Jonathan Twidwell

Pain Relief, Injuries, Stress Reduction, Migraines,

Born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. In 1973 I met and studied under Koichi Tohei Sensei. This began my interest in bodywork. Tohei Sensei taught me the art of Kiatsu i.e. Aikidos' version of Shiatsu. I enjoyed the work and at that time I never thought of doing it professionally. Life went on, I became a DJ and worked in Hilo on KBIG & KWXX radio. Moved to Honolulu in the late 80's and had the opportunity to work as Jon Kealoha at KQMQ and in the 90's at KSSK. It was great working on the t...

Born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. In 1973 I met and studied under Koichi Tohei Sensei. This began my interest in bodywork. Tohei Sensei taught me the art of Kiatsu i.e. Aikidos' version of Shiatsu. I enjoyed the work and at that time I never thought of doing it professionally. Life went on, I became a DJ and worked in Hilo on KBIG & KWXX radio. Moved to Honolulu in the late 80's and had the opportunity to work as Jon Kealoha at KQMQ and in the 90's at KSSK. It was great working on the top stations in Honolulu. At KSSK I hosted a show called "Night Magick". It was a show about the unknown, local ghost stories and psychic readings. It was through my guests on the show that sparked my interest again in doing healing work with shiatsu. By chance I met Mark Kauwe "Shiatsu by Mark" and through his guidance I earned my massage license, learning his style of shiatsu. Shiatsu has always been my love. I’ll continue to study, striving to master my practice. I've studied and trained under : ?Sensei ‘‘Indei’’ (Aisen Shiatsu School) Honolulu, Hawaii ?Sensei ‘‘Murakami’’ (Acupuncturist & Koho Shiatsu) North Shore, Hawaii ?’’Paul Pitchford’’ (Heartwood Institute Zen Shiatsu) Northern California ?’’Dan Lobash’’ (Korean Hand Therapy) Santa Barbara, California ?’‘Scott Lozanoff, Ph.D.’’ (John A. Burns-School of Medicine) U.H. Manoa

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Where I Work
Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
STATE_LICENSE

HI # MAT6532

Education
2006

Aisen Shiatsu School, Inc.

Shiatsu

2002

Shiatsu by Mark

Shiatsu

2012

Aukoshimo

KHT

2004

KHT Systems

Koyro Hand Therapt

Experience
Acupuncture

Korean Hand Therapy

Studied and still studying under Dr.Dan Lobash and Dr. Majid Joneidi. Through them I uses pellets on the hand and no needles. The effects of this therapy is almost instant! Its unbelievable. In most cases it's magic.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by crissy on Apr 22
I've been coming to see Jon for a while now. He is a true blessing. Jon is always professional and knows exactly how to treatment my problem areas.
by Anonymous on Apr 15
Jon is da best!! I always feel 100% better after my shiatsu. I recommend him to everyone.
by Phyllis on Mar 15
I always fall asleep so I consider my massage awesome. I can fall asleep with the pain and am so relaxed.
by todd on Mar 03
John is a great Shiatsu Master
by Anonymous on Mar 02
Very accommodating and friendly. Good strength & control. Quiet & serene setting. Definitely will refer family & frends. Thank you!
by Gary on Feb 06
He was Great! He worked my entire body, from the top of my head to my toes! Very meticulous while working my shoulders and back. Definitely got my money's worth. Very reasonable price too!
by Anonymous on Feb 03
knows his stuff
by Maryanne on Jan 27
The acupressure buttons on my ears are helpful.
by Justin on Dec 31
Jon is a person that has a true gift with what he does. I don't just leave feeling good, I feel like I'm being fixed and healed.
by Kaniela on Nov 29
I love the whole shiatsu experience. Healing to my body, mind and soul.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Shiatsu
  • Shiatsu Therapy
  • Shiatsu and Koyro Hand Therapy
  • Koryo Hand Therapy

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