Get The Oxygen Advantage

UK Coaches And Trainings

Get the Oxygen Advantage® to become more resilient, reduce breathlessness, and improve sports performance. Learn a scientifically-proven breathing protocol designed by Patrick McKeown.

Train To Be An Oxygen Advantage Coach

Certify to become an Oxygen Advantage Instructor and teach the Oxygen Advantage Programme by attending a UK 3-day Instructor Training presented by Master Coach Gray Caws.

You’ll also work with the Patrick McKeown through 14 hours of live online group instruction.

During this course, you will learn the science behind the technique and receive instruction on how to effectively deliver the programme to your clients.

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WORK WITH AN INSTRUCTOR IN THE UK

Join one of our UK-based instructors for a masterclass, workshop, online course, or one-to-one personal coaching to: address every-day breathing pattern disorders; improve anaerobic performance and aerobic performance; optimise oxygen delivery throughout the body; improve energy, focus and concentration, significantly reduce pre-event anxiety, greatly improve your asthma control, reduce breathlessness during exercise.

Patrick McKeown

Patrick McKeown

Creator & Author

The Oxygen Advantage Programme is based on Patrick McKeown’s experience of working with thousands of clients and hundreds of health care professionals, along with his extensive research on breath-hold training over the past fifteen years. Patrick has written seven books, including in their respective fields three Amazon.com best sellers, and has been invited to speak at dental and respiratory conferences around the world.

www.oxygenadvantage.com

Gray Caws

Gray Caws

Master Coach | London | UK | Europe

Gray certified as an Oxygen Advantage Instructor in 2016. He is also a level 4 specialist personal trainer, functional movement coach, and Buteyko Practitioner. Gray is currently training to be a teacher of Qi Gong with Lee Holden.

Based in north London, he trains clients on a 1-2-1 basis and also holds regular workshops and retreats in London, across the UK, and throughout Europe incorporating running, walking, and the Oxygen Advantage method. Gray also runs live online courses.

Gray is also responsible for the Advanced Oxygen Advantage Instructor training in the UK and Ireland, working along with Patrick McKeown.

“Breathing is an oft-neglected area of health and fitness. The Oxygen Advantage Training Programme is the missing link that I’d been looking for in my teaching and own practice”

Website: adventuresinmovement.com
Email: hello@adventuresinmovement.com
Landline: +44 (0)20 3657 9097
Mobile: +44 (0)715 5385593
Instagram: @graycaws

Daniela Rubino

Daniela Rubino

Master Coach | London

Daniela is a Yoga Instructor and Oxygen Advantage coach based in North London. Daniela’s style of teaching intertwines functional breathing, functional movement, and core yoga values to assist her students in restoring health physically and mentally.

Her background in dance heavily influences her approach to teaching, bringing creative sequencing to classical poses. There is a strong focus on fluid movement and building structure, strength, and strong foundations within the body and mind.

Daniela offers 1-2-1, small group classes, and larger open workshops teaching the Oxygen Advantage techniques combined with yoga and meditation. Working with complete beginners to trained athletes – tailoring programmes to completely suit an individual’s needs.

Website: www.knotyoga.org

 

Anastasis Tzanis

Anastasis Tzanis

Master Coach | London and Greece

From Greece to New York to London – Anastasis serviced the Greek Special Forces as a paratrooper for 1 year, traded currency derivates in New York and London for 7 years and picked up a couple of other dopamine-driven hobbies along the way. During his years in banking, he noticed how detrimental stress can be on our bodies – leading to stiffness, early aging, and injury.

This led him to begin his yoga practice and studies in nutritional therapy in 2009 where he developed a wellness protocol different from everyone else. Through a combination of both traditional and innovative yoga modalities paired with the fundamentals of breathwork, Anastasis has created a holistic experience modeled bio-individuality for each of his client’s personal needs and goals.

His greatest influences are leading experts such as Patrick McKeown & Wim Hof, which led him to his awarding as a top yoga teacher in London by About Time magazine (in 2017), teaching the breathing module at the HotPod Yoga Teacher’s Training (since 2018) and leading the wellness offsite for the Crisis Management team of Apple (in 2019).

