Buteyko Breathing Method: Normal Breathing – Healthy Life

The Buteyko Effective Training Centre is the world-first institution for teaching Dr. Buteyko’s Breathing Method by means of Distance Training Video Course provided with professional advice. For more than 10 years, our specialists have been using the classical method discovered by Academician K.P. Buteyko for the successful treatment of bronchial asthma, hypertension, obesity, allergy and a variety of GYN diseases.

When mastered under regular supervision by the experienced VDBE (voluntary deep breathing elimination) practitioner, the Buteyko Breathing Method becomes a reliable alternative to medicines, hormone dependence and surgery. Since the method was discovered over 65 years ago it protected thousands of patients with bronchial asthma and allergy from taking hormones. It is the Buteyko Breathing M, that enabled hundreds of children suffering from adenoids and polyps to prevent surgery and breathe through the free noses. The Buteyko Breathing Technique is a fast and efficient way to break the medicinal deadlock for patients presenting with heart conditions such as hypertension and angina. “Physician, heal thyself” (St Luke’s Gospel 4:23). In 1952, Academician K.P. Buteyko healed himself of the ‘incurable’ malignant hypertension - a disease that kills a man within a year. A full list of diseases, removed or significantly released by the Buteyko Breathing Method numbers more than 90 conditions and symptoms.

A goal set by the Buteyko Effective Training Centre (The Centre of the Effective Training in the Buteyko Breathing Method) is to cover patients of any regions, for whom taking trips to undergo medical treatment is undesirable. Therefore, the basic form of training at our Centre is the distance training in the Buteyko Breathing Method via the Internet.

Certified Buteyko Breathing Method practitioner
Author of a documentary novel "Doctor Buteyko’s Discovery"
Director of "The Buteyko Effective Training Centre"
Sergey Altukhov

Online Buteyko Course Gives

As of today, our Centre has been providing training in the Buteyko Breathing Method via the Internet for more than 12 years. In the meantime, more than 5 000 people were trained without leaving their homes, they were provided with practical instructions and achieved much success in healing their disease. For that very reason, we invite you to go through a specially developed course of training in the Buteyko Breathing Method via the Internet.

  • From the very first exercises, you will be able to release the most evident signs of the disease such as short of breath, cough, headache, and high blood pressure;

  • After a month of trainings supervised by the experienced practitioner you will achieve stable improvement of your condition;

  • Several months of regular exercises will lead to significant dose reduction or complete drug withdrawal;

  • For the rest of your life, you and your family will have an unfailing remedy for health maintenance and preserving without any pills or surgeries;

  • You will get a chance to help your children and relatives to get rid of the disease and pills;

  • You will not have to go out of the house or take a leave in order to get a workout in the Buteyko Breathing Method;

  • You will save more than $1,500 on travelling and hotel accommodation expenses;

  • Having mastered the practical course, you will be able to have two-month free consultations with the practitioner on any issue;

  • You will become an owner of a full package of materials including books, practical instructions and video of all classical Buteyko’s exercises.

What People Say About The Course?


"Dear Sergey! I have practiced three complexes of exercises so far. I have not decided yet which one to choose for the next few months. Would you answer a question, please: Why..." read more


"Good afternoon, Sergey! Today is my birthday. Do you know what present you have made me? FOR THE FIRST TIME, THIS SPRING I HAVEN’T FALLEN ILL! Thank you for the VDBE course!!!..." read more


"... My pressure rather rarely exceeds 135/90. Today, my morning pressure is something about 122—128/75-80. Though, by the evening it is usually no less than 130/85. But anyway, it is ..." read more

Frequent colds in the child

"Dear Sergey! Yesterday and the day before yesterday, we did our exercises, basically jogging and jumping like a hare or a frog. We doused with fresh water and rubbed urine. And now as to ..." read more


"Sergey, I would remind you that I had a severe allergic reaction when a cat was brought home. After three weeks of practicing Breathing Exercise 1, me results are as follows: during the first ..." read more

Chronical Rhinitis

"Dear Sergey Georgievich, I would like to ask you some questions. Yesterday I breathed according to Breathing Exercise 1. At the beginning, CP was 4 sec., pulse - 96. After 15 minutes ..." read more


