Joan Duveen was originally trained as physiotherapist. He worked in his own private clinic, in a health center, till 1990. In these years he was also a teacher in anatomy, physiology and massage at a college for physiotherapy.
Peter van Kervel
In 1993 Peter van Kervel was co-founder of Study Centre Pakua. This organization has its aim on preserving and spreading the knowledge of the classical acupuncture. Since 1988 Peter van Kervel is working as a practitioner and as a teacher in classical acupuncture. Until present days he has been teaching acupuncture in different countries like England, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Israel and of course in the Netherlands.
Master Jeffrey C. Yuen
Master Jeffrey C. Yuen comes from two Daoist lineages – 88th generation of the Yu Qing Huang Lao Pai (Jade Purity Yellow Emperor Lao Zi School) and 26th generation of the Quan Zhen Long Men Pai (Complete Reality Dragon Gate School). His Daoist name for each tradition is respectively Yuan Xu and Song De.
Peter Firebrace began his acupuncture studies in 1980 at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) in England, then did further studies with the European School of Acupuncture in Paris and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China. He has also studied Chinese language and philosophy with the Ricci Institute in Paris.
Dr. Suzanne Robidoux
Dr. Suzanne Robidoux has been an internal & external martial artist for over 20 years now and received her master’s degree in Chinese medicine over 15 years ago. After having her own clinic in Canada for two years she decided she wanted more. In 2000, she moved to Taiwan and met her first Taiji master Li Zhang ren and spent three years learning Xing yi quan, and Chen Style Taiji quan. During her stay in Taiwan she also spent a lot of time in Chinese medical clinics and learned from the doctors.
Mary Cissy Majebé
Mary Cissy Majebé began her educational pursuits with a BA in Sociology from the University of New Orleans in 1975. She continued her education at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1980 where she received an MA in Exercise Physiology. She pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia before deciding to attend the American College of Chinese Medicine, completing her studies in 1985 with a Master’s in Chinese Medicine. In 1990, she received her O.M.D. degree from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine. Since that time Dr. Majebé has undertaken numerous internships in both Korea and China.
Tracy Peck studied acupuncture, bodywork, Taijiquan & Qigong at the Bio-Balance Institute from 1981-1986. He then attended and graduated from the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, Maryland in 1990. Tracy co-founded East Gate Healing Arts in Greensboro in 1990 and has had a fulltime acupuncture & Chinese medicine practice there since.
Julian Scott has been practicing Chinese medicine for nearly 40 years, and currently practices in Bath. He finished his first training in acupuncture with Dr. van Buren, at the International College of Oriental Medicine in 1976, and went on to study in China in 1982-3. He worked in the Jiangsu Hospital for Traditional Medicine.
Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée
Born in Paris in 1949, Elisabeth studied philosophy, literature and classics at the Paris University where she completed her Masters degree in Classics, in Philosophy and in Chinese.When she was 20, she met Claude Larre s.j. while he was working on his PhD thesis on the Huainanzi and translating the Laozi.