Our simple terms: By booking with us, you agree to the following:
Please be aware that the Buteyko method and the integrated therapy courses that we provide are not a substitute for professional care by a qualified medical doctor or other health care professional.
Always check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment.
Please note that the techniques mentioned are not intended to replace conventional medical treatment and care. Nor are they intended to replace formal diagnosis and treatment by a qualified medical practitioner.
Taking up any course with us should not be used if you are at immediate risk of harming yourself or others. Please use the suggested crisis services here if you find yourself unable to cope. They will be able to help you in a more immediate way than we can.
Our classes may give information or guidance that could bring about positive changes and such information or guidance is given to you the student to consider. Although the practitioner will be supportive and as helpful as possible in all decision making and change processes, any resulting choices and changes made by the student do remain the personal and legal responsibility of the student.
By enrolling and booking with us you agree not to decrease or alter any medication you may be taking without prior consultation and approval from a medical doctor. And that you fully understand that failing to comply with this direction may pose a risk to your health.
Suitability and Supervision
Do not commence Buteyko breathing exercises if you have any of the following conditions: sickle cell anaemia; arterial aneurysm; very high uncontrolled blood pressure; any heart problems in the past three months; uncontrolled hyperthyroidism; a known brain tumour or kidney disease.
Likewise do not practice Buteyko breathing exercises during pregnancy. The best option is for mothers to learn the method and have a high Control Pause prior to becoming pregnant.
If you suffer from diabetes: a reversal of hyperventilation will reduce blood sugar levels which may, in turn, lead to a diabetic coma, exercises must be performed only under direct supervision with a healthcare professional such as an endocrinologist or diabetes nurse.
Supervision when performing Buteyko exercises is also required for sufferers of: severe asthma, emphysema, epilepsy, and schizophrenia.
By booking with us you are attesting to be a suitable candidate for the taking up of Buteyko breathing exercises and that you will if necessary conduct the exercises under supervision as outlined.
It will take you 3 sessions – all online sessions are 90 minutes in duration – for you to learn our techniques. We suggest that these sessions take place over the course of one week, however, we are completely flexible as to when you may book a session. All sessions are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings are made by selecting a date and time slot. To make the booking process easier for you: All available appointments are shown in your local time. You will be sent a confirmation email of your session time and later a reminder SMS. If you wish to change your booking please let us know at least one day in advance and we will try our best to arrange a time slot that is convenient for you. To change your booking, or if you have any queries about bookings get in touch with us here or email us: [email protected]
Within limits provided for by law, all interactions that take place between you and us are considered confidential. This includes questionnaires, all sessions with the practitioner, any scheduling or appointment notes, all session content records and any progress notes that are taken during your sessions. No information will be shared or revealed to any person, agency, or organisation without your prior written consent.
Required Software And Equipment For Online Sessions
You will need a mobile phone, tablet or computer with Skype or Zoom installed. We will ask you for your Skype Name during your booking. Then we will reach out to you using that Skype Name when it is time for your appointment. If you are using Zoom we will Whats App and e-mail you an invitation five minutes before your session. You will also need a notebook and a pen. It will also help if you have this handout with you.
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