Find Your True North

Giten Tonkov


This workshop is lead by a founder of this modality and now published author Giten Tonkov.
Creator of BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release System®, Giten shares a mastery of body-oriented therapies that has evolved from over 25 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-Eelement approach to trauma release. Giten continually leads practitioner trainings and experiential workshops with his unique blend of creativity, depth and playfulness, while growing the BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute and its global community of friends and colleagues. Giten is a published author of a practical guide to trauma release book called “Feel to Heal-Releasing Trauma Through Body Awareness and Breathwork Practice”.

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). Giten was born in Ukraine and lived in New York City and Bali for 24 years, before finding his current home Santa Cruz Mountains.