Jost Sauer is an acupuncturist, therapist and a one-time speed-addict, smuggler and deserter. Born in 1958 in Germany, Jost undertook studies in Social Pedagogics before arriving in Australia in 1981. After many years working in the field of youth drug and alcohol counselling, he completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture, an Associate Diploma in Oriental Massage and certification in Sports Injury Management, Structural Balancing and Deep Tissue Massage. He has also studied Rolfing, Reiki and Body Harmony. Jost has been a practising therapist since 1991 and lectured in Traditional Chinese Medicine for a decade in Brisbane.
In addition to his own drug-taking experiences and academic qualifications, his work is based 20 years of spiritual practice. He is committed to health and healing on every level and has been undertaking a two-hour daily regime of exercise, chi-gung and meditation since 1985. He regularly presents meditation workshops and public seminars and his current area of research is the impact of recreational drug use on the body, mind and spirit.
Happily drug-free for twenty years now, he has enabled thousands of people to understand drug experiences, both good and bad, and recapture excitement in life via a unique blend of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Energy Medicine, Tai-chi, Meditation, Martial Arts and Western exercises.