Christine Bauman has been teaching Buteyko since 2000. She trained in New Zealand with Jennifer Stark, the most experienced Buteyko trainer outside of Russia. Chris is a fully accredited member of the international organization, Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health (BIBH).
Chris began teaching in New Zealand and Japan, followed by Australia and Canada. Currently she teaches primarily in Canada, giving workshops, free talks and 5-session courses. In partnership with Jennifer Stark, she co-ordinates and teaches the Buteyko practitioner training in Canada. In 2004, Chris staffed the first North American medical research trial on Buteyko at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta . She has a Masters of Teaching degree, an undergraduate background in sciences and is certified in CPR and First Aid.