About Carlos Praniauskas Dip. S.T., C.S.T.

Carlos Praniauskas Dip.S.T., Certified Shiatsu Therapist, Medical Qigong Practitioner and Certified Bio-Magnetic 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 has refined his Shiatsu technique by learning forms of Shiatsu Therapy 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’ strong skills and extensive knowledge of both Namikoshi and Masunaga techniques have contributed to his writing many articles for medical publications and major newspapers in Canada.
Carlos Praniauskas 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 SSC for students studying to become Shiatsu therapists. This form of moving mediation exercise has proven to help reduce therapist burn out and increases overall health, flexibility and well being.

Most recently Carlos has studied Biomagnetic Pair Therapy with Dr. Isaac Goiz Duran the medical surgeon who developed Biomagnetic Pair Therapy in 1988. Biomagnetism is a scientifically sound alternative treatment that may help restore and maintain physical and mental health. This vibrational therapy screens the body for pH imbalances that may be the cause of a health dysfunction, and restores a client’s health by balancing the acidic and alkaline levels of the body by applying magnets of medium intensity to those specific areas. Carlos Praniauskas currently operates his own Shiatsu, Qigong and Biomagnetic Pair Therapy practice in Toronto and has done so since 1988.

Find Out How We Can Help You

At Shiatsu Toronto we are happy to answer all your questions. If you are considering a treatment or have questions about whether Shiatsu Massage Therapy, Biomagnetic pair Therapy or Medical Qigong can help your physical ailment or medical condition, call Carlos at 416-788-3187 or email us using the email form below.

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At Shiatsu Toronto we provide customized Complementary and Alternative Medical treatments, specifically, Shiatsu Massage Therapy, BioMagnetic Pair Therapy and Medical Qi Gong to clients in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including:  Ajax,  Aurora, Beaches, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Concord, East York, Etobicoke, Halton, Hamilton, Leaside, Marhkam, Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, North York, Oakville, Orangeville, Oshawa, Pickering, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Thornhill, Toronto, Vaughan, Whitby and York