Your training in the Buteyko Breathing Method will be provided by:

Sergeу Altukhov
Director of "The Buteyko Effective Training Centre"
Certified Buteyko Breathing Method practitioner with a 30-year experience
Author of a documentary novel "Doctor Buteyko’s Discovery"

Rapid verification of K.P. Buteyko’s Theory

One of the most demonstrative proofs promptly showing in practice the deep breathing harmfulness is a deep-breathing test. In order to make sure of the deep breathing injurious effect on a human body, it takes you only to perform the following:

  1. Sit down on the chair in the middle of the room. Don’t lean against the chair hack.

  2. Breathe through the open mouth as deep as possible within five minutes.

  3. Ingest the air with your mouth. You were always told that deep breathing is good for you. Swallow this ‘good’ as much as possible.

  4. Do it honestly – with all your lungs’ might.

  5. In three minutes, you will be dizzy, you will feel sick at the stomach, your pulse will increase, your pressure will jump. In five minutes you will be about to faint. If this does not happen and you feel better from deep breathing, then the theory of Dr. Buteyko is wrong and deep breathing does a lot of good.

Buteyko Breathing Method Today

In 1952, a Soviet scientist, Dr. Konstantin P. Buteyko made a breakthrough in medicine – he discovered a major cause of the onset and development of bronchial asthma, obstructive bronchitis, arterial hypertension and a group of diseases associated with metabolic disorders in a human body.

K.P. Buteyko proved irrefutably the following:

  1. The major cause of the most common diseases is the excessive depth of breathing which leads to heavy impairment of main metabolic regulator functions, as well as to persistent spasm of smooth muscles, vascular walls and bronchial tree.

  2. Among the patients suffering from bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis and metabolic syndrome, 95% present the depth of breathing which exceeds the physiological need of a healthy body and is expressed in common values of breathing capacity.

K.P. Buteyko theoretically substantiated and worked out a unique method of treatment, based on gradual breathing normalization which contributes to the development of permanent remission and recovery at short notice and without any medicines. This is how the Buteyko Breathing Method appeared. In order to establish their clinical efficiency, a series of tests was performed with using Buteyko’s respiratory exercises as a monotherapy and as a part of a complex therapy, which yielded the favourable outcomes. As a result, the Buteyko Breathing Method was officially approved by the Ministry of Health of the USSR on April 30th, 1985 and included into the treatment protocol.

Official Documents:

  1. Guidelines of the Scientific Medical Council of the USSR Ministry of Health of the On Clinical Application of Buteyko’s Exercises dated 15.05.1982.
  2. Guidelines of the State Committee of the USSR on Inventions and Discoveries About Introduction of the Buteyko Breathing Method dated 27.06.1983.
  3. Order of the Ministry of Health of the USSR On the Buteyko Breathing Method Introduction into the Medical Practice dated 30.04.1985.
  4. Decree of the Council of Ministers of the USSR No.161 dated 05.02.1987.
  5. Letter of the Main Health Care Administration of the City of Moscow dated 19.11.1987. Guidelines of the Ministry of Health of RF (I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Medical Institute (Moscow Medical Academy), Moscow, 1986; Moscow Research Institute of Tuberculosis of the USSR Ministry of Health and Central Research Institute of Tuberculosis of the USSR Ministry of Health, Moscow, 1987).

Official Approval of the Buteyko Breathing Method:

  1. Approval of the Buteyko Breathing Method to Treat the Patients Presenting with Bronchial Asthma (All-Union Research Institute of Pulmonology of the USSR Ministry of Health, 1968).
  2. Approval of the Buteyko Breathing Method to Treat the Children Suffering from Asthma (I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Medical Institute, 1981).
  3. State Approval of the Buteyko Breathing Method to Treat the Patients Exposed to Radiation at the Chernobyl AES (Institute of the Clinical Radiology of the All-Union Research Centre of the Radiation Medicine of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR).
  4. State Approval of the Buteyko Breathing Method to Treat the Patients Affected by AIDS Virus (L.V. Gromashevsky Kiev Research Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases).

Certified Buteyko Breathing Method practitioner
Author of a documentary novel "Doctor Buteyko’s Discovery"
Director of "The Buteyko Effective Training Centre"
Sergey Altukhov