Residential Retreats

Residential Retreats - Traditional Oriental Self-Healing Institute

TOSHI in japanese means "City". Cities’ modern world generates illnesses, pain and various disconforts.

We organise Residential Retreats in symbolic and exclusive destinations in which our guests receive treatments based on techniques offered by the main 3 oriental traditions : Indian (Yoga), Chinese (Traditional Medicine) and Japanese (Acupuncture).  In this occasion we treat and offer day-to-day and continuous self-healing instruments helpful to face with success our modern world.

Our main instruments are the Hand, the Fingers and Needles.

Add to this side-techniques as Moxa, Cupping, Ear/Auricol therapy, Guasha, etc.


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Next Edition: Megève - France

Next Edition: Megève - France - Traditional Oriental Self-Healing Institute

May6th-13, 2018 : SOLD OUT

Retreat Stress Control: June24th-July1, 2018

Retreat Program

Flea and burden of our western society, stress attacks psycic and physical health. TOSHI united the best of indian, chinese and japanese traditional technology to oppone it with succes.

It is in Haute Savoie, in the Chalet Princesse that our next session will stand: Large and elegant, the chalet is full of a traditional charm. It is situated in a prestigeous aristocratic ski resort of Megève in the French Alps, in a calm and prime ski-in/ski-out location, just 80meters from the slopes. Although only 5 min away from the glamour and bustle of Megeve centre, it gives perfeсt privacy. The chalet sleeps up to 30 people in 12 en-suite bedrooms. The dining room and living area are set on a whole floor with large fire place, library and TV area.

Garage and outdoor parking, hammam, jacuzzi, massage room, billiard, gym, home cinema,ski and changing room with boot warmer, professional kitchen.

Photos of some previous retreat

The Founders

The Founders - Traditional Oriental Self-Healing Institute

Eric Bastin: Doctor in acupuncture with a Beijing University degree, Eric is member of the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibusion Societies (WFAS). His is graduated in manual and cranio-sacral therapy, in chinese therapeutic massage Tuina, and in chinese dietetics. He is also a specialist in japanese acupuncture (Kiiko Matusmoto acupuncture style and Yamamoto scalp acupuncture). Eric heads the Victor Gambier Center in Bruxelles as trainer and teacher.

Well known acupuncturist, Eric Bastin follows a continuous training process. Along with a Kinesiterapist degree, he followed various trainings in chinese and japanese acupuncture, in chinese dietetics and in chinese therapeutic massage Tuina. He his Head of the Centre Victor Gambier in Brussels.

Hervé Balot: According to this therapist and teacher, with original education as Busines Engineering Solvay in Brussels, Yoga therapy and oriental medicines are Biotechnology practical and powerful self-healing tools. Teaching and sharing them is his life philosophy. Enthusiast of chinese and japanese traditional medicine and Yoga Teacher RYT certified, Hervé is a practitioner in Needleless Acupuncture in the chinese and Japanese traditions, Tuina operator (chinese therapeutic massage), Raja Yoga teacher and practitionner of japanese Mukaino, Yamamoto and Matsumoto methods.

Steevie Vanhamme: Traditional chinese practitioner, Tuina massages and in western phytotherapy, Steevie is also graduated in acupuncture, in dietetics and in Mukaino méthod (M-Test).

She includes in her practise japanese Moxibustion Isaburo Fukaya.

The Concept of our Retreats

The Concept of our Retreats - Traditional Oriental Self-Healing Institute

Our team of therapists is entirely dedicated to re-stabilize the Well-Being of our guests on the short, medium and long terms. 

Their mission: to cure the discomfort and sufferings linked to the specific theme of each retreat, and to teach the techniques and instruments that allow participants' dayly Self-treatment on the long run. a sound diagnostic of each guest leads to a tailored programme of cure and massages. Raja Yoga and guided meditation sessions, Qi Gong, chinese therapeutic massages Tuina and chinese & japanese Acupuncture are provided. Individual Nutrition schemes are developed for each participant as a cornerstone of our retreats.

By combining all disciplines, those techniques reinforce one another.

Daily conferences are proposed on various topics: phytotherapy, nutritherapy, hydrolats, essential oils, plants, self-massage, Pranayama, Yoga and Vedanta philosophies, reflexology, etc.

Dinner's ready!

Dinner's ready! - Traditional Oriental Self-Healing Institute

During our retreats and for every new edition, a well-know Chef is selected, who proposes tasty but light recipes, local and seasonal, respectful of the traditions we foster - energetic chinese medicine, and emphasises anti-stress food for the physical and the energetic body.

The 2018 Spring editions in Megève shall host the young and talented Chef Gabriele Valentini from Tuscany - Italy.