5 year full time BSc degree in Traditional Chinese medicine (acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulary) including degree level western anatomy, physiology & pathology, and 6 month clinical placement working in the hospitals of Beijing

6 month tuina massage diploma completed simultaneously with my TCM degree (100hrs)

2 year Classical Chinese medicine seminar series with Andrew Nugent-Head (>150hrs)

Attended 2 weekend seminars with Tom Bisio on trauma medicine from Hsing I lineage (25hrs)

Qigong, Taichi and Meditation

Student of Giovanni Maschio starting 2005- Taichi, Qigong and Taoist meditation average of 4hrs classes per week plus numerous workshops and retreats (>1000hrs)

Student of Bruce Frantzis starting 2004- Taichi, Qigong and Taoist meditation ( >1000hrs with 650hrs of instructor training)

Completed a 2 year teaching apprenticeship with Gio maschio started late 2007 and involved in teaching and assisting in his weekly classes and seminars till 2014(>750hrs)

Student of Bisong Guo for 4 years starting 2002- Spontaneous Qigong, Taoist meditation (complete reality school) and Chinese medicine(>400hrs)

Weekly student of Lam Kamchuen for 3 years starting 2001- Standing Qigong and Sun style Taichi (>150hrs)

Weekly student of Chris Chappell for 2 years in old Yang style Taichi and standing Qigong (>150hrs)

Annual Medical Qigong retreats will Bill Ryan starting 2009- Qigong (>200hrs)


Student of Chinese language since 2001 and classical Chinese and philosophical texts since 2002

Cross train in Dzogchen Meditation of Tibetan Buddhism with Namkhai Norbu since 2009 and the Mevlevi school of Sufism with Sheikh Kabir Helminski since 2011