Greg Scanlon

             

         Academic Background.

B.ED (Human Movement Ed.). Sydney Uni. (1987)

Cert Acu. (Japan, 1995) 

Adv.Cert.Acu. (China, 1997) 

Member—Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association, (since 1998)

Registered Acupuncturist  - Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (since inception 2013.)

Having always had an interest in sport and health, Greg began his working career as a High School PE teacher. However it didn't take long for the travel bug to bite. In 1988 he moved to Tokyo, Japan, where he lived for 8 years. He was, after some time, given an opportunity to join an acupuncture study group. Through connections he made there he was able to study and eventually become an apprentice in a busy practice over the next 4 years. He followed up with an advanced course at the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and became an acupuncture detox specialist at the Lincoln Hospital Recovery Centre, in the Bronx, New York. Greg has been in full time practice in Brisbane since 1998 as a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association and became a Registered Acupuncturist with  the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, on it’s inception, in 2013.

  What Greg does.

Greg practices acupuncture, shiatsu massage and Chinese Herbal Medicine with the aim of improving health, wellbeing and quality of life for his clients. This may be to;

  • · relieve pain
  • · reduce stress
  • · improve sleep
  • · balance digestion
  • · strengthen immunity
  • · increase energy
  • · boost fertility
  • · clarify thinking
  • · help maintain balance through times of stress and challenge
  • · Help fine tune the body and mind for upcoming events

He is a service provider for all of the health funds and have a referral network that includes GP’s, physios, osteopaths, chiropractors, natural therapists and sporting clubs.

 

  What Greg also does. 

          

Because of his understanding of acupuncture and the ability to speak Japanese, Greg has in the past, been a translator for workshops and trainings run by the Toyohari acupuncture association of Japan. An association for predominantly blind practitioners whose subtle yet powerful techniques are gaining a lot of popularity in  the US, Europe and Australia.

Outside of the clinic, Greg is a father of 2 girls and has embraced endurance events as a way to stay healthy and fit. He has completed marathons, adventure races, kayak marathons and triathlons including Ironman events in 2012 and 2013.

In the community, Greg is a level 1 triathlon coach and coaches for the intraining running and triathlon club, as well as Nudgee Jnr College, Indooroopilly. He also actively supports his daughters through their numerous sport and academic pursuits.

 

    Carolyn Somers

          

Carolyn is an experienced teacher, having facilitated Energy Healing Bodywork in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, New Zealand and all over Australia. She has been practicing the science and art of healing using Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 20 years. Carolyn is an Esoteric Psychologist and Astrologer and has a passionate interest in women's health as well as the Ancient Wisdom Teachings.

Working collectively with several colleagues since 2000, Carolyn has helped develop and teach this work to those interested in their own healing, and to those individuals who are dedicated to raising the vibration of the planet.