Tao Shiatsu Training Program (90 hours) – Eastern Townships QC


Take the first steps to becoming a certified Tao Shiatsu practitioner – Begins the weekend of November 7-8

The Tao Shiatsu Training Program will teach you how to share the healing power of this revolutionary treatment. This unique and cutting-edge training program begins January, 2021, and continues one weekend per month for six months (a total of 90 hours).

Tao Shiatsu is based on the Buddhist (Mahayana) and Taoist concepts of unification with the Universal Spirit, and deep compassion for and oneness of all human beings. In addition, Tao Shiatsu is recognized around the world as one of the most effective healing modalities available. Most of all, in the spirit of Eastern Medicine’s holistic approach to health, the Meridian method of Tao Shiatsu is the real expression of the practitioner’s heart and spirit.

To register or for more information please contact us at 450-295-1470 or by email: lawrence.lefcort@taosangha.com

What You Will Get From the Tao Shiatsu Training Program?

As a participant in the program, you will study and have hands-on practice of each of the five elements of Tao Shiatsu including:

  • Meridian Yoga: a form of partner yoga for increasing Ki
  • Renki: a moving meditation designed to strengthen Ki (similar to Tao Chi)
  • Tsubo treatment: study of pressure points
  • Meridian treatment: treating the energetic pathways of body, mind, and spirit, and
  • Tao Shiatsu Basic Form

Furthermore, participants will learn ancient Japanese meditative and energetic practices including:

  • Aiki: an energetic martial art that develops energy-body sensitivity
  • Heart Practice: meditative practices to broaden one’s awareness of how the Ki world and Heart state affect all of life, and
  • Ki Oneness: meditation exercises to discover how to unify with others and the world

Cost: $1,080 (tax included) (or $180 per weekend)

(Please note that the Power of Ki workshop is a pre-requisite before registering for the Tao Shiatsu Training)

Course dates 2020-21: November 7-8, December 5-6, January 9-10 (2021), February 6-7, March 6-7, April 10-11.

Where: Tao Sangha Healing Centre, 3809 route 202 (Principale), suite 206, Dunham QC J0E 1M0. To register or for more information please contact us at 450-295-1470 or by email: lawrence.lefcort@taosangha.com

About Lawrence Lefcort

Lawrence is a certified Tao Shiatsu teacher and practitioner and freelance writer. Born and raised in Montreal, Québec, he spent much of his twenties living and traveling around south and southeast Asia, studying yoga and meditation with teachers in India, Burma, Sri Lanka and China. In his thirties, he developed a passion for Shiatsu, and by some good fortune encountered Ryokyu Endo, founder of the International Tao Shiatsu Society. As an unwavering seeker of truth, Lawrence felt an immediate resonance and connection with the teachings of Master Endo and Mahayana Buddhism. He incorporates a deep heart and strong meditative foundation into his writing and therapeutic practice.