For general inquires:

GPBA Co-Directors:
Jim Morningstar, Co-director
Jessica Dibb, Co-director

Board of Advisors:
Jeremy Youst
Alice Wells
Binnie Dansby
Judee Gee,
Ann Harrison,
Tilke Platteel-Deur, 

Jim Morningstar, Co-director

Jim Morningstar Ph.D., has been a licensed clinical psychologist since 1973 and has directed a community mental health centre. He founded Transformations Incorporated in 1980 and through it directs the School of Integrative Psychology, the Creative Consulting and Counseling Services and the Transformations Breathwork Training Program. He is the past vice-president of the International Breathwork Foundation as well as the former U.S. National Coordinator. He is the author of three books and an audiotape in the field of breathwork. He currently co-directs the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance.

Transformations Incorporated
4200 W. Good Hope Road
Milwaukee, WI 53209, USA
Tel: +1 414 351 5770
Fax: +1 414 351 5760

Jessica Dibb, Co-director

Jessica Dibb is founder and director of Inspiration Community, Inc., an integral Consciousness School, dedicated to promoting personal, relational and planetary wellness. She is also the Co-director of the GPBA, the Chair of the GPBA Ethics Committee, and a Founding member of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute. Over the past 24 years she has developed a unique, highly-integrated model of psycho-spiritual healing and growth which supports people’s self-actualization. This multi-dimensional approach includes the Enneagram, Breathwork, psycho-dynamic principles, eclectic spiritual practices, movement and wisdom teachings from several lineages. The multidisciplinary trainings assist people in awakening and cultivating the unfolding of consciousness through all stages of life, from conception and birth through death. She designed and has taught a five year training program in Psycho-Spiritual Facilitation and Breathwork since 1984, and teaches internationally.

Inspiration Community
9721 Sherwood farm Road,
Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
Tel: +1 410 998 9777

Jeremy Youst

Jeremy is a certified breathwork practitioner and the founder/director of the internationally accredited Power of Breath Institute in Spofford NH. Since 1989 Jeremy has trained in various methods of breathwork, from Rebirthing, to Transformational Breath, Holotropic, and the Butekyo method.  The Power of Breath Institute specializes in delivering high integrity Therapeutic Breathwork training to individuals and professionals who wish to become certified breathworkers through its 2-year training program. Jeremy’s profound commitment to a ‘walk the talk’ therapeutic approach and healthy embodiment has made him not only successful in accompanying thousands of individuals on their healing journeys, but also has helped him craft a state-of-the-art curriculum for breathwork practitioners. Jeremy’s style of training and empowerment is dedicated to a heart – centered approach.  Jeremy has extensively advanced his knowledge of the art and science of the full spectrum of breathwork (from stress release to non-ordinary states of consciousness) through research, continuing education, and a personal commitment to self-development. In 2005 he became a board member of the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance, an organization dedicated to establishing the ethical and professional standards for breathwork around the world. In addition to a full workshop and training schedule, Jeremy currently maintains a private practice in Spofford, NH.

Power of Breath Institute
45 Stones Mill Rd
Spofford NH 03462

Alice Wells

Alice Wells has been in practice as an Inspiration Community Integrative Breathwork Practitioner since 1994. She has been a practioner of Shin Tai Shiatsu since 1987. She co-founded and staffed at Fairhaven School, the first Sudbury model school in the state of Maryland. Alice is currently a director of Advancement of the Inspiration Community Consciousness School, founded by Jessica Dibb, and board member and secretary of the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance.

Global Professional Breathwork Alliance
Box 410
Tracey’s Landing, MD 20779
Tel: +1 410 798 8527
Fax: +1 410 798 7788

Binnie A Dansby, UK

Binnie A Dansby began her career in breathwork in 1975 in New York City. She subsequently incorporated a focus on pre- and peri-natal psychology as a foundation for the theory, principles and practice she has developed. Binnie created, and has been teaching, SOURCE Process and Breathwork since 1988 in England, Germany, Denmark and Estonia. Her 3 to 5 year diploma trainings focus on self-discovery and supervised practitioner training. She has also designed and teaches an approach to birth and birth preparation that continues to produce beneficial results for everyone in the family. She is the author of a DVD, Ecstatic Birth, and numerous papers, articles and CD’s for inner and outer development.

Binnie A Dansby
6, Court Lodge
Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8DU
United Kingdom
Phone & Fax: +44 (0) 1892 890632
Websites:, and

Judee Gee, France

Following tertiary studies of Naturopathy and Chinese Medicine in Australia (1977-79), Judee trained in a diverse range of body/mind techniques (shiatsu, deep-tissue massage, breathwork), metaphysics (intuitive perception, psychic healing) and transpersonal approaches (meditation, soul psychotherapy) in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA (1980-81). She began teaching professionally oriented therapist trainings in the fields of intuitive development and breathwork in the USA and Australia in the early 1980′s. Since 1988 she has been based in the South of France where she currently co-directs the Integral Consciousness Training, a five-year professional therapist training specialising in conscious breathwork and transpersonal psychotherapy. Author of ” Le pouvoir de l’intuition “, Editions Recto-Verseau, Suisse 1989, ” Comment développer votre intuition “, Editions Dangles, France 1995 et ” Intuition: Awakening your inner guide ” Samuel Weiser Inc., 1999. President of the International Breathwork Foundation (1998 – 2001), and member of the IBF Integrity Committee (2004 – 2006).

La Voie de la Conscience
Les Martets
84490 St. Saturnin Les Apt
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 75 58 78

Ann Harrison

Ann is a leader of educational innovation who has developed paradigms of understanding based on timeless Eastern philosophies. For over 25 years she has worked with others to help them expand their knowledge of themselves and life. She has traveled the world and during her 9 years in the East, she studied Tai Chi with Grand Masters in China, meditation with spiritual teachers in India, Nepal and
Tibet; and set up her own retreat by the sea in secluded mountain area of Hong Kong. After returning to Australia in the mid 1990′s she collaborated with colleagues to re-establish the professional Breathwork association working as an office bearer for over 10 years. Together with her colleagues she created government accredited Breathwork Trainings as well as Breathwork Trainings International, a government registered training organisation, of which she is a Director and CEO.

Breathwork Trainings International
Telephone: +61.2.9380 7171

Tilke Platteel-Deur

Since 1979, Tilke Platteel-Deur has been practicing and teaching Breathwork, Voice Dialogue, NLP and the dynamics of relationship, in Holland, Germany, France and Spain. She has long-standing experience in both individual and group work as breathwork therapist, coach, supervisor and trainer. She studied the Psychology of Selves with Hal and Sidra Stone, NLP, Family Constellations, Polarity Therapy and Massage. She is an Avatar Master. From 2001-2004 she has been president of the International Breathwork Foundation.

She co-founded and co-leads the Institute for Integrative Breath Therapy, which offers a four-year training program for breathwork (Since 1986, the ‘Institut für Ganzheitliche Integrative Atemtherapie’® is registered in Europe)

Author of ‘The Art of Integrative Therapy’ – der Rheinländer, as well as several articles on Breathwork, among which ‘Hot Water Breathwork’ and ‘Cold Water Breathwork’, and the ‘Psychology of Selves’ that were published in the internet journal ‘The Healing Breath’ and in ‘Atman’.

Tilke Platteel-Deur
Cattenhagestraat 29
NL – 1411 CR Naarden
Telephone: 0031 35 6950093