CARLOS PRANIAUSKAS, C.S.T., M.Q.P.
J. Carlos Praniauskas, Certified Shiatsu Therapist, Medical Qigong Practitioner and Certified Bio-Magnetic Pair Therapist. He is also the former Director of the Shiatsu Diploma Program & Head Student Clinic Supervisor of the Shiatsu School of Canada. Carlos has devoted his life to the continuously expanding his knowledge within the field of alternative medical therapies.
Carlos graduated from the Shiatsu School of Canada in 1988 since then he has refined his Shiatsu technique by learning forms of Shiatsu from Master Aklinobu Kishi and Master Ryokyu Endo, Toru Namikoshi, and Kiiko Matsumoto. He has continued to work alongside leaders in the Shiatsu field such as Tetsuro Saito who introduced Shiatsu to Canada and Kaz Kamiya, founder of the Shiatsu School of Canada.
Carlos studied Qigong under Dr. Zaiwen Shen from 1987 to 1990, and later 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. This allowed him to incorporate Qigong as part of the Shiatsu Therapy curriculum at the Shiatsu School of Canada for students studying to become Shiatsu Therapists and in the last few years he is also teaching Qigong to the Acupuncture students.
Most recently Carlos studied Biomagnetic Pair Therapy with Dr. Isaac Goiz Duran the medical surgeon who developed this therapy in 1988. This therapy is a scientifically sound alternative treatment that help restore and maintain physical health, by screening the body for pH imbalances that may be the cause of a health dysfunction, and restores the person’s health by balancing the acidic and alkaline levels of the body by applying magnets of medium intensity to those specific areas.