Masahiro’s spiritual journey began as a childhood when he lived for periods at a 600 year old Zen temple in Japan. Since then, he has practiced Zen Meditation, Shaolin Kempo, Japanese Archery, Esoteric Shintoism, Kundalini Yoga, Tantric Yoga, Taoist Meditation, Qigong and Tai Chi. He is also a certified Prana Yoga instructor and a personal trainer. Masahiro began his studies with Taoist Master, Mantak Chia in 1980. He became a Senior Universal Healing Tao Instructor around 1990 and was chosen as Teacher of the Year of Universal Healing Tao. He is also a student of Li Jun Feng, who was in turn, teacher to Jet Li. In addition, he has studied with Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama & Mr. Michizo Noguchi and many other teachers. He is the author of books on meditation and breathing. Today, Masahiro Ouchi divides his time between NY City and Tokyo and teaches in workshop and retreat formats. For more information or to book a workshop in your area, please visit the Universal Healing Tao Center of New York website at www.TaoZenLife.info or Universal Healing Tao of Japan www.TaoZen.jp
Kuan Yin Qigong: Standing practice
Qigong, which literally means “working with the energy of life,” is a healing practice that has been used with remarkable results in Asia for thousands of years. Kuan yin qigong (named after the goddess of compassion) is a particularly beautiful practice that not only fortifies overall health, mental clarity and emotional equilibrium but also opens the heart to the deep expression of unconditional love. Join Masahiro Ouchi, who is the first certified instructor of this system in New York City, to learn these 11 graceful movements that will rejuvenate and revitalize you. No previous experience required.