QUESTIONS & SUMMARY

Venue

Adina

Superbly located within walking distance to iconic Sydney attractions, Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Central offers you the quintessential Sydney experience. From this magnificently restored post office and heritage-listed landmark hotel, you can walk to Surry Hills, Chinatown and Darling Harbour with their great bars and restaurants.

Transport

The conference venue, Adina Central, is a ten minute stroll from Central station and across the road from Railway Square bus stop. 12 minutes by train from Domestic Airport.

Hotels $$-$$$

  • Adina
  • Mercure
  • A variety of hotels are located within spitting distance of the conference venue. Using Wotif Enter HAYMARKET / CHINATOWN / DARLING HARBOUR, SURRY HILLS or CITY.

Hostels $-$$

  • Sydney Railway YHA
    Literally at the back door, has dorms created from train carriages, and a cool vibe.
  • YHA
    Award winning youth hostel, 5 minutes walk from conference venue.

Live like (or with) a local

  • AIRBNB
    If you haven’t tried airbnb, it’s a great way to rent a self contained apartment or just a room. Surry Hills is within walking distance, Newtown and Glebe are close by. These suburbs have great restaurants and shops.

Parking