Hello and welcome to BodyStudies. Arturo Peal has spent over 30 years inspiring and educating yoga teachers, body workers, and movement specialists across the globe through his classes in Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Therapeutic Touch. With a unique gift for translating complex scientific concepts into tangible teachings for his students, he raises awareness of how the body works.
Arturo holds a Master’s degree in Chinese medicine, and has practiced therapeutic massage for 50 years. He has a 6th degree black belt in Aikido and is certified by the United States Aikido Federation as a Shidoin (Instructor) and is the Chief Instructor at Aikido of New Orleans.
In 2019 he started the New Orleans Light Academy with Brian McCormick. The initial idea was to teach the principles of sword work to kids using lit sabers. Kids & family and separate adult classes are regularly on the schedule.