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Featured Testimonials

Craig Fegan, Cross Fit Masters Athlete

October 23, 2022

Very informative, well run and well delivered seminar! As a CrossFit Masters athlete everything presented today will be used going forward in my competitive training. Thanks Tim!

Darl Bauer, Head of Strength & Conditioning, University of Houston Football
December 16, 2023

Tim Mann did an unbelievable job educating our athletes on the pillars of breathwork and developing a mind and body connection. He developed a knowledge base that allowed the athletes to use as they entered the breathing and plunging sessions. His passion and expertise is evident when he coaches a session and he makes sure everyone is performing the techniques properly.


Brian Williams

September 25, 2022

I was excited going into the this training and while I new it was going to be a good experience, I was not prepared for how transformative the experience was actually going to be. Tim was so welcoming to the entire group, making everyone feel as if they were "home". The energy and the vibe of the facility was perfect and set the tone for what ended up being as I mentioned..... transformative. Tim was so humble to share his personal story about his journey which let him to the Wim Hof Method, and his knowledge and understanding of the method was impressive and approachable. As we ventured into the breathing part of the training, Tim's energy and encouragement led me (and the others) into a whole new (as I describe it) euphoric place. The cold water immersion was incredible, and Tim once again created a space of comfort and encouragement that I believe helped allow us all to achieve the full 2 minutes in Ice. It was a memorable, life changing day, and I am exited to continue my own personal journey and growth with the Wim Hof Method.

Salvador Montes

July 17, 2022

Tim, is and excellent instructor. I’m doing the WHM for a while and is the first time I felt the amazing effect due  Tim guidance

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Molly Mason

October 24, 2022

Tim Mann is a bright, engaging and well-informed instructor. I want to take another of his courses as soon as possible!!  Thanks!

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Randy Buchler

August 1, 2022

This is my second workshop with Tim as the instructor and he is absolutely amazing! His energy is super comforting, while his voice is soothing. I love how he presents all of the science behind the Wim Hof Method, erasing any doubts from the minds of attendees. Incorporating his personal journey and how this has helped him, is a powerful piece of his presentation! There's no doubt that Tim is meant to be sharing and teaching this method with others! We will offer to host or attend as many workshops as we can get him to offer in our neck of the woods!

Isabelle Thorrez

May 23, 2022

Such a great experience with Tim! He has an amazing story of how he got to where he is now and it is so inspirational to see his passion for this work come to life. He went out of his way to make sure everyone was comfortable during the event and I can't recommend his workshops enough. I am so excited to see his visions for future workshops unfold and I know he will make a positive impact on anyone he comes in contact with.

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Jerry Brooks

June 1, 2022

From the moment I shook hands with Tim Mann, I knew that I was destined for a very special day indeed. He was completely present and focused on the very moment and I could feel a connection and energy that allayed any fears or trepidation that I had carried with me to the training. Was I too old for such a challenge? I could certainly be more fit…Would I just embarrass myself? Will I simply be an awkward participant? All of those feelings, real or imagined, departed in a simple moment of introduction. It’s a rare gift today, in a society so enveloped and smothered by the technology carried in our pockets, to be able to penetrate that superficial layer and communicate directly with another human…Tim has that gift. I could see the connection that he made with every single person throughout the training….it was amazing to witness. I knew that I was right where I was meant to be. Once my mind was open and free of the superfluous clutter, the training was life altering. This is just a start, an open door to a deeper consciousness that I will continue to pursue with vigor. Thank You to Tim and his support crew for making this an incredible day of enlightenment and enrichment.

Nick Ringe

July 27, 2022

If you're in need of a mood lift, I have a secret for... Recently I have been finding myself swimming in waves of euphoric feeling, radiating from inside my head and out into my body.  No substances, no medicine, no meditation (doesn't hurt tho).  Besides a fulfilling relationship, nothing has ever made me feel quite this same way.  I started taking cold showers daily in preparation for a Wim Hof Method workshop lead by Tim Mann.  The workshop itself was beautiful, and if you are curious about what it entails I would be more than happy to discuss it in detail with anyone.  Strongly recommend.  But what I want to highlight are the benefits I started experiencing from just going out of my comfort zone, into a cold shower, for just a small amount of time each week.  This has been scientifically proven - (at least) two mood regulators, noradrenaline and dopamine, are released into the bloodstream naturally after this controlled (safe!) cold exposure.  My body is being flooded with natural mood enhancers, and the feeling is powerful.  If my skull could laugh, I would imagine it feeling like this.  Thank you, Tim!  I never knew a person could actually feel this good.  

