Breath-Body-Mind Teacher Training Level-3 supports BBM teachers who wish to learn more advanced techniques, develop their skills in providing healing practices for more severely challenged populations, and acquire certification to help train Level-1 BBM teachers. Candidates are expected to have gained experience in BBM teaching as well as assisting at workshops.
Completion of Level-2 BBM Teacher Training
Regular practice of Coherent Breathing and other techniques for at least 20 min a day at least 5 days per week referable 7)
Experience teaching Coherent Breathing and other BBM movement and breathing techniques in the work setting.
Demonstration of innovative use of Breath-Body-Mind, developing programs using Breath-Body-Mind, initiating the use of B-B-M in work settings, participating in research on breath techniques, or exceptional efforts to volunteer and assist at workshops.
BBM Level-3 Teacher Training is an intensive one-week program offered once a year at Kripalu Yoga Institute in Lenox Mass. Candidates for Level-3 attend the same workshop as students for Level-1. During this training, the Level-3 candidates assist in training the Level-1 students. Level-3 candidates lead parts of the training and receive feedback on their teaching techniques.
What you will learn:
to train others in how to teach Coherent Breathing and other practices.
more advanced BBM techniques with Dr. Brown.
using breathwork in psychotherapy with Dr. Gerbarg.
skills to become leaders in training others and developing programs in your areas of interest.
explain the basic scientific principles for the effects of breathing practices on stress response, sympatho-vagal balance, heart rate variability, anxiety, social engagement, bonding, inflammation, and respiratory function.
create and maintain resource materials including manuals, research articles, lecture notes. Those interested in giving lectures may develop Powerpoint slide presentations