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About Miwaka Ohara

Miwaka Ohara, Akupunktur, ZürichMiwaka is a graduate of Texas Health and Science University (formerly known as Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine) in Austin, Texas. She is licensed by the Board of Registration in Medicine in the state of Massachusetts with twenty years experience in the field. She is also Nationally certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the USA. 

She is also licensed in Zurich, Switzerland and is a member of the Swiss Professional Organization of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SBO-TCM), the Swiss Foundation for Complementary Medicine (ASCA) and the European Japanese Toyohari Acupuncture Association (EBTA). 

She specializes in Japanese Toyohari Acupuncture. She has had the privilege of studying under Steve Birch (UK) and Junko Ida (Japan) at the Japanese Acupuncture Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She is also one of a select few interpreters for the Toyohari Acupuncture Association, helping translate from Japanese-English and English-Japanese during master workshops with senior Japanese instructors in Europe and the USA.

Miwaka is also a Licensed Massage Therapist in Texas (USA) and a Licenced Esthetician in Massachusetts (USA). She holds certificates in Holistic Health Education and Yoga Instruction from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (USA). She is a 2005 graduate of Byron Katie's school for "The Work".

She holds various nutritional certificates such as Raw Food Lifestyle from the Ann Wigmore Institute in Puerto Rico and the Level II Macrobiotic Certificate from the Kushi Institute of Europe in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Miwaka embodies the highly-cultured food consciousness of her country of origin, Japan. She is a graduate of the renowned Tokyo Sushi Academy in Japan. As a part of the acupuncture therapy, patients are given recommendations for a healthy lifestyle adapted to their needs.

Miwaka combines her unique skills, knowledge and insight together to provide a deep and rich healing experience for her clients. She works in collaboration with her clients to facilitate positive change and bring about overall health and well-being. Taking an integrative approach to health care, she treats each client as a unique individual.

Every client's concerns, needs and goals are continuously listened to and readdresed in order to provide the best possible care by treating the whole person: body, mind and spirit. She works to empower each client towards health in a safe and supportive healing environment.  



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