Dr. Ludmila Buteyko was the Director of Education at Clinica Buteyko in Moscow. She was the wife of K.P. Buteyko MD-PhD, his closest friend, student, and kindred spirit. Ludmila met Konstantin Buteyko in 1969 when she was 28 years old and suffering from severe asthma as well as breast cancer. After applying the Buteyko method, she regained her health and was able to overcome her health problems.  (Read more about Ludmila's life)

Ludmila Buteyko, the wife of K.P. Buteyko MDLudmila Novozhilova-Buteyko, the wife of K.P. Buteyko MD

Ludmila Buteyko passed away in 2014. She was a co-founder of Clinica Buteyko and the best teacher of the Buteyko method who helped thousands of people.

Ludmila Buteyko and Thomas FredricksenLudmila Buteyko and Thomas Fredricksen, Co-Founder of Breathing Center, in Clinica Buteyko Moscow. 2008



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Ludmila Buteyko overcame many great obstacles in her life through the practice of Buteyko Method.  In the following excerpt from The Buteyko Method DVD, Sasha talks about Ludmila’s life at age 28 when she was introduced to the work of K.P. Buteyko and his method.