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We love Matt Pesendian's passion for sharing the healing arts of the East. His teaching invites us to dive into the deeper, more subtle details of the practice with intelligence, internal awareness, and sensitivity. Matt has been practicing Hatha Yoga for 25 years and Qigong for 15 years.
Since 1995, he has been studying with Zhander Remete, the founder of Shadow Yoga. He received his master’s degree and licensure in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006 and is the owner of Channel Acupuncture in Santa Barbara, California. In 2005 he developed the Medical Qigong program at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara and in 2014 helped develop the Cancer Center’s first Acupuncture program, operating as the Chief Oncology Acupuncturist. In 2012 he released his first Longevity Qigong DVD.
Matt currently resides in Santa Barbara with his wife Aimee and daughter Mae.