JEAN PIERRE MARQUES
Internationally known, for over 55 years Jean Pierre’s vast expertise, knowledge and guiding principles have changed the lives of thousands who have benefited by his workshops, classes and private sessions. He is as a pioneer in the mind/body field and has been affiliated with renowned doctors, hospitals and health spas throughout the US and abroad teaching private clients, workshops and seminars focused on mind-body-spirit education, Eastern philosophy, pain management, improving sports performance, addiction, meditation, tai chi, yoga, martial arts, and much more.Jean Pierre is a Grand Master Teacher of Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Fitness and Martial Arts and is one of those rare teachers to both inspire and guide students and clients of all ages to the fruition of their personal and professional goals. He is also a Behavioral & Spiritual Therapist, Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Medical Hypnotherapist, Hypnoanaesthesiologist, Author and Artist.
Jean Pierre opened his first wellness center in Beverly Hills, California in 1975 called Institute of Mind and Body Development. Later opened wellness centers in Arizona and Hawaii and was affiliated with the world renown Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona as the Director and Creator of the Spiritual Awareness Department, as well as one of its staff Behavioral Therapists and Fitness Professionals. He owned a private retreat called Southwest Sanctuary in Tucson where individuals came from various parts of the world for personal consult, to train and study. During this same time, he opened a wellness studio called Zen of Movement. Jean Pierre ventured to India, Japan, Europe and then on to China to pursue his continued search to enhance his studies and his teaching. Jean Pierre owned and operated a beautiful retreat center on the Big Island of Hawaii, Mahalo Hawaiian Retreat, where he held yoga and wellness retreats for people from all over the world.
Jean Pierre is author of the acclaimed “Wake Up to Life”, an uplifting book on philosophy of life; the unique and innovative “My Child Speaks Through Me”, and his newly released inspirational book on aging, attitude and spirit “Secrets to Longevity.”
Jean Pierre has created and continues developing many products to improve the health & wellness world. Besides his books, audio and video tapes, he created a unique and complete Exercise System called the HealthLadder®, and a custom designed yoga and exercise mat called the Alignmat®. He is founder of the Kitaido Yoga System and created two new unique fitness arts, Kenbudo® Martial Arts (“Dancing Peaceful Warrior”) and Kenbudo Chi Flow® Training . He also continues to certify individuals to teach yoga, chi flow, and all of his martial arts systems.
Jean Pierre resides in Coronado, California. He and his wife Linda own and operate a successful wellness studio called Coronado Yoga & Wellness Center, voted the #1 yoga and wellness studio for over 21 years. Today, Jean Pierre works and travels worldwide with private clients and corporations, and continues to teach workshops and retreats. Jean Pierre has been inducted three times into the USA & Masters Martial Arts Hall of Fame as a “Living Legend,” “Grand Master” and “Ultimate Lifetime Achievement” in recognition of over 50 years of contribution to the martial arts and other disciplines. Learn more about Jean Pierre on his website: www.evolutioninhealth.com or www.coronadoyoga.com.