Giten Tonkov

Director & Founder, BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute,

Cofounder of the European Institute of Body Oriented Healing Arts (EIBOHA)

Creator of BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release System®, Giten shares a mastery of body-oriented therapies that has evolved from over 20 years of learning, exploration and work with countless clients and groups around the world. His passion for life, humility and love for people has inspired his own personal journey and the creation of his “6-Element” approach to healing. Giten is the founder of the BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute, specialising in trauma therapy and breathwork practitioner certification trainings.  This is a rapidly growing global community of practitioners and participants. Giten continues to lead trainings and experiential workshops with his unique blend of creativity, depth and playfulness.

Giten is a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1994 (Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy, New York), and certified Breath & Body Oriented Therapist since 2001 (Diamond Breath School, Miasto Meditation Institute, Italy), as well as a former Osho Multiversity Therapist (OSHO Meditation Resort, Pune, India). He was born in Ukraine and lived in New York for 24 years, before finding his current home in Bali, Indonesia. Giten’s BioDynamic Breathwork and Trauma Release System is recognised and accredited by:

The American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP)

The National Ministry of Education in Poland

The International Breathwork Foundation

The Global Professional Breathwork Alliance

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork