Brian Bender earned his B.S. in Education/Mathematics from the University of Colorado in 1975, and in 1984 he received a Master’s degree from the McLaren College of Business Administration, University of San Francisco. After earning his MSTOM degree from Pacific College in 1996, Brian has gone on to teach at the International Professional School of Bodywork. Brian also has 20 years of training in the martial arts of Aikido and Iaido, and is currently an instructor at North County Aikikai in Solona Beach, California. Brian is currently an instructor and clinical supervisor of Oriental medicine theory, point location and needle technique, and acupressure at Pacific College.