Anastasis strives to provide his clients, individuals as well as companies, with an achievable, individualised plan and full-time, reliable support throughout its implementation.

www.atzanis.com/breathwork

Maria Bonanno

I am a Nutritionist, Teacher, Life Coach, Oxygen Advantage Instructor, and Forest School Leader.

I gained a degree in Psychology before completing training to be a Primary Teacher. I had a successful career for a number of years before becoming ill due to chronic stress and not listening to my body and giving myself any self-care. 

I always knew my answer was with nature, so in 2015, I set out to change this. I gained a registered  Nutritionist qualification before gaining the Oxygen Advantage certification.

I work with a variety of people who may have chronic diagnosed conditions and mental health issues, to people who wish to explore a more healthful and preventative lifestyle.

I am a keen walker and open water swimmer and am at my healthiest and happiest when I spend time outside connecting with nature. 

Nutrition is at the core of my ethos but is never considered in isolation from 5 other pillars.

  • Sleep
  • Breath
  • Movement
  • Connection
  • Relaxation

Underpinning these principles, including nutrition is scientific and evidence-based research.

My approach is to work with you on one or all of these 6 ‘Pillars’ to enable you to reach your optimal health and wellbeing.

I am based in Heathfield near Tunbridge Wells UK but work predominantly online either 1:1 or with groups.

Email: maria@nutritionallymaria.co.uk
Website: www.nutritionallymaria.co.uk

Tel: 07578 484987

Bernard Bulaitis

Bernard Bulaitis

Bernard is an Oxygen Advantage instructor and a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer.  He has a particular interest in promoting sustainable well-being, health and fitness. He is particularly interested in working with people in the 40+ age group, who may be de-conditioned or returning to exercise.  Bernard views correct breathing as key to promoting energy and strength, at all stages of life.

bbulaitis@gmail.com

Ryan Carter

Ryan Carter

Ryan is an innovator and leader in the health optimisation circle. A qualified human performance coach, registered nutritionist, personal trainer, and founder of Live Vitae. Ryan has vast knowledge and ability to break down the nuance, biases, and information overload in the health industry. He does this in an actionable, empowering, personalized and sustainable method. Ryan bridges the gap between modern science and ancestral living and connects the dots to what works for you. He does this by removing the barriers and obstacles, providing the relevant inputs and signals needed to flourish.

All aspects of health are covered, with no stone left unturned. His approach includes utilizing Oxygen Advantage breathwork: a forgotten art and factor in both athletes and the general public, with their increased dysfunctional breathing patterns and inability to truly utilize oxygen to their advantage.

Ryan is currently based in London, United Kingdom, and works with a limited number of clients at any one time. He offers one-to-one consultations in person at his central London clinic, or online remotely around the world via Zoom. Additionally, Ryan is available to work in training camps, privately one-to-one, or on tour at certain times of the year upon application.

Ryan is invested in each and every client, offering personal guidance and support throughout their transformation. To find out more about his services, book your discovery call via his website below.

Email: hello@livevitae.com
Mobile: +44 787 247 4286
Website: www.livevitae.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/livevitae

 

David  Croft

David Croft

London | UK

David specialises in improving joint pain by using a multitude of different movement and mobility techniques, combining breathwork in with these practises. A certified Yoga Teacher, Resistance Stretching Trainer, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist, and Animal Flow instructor amongst others, David has a thirst for knowledge so he can pass that on to his clients.

Having used the Oxygen Advantage techniques in his own training, he quickly realised how life changing the power of the breath can be for physical, mental and emotional health.

His goal is to simply help and empower people to feel better, The Oxygen Advantage techniques go a long way in helping him and his clients achieve that.

Emaildavidtcroft15@gmail.com
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/fixjointpain/

 

Maggie Cowan-Hughes

Maggie Cowan-Hughes

Maggie teaches in Spanish and English. She will be holding Oxygen Advantage days in Bristol, Liverpool, Buenos Aires and Alicante in 2019. She is also happy to give talks to teams and groups about the tremendous advantages to be gained from learning to breathe exceptionally well.

