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NAJOM’s 2023 Seminar Series – No. 4 with Takahiro Funamizu

Teishin-TST (Takahiro-Style Technique)
Dates: March 23-24, 2024 (9am-5pm)
Cost: USD $310
Location: Sourcepoint Shiatsu Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Translator: Stephen Brown
15 NCCAOM CEUs pending. Only 20 seats available.

This seminar will present the basic concepts and techniques of TSTTakahiro Style Technique). Teishin techniques based on TST principles of qi will be taught, using the original teishin Sazanami. The techniques include Hamon (concentric rings), Sazanami (ripple waves), Samidare (rain drops) and Arare (hail). For the sake of beginners, everyone will be carefully instructed on how to hold and use teishin, and on the last day techniques for mental healthcare and facial treatment will be presented.

Ordering the original teishin Sazanami: Since these teishin are made one at a time by hand, it takes about a month. Those who wish to purchase one must send an order in to by January 31, 2024. The price depends on the exchange rate, so please inquire at the time of ordering.

Funamizu Takahiro is head of the Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Massage section of the Tokyo Medical College, Director of The Japan Traditional Acupuncture and Moxibustion Society, and a board member of The Meridian Therapy Association. He is also a member of the Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry and was a member of the implementation committee, WFAS Tokyo/Tsukuba 2016. He lectures in Japan and internationally on treating mental illness with Meridian Therapy and the teishin. 2023 Appointed as a director of Femtec Meister Association.
He is planning to publish TST2 Beauty Techniques in March 2024

Sponsored by High Desert Hari Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

Online Herbal Apprenticeship with Chilan Mustain, LAc

Starting January 6, 2024

Each monthly class will cover one subject in depth. We will discuss key herbs along with relevant energetics, theory, strategy, pathology and physiology. The knowledge I share will be a synthesis of my clinical experience and background in Chinese, western and Native American Herbal traditions. The entire series follows a sequence that is relevant to the current season and promotes a broader understanding of the material.

Students who sign up will have access to recordings of previous classes, monthly case study discussions and email support.

Zen Shiatsu for Table with Chilan Mustain, LAc

January 19-20, 2024 in Tuscon, Az

In this class, participants will learn to adapt Zen Shiatsu techniques to a recipient on a massage table. Supine and Prone positions will be utilized to employ torso, shoulder and hip mobilizations, meridian compressions and postural assessment. Participants will engage with the vital Zen Shiatsu concepts such as Kyo and Jitsu so that they can apply the quality of touch appropriate to the condition of the body. This class is open to all people with previous bodywork experience. No prior knowledge of Shiatsu is needed.

Partner with Us: High Desert Hari Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit committed to the preservation and transmission of lineage medicine, especially those related to Japanese Meridian Therapy and Japanese Kampo medicine. If you are interested in partnering with the HDHS to bring your seminar to life, reach out to