Traditional East Asian Medicine

The Stichting (Foundation) for the Study of Traditional East Asian Medicine (STEAM) is dedicated to the study and investigation of Traditional East Asian Medicine (TEAM) practices, such as:

Acupuncture [鍼]

Moxibustion [灸] and related practices

Herbal medicine traditions, such as that of traditional Chinese medicine (zhongyao [中 藥 ]) and Kampo [漢方],

Massage traditions, such as Tuina [推拿], Anma [按摩], Shiatsu [指圧]

and Self-development traditions such as Taijiquan [太極 拳 ], Qigong [氣功 ] from Asia and in recent decades, the West.

DISCIPLINES

DISCIPLINES

What’s New

A Workshop on Shonishin: Japanese Acupuncture for Children

June 23-25, 2017

Instructor: Stephen Birch

This three-day workshop by Stephen Birch PhD, LicAc (USA), MBAcC (UK), lid NVA will be taught in English and is being held at the Japanese Acupuncture Center, located in Amsterdam at: W.G. Plein unit 330, 1054 SG Amsterdam.

Research Papers

Acupuncture Research, the story so far.

Stephen Birch and George Lewith

EXETER Research Papers

International Workshop on Acupuncture Research Methodology.

introduction to consensus reports on workshop topics Stephen Birch, Richard Hammerschlag, George Lewith

Certificate Program in Japanese Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Yoshio Manaka’s Treatment System

2017: October 21-22, December 9-10 + 2018: January 20-21, February 17-18

Instructor: Stephen Birch, Junko Ida, Manuel Rodriguez

This four-weekend certificate program will be taught by Stephen Birch PhD, LicAc (USA), lid NVA, Junko Ida BA, LicAc (USA), lid NVA and Manuel Rodriguez MSc, LicAc. It will be taught in English and is being held at the Japanese Acupuncture Center, located in Amsterdam at: W.G. Plein unit 330, 1054 SG Amsterdam.