Maggie has been teaching breath work internationally for over six years. Her teaching has helped many people to overcome sleep problems, get relief from anxiety, and address breathing pattern disorders such as asthma and rhinitis.

“The Oxygen Advantage is powerful, groundbreaking and accessible. We see improvement in performance and general health within weeks, if not days. My passion is in guiding people of any age, ability or background to breathe so well they are at their best in the activity they love. It is thrilling to be teaching the dynamic Oxygen Advantage programme to sports people as well as to anyone who wants to be as fit as they can be.

"Patrick McKeown's work transformed my life as a chronic asthmatic back in 2012. The Oxygen Advantage is an extremely exciting development which is helping tons of people to thrive in their chosen sport and in life as a whole.”

+44 (0) 7527 472579
info@BreatheBest.co.uk

www.breathebest.co.uk
www.facebook.com/BreatheBest-2235319873455180/

Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher is a school teacher, pastoral leader, wilderness survival & combatives instructor. He is also an author and the creator of ‘The Hero Forge’, a programme dedicated to equipping ordinary people with the tools, skills and attributes needed to achieve the extraordinary and make a positive difference in the world. As a life-long asthmatic, Andy has personal experience of the relationship between breath regulation, health and peak performance. While based in Norwich on the east coast, Andy often works with clients in London and elsewhere, helping them to maximise their potential.

www.theheroforge.com

Loliya Harrison

Loliya Harrison

Loliya is an Oxygen Advantage Instructor, a Registered Nutritional Therapist, Personal Trainer, Advanced Pilates Instructor and Soft Tissue Massage Therapist. She is based in North London. She trains clients on a 1 to 1 basis and also runs small group pilates classes.  She is interested in helping people reset their health, body and energy.  

“Correct breathing has been the missing link to my fitness and health regime and the great thing about Oxygen Advantage is that once you have learnt the technique it can be practised anywhere – on the tube, watching TV, incorporated into my regular gym workout, on the way to see my next client and I now use it in my pilates classes.”

www.loliya-harrison.com
harrisonloliya@gmail.com

 

Tom Herron

Tom Herron

Based at Dungannon County Tyrone Northern Ireland, Tom Herron works in the areas of Psychotherapy, Sports Psychology, Lifestyle Coaching and as an Asthma Care Practitioner, Hypnotherapist, Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner, Trainer & Breathing Coach. Tom has worked with elite athletes, trainers and coaches, from many disciplines including, boxing, judo, martial arts, MMA, Golf, Basketball, GAA, rugby, football, swimming, track and field.  

With over 20 years experience, Tom has trained and worked with some of the greatest names in the self-care, self-development, positive psychology, peak performance and therapy fields. Over the years Tom had developed and delivered several programmes in the self-care, peak performance and self-development fields and works with groups and teams as well as on a 1 to 1 basis.  

Early on Tom realised the importance of correct breathing as an aid to self-care, positive self-development, anxiety management, injury prevention and peak performance. In 2002 Tom trained extensively with and later obtained a Diploma in Buteyko Breathing from Patrick McKeown. Tom has also proof read and contributed to some of Patrick’s books including The Oxygen Advantage and became one of the first cohort of Oxygen Advantage instructors. Tom is also a Fellow of the Buteyko Professionals International (BPI) and has been involved with elite performance development/research with University of Bath and St Mary’s University Twickenham. 

UK: +44 (0) 7734345163
ROI:- +353 (0) 868050604
pepsfitselfcare@gmail.com
www.tomherronexperience.com 

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly

Paul has been involved in personal development and coaching work for over the 20 years. It has been an amazing journey that he still enjoys and finds fascinating today. Paul assists people in facilitating change for a positive and fulfilled life to achieve their potential by balancing the mental and physical game. As a therapist, coach and guide Paul is trained in many modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Life Coaching, Mindfulness, Buteyko, The Oxygen Advantage, as well as many sports coaching qualifications including cycling, mountaineering, sea kayaking, canoeing, and white-water kayaking. 

