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Tui na Lecturers

Julia Oji

BA (Hons), Dip Tui Na, Clin Cert Tui Na (Nanjing), Lic Ac, MBAcC, MMLDuk

  • Tui Na Co-ordinator

  • Chinese Medicine Practice 2 (CMP 2) Co-ordinator

  • Tui na, acupuncture and lymphatics practitioner in private practice

Julia Oji graduated with a Diploma in Tui na from the London School of Chinese Massage Therapy in 1994, having completed her clinical training in Nanjing, China. She later went on to study acupuncture at the London College of Traditional Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and was awarded a Licentiate in Acupuncture.

An accomplished teacher, Julia has been training students in Tui Na for fifteen consecutive years.

“Having been a teacher of various disciplines all my working life (more than 20 years), combining this passion with my love of Chinese medicine has been a wonderfully enriching experience.

In private practice I see patients, of all ages, with a broad range of clinical conditions, combining Tui na and acupuncture in my treatments. However, over the past 10 years I have been particularly drawn to two phases of life: the beginning and the ending. I work a lot with women during their pregnancies, something that ties in with my role as a yoga teacher specializing in pre- and postnatal yoga. I also work with very elderly patients, conducting home and care home on-site treatment.”

Alex Brazkiewicz

BSc (Hon), Dip. Tui Na, Cert Tui Na (Beijing)

HCPC Registered Paramedic, Cert Ed, MBAcC, MRTCM

  • Tui Na lecturer and clinical supervisor

  • Tui Na and acupuncture practitioner in private practice

  • Co-owner of the approved First Aid Training organisation Holos Healthcare

Alex was introduced to Shiatsu through his martial arts training over 30 years ago and has been practising bodywork and Japanese martial arts ever since. He gained his degree in Traditional Acupuncture at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading after which he volunteered at the NHS Gateway clinic in South London.

Alex’s passion for Tui Na resulted in his studying extensively in China, including undertaking regular month-long study trips to Beijing to study Channel Palpation and Applied Channel Theory under Professor Wang Ju Yi. After his last trip in 2013 he returned to complete a 5 year degree in Osteopathy. Alex practices in Malvern where he integrates Chinese and Western Orthopaedic Medicine in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.

Alex is also an HCPC registered Paramedic and served 17 years with the London Ambulance Service. He and his wife, Judi, own an approved First Aid training organisation which also delivers specialist first aid training to Chinese Medical practitioners.

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James Woodward
  • BA, LicAc, Dip Tui Na, MBAcC, VTCT

  • Professional and Practitioner Development (PPD-PA) Lecturer

  • Chinese Medicine 2 (CM2) Lecturer

  • Professional and Reflective Practice (PRP) Lecturer

  • Acupuncture Clinic (ACL) Supervisor

  • Tui Na Lecturer

  • Holistic Therapist

James studied Acupuncture at The City College of Acupuncture, graduating in 2017. He then returned to us to study Tui Na, graduating in 2019, and has since become a very welcome member of the CCA teaching team.

He studied Holistic Therapies at Canterbury College, completing a VTCT Diploma in 2009. This included Swedish massage, reflexology and aromatherapy.

James first started practicing reiki in 2006 and has studied with a range of teachers with different styles. In 2009 James qualified as a reiki teacher, and in 2012 founded the South East Kent Reiki Hands on Healing School. James volunteered for the NHS practicing reiki in the Supportive Therapies Unit for cancer patients at Canterbury Hospital, where his curiosity for acupuncture lead to his training at The City College of Acupuncture. He practices the Japanese style of reiki, and has his own YouTube channel with instructional videos for reiki techniques.


He runs his own practice, The Tranquillity Space in Herne Bay.

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