The Body Talk System founder
Dr. John Veltheim is the founder of the International BodyTalk Association. He is a chiropractor, traditional acupuncturist, philosopher, and teacher. Born in Australia, John was a martial arts instructor for 10 years and has a long history of involvement in human potential studies. He has served as a board member for the Chiropractic, Naturopathic and Acupuncture professions in Australia. John wrote the curriculum and served as the Principal of the Brisbane College of Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for five years and was Chairman of the Federation of Australian Acupuncture Colleges.
His extensive post graduate studies have included applied kinesiology, bioenergetic psychology, osteopathy, sports medicine, counseling, comparative philosophy and theology. John developed the Mindscape system as a tool to enhance the functioning of the mind. He also developed a system of lymphatic drainage and rehabilitative acupuncture. John has written nine books on Acupuncture, Reiki, and BodyTalk and has specialized in incorporating dynamical systems theory into the medical model and energy medicine. John and his wife Esther (who developed the Breakthrough system and has written six books on philosophy and psychology) have been lecturing internationally for nearly 20 years teaching Mindscape, Breakthrough, Reiki, Advaita philosophy, BodyTalk and life sciences.