About The Teacher

Hi, I am Ioannis. The first massage module I came in contact with was the imperial Chinese massage called Chi Nei Tsang. This helped me to discover how much I enjoyed helping others to enhance their own energy flow and thus heal themselves. This experience led me to further studies on Shiatsu, Reiki, Thai Massage, Hatha Yoga, Touch for Health (applied Kinesiologie) and Sotai Corrective Bodywork. Today, as a certified associate instructor of Master Mantak Chia’s Universal Healing Tao System, I teach Conscious Breathing, Healing Sounds, Chinese Yoga, Qi Gong and Meditation. I am also a 300h certified Hatha Yoga teacher by the Lotos Yoga Academy, one of the oldest Yoga Alliance Certified schools in Greece. But mostly I teach and practice Thai massage as a way of living life through “insightful touch”, as one could freely translate the Sanskrit phrase “Kavi Hasta”.

A full list of my teachers follows:

Panayotis Kontaxakis – Universal Healing Tao Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Dao Yin (Chinese Yoga), Healing Sounds, and MeditationJuan Li – Dream YogaMaster Wang Ting Yun – Medical Qi Gong for the spineMaster Wen Mei Yu – Soaring Crane Qi GongDr. Gaspar Garcia – 8 Jewels Qi GongDr. Ho – Traditional Chinese Medicine & Ear AcupunctureDr. George Pappas – Tai Chi Qi Gong & Daoist MeditationDr. George Aggelinakis – Bio energy BalancingMoscha Skodra – ShiatsuGeorge Tsirakidis – Thai MassageSpyros Peristeris – Thai MassageTMC Thai Massage School – Traditional Thai MassageSunshine Massage School – Thai Massage meets OsteopathyDimitris and Natasa Galani – Reiki IPanayotis Manikis – Fukuoka style natural farmingMaster Duan Zhi Liang – Wu Ji Qi GongS.N.Goenka and assistants – Vipassana meditation in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba KhinMaster Tew Bunnag – Bodhisattva virtues and Tai Chi ChuanDr. Kyriakos Zografos – Traditional Chinese Medicine and AcupunctureLinda Kapetaniou – Hatha YogaAndrzej Kalisz – Zhan Zhuang Qi GongPanayotis Derventis – Daoyin Yangsheng GongProfessor Dimitris Bilalis – Introduction to organic farmingBiff Mithoefer – Yin YogaMaster Juan Li – Tibetan meditation to transform emotions and beliefsRobert Krzisnik & Marjeta Novak – The Transformational Power of Nonviolent CommunicationMaster Liu Jianshe – Zhineng QigongIrene Norberg – Touch for Health 1 (International Kinesiology College)Monroe Institute – Hemi SyncElias Koubounis – Introduction to Laughter WellnessZeta Tabaki – Chinese herbs and applicationsOriental Medicine Centre – Sotai Corrective BodyworkMatthew Dinakis – Su JokJong Kook Baik – Korean Hand Therapy (KHT)Mark Gessler – 5 Elements Acupuncture TheoryCentre of continuous education and training of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – Adults EducationJeff Reid – Wudang 5 Animals Qigong

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