About the BIBH
The Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (BIBH) was established in 1996 and is the professional organisation representing the Buteyko Method and Buteyko Practitioners throughout the world. Professor Buteyko agreed to become patron of the BIBH at the First International Buteyko Conference in New Zealand in December 2000.
The BIBH has over 50 members in 12 countries and endorses practitioner members to teach the Buteyko Institute Method (BIM) to clients. The BIM is regulated by standards, codes and guidelines and practitioners undergo ongoing training, assessment and professional development.
The Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (BIBH) operates a Quality Management System.
For further details about the Buteyko Institute please see www.buteyko.info
|1.||Promote the improvement of health by correcting asthma and other breathing-related disorders through research, development, promotion and application of the Buteyko Institute Method.|
|2.||To inform individuals, care givers and the general community about how the Buteyko Institute Method provides a natural and effective system for redressing hyperventilation breathing related disorders, relieving asthma and improving health and stamina.|
|3.||To initiate and support research on hyperventilation and its management, by building on the results of the theoretical and practical work of Professor Konstantin P Buteyko (born Russia 1923-2003) and the clinical trial of the Buteyko Institute Method conducted by the Australian Association of Asthma Foundations and Buteyko Aust P/L (commenced November 1994). Where appropriate this shall involve the organisation and coordination of research projects as well as contribution to other organisations’ research initiatives and dissemination of results.|
|4.||To propose standards of professional ethical behaviour expected of Practitioners of the Buteyko Institute Method.|
|5.||To provide educational services and advice for health care workers and community groups to increase the understanding and awareness about breathing-related disorders including asthma, which can be relieved and prevented with the application of the Buteyko Method,|
|6.||To contact and advise government and community agencies on breathing related disorders in order to obtain support and funding for programs to benefit people suffering from conditions which can be corrected by the Buteyko Institute Method.|
|7.||To liaise, share and collaborate with health organisations at local, state, national and international levels, with the objective of maximising every opportunity for synergy and the achievement of common goals.|