Taka has 15 years healing experience in Japan and New Zealand. Originally from Tokyo, Taka moved to Queenstown in November 2012 before moving to Warkworth in 2016.
Taka graduated in Japan after studying authentic Shiatsu massage, Taiwanese reflexology and acupuncture in 2002. Taka travelled to China, Thailand and India to assimilate other oriental healing techniques and after 10 years working in Tokyo, Taka moved to New Zealand as he was fascinated with nature. After living in Queenstown for 3½ years, Taka moved to Warkworth in 2016 where he lives with his young family. His mission is to show how beneficial Shiatsu massage is.
Taka is a registered member of the Shiatsu Practitioners’ Association of Aotearoa (SPAA (NZ) Ltd).