Sōtai Seattle Seminar – September 16 & 17, 2017

Basic sequence and applications
with Stephen Brown & Rande Lucas

Approved for 15 hours NCCAOM & Massage CE

September 16 & 17, 2017

Taoist Studies Institute—225 N 70th St, Seattle

Professional $400 / Student $350 (with ID)
50% refund July 1-September 1. NO REFUNDS AFTER 9/1/2017. Sorry!


The seminar will cover the fundamental principles and basic sequence of Sōtai Therapy – a system of structural integration developed by Hashimoto Keizo MD. Sōtai, as neuromuscular re-education, is a perfect complement for any bodywork, acupuncture, or physical therapy practice.

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For information email: sotaiusa@gmail.com

Stephen Brown, L.Ac. was born and raised in Japan and is at ease with it’s language and culture. He returned to Japan in 1979 to study shiatsu, acupuncture and moxibustion. He graduated from Japan Central Acupuncture College in Tokyo in 1983, and learned about Sōtai soon after and translated the text Sōtai: Balance and Health Through Natural Movement.

Living in the Seattle area since 1986, he has been teaching and practicing shiatsu and acupuncture ever since. Stephen is currently a core faculty member of Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, where he teaches and supervises in clinics for shiatsu, Sōtai, Japanese styles of acupuncture and moxibustion.

Stephen is a practitioner and teacher of traditional exercises for health including yoga, taichi, and qigong. Stephen encourages all his students and patients to practice some form of qi exercises because he believes methods of qi cultivation are as important as any healing touch, acupuncture, herbs or other medical intervention.

Rande Lucas, BSN, L.Ac. was first introduced to Sotai in 2000, and has been studying extensively with Stephen Brown, Jeffrey Dann and Bob Quinn. Akiko Thompson’s influence for self-care exercises has become a main passion in her personal and professional life allowing her to bring this form of exercise to the world and promote health and longevity. A graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Rande has been in private practice for 17 years in Anchorage Alaska. In addition to practicing Sōtai, she specializes in Japanese Acupuncture with emphasis on Shakuju therapy, meridian therapy, moxibustion and Kampo herbal medicine. Rande works with sotai.us to spread Hashimoto Sensei’s work in this special technique.

Sponsored by the High Desert Hari Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Sōtai Mt. Vernon Seminar April 15 & 16, 2017

Basic sequence and applications
with Stephen Brown & Rande Lucas

April 15 & 16, 2017

Middleway Institute in Mt. Vernon, WA
(62 mi N of Seattle)

Tuition: Professional $350 /Student $250


The seminar will cover the fundamental principles and basic sequence of Sōtai Therapy – a system of structural integration developed by Hashimoto Keizo MD. Sōtai, as neuromuscular re-education, is a perfect complement for any bodywork, acupuncture, or physical therapy practice.

Register and pay via PayPal:


Registration Options



Full refund until 4/1/17, after that no refund

For information email: sotaiusa@gmail.com

Stephen Brown, L.Ac. was born and raised in Japan and is at ease with it’s language and culture. He returned to Japan in 1979 to study shiatsu, acupuncture and moxibustion. He graduated from Japan Central Acupuncture College in Tokyo in 1983, and learned about Sōtai soon after and translated the text Sōtai: Balance and Health Through Natural Movement.

Living in the Seattle area since 1986, he has been teaching and practicing shiatsu and acupuncture ever since. Stephen is currently a core faculty member of Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, where he teaches and supervises in clinics for shiatsu, Sōtai, Japanese styles of acupuncture and moxibustion.

Stephen is a practitioner and teacher of traditional exercises for health including yoga, taichi, and qigong. Stephen encourages all his students and patients to practice some form of qi exercises because he believes methods of qi cultivation are as important as any healing touch, acupuncture, herbs or other medical intervention.

Rande Lucas, BSN, L.Ac. was first introduced to Sotai in 2000, and has been studying extensively with Stephen Brown, Jeffrey Dann and Bob Quinn. Akiko Thompson’s influence for self-care exercises has become a main passion in her personal and professional life allowing her to bring this form of exercise to the world and promote health and longevity. A graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Rande has been in private practice for 17 years in Anchorage Alaska. In addition to practicing Sōtai, she specializes in Japanese Acupuncture with emphasis on Shakuju therapy, meridian therapy, moxibustion and Kampo herbal medicine. Rande works with sotai.us to spread Hashimoto Sensei’s work in this special technique.

Mt Vernon Sotai Seminar PDF Flyer

Sōtai Boulder Seminar 2016

Come and Learn from
the Leading American Sōtai Practitioners

Sōtai Boulder Seminar 2016

September  3-4, 2016
Southwest Acupuncture College
Boulder Colorado

Tuition: $350
Student Rate $250

The seminar is full. If you would like to be put on the waiting list, please email Rande Lucas at sotaiusa@gmail.com

NCCAOM and Massage Therapy Continuing Education Credits 15 Hours

Cancellation Policy
For cancellations made on or before 8/6/16 – Full Refund
For cancellations made 8/6/16 – 8/20/16 – 75% Refund
For cancellations made after 8/20/16 – No Refund

Contact: Rande Lucas at sotaiusa@gmail.com
Phone: 907-350-7820


LEARN SŌTAI THERAPY
A popular Japanese structural integration bodywork system.
Developed by Keizo Hashimoto M.D. of Japan Sōtai involves active and passive movements with an emphasis on awareness, breathing, and subtle sensations.

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Sōtai complements acupuncture  and massage therapy practice both as a component of treatment and for movement education for the patient.


Peter Guy Thompson, L.Ac.
Akiko Thompson
Bob Quinn, DAOM, L.Ac.
Stephen Brown, L Ac.
Jeffrey Dann