About Us

Lilja Katanka is a qualified TCM Acupuncture practitioner having studied for 4 years at Westminster University, London, and XiYuan hospital in Beijing. Her training included theory and practice in Acupuncture, Tui Na (Chinese Massage therapy) Moxibustion and Cupping.  She has also trained in Traditional Thai Massage in Wat Po, Bangkok, and is qualified in Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture, having studied under Virginia Doran.  She has also been clinical teaching assistant on this course.  Amongst other things Lilja has also completed courses in Acupuncture for Sports Injuries and Musculo-skeletal problems, Acupuncture for the Eyes, Kiiko Matsumoto style Japanese Acupuncture, Treatment of Spoprts Injuries with Kevin Young, Paediatric Shonishin Acupuncture with Stephen birch, Treatment for Cancer Survivors, and the Treatment of Lingering Pathogens using TCM and Acupuncture. She runs several busy practices in London, and is co-founder of Brixton Acupuncture, a low cost multibed clinic - see www.lifeisforlivingwell.co.uk for more details.  Prior to qualifying as an acupuncturist Lilja worked for 6 years for charities in the field of sustainable development and construction, having studied environmental science to degree level.  She is also now on Twitter if you'd like to follow! Follow @Katankupuncture   

Practitioners at Tian Garden Acupuncture are fully insured and accredited by the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)- and have trained to degree level in Acupuncture and related therapies (including cupping, electro acupuncture and moxibustion therapy).  All BAcC members are bound by strict codes of conduct regarding confidentiality and professionalism, and practice safe and sterile needle procedure, always using single use, disposable needles.  Practitioners are also well versed in conventional medicine, anatomy, physiology and differential diagnosis and are keen to be inclusive and down-to-earth with their treatments.A fan showing his appreciation

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