About Yoshie

Yoshie "Yoshi" Asahara is a Japanese practitioner of acupuncture, remedial massage, shiatsu, and feng shui. She firstly completed Human Health Science (BAinHmnSci) at Waseda University in Japan. After studied acupuncture and manual therapies at Hanada College in Tokyo, now she is a nationally licensed/registered practitioner of acupuncture, Japanese anma, remedial massage and shiatsu in Japan. Also she completed Toyohari association's 3 years course (Japan).

Currently she is a registered Chinese medicine practitioner (acupuncturist) with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency). Yoshie has 18 years of experience in Japan and Australia; now longer in Australia.

She established Waraku Healthcare and Massage in Chatswood, lower north shore of Sydney in 2004 and operated two clinics till early 2011. The more she experienced Eastern medicine, the more balanced view she follows. While working as an acupuncturist, she is studying Bachelor of Nursing as Western medicine to keep balanced, while keep practising acupuncture, remedial massage, shiatsu and feng shui.

After 9 years of practice in Sydney, she moved to Melbourne at the end of 2012. In addition to treating common musculoskeletal symptoms and fertility issues, she has strong interest in treating insomnia, depression, various auto-immune diseases, nerve pains, pre- & post-natal care, menopause, slimming to boost weight loss, vitality/immunity enhancement and more.

More about Yoshi

Yoshi is originally from Japan. She used to be a national level athletic runner and started getting and giving sport massage through her elite athletic training at the age of 15. Unfortunately she had delicate legs and got various stress injuries due to hard training and retired early. At university, she studied Human Health Sciences because she wanted to know various human's aspects such as psychological, behavioural, environmental and physioanatomical. Although she was away from the study, she decided to come back to it at mid 20. She chose to be an acupuncturist and become an athletic trainer in Japan at first. But the world of traditional acupuncture made her eyes open because that is not just Chinese/Eastern medicine but Chinese/Eastern philosophy including Yin-Yang & Five Elements which does not have the end.
In private, she is mother of two primary school boys. They love their mum's massage and want acupuncture (tailored for children) when they are sick because they know it helps a lot. Not just her own children, she has worked for children from babies to the young sport elites.

Registrations and qualifications

BAHmnSc (Waseda Uni, Japan)
Lc Ac, RM, Shiatsu, graduating Hanada College (Japan)
Cert IV in Aroma (ACNT)
Reiki Master (Usui dento reiki)
Registered Acupuncturist (AHPRA)
Member of ATMS, AFSC, Toyohari Association (Melbourne), Traditional Japanese Medicine Association (Japan)


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