KUNIAKI IMOTO was born in 1944 in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. His father was a Seitai teacher
and practitioner, introducing Kuniaki to Seitai treatment at the age of five.
After becoming a qualified acupuncturist in Japan, Kuniaki
was dispatched by the Japanese government to practice and
teach acupuncture in Germany and Switzerland, and during
this period he deepened his knowledge of Western medical
It was here that he came to the conclusion that among all
the various therapies he had encountered, Seitai was the
most effective. After returning to Japan, he founded his
own branch of Seitai treatment, Imoto Seitai, which he has
practiced all over the world ever since.
He has established
Seitai educational institutions in Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo
and Fukuoka, in order to hand down his skills and philosophy
to future generations. He contributes to many magazines and has published
more than ten books in Japan.