Paul has worked with many people over the years from those looking to change unwanted habits and beliefs to performers and athletes looking to improve their performance, to leading people in remote areas and at altitude. He had completed Buteyko and Oxygen Advantage® training with Patrick McKeown. Paul considers the Oxygen Advantage technique as fitting seamlessly into his work and one of the best mind/body approaches he has found to encourage rapid and lasting change, and allow you to find life's balance, freeing you up to achieve your potential.

07972 542138
info@paulkellygroup.co.uk
www.paulkellygroup.co.uk

Hannah Kirkman

Hannah Kirkman

Somerset | South West England

Based in Somerset, Hannah loves helping people find an easier, more enjoyable way to run. In addition to being a ChiRunning senior instructor and level 4 personal trainer, she also brings a deep understanding of biomechanics, alignment, and movement therapy through studying with Katy Bowman of Nutritious MovementTM and Lauren Ohayon of the RYC® core rehab method.

Hannah trained as an Oxygen Advantage instructor after experiencing the difference that improved breathing technique made to her own running. She works with clients 1:1 in-person and online.

 

Georgie Lawlor

Georgie Lawlor

London | UK

Georgie started her breathing journey in the world of performance, working as a professional actress and vocalist for the majority of her adult life. She has the skills required for presenting to large groups of people both in a corporate and performance sense as well as utilizing the teachings of the Oxygen Advantage for pre-performance preparation. Alongside her performing career, Georgie has been working as a fitness instructor and personal trainer for the past five years teaching cycling, barre, HITT, and Beach Body’s PIYO in various studio’s across London.

“I like to take an inside-out approach as a wellness coach and look at the big picture, focusing on what happens both in and outside the studio. Being an Oxygen Advantage instructor has given an incredible foundation for clients to work from, that has not only elevated their fitness but also transformed their sleep, energy levels, ability to focus, and increased their overall health and wellbeing. It may start with fitness, but it’s always so much more than that.”

Georgie is passionate about spreading awareness of the importance of breathwork and continues to learn and teach to empower as many people as possible to use the power of their breath to harness their bodies and minds. Listen in on Georgie’s podcast about all things breathing https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/just-breathe/id1534638365?fbclid=IwAR2OemQ3x7N4IhvStNMGc4pQXCtgNCrR7kQT8s9-MmMcjx4OFrdmUsH6Fus#episodeGuid=Buzzsprout-6056635

Or find her weekly breathing videos on the Breathe with Georgie YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC98LUWmzSdjVv0ncprJwZeA/videos?view_as=subscriber

Georgie is based in London and works with clients on a 1-to-1 or group basis, both in person and/or via Zoom. Georgie is particularly passionate about working with women’s health and fitness as she is constantly delving into research on female breathing as well as tailoring workout regimes around women’s menstrual cycles.

You can also connect with Georgie on Instagram

Hannah Kirkman

Hannah Kirkman

Somerset | South West England

Based in Somerset, Hannah loves helping people find an easier, more enjoyable way to run. In addition to being a ChiRunning senior instructor and level 4 personal trainer, she also brings a deep understanding of biomechanics, alignment, and movement therapy through studying with Katy Bowman of Nutritious MovementTM and Lauren Ohayon of the RYC® core rehab method.

Hannah trained as an Oxygen Advantage instructor after experiencing the difference that improved breathing technique made to her own running. She works with clients 1:1 in-person and online.

 

Gary Ling

Gary Ling

As a professional Sports Therapist Gary Ling is based in Essex and works with many National level amateur athletes, recreational gym goers, and professional Athletes. Before becoming a Therapist Gary spent 5 years serving in the Royal Navy. Gary has a background in competitive football and boxing and was once an Essex ABA boxing champion. He now spends his spare time dancing salsa around a dance floor or more likely on the water, sailing. Gary has, and does work with a commonwealth games athlete, a past world snooker champion and spent 10 years as head physio at non league and professional football clubs. Gary combines physical therapy techniques with respiratory training.

