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This Online School Represents
the Russian patent holder
of the Buteyko Method

This Online School Represents
the Russian patent holder
of the Buteyko Method

This Online School Represents
the Russian patent holder
of the Buteyko Method

The Control Pause is the length of time after exhalation until a first impulse to breathe in again. It helps us to understand for how long you feel comfortable to stay without air.  The Control Pause is supposed to be effortless. Please watch these video clips for precise instructions, then measure your Control Pause by using a stopwatch below and type your results in the form on the bottom of this page. Avoid a typical mistake of not breathing for too long!

Watch the video below to learn how to measure your Control Pause

Use the stopwatch below to measure the length of your Control Pause