Japanese Shakuju Acupuncture

About Me

imageTisha Mallon, L.Ac., graduated from the San Francisco School of Acupuncture in 1987. She has been practicing Shakuju Therapy (SJT) since 2000, a non-insertive method of Acupuncture based on the wisdom of the I-Ching, under the guidance of Master Shoji Kobayashi Sensei. Upon completion of her studies with some of the foremost advanced teachers of SJT in Japan, she received her certification to teach SJT in 2011. 

After sponsoring and teaching many seminars on the West Coast with Master Shoji Kobayashi Sensei, she continues to teach and practice Japanese acupuncture in the Bay Area. Recently she has organized and taught both beginning and advanced Shakuju Therapy seminars at the Acupuncture Integrative Medical College (AIMC) in Berkeley, California.  Presently, her practice is closed temporarily in Fairfax, Marin County, CA.

The ultimate cause of illnes is the decline of the body's vital force and understood to be cold, the origin of most illnesses. This style of acupuntcture is to empower the body's vitality to warm the body by eradicating cold through the use of a needle, moxibustion, and most importantly, the awareness of the practitioner during treatment.  This modality of treatment is a non-insertive method highly effective for all illnesses, whiplash accidents, head trauma, auto immune, skin diseases, young and elderly patients.

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