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.

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.

Kazu Kishi

Kazu Kishi

Shiatsupractor® / Administrator / Instructor

Shiatsupractor®, Administrator, Clinical Supervisor & Instructor.
He is a graduate of the CCST. He practices Shiatsu professionally more than 10 years and now he performs a wide variety of tasks for college including registration, assisting with visas for international students and much more throughout the calendar year. He is an Operating Officer at Japan Shiatsu Inc. and a member of Jikidenkai Shiatsu
Professionals Association of BC. He teaches Shiatsu Foundation and Advanced Shiatsu 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.

Melissa Accard

Melissa Accard

Shiatsupractor® / Instructor

Shiatsupractor®, Clinical Supervisor & Instructor.
She is a graduate of the CCST. She practices Shiatsu professionally at Japan Shiatsu Clinic.
She is a member of Jikidenkai Shiatsu Professionals Association of BC.
She teaches Shiatsu Foundation and Advanced Shiatsu at CCST.

Kaz Tateishi

Kaz Tateishi

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Graduated from University of BC with degrees in Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Education, and as a Registered Acupuncturist and TCM herbalist, he currently has his own practice to treat people of all ages with various health issue.
Kaz is our instructor for Introduction of Traditional Chinese Medicine at CCST.