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Bryan Beard

May 22, 2022

Tim Mann is an excellent teacher of this method. He fully believes and commits himself to this method and to teaching it. You couldn’t have a better teacher other than Wim Himself. Keep up the great work Tim!


Jeff Adams

October 24, 2022

Had an incredible time this weekend learning and experiencing all of the amazing benefits of the Wim Hof Method thanks to Tim Mann.  I had never done anything like this before and had virtually no prior knowledge about Wim Hof.  Learning about the incredible benefits of simple breathing exercises and cold exposure was eye opening.  I'm still an amateur but I highly encourage you to sign up for Tim's class.  You won't be disappointed.  I'm actually kind of excited for winter to come now... maybe 😂

Brian Seyferth

May 21, 2022

The whole thing from start to finish was awesome. Breathing and the cold immersion were something you will remember. Was great to do everything with a group of other people with the same goal. I highly recommend the class and exercise to anyone who is thinking of participating. This will not be an experience I soon forget and Tim was an amazing guide.

Peter Bodi

July 24, 2022

Tim is knowledgeable, passionate and has a validating story. I had a great afternoon and was a little disappointed in myself for not getting to two minutes in the ice bath. But was a great kickstart for getting consistent in breathing and getting my barrel going.

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Julie Fegan

October 24, 2022

I had only a small amount of knowledge of WIM HOF method, prior to the workshop. This workshop increased the knowledge, allows me to practice and apply it to my training with crossfit, and ties in with my yoga practice. Thanks Tim!

Steve Newman

October 23, 2022

Tim Mann was great and it was set up perfectly for all the attendees. He answered all questions and gave a great background in WHM. I would recommend his workshop to anyone who was thinking about going and would also attend again in the future.


Bryan Sromalski

November 11th, 2022

Incredible workshop.  Above and beyond any expectations I had.  Thanks again for hosting Randy and Libby.  Tim is an amazing individual and instructor.  Highly recommend this to anyone with an open mind.  I see myself continuing the breath work and cold water immersion.  Just amazing.

Justin Burford

November 12th, 2022

From beginning to end, Tim Mann paced and structured the workshop in a way that was engaging and fun. Our class was given the instruction and training needed to endure the cold plunge at the end of the workshop leaving us accomplished and able to reflect on the combined effects of the breathwork and cold exposure. Myself and many others noticed an immediate significant increase to our mental and physical well being and for me that lasted into the next day. I left the workshop with new friends and a conviction of the Wim Hof method. I would eagerly recommend this workshop by Tim without hesitation to anyone familiar with the Wim Hof method or self improvement. Additionally, Tim's passion and knowledge of the system illuminated the entire workshop. Tim's personal story and how the Wim Hof method assisted him with his health journey was genuine and inspirational. I couldn't imagine a more qualified or better instructor for this method. The cold is now my warm friend and this workshop has provided me confidence and resilience to the cold and over my own mental state. 100% recommend! 

Rachael Baker

December 3, 2022

A great experience!  Something I will definitely recommend to my open-minded friends.  I look forward to utilizing the breathing technique to shed toxicity and bring in peace.  Tim has a great vibe.  I look forward to expanding my Self.

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Mark Campbell

December 10, 2022

I attended Tim’s Mann's Wim Hof seminar today. After hearing about the seminar from a friend and having had tried some of the breathing work in the past, I wanted to dive deeper and learn more about the three principles of mindset, breath work and cold exposure. Tim did not disappoint. His presentation was in-depth, and evidence based. What I also really appreciated is how he used these techniques to heal himself from his numerous injuries from an auto accident and shared his journey with us. This anecdotal support of the techniques really inspired me. Tim was down to earth, approachable, and timely. The ice bath was amazing, and the seminar prepped me perfectly for submerging myself in the 40F water. I couldn’t believe I lasted one minute and thirty seconds after never having done any cold exposure work!!! I highly recommend Tim from Train the Brain LLC's seminar to anyone who is curious about Wim Hof’s work and making this change in their life. Thank you, Tim!

