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Matt Pesendian has been practicing the art of Hatha Yoga since 1990 and Qigong since 1997. 

He received his master’s degree and licensure in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006 and is the owner of Channel Acupuncture and Bodhimanda Yoga Studio in Santa Barbara, Ca.


In 2005 he developed the Medical Qigong program at the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center of Santa Barbara and in 2014 helped develop the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center’s first Acupuncture program, providing free treatments to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.


Matt's passion in life is teaching Hatha Yoga and sharing 

longevity tools and methods with those who want to create balance and health in their daily lives.


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