Our April cooking day for the Berkshire ACT (Acupuncture for Childbirth Team) was a great success. The day was all about blood nourishment for fertility and childbirth. We were a group of acupuncturists exploring how to incorporate food-like Chinese herbs in cooking. We want to help women to understand better how to nourish their body,… View Article
We find ourselves in such a strange time at the moment. It occurred to me that it might be a good time to study. For the past few years I have been working on a systematic introduction to Jing Fang – Classical Chinese herbal medicine – something to complement the Jing Fang Apprenticeship and make… View Article
Last year Dr. Suzanne Robidoux gave us an introduction to scalp acupuncture that has blown our minds and enhanced our practice. We are delighted to announce that she will be visiting us in Cholsey, South Oxfordshire to teach a day on Scalp this coming May 24th. More information and booking details.
What a pleasure it has been to welcome Dr Feng Shilun and Dr Suzanne Robidoux to Oxfordshire! We had a great turnout at Cholsey Pavilion – a gathering of Chinese herbalists from all over the UK, Ireland and the United States to hear Dr Feng present his clinical practice using the Jing Fang Six Syndrome… View Article
We are excited and honoured to be able to announce the first UK visit of Dr Feng Shi Lun October 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2015 Dr Feng has published over 20 books explaining the application of the Shang Han Lun and jin Gui Yao Lue clinical method and reasoning. He is a great international speaker and clinician,… View Article
New skyscrapers dwarfing the Daoist temple Qing Hua Gong in Southern Xi’an. It seems like everywhere in China huge tower blocks are going up. Master Huang ShiZhen was extremely hospitable. And asked me to write a letter to the local government to help get repairs done at the temple, which I did. There is interesting… View Article
Just home from Beijing, studying Chinese Herbal Medicine with Dr Feng Shilun. An amazing trip! This photo of me with Dr Feng was taken at the Shu De Tang Clinic, a beautiful clinic named after the famous doctor Jiao Shude (he’s the one in bronze). We have been studying with Dr Feng long distance all… View Article
We have just had a great weekend at the Abbey in Sutton Courtenay, with the Tai Chi Foundation, learning how to teach five element medical qi gong. Gerrie Sporken, Pat Gorman and Stephen Flores came over from the Netherlands and the United States, and helped us to hone our skills in teaching these simple but… View Article
On Saturday 12th April we officially launched the Cholsey Complementary Health Centre, with a day of taster sessions and demonstrations at Cholsey Pavilion. John Wheeler did stirling work getting it all together, and the Health Centre now has some signs, so is finally visible! The Saturday Community Tea Shop was open for business, Pam Seymour… View Article
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