SCHEDULE: Mondays, September 11 - November 27, 2023
**October 9th and November 13th off
TIME: 2:00PM - 5:30PM
COURSE LENGTH: 35 Hours
DELIVERY: In Person at AIM Academy
The word Qigong means the practice of 'working' with one's 'life force'. It is a meditative practice which uses slow and graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote the circulation of Qi within the body, and enhances the overall health. Students will learn basic movements to practice on a daily basis to promote and maintain their health and assist them in strengthening their Qi in daily interations with clients.
NOTE: This course is also offered as part of the Acupuncture Therapy Program.
Meet the Instructor
Completing the 2,200 hour Shiatsu Therapy Diploma Program at AIM Academy in 1988, Carlos has devoted his life to continuously expanding his knowledge within the field of Shiatsu Therapy. Carlos chose to refine his technique by learning other forms of Shiatsu Therapy by attending seminars on Seiki Therapy under Master Aklinobu Kishi as well as Tao Shiatsu under Master Ryokyu Endo, Toru Namikoshi, Kiiko Matsumoto, Honora Lee Wolfe. He continued to work alongside leaders in the Shiatsu field; individuals such as Tetsuro Saito who introduced Shiatsu to Canada and Kaz Kamiya, founder of AIM Academy.
Carlos first studied Qigong under Dr. Zaimen Shen from 1987 to 1990, later on with Master Wu. He also studied Qigong at the Acupuncture and Integrated Medical College in Berkeley, California where he received his certification as a Medical Qigong Practitioner in 2006.
He currently operates his own Shiatsu and Qigong Practice in Toronto and has done so since 1988.