“Since becoming a certified Oxygen Advantage® instructor and realising what can be achieved once our respiratory fitness/health levels are improved upon I have seen incredible increases in performance levels of both amateur and professional athletes alike. It is very clear that for most people the respiratory system is their weakest link and improving that aspect of peoples health/fitness creates significant changes and improvement to both health and performance levels”.

07968 059393
info@billericaysportstherapy.co.uk
www.billericaysportstherapy.co.uk

 

Kevin McQuaid

Kevin McQuaid

London

I have spent the last 3 years reading, investigating, and learning as much as I can about breath-work, breathing practices, and protocols to improve my day to day health and athletic performance. Of all the methods I’ve come across I have found the Oxygen Advantage to be the most simple and effective to integrate into everyday life and see measurable positive benefits. As a keen amateur runner, the introduction of nasal breathing has proven key in improving my running form and times.  

Having worked in the fashion industry for 17 years, I changed careers to retrain as a primary school teacher 10 years ago. One of the most appealing elements to me of the Oxygen Advantage was the benefit it would have in helping young children learn and embed suitable breathing patterns that would last with them throughout life, reducing the challenges that breathing pattern disorders will lead do. It is never too early or too late to make positive changes in lifestyle and it all starts with the breath – change this and you change everything. 

With the vastly different experiences, I have gained in both the commercial sector and working in primary education, I have the experience to present, coach, and deliver from individuals to larger business organisations. 

If you are looking to improve your day to day health; feel less stressed; manage your emotional load; improve your athletic performance or help develop focus within your company, I offer 1-2-1, small group classes, and larger open workshops teaching the Oxygen Advantage techniques. I enjoy working with complete beginners through to trained athletes – always tailoring programmes to completely suit each individuals needs.

Email: k3vin72@hotmail.com

Mike O'Shea MBE

Mike O'Shea MBE

Mike has dedicated his entire career to the world of health and fitness. Having served with the Royal Navy for 32 years, he completed his service with the rank of Warrant Officer as a member of the Physical Training Branch.

During this time he was fortunate to work with sportspeople of all standards and abilities. As someone heavily involved in sports himself, he enjoyed a lengthy career as a rugby player and coach. His accomplishments include Head Coach for Combined Services U21s and Director of Rugby at Petersfield RFC.

In addition to his extensive sports background, Mike developed his understanding of leadership and management whilst serving as Course Officer at the RN Management School. He was responsible for delivering leadership and management to promotion candidates. Alongside his extensive understanding of fitness, nutrition, and health, he realised that physical, motivational and leadership skills have a very close relationship.

Towards the latter part of his RN career, Mike was honoured to receive an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

On retirement from the RN, Mike was invited by Premier Training, a leading provider of personal training and sports therapy to become a course tutor. During this time he additionally worked one-to-one with clients, continued to coach rugby, and worked as a Fitness Consultant with The Energy Project – an industry-leading consultancy that unlocks transformation and sustainable high performance within individuals, teams, and organisations.

Never one to sit still Mike has been enthused by The Oxygen Advantage and the benefits it offers. Adding yet another dimension to his bank of knowledge, Mike now trains individuals from all walks of life on how to implement functional breathing into their daily routine and enjoy the health improvements it brings. Those looking for an advantage in sport can use the techniques to add incremental gains to their performance.

Email: mike.oshea06@gmail.com
Telephone: +44 (0)7974 257855

Martin Petrus

Martin Petrus

How can breathwork increase creativity? Martin has been working in the design industry for over 12 years. Now his main goal is to explore how can breathing put you in the most optimal mind state whether it is problem solving or inducing Flow States. Combining Oxygen Advantage® with Wim Hof Method to achieve superior focus and enhanced mental performance.

www.nicecollective.net

Tracy Jane Sullivan

Tracy Jane Sullivan

Brighton/Worldwide

‘The time is now. Change your life and thrive. One breath at a time’

Tracy Jane is a certified YOGABODY® Breath Coach, Advanced Oxygen Advantage® Instructor, and one of the only Wellbeing Harpists in the world. Her 25 years as a singer and songwriter led to performances all around the world and as such, Tracy Jane is as much at home in front of a large audience – connecting with corporate groups or retreat communities – as she is holding intimate space for 1-1 sessions in person or on Zoom. Her unique set of skills has led to many collaborations with yoga teachers, artists, and therapists both in the UK and abroad.