Jillian Kowalczuk

January 7, 2023

About a week prior to the workshop, I began questioning why I even signed up as the reality of what I was going to do began to set in. I told myself "Just go, just try. If you don't do it, at least you tried." I had many concerns, but decided to go anyway. Tim Mann was very empathetic to my fears and was good at reassuring me. The instruction he provided in the workshop was both engaging and informative. Not only did he do an outstanding job at encouraging me to give the cold plunge a try, but he also fostered an environment in the group where everyone was very positive and encouraging of one another.  Then the moment came to jump into the ice hole and I was in the first group. I was hoping to spend 30 seconds in the water, but I actually did the full 2 minutes!  I am happy I did this and I plan to find ways to continue this practice. I felt amazing mental and physical benefits immediately and it's given me such a boost of confidence that I was able to push past my fears!  I highly recommend this workshop and plan to take it again in the future to introduce my family and friends to the magic of WHM. 

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Karen Knetter

January 7, 2023

I came into the workshop with a small familiarity of Wim Hof, and some experience in a few forms of breath work. I left feeling elated with new knowledge and experience that surpassed all expectations. As Tim methodically  taught the group the WHM, I appreciated how he grounded the talk in science and personal experience. He was well organized, responsive to our questions, and made the whole crazy experience fun! 

Susan Waddell

January 22nd, 2023

Tim was a phenomenal instructor! It is clear that he is passionate and enthusiastic to share his knowledge about the Wim Hof method. The workshop was a welcoming, fun, and everyone left feeling great! As someone who came in with very little experience, I was able to exceed all expectations I had for myself and I have Tim to thank for that. The lessons learned at his workshop are truly valuable and I look forward to continuing on with this practice. 

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Lisa King

January 22nd, 2023

I have been wanting to participate in one of Tim's clinics for awhile. I was finally able to work it in my schedule. I have many medical conditions and arthritis.  So I wanted to see if this was something that I can do to take away pain, inflammation and help reduce my medication.  The breathing techniques were amazing and the cold plunge, well it was better than I expected. I am going to try my best to continue both for a healthier me!  I would recommend Tim as an instructor for anyone wanting to learn this practice. He was so educated, a great teacher and very supportive!

Sabrina Porada

January 22nd, 2023

I’ve tried some Wim Hof breathing at home and wasn’t sure if I was doing it correctly, but Tim made the experience so easy and memorable that I would recommend this class to anyone I know. It was honestly life changing and I cannot wait to come back for another class soon with more people!

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Debra Demski

January 22nd, 2023

Tim Mann was an excellent instructor. He related the concepts to every day life. You can tell he truly believes in/lives these methods and wanted everyone to succeed. Tim made you feel safe to completely emerge yourself in the process and share your thoughts with a wonderful group of people who quickly were not strangers. This workshop was life-changing. I exceeded every goal I had set prior to starting the workshop in anticipation of possibly failing. But my whole mindset has changed, and how I look at things. No matter what I accomplish big or small, it’s still a step forward. I will definitely apply this experience to every day of my life. Thank you Tim. Thank you also to Andre your facility was wonderful.

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Lara Covey

January 22nd, 2023

Tim was simply outstanding. His voice was soothing throughout the whole process. I have not been able to get the breathing method down on my own with the videos but Tim nailed it with his presence and the atmosphere in which he created for us all. He was a fantastic inspiration and am looking forward to seeing him again soon nearby at the lakes here.  Thank you and Namaste

Kristina Martin

February 11th, 2023

My husband and I decided to experience Tim's Wim Hof method workshop as a Valentine's Day gift to one another.  I've done some breath work in the past, but prefer to be in hot tubs over ice baths :).  Tim was very easy to follow and explained everything very well. As someone with a science background I appreciated the references to various studies about the impact of these methods.  In the end, the ice back wasn't as bad as I imagined, and I felt great for the rest of the day. I would recommend anyone to give this a try.

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Nicolas Piechotte
September 27th, 2023
This training has changed my life! Tim is exceptional. He was easy to reach before the training, registration was seamless, and he has provided quick responses to my follow up questions. His passion for the practice is clear in the way he shares his personal story and it is evident he teaches this because he knows it will make people's lives better. I will be returning for more advanced courses.

Claire Olges

University of Michigan WCS

October 10th, 2023

I really enjoyed this workshop. I learned a lot of ways to help enhance my mental and physical health through simple changes in my breathing. Definitely going to continue this practice and would 100% recommend these guys!!

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