Martine Niven

BSc (hons) Lic Ac, MBAcC, DipTn, Dip Paed

Martine trained at The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine (CICM) in Reading, qualifying from a four year BSc Hons degree in Acupuncture, specialising in the intergrated styles of both Five Element and TCM Acupuncture. She holds a diploma in Tui Na (Traditional Chinese Medical Massage) and has recently completed a diploma in Paediatric Acupuncture specialising in the treatment of infants, children and adolescents. This was a year diploma course run and taught by renowned and prestigious practitioners Julian and Teresa Scott and Dr Stephen Gascoigne.

Chinese acupuncture

She has been a dedicated practitioner of Traditional Chinese Martial Arts for many years and currently practices and teaches classes in Qi Gong, Meditation and Shaolin Kung Fu; Recently becoming a 35th Generation Shaolin Warrior Disciple after taking her Bai Shi Ceremony with her Master, 34th Generation Shaolin Warrior, Shifu Shi Yanmin.

She is ITEC trained in a number of holistic therapies including: Holistic Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hopi Ear Candling and is a qualified Reiki Master.

Martine believes in the best quality of care for her patients and for this reason she is a registered member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and adheres to their standards of care and strict codes of conduct and practice.

Martine has been writing a blog for some time now on topics from Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine to Qi Gong & Kung Fu.