Facial Acupuncture with Kirsten Germann and Rob Hughes 25/03/18


Together, Kirsten and Rob have developed the techniques of intuitive Facial Acupuncture further, to get maximum results with minimum intervention.  Their approach focuses on going deeper than a mere cosmetic treatment, looking at the face as a sentient recipient- the Heart/ Shen manifests in the countenance. Rebalancing the face lets the Spirit shine through in its natural beauty.

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Course Description

This course presents a professional as well as intuitive and creative approach to Facial Acupuncture. The face reflects our state of being, especially after the age of 40, as lines, marks and puffiness in certain areas are starting to show our more prominent expressions permanently. The face not only reflects the whole body, but also the state of the soul. Expressions that are used often can almost get ‘frozen’ onto the face as we get older and become like a hardened mask that we present to the world. The inner well-being and health of a person is connected to the condition of the face. Rebalancing the face thereby also results in increased physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop focuses on how to use a simple, intuitive approach to rebalance different areas of the face, relieve the appearance of puffiness, soften wrinkles and increase the natural radiance of the face, thus resulting in a more youthful appearance. The hardened mask softens and the Spirit shines through again. Results are visible even after the first treatment.

The day will contain a lot of practical experience that will give the students confidence and skills to practise these techniques safely in their own clinics

Date and Times

Sunday 25th March 2018 from 9.30 to 5 pm  – Six hours CPD.

Who is this course for?

This course is open to graduates in acupuncture and final year students of any BAAB approved course (evidence required).


How to administer Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture safely and confidently through:

  • Observation and Evaluation
  • Facial points and when to use/ not use them
  • What type of needles to use, depth of insertion
  • Various techniques: framing, threading, dispersing, revitalising
  • Surrounding zones of concern, inflammation, scars
  • Contraindications
  • Assessing the number of treatments required

How is the day planned


IMG_3081Kirsten Germann

graduated at ICOM in 1994 and a member of the British Acupuncture Council, has run courses for graduates as well as teaching student clinics in ICOM. Kirsten has also been studying and teaching  yoga for many years, travelling extensively to India to further her knowledge and working on several charitable projects in South India. In recent years, she has been part of an Acupuncture Training Program in northern Myanmar (Burma), enabling local traditional doctors to use acupuncture as an effective tool to help their many patients. Kirsten learnt the technique of Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture in Hongkong in 2006.

IMG_3062Rob Hughes

has 20 years experience in practising and teaching acupuncture. He graduated at ICOM in 1993 and has been teaching various aspects of Chinese medicine ever since, currently being the Course Coordinator for Chinese Medicine 2 and one of the Clinic Supervisors at ICOM. He has been an active member of the Executive Committee (EC) of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and the BAcC Regional Group coordinator for East Sussex, as well as directing Gaia Natural Health and Horam Natural Therapy Centre.


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