Certified shiatsu teacher and Tai Chi Practice Leader
Jose Rios began his study of bodywork in the late 1980's, and began his shiatsu training at the Ohashi Institute, graduating in 1993. He is also a personal trainer, and completed the Sports Massage training at the Swedish Institute.
His interest in the healing arts led him to get certifications in Thai Massage, as well as Reiki. Jose recently became certified as a practice leader in Tai Chi and Qigong, through the Healer Within Foundation, an organization he has practiced and studied with for many years.
Jose graduated from Lehman College in the Bronx, and works there as an Adjunct Professor with the Continuing Education Department where he teaches the adult swimming classes year round.
Jose has been studying printmaking for more than ten years, and continues to make and teach folk art, such as masks, dreamcatchers, and medicine wheels in his free time.