Giten Tonkov is an International Breath and Trauma Release facilitator and group and training leader. Director of BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute, a worldwide learning entity, and co-creator of Energy Of Breath Institute in New York City as well as co founder of the brand new European Institute of Body-Oriented Healing Arts based in Poland. Giten has been on a journey of self-discovery since the early 1990s. Born in Ukraine and lived in New York for 24 years, Giten is a licensed Massage Therapist (Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in NYC) since 1994, and certified Breath & Body Oriented Therapist (Diamond Breath School at Miasto Meditation Institute, Italy) since 2001. Giten has been trained in a variety of meditative and healing modalities at Multiversity in OSHO Meditation Resort, Pune, India, where he later became a staff therapist.
In 2011 Giten has completed ‘Family and Systemic Constellations’ facilitator training and now includes this modality in his work with groups.
His desire for personal growth and studies of various bodywork modalities, breath and trauma release took him to many different continents. Through over 20 years of learning, personal exploration, life experience and working with countless clients and groups lead him to create BioDynamic Breath and Trauma Release System. A body oriented therapy which he now teaches worldwide. Giten's passion for life, humility, playful attitude and love for people took him on personal journey and travel around the world. This created deeper understanding and compassion for human conditioning. Desire to be of service had become a driving force behind supporting others on their journey of personal growth and healing.
Currently Giten is based in Bali and the Greek Island of Levos at OSHO Afroz Meditation Center where he leads his groups and trainings. He also offers trainings and facilitates group processes in many countries around the world.