Practicing Shiatsu since 2002. Training and examination at ESI Munich and ESI Heidelberg. Teachers include Pia Staniek, Christiane Roesner, Klaus Metzner and Anna Christa Endrich. First contact with martial arts at age 16 in a Tai Chi Chuan workshop in Frankfurt am Main. Since then Volker has been active on the mat with different martial arts such as Judo, Shotokan Karate and Aikido (Kenbukai-Dojo, München).
Born in Aomori, Japan. Practicing Shiatsu since 2005. ESI Diploma in January 2011. Training with Susumu Kimura, a direct disciple of Shitsuto Masunaga, Kimura Shiatsu Institute, Tokyo. Living and working in Munich since 1992. In addition to Shiatsu, Emiko is passionate about macrobiotics, traditional Japanese food and European opera.