Breathwork Training for Sports, Health and Human Optimization Professionals
Learn to Teach the Oxygen Advantage®
There’s a reason breathwork training is experiencing an explosion in popularity. It empowers us to manage preventable health conditions, balances physical and mental states, and creates potent physical adaptations that give us sporting superpowers.
If you aren’t yet offering breathwork training as part of your health, wellbeing, sports or performance business, an Oxygen Advantage® certification provides a safe, scientific, and well-regarded solution.
- Choose from a range of breathwork certification options.
- Learn to teach breathwork as a standalone or integrate it into your existing practice.
- Get access to branded marketing materials and affiliate income.
- Take advantage of ongoing professional development and support.
- Complete your training online or in person.
Who is breathwork teacher training for?
If you work in sports, traditional or alternative healthcare, as a yoga or Pilates teacher, soccer coach, physiotherapist, fitness coach, medical doctor, occupational therapist, osteopath, speech therapist, psychotherapist, martial arts teacher, performing arts teacher, hypnotherapist, Alexander Technique teacher, caregiver, performance coach, or in any profession that involves unlocking potential — breathwork certification is for you.
No prior experience of breathwork is necessary. The OA™ breathwork training will give you a deep practical and theoretical understanding, and the tools to apply simple exercises in ways that are directly relevant to your clients and students.
choose a breathwork certification
Functional Breathing Instructor Training
Add a New Dimension to Your Health or Sports Business
Fully Online Video Training | 8 Breathing Exercises | Learn at Your Own Pace
Complete your breathwork training online — in your own time. Explore functional breathing from a scientific, practical, accessible standpoint.
- Optimize performance
- Promote better sleep and a better quality of life
- Boost mental focus and reduce anxiety
- Manage symptoms of many common health complaints
- Get certified to teach Oxygen Advantage®
- Inspire your students, clients, or patients, whatever their needs
Live Advanced Instructor Training
Learn Live with Patrick McKeown
Get certified to teach both pillars of the Oxygen Advantage® method — functional breathing and simulation of high-altitude training. Learn direct from the method’s founder, Patrick McKeown.
The advanced breathwork training includes:
- Live online classes with Patrick, covering topics including sleep, stress, and anxiety
- A library of video lessons exploring the theory and practice of the OA™ method
- Copies of the instructor training manual and athletes’ manual
- A hard copy of Patrick’s book, The Breathing Cure
Breathing for Yoga Instructor Training
With Anastasis Tzanis and Patrick McKeown
As a yoga teacher, you understand the importance of the breath. But how much do you really know about the science of breathing, and how to apply it to help your students, on and off the mat? Even if you’re familiar with Pranayama techniques, science has much to offer when it comes to understanding the subtleness behind the tradition, enhancing your physical practice, and deepening your teaching.
- Learn which poses improve the function of your diaphragm
- Find out how to recover when you lose control of the breath
- Understand how different breath phases support asana practice
- Get certified to teach Oxygen Advantage to your yoga students
International Instructor Trainings
Learn from a Master Instructor, Online or In-Person
Our international instructor training courses offer an opportunity to take the advanced certification online or in person with one of our Master Instructors. Intensive workshops are held in Australia, the Americas, Europe, the UK and Asia, in a number of languages. The cost of these workshops varies. Please visit our International Events page to see our full global schedule of breathwork training.
If you have already certified as a Buteyko Method instructor with Buteyko Clinic International, you are entitled to a 50% discount on Oxygen Advantage® instructor trainings. The same applies to certified OA instructors wishing to certify in the Buteyko Clinic Method.
If you have taken our Functional Breathing Instructor Training and wish to upgrade to the Advanced Instructor Training, the price of your initial course will be deducted from your fee.
Please email [email protected] to request these discounts.
Still not sure which breathwork teacher training to choose?
Check our comparison table for a quick overview:
|Course Components||FUNCTIONAL BREATHING TRAINING (VIRTUAL PROGRAM)||ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR TRAINING (VIRTUAL PROGRAM + 14 HOURS OF LIVE COACHING WITH PATRICK)||(VIRTUAL PROGRAM + LIVE COACHING WITH PATRICK AND ANASTASIS)|
|Your Investment:||$395 US||$995 US||$995 US|
|9 Functional Breathing exercises|
|17 High-Altitude Simulation exercises|
|Online multiple choice answer exam|
|Client assessment form|
|Submit case studies and receive feedback|
|Step-by-step instructional videos|
|Listing on OA website as a certified Instructor|
|14 hours of online Zoom coaching with Patrick McKeown|
|Lifetime access to training materials and regular content updates|
MANUALS & ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
|Instructor manual downloadable soft copy|
|Instructor manual hard copy|
|Athletes manual downloadable soft copy|
|Extensive online library of research papers and the latest breathing science?|
|Regular masterclasses with Master Instructors (specialized topics)|
|Access to continuous support from the Oxygen Advantage® team via email|
|Access to direct support from Patrick McKeown during live video sessions|
|Access to Instructors’ Facebook Group for further discussions|
CERTIFICATION & DURATION
|Certification||Oxygen Advantage® Functional Breathing Instructor||Oxygen Advantage® Advanced Breathing Instructor||Oxygen Advantage® Breathing for Yoga Instructor|
|How long will it take me?||Self paced training with lifetime access to materials and certification, no renewal fees. Certification can be completed in approx. 10 weeks.||Self paced training with lifetime access to materials and certification, no renewal fees. Certification can be completed in approx. 12 weeks.||Self paced training with lifetime access to materials and certification, no renewal fees. Certification can be completed in approx. 12 weeks.|
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