1. Buteyko Educators adhere to the principles of the Buteyko method
as developed by Professor Konstantin Buteyko.
Professor Buteyko developed
a breathing technique designed to work alone. It does not need or require
the addition of other techniques such as naturopathy, the power of positive
thinking, chiropractic, iridology etc.
2. Buteyko Educators educate clients in the Buteyko technique
respecting their individual needs, values and culture.
Buteyko Educators put the health and welfare of the class
participants before financial gain or personal gratification.
They never conduct classes unless they are sober and unaffected
by drugs. They do not engage in illegal, immoral or improper conduct,
nor do they make any suggestions or recommendations of those activities
with any class participants.
3. Educators view any information obtained in a professional
capacity as confidential and use professional judgment in
sharing such information.
Buteyko Educators have a moral obligation to avoid breaching
the privacy of any class participant. Consent will always
be given by the client before any details are used for promotion
or research of the technique.
4. Buteyko Educators promote and uphold the good name of
Buteyko Educators live their lives in a way which could not
be deemed by the Professional body of Buteyko Educators to
do harm to the name of Buteyko or other practitioners.
Any research into areas of health where Buteyko could be
used to help people regain their health is considered vital
to the development of the technique. and will be conducted
in an ethical manner. Any promotion of the technique will
be done honestly, and without misleading information. Advertising will
meet legal requirements regarding therapeutic claims.
5. Buteyko Educators respect the inherent accountability
and responsibility of their roles in the education process.
Buteyko educators educate their clients about the Buteyko
method, hyperventilation theory, breathing exercises, correct
usage of asthma medication.
The education is high quality, accurate and up-to-date. The
doctor-patient relationship is both respected and encouraged.
Clients under the age of 18 are educated only with the written
consent and physical presence of a parent or legal guardian.
Free follow-up treatment is available for those clients who
Buteyko educators consult with other Buteyko educators when
a client is not improving as expected.
Clients with conditions not appropriate for Buteyko are referred
to other sources.