Panel Discussion - The Future of Breathwork

and Its Vast Possibilities and Applications

We’re thrilled to announce a GIC 2021 panel discussion on The Future of Breathwork and Its Vast Possibilities and Applications". On the panel, we have a staggering 10 founders and specialists from leading Breathwork schools internationally. Stay tuned for new introductions below!

Tilke Platteel-Deur

Integrative Breathwork Therapy

Tilke has been practicing and teaching Breathwork and the dynamics of relationships since 1979. She is a renowned Breathwork therapist, coach, supervisor and trainer, working around Europe. Tilke has long-standing experience in individual as well as group work and is the author of "The Art of Integrative Therapy" and several articles on Breathwork and the Psychology of Selves.   


She is co-founder and director of the Institute for Integrative Breathwork Therapy, which has been offering a three-year training program for Breathwork therapistsfor 40 years.

Viola Edward De Glanville

Kayana Breathwork

Viola is multiple-awarded mentor and social entrepreneur. During her acknowledged career as a psychotherapist and personal advisor for executives, she concluded breath being at the core of any person’s wellbeing. Since 1993, she has been a pioneer of Breathwork in the workplace. Viola later introduced this methodology in different areas, particularly including addiction rehabilitation centers. She is a recurrent international keynote speaker in English, Spanish and Arabic and author of the books “Breathing the Rhythm of Success” and “Who Makes the Bed?”


Her companies, “Rebirthing Centre of Venezuela” and “Edward Consult” founded in the nineties trained almost 400 Breathwork mentors. 

In 2003 Viola moved to Cyprus creating “Kayana Breathwork” and continue to train professional Breathwork mentors internationally.

Wilfried Ehrmann,PhD

Integrative Breathwork

Wilfried is a Psychotherapist who is trained in person-centered counseling, Breathwork, bodywork, systemic constellation work and peak states work, including trauma healing. His work with clients began in 1987 and he is now the main trainer of Breathworkers in Austria. Wilfried is the author of several books, including Manual of Breath Therapy (“Handbuch der Atemtherapie” -Ahlerstedt, Param-Verlag),

Consciousness in Evolution. Bielefeld, Tao-Verlag 2015 and Coherent Breathing. Bielefeld, Tao-Verlag 2016, as well as numerous articles on Breathwork and breath therapy.


Wilfried is the main trainer of the ATMAN-Training Project for Integrative Breathwork: a 3-year training with 10 modules of basic training and self-experience and 5 modules of advanced training and group supervision.