Matthew Sweigart is the primary instructor and director of the HeartMind Bodywork Training programs. He teaches all levels of HeartMind Shiatsu Theory and Practice and is the Clinic Supervisor for the program. In 1988 he founded Ohashiatsu Chicago, where he taught and practiced under the supervision of the Ohashi Institute for 18 years. Since moving to Northern California in 2000 he has been guest Shiatsu faculty at various Massage and Bodywork Schools, where he began developing the HeartMind Shiatsu Curriculum. He maintains his connection to the school he founded in Chicago as Supervising Instructor and Visiting Faculty at Zen Shiatsu Chicago. Matthew is the author of Touching Ki and the HeartMind Shiatsu Meridian Chart. He is the proud father of two awesome boys, and a New Warrior.