Sawai Atsuhiro Sensei was born in 1939 in Japan. He met Nakamura Tempu Sensei in the 1950's, eventually becoming one of his closest students and obtaining the highest teaching credential in Shin-shin-toitsu-do, a unique form of Japanese yoga and meditation. Professionally, Sawai Sensei was a full professor of English at Kyoto Sangyo University. He became Professor Emeritus of English in 2004. Since his retirement he has had several top-selling books on Nakamura Sensei's teachings published in Japan. In addition, he is the leader of the Tenpu Juku in Kyoto, and he is the President of the Kokusai Nihon Yoga Renmei (International Japanese Yoga Association) that promotes inexpensive instruction in Shin-shin-toitsu-do around the world. You can read more at www.japanese-yoga.com.