Joachim Mayer has traveled extensively in Asia since 1980, including several years living and studying in India and China. Joachim is a KRI Certified Yoga instructor and studied during his stay in China from 1998 to 2001 with teachers from the Physical Education Institute Shanghai, Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong. Further study and training with Dr Yang Jwing Ming and Dr. Brown in Boston USA and Dr Robert Brown in Racine WI from 2001 to 2009.
From 2009 to 2015 he lived and taught in Zug Switzerland. From 2015 to 2019, Joachim lived in Dubai teaching Tai Chi and Yoga for Fitness First. Since June, Joachim teaches again in Zug Switzerland, gives private lessons and tai chi and yoga classes for Migros Klubschule.
Joachim has been a full time instructor of these arts for over a decade. His teaching references include business Yoga and Qi Gong at Snap On Tool in Kenosha Wisconsin and Johnson Outdoors in Racine, Wisconsin and the Racine YWCA. He also teaches Qi Gong, specialized for participants with physical limitations, at Bay Point Retirement Home in Oak Creek Wisconsin.