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12-Month Breema Practitioner Course

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12-Month Breema Practitioner Course

  • Begins: Saturday, 9 April 2022 10:00am

  • Cost: 10% discount if paid by March 31

    • $210 monthly

    • $625 quarterly

    • $2500 annually

(Full payment (at any level) by the last day of the previous month includes a 10% discount.)

Registration is now open for the Breema Center’s 12-Month Breema Practitioner Course, which begins April 9-10, 2022.


Course Description

The purpose of this 12-month intensive weekend format is to support those who wish to cultivate a deeper relationship with the principles and practice of Breema. It is ideally suited for those interested in becoming a Certified Breema Practitioner and applying and integrating Breema into their profession(s), but all who wish to benefit from this opportunity are welcome to join.

By offering immersive monthly weekend workshops, the course allows for completion of all certification requirements in just 12 months, but also offers flexibility for those traveling from outside the Bay Area. For those who cannot attend monthly, there are many additional options for accruing certification hours.


Students will receive an experiential education in the philosophy and principles of Breema, and a practical education that will give them the ability to safely and effectively practice Breema as a practitioner. Please note that the Breema Center does not offer any vocational placement, nor does it claim that graduates of the program should or will be able to pursue Breema as an income source. This is left entirely up to each graduate, and all applicable state and local laws must be followed in order to practice professionally.

We will learn and practice a select repertoire of bodywork and Self-Breema sequences, all living expressions of the Nine Universal Principles of Harmony. As we study the comprehensive philosophy of Breema, we learn to apply the principles and philosophy of Breema in our own lives. 

Studying Breema  is experiential—we learn with the body, and the emphasis is on our own experience. Succinctly put, to study Breema is to study oneself. Breema offers perspectives and experiences that can become the foundation of a profound self-understanding with the potential to have a transformative effect on one’s life.



Those who receive a certificate of completion from the Breema Center for meeting all the requirements of practitioner certification are qualified to call themselves Certified Breema Practitioners. A total of 165 hours are required for practitioner certification. The 150 hours of Breema and Self-Breema classroom instruction can be accrued at the monthly practitioner weekend workshops, at workshops and weekly classes offered at the Breema Center, as well as at Breema intensives. In addition to classroom instruction, students must complete 15 hours of Anatomy and Physiology classes or assignments, participate in 6 touch support sessions with Certified Breema Instructors that we will schedule, and document 10 student practice sessions.

Monthly Workshop Schedule

Monthly workshops that can count toward practitioner certification will be offered the second weekend of each month, starting in April 2022:

April 9-10     Giving and Receiving Take Place Simultaneously
May 14-15     Deepening Connection to the Body
June 11-12
July 9-10
Aug 13-14
Sept 10-11 (in Santa Cruz)
Oct 8-9
Nov 12-13
Dec 10-11
January 14-15, 2023
February 11-12, 2023
March 11-12, 2023

Weekend Timetable

Saturday:    10:00-1:00 pm    2:00-5:00 pm
Sunday:      10:00-1:00 pm    2:00-5:00 pm


Most weekend classes will be held at the Breema Center, 6076 Claremont Ave, Oakland, CA 94618.

Special retreat weekends will be offered at Hummingbird Valley, Santa Cruz, CA.

Jon Schreiber, D. C., director of the Breema Center and Breema Clinic in Oakland, California, has been teaching Breema in the U.S. and internationally since 1980. He has presented Breema at medical, psychology, bodywork, exercise, holistic health, and personal growth conferences. His numerous articles and books focus on the universal and practical philosophy of Breema. In his clinical practice, Dr. Schreiber uses Breema, Self-Breema, and the Nine Principles of Harmony to help patients discover the real meaning of health.

Alexandra Johnson, MD is a Family Physician, and has been a Breema Practitioner and Instructor for over 20 years. She has found Breema's non-judgmental atmosphere to be invaluable in working with any health condition. Since 2017 she has offered Breema bodywork at in conjunction with Integrative Family Medicine.

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