Faculty

Representative & Officer

Hikari Ikenaga

Hikari Ikenaga

Shiatsupractor® Senior Educational Administrator

She is a graduate of our college and a Director of the Canadian Shiatsu Society of British Columbia.
She has successfully completed Provincial Instructor Diploma Degree.

Our instructors & Supervisors

Our instructors are well trained and educated in specific subjects to provide the students profound knowledge.

Chizuko Clark

Chizuko Clark

Shiatsupractor® & Instructor

She is a graduate of the CCST. She has practiced Shiatsu professionally for the last 15 years. She is also trained in Reiki level Ⅱ, acupressure massage, hotstone massage, reflexology as well. She teaches Foundation and Advanced Shiatsu at CCST.

Haruka Ogata

Haruka Ogata

Shiatsupractor®, Administrator, Registrar, Clinical Supervisor & Assisstant Instructor

She is a graduate of the CCST. She performs a wide variety of tasks for the college including registration, assisting with visas for International students, governmental registration and certification of the college and much more throughout the calendar year.
She practices Shiatsu professionally at Japan Shiatsu Clinic. She is a member of Jikidenkai Shiatsu Professionals Association of BC.

Gladys Elma

Gladys Elma

Anatomy

She has a background as a Medical Doctor and has a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. A certified Health Care Provider, Reflexologist, Touch Therapist and a trained Provincial Instructor of B.C. for 18 years. She is a health care professional with a great passion of teaching. She teaches Anatomy at CCST.

Mary Khalesi

Mary Khalesi

Physiology

With a background as a medical doctor, She has lots of experience in teaching/instructing medical subjects since 1993. Over her career, she has learned and used different teaching methods to satisfy the needs of her students. Her goal is to make the subject easy to understand and to help students succeed. She is encouraging, enthusiastic, and very supportive. She teaches Physiology at CCST.

Hyegwi Koh

Hyegwi Koh

Traditional Chinese Medicine

She is a Registered Doctor of TCM in CTCMA and has been practicing acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in BC. Since she learned and completed doctor of TCM, she has been continuing to expand her skills and knowledge in regards to TCM and ability to heal people such as combination with Acupoint injection for pain relief and energy boosting and food therapy. She teaches introduction of Traditional Chinese Medicine at CCST.

Kaz Tateishi

Kaz Tateishi

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Graduated from University of British Columbia with Bachelor of Kinesiology and Education and with his background as a physical education instructor, he has gained an insight and appreciation for human body - mind connection through working with youths-at-risk in various outdoor and wilderness settings. As a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, he is a co-owner and operator of Forest of Zen Wellness. He specializes in internal medicine with acupuncture and Chinese herbal treatment, and has a strong desire and passion to promote health preservation and illness prevention through holistic and multi-dimensional approach. Kaz is a member of College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) and Toyohari Association of North America. He has received training in various East Asian medicine modalities. He teaches Introduction of the Traditional Chinese Medicine at CCST.