Tristano Gargano

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Tristano Gargano was born in Bari, Puglia, Italy in 1974.
Freelance Professional Shiatsu Practitioner and Teacher Traditional Masunaga Method, certified and recognized and graduated from the AIKO school of Shiatsu and DBN of Pistoia specialized in the adjuvant treatment to autoimmune diseases, headaches, spine problems, stress reduction, fertility problems.
From the beginning, he discovered an aptitude for manipulative therapies, practicing massage on relatives and friends and rejoices in discovering that he can make other people feel better.
During the adolescence he begins to study Yoga, specially the Iyengar style, moreover he studied and practiced Pranayama and different kinds of Meditation. Added to that, he incorporates the study of Ayurveda and the practice of Decontracting Massage, Ayurvedic Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage and Tibetan Bowls Therapy, an ancient art learned while he was travelling in Nepal (2001-2005)
In Spain, between 2009 and 2013 he taught Yoga in no profit associations and practiced massages and manipulative energy therapies in his studio in Gijón, Asturias, Spain
From 2014, back in Italy, he started to incorporate Traditional Chinese and Japanese Medicine and began the study of SHIATSU at AIKO Professional School of Shiatsu and D.B.N., Pistoia, Tuscany, a school connected, by style, to IOKAI SHIATSU CENTER in Tokyo, and included in the E.D.A. Educational Program of the Province of Pistoia, focusing mainly on the vision of Shizuto Masunaga, Iokai Method called also Zen Shiatsu and Keiraku Shiatsu. In this excellent school he learns different kinds of Shiatsu, Traditional Masunaga Iokai Method, Anatomy, Phisiology, Traditional Medicine of China-TMC
In June 2017 he graduated from the AIKO school of Shiatsu and D.B.N. with the discussion of the thesis “Shiatsu and Immune System” after a three-year course under the masters Alessandro Gambetta, dr. Remo Martini and Rolando Romoli.
During his studies, he took part in the Shiatsu Complementary Technique Seminar: Moxibustion, Cupping and Kinesiotherapeutic Taping with dr. Remo Martini
From July 2017, Tristano is member of A.P.O.S., the Italian association of Shiatsu practitioners and teachers, with whom he shares the professional code of ethics
In September 2017 he open his Shizen Shiatsu Studio in Bari and Putignano, Puglia, Italy
In November 2017 Tristano participated in a certificated training seminar with the International Shiatsu Master Wataru Ohashi Sensei about the OhashiatsuTM method.
In May 2019 Tristano participated in a certificated training seminar with the international teacher Toshi Ichikawa about ANPUKU, the traditional japanese abdomen treatment.
From March 2018, is member of F.L.S.P.A., the Luxembourg Fedaration of Shiatsu and Asian Disciplines.
From 2018 Tristano Gargano practices his Shiatsu Treatments in Luxembourg every 2 months.
From June 2022, after a two years training as assistant 1st level, 2nd level and 3rd level, 384 hours of teachers training, Tristano Gargano is Shiatsu Teacher Traditional Masunaga Method, certified by AIKO professional school of Shiatsu and D.B.N.
In september – october 2023 he begins a collaboration as teacher of Daoism and TCM with the Yoga School “Yoga Trasformativo” by Marcella Tanchis and Cristiano on the “Course for Teachers of Yin Yoga”
In november 2023 he begins to divulgate Shiatsu Do discipline in Costa Rica.

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