Just as breathwork is becoming widely recognised as a tool for cultivating resilience and focus whilst simultaneously healing both body and mind, research suggests that listening to live harp music can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, balance blood pressure, promote feelings of wellbeing and improve your sleep. Therefore, woven together, live harp music, and breathwork can be a powerful synergistic blend.

A self-proclaimed breathwork geek, Tracy Jane is both a committed teacher and student of the breath, ever-deepening her knowledge and continuing to learn from some of the finest breath coaches in the world.

“Breathwork is both an art and a science and I believe in working with the wellbeing and performance needs of the individual; empowering them with tools to take charge of their health and encouraging them to weave breathwork into their daily life in a meaningful, creative and enjoyable way. I work with humour, a cheeky grin, passion, patience, and integrity and deeply care about providing my clients with the best, most up-to-date, science-based techniques. Also, where appropriate, I draw upon ancient wisdom and traditions as well as incorporating live and recorded music.”

If you wish to be more empowered, learn to manage anxiety, increase athletic performance, improve sleep, avoid burnout, boost your energy levels, balance your nervous system and digestion, harness creativity, get laser-focused or learn to access the ‘flow’ state, then get in touch to book a complimentary discovery call. Tracy Jane offers online courses and workshops. In-person inquiries are of course welcomed and facilitated where possible.

Email: tjbreathworks@gmail.com
Website: www.tracyjanesullivanharp.com

Phil Young

Phil Young

Manchester | North West

Phil has worked in performance behavioral development and coaching for over 25 years.

He is a ChiRunning Instructor, Oxygen Advantage performance breathing instructor, and is currently training to be a Biomechanics Movement coach.

He is based in North Manchester and trains clients on a 121 basis and also runs group and individual ChiRunning workshops and movement workshops. He is a Co-Owner of Your Parinama – Intelligent Movement & Sports Performance, with his partner who is a CHEK Practitioner and Yoga teacher.

Phil competed in sports climbing and bouldering for over 25 years and played in the National Ice Hockey League. Nowadays you’ll find him competing in ultrarunning both here and abroad which is his passion alongside sports climbing and bouldering.

Working as an Oxygen Advantage breathing coach is such a fantastic addition to ChiRunning and Movement coaching. He loves to see the reactions of people through the powerful combination of the breath and movement and to see the difference it makes to their sporting performance and everyday lives.

“So many of us forget to listen to our own bodies, not experiencing what our bodies are truly capable of, Oxygen Advantage was the missing piece in the puzzle for my own sports performance and that of my clients”

hello@yourparinama.co.uk

Katerina Zuckova

Katerina Zuckova

Katerina is an experienced intensive care nurse and passionate certified yoga instructor who started practicing yoga in 2010. In 2018 she certified as an Oxygen Advantage® Instructor with Patrick McKeown.

Katerina completed 200-hour teacher training course in India under the expert eye of her guru Ganga Devi from Himalayan Yoga Institute, where she respectfully received her professional yoga name Kaostubhi. She was awarded with a diploma as a ‘Yoga Sikshasa’ (teacher of yoga). Her yoga journey has continued and she further gained a 200-hour teacher training with Teach Yoga school in London. This training provided extensive knowledge about the anatomy and physiology concentrating on a proper body alignment and body mechanics. Thanks to this course, Kaostubhi discovered a passion to teach intelligent powerful classes with a focus on a body precision and a body awareness. Furthermore, she is also accredited by the Yoga Alliance UK with a 200-hour RYT certification. Kaostubhi is currently studying towards BWY 500-hour teacher training course with Yoga Therapist and Pilates Teacher, Elena Voyce PhD.

Kaostubhi’s intention is to help her students discover through yoga the inner love, light, infinite potential, peace within and overall improve wellness in life.

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