Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist
Nationally Certified through the (N.C.B.T.M.B) National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Insured member of the (A.M.T.A.)American Massage Therapy Association
Graduate of National University of Health Sciences.
Michael Bouvier is the founder of Enlightened Hands Wellness and Massage, www.Foodhealing.org, & Evolving Qi. Michael is an Illinois licensed Massage Therapist, Level -3 Tien-Jue Qigong Instructor Studying directly with Master Zhou Ting-Jue Level-3 Supreme Science Qigong Facilitator under Jeff Primack, Supreme Science Food Healing Instructor, and Level-3 Certified Chinese Tonic Herbalism graduate studying Directly with Master Herbalist Ron Teeguarden. Passionate about wellness and dedicated to maximizing the human potential, Michael has been developing techniques over the last 9 years that assimilate the best characteristics of all the modalities he knows to create an ever-evolving form of healing, leading to a better overall result.
Michael has been practicing martial arts since age 5, including Kung Fu and Jiu Jitsu, and has trained with many masters including 20 time world record holder Wim Hof, undefeated Rickson Gracie & former MMA champions Like Jim Theobald. He is currently training an upcoming MMA fighter Bryan Koza and helped UFC fighter Dan "The Anvil" Stittgen all the way thru to his first debut fight for the UFC.
Michael completed a rigorous 750 hour program in August 2004, including courses such as a real cadaver lab in which hands-on training in anatomy occurred. Other key courses included kinesiology, physiology, study of massage theory and history, and offers extensive training in clinical massage as well as business practices and ethics.
There were many other courses offered with this program, and Michael took them all, including: Myofascial Release Techniques, Pre/Post-Natal Massage, Energy Work, Hot Rock Therapy, Chair Massage, Sports and Orthopedic Massage, Intro to Reflexology and Medical Qigong under Dr. Luyando.
Since graduating, Michael has continued his training through courses in Essential Oils Therapy, Raindrop Therapy, as well as becoming a Certified level 2 Reiki Practitioner, & Certified Raw Food Chef. In 2010 Michael attended Qi Revolution, reconnecting him with Qigong and allowing him to expand his experience with energy in a whole new way. Becoming a student of Supreme Science Qigong (SSQ) allowed Michael to increase his teaching ability. Thru his time with SSQ he had the fortunate pleasure to meet two masters (Wim Hof & Master Zhou) that have graciously accepted him as a student taking his abilities to even greater levels than Michael had imagined possible. Michael will always be grateful to all of his past and present teachers for their teachings along the path in service to others.