Professor Carl Totton is the founder of the Taoist Institute. He has studied the Chinese healing, spiritual, and martial arts for over 50 years and is licensed as a clinical and educational psychologist.
He is certified as both a Reiki master, and qigong and martial arts grandmaster. He has worked in many clinical settings including private practice, hospitals, community mental health clinics, schools, and a college counseling center.
He teaches classes in all of the traditional Chinese internal and external martial arts, qigong, Taoist meditation, and tui na, the ancient Chinese method of acupressure massage and medical qigong.
Dr. Carl Totton has taught at five colleges and universities, including two schools of traditional Oriental medicine. He is listed in the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame and over twenty volumes of Who’s Who biographies, including Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World. Professor Totton has taught many of the most prominent members of the film, music, and entertainment industries including “A-List” celebrities, executives, and athletes.
Dr. Carl Totton is the founder of the Core System™, a new method of integrating the ancient roots of the traditional healing, spiritual, and martial arts and transforming them for contemporary applications. He has also created Quantum Psychotherapy and Counseling, an integrative method of transformational therapeutic practices for promoting emotional balance and personal growth, and CEBAR: Core Energy Balancing And Reiki, a synthesis of the best of the many methods of holistic energy healing he has studied.
Dr. Carl Totton is also the founder of the Core System, a new method of integrating the ancient roots of the traditional healing, spiritual, and martial arts and transforming them for contemporary applications.
In 2011, he was inducted into the prestigious Martial Arts History Museum’s Hall of Fame.
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Carl Totton is recognized today as one of the world’s leading authorities on the history of the martial arts. A 60-year veteran of the arts, Totton has been personally trained by many of the greatest masters of all time. As head of the Taoist Institute, which he founded in 1981, he stepped into history by playing a key role in opening the doors of the internal and healing arts to the American public and throughout the world.