Jim Gallas, CMT, CHT is a certified yoga instructor, a Qi Gong and shiatsu massage teacher and a certified hypnotherapist.

He has been leading inspiring, informative, and fun workshops since 1992. He teaches at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California. He has taught seniors, children, and high risk teenagers, the chronically ill and the vibrantly healthy, corporate hot shots in Silicon Valley and villagers in foreign countries. He winters in Sayulita where he is a founding member of the Haramara Healing Center and leads workshops in yoga, massage, Qi Gong, and expressive movement.

Jim is currently working on a series of instructional videos, is a member of a theater improv troupe, a published photographer and the past owner of a successful vegetarian restaurant in New Zealand.