Winter Lights

Winter Lights

by Elio Basagni Many human civilisations have regarded the time between Autumn and Winter as a time of cleansing and purification. It seems that during this time of the year rituals have been devised and offerings made to honour what is gone and to welcome what is...
Fifty Years of ICOM Acupuncture College

Fifty Years of ICOM Acupuncture College

On Friday 30th September East Grinstead’s Town Mayor Cllr Adam Peacock kindly presented this year’s graduates with their certificates during a very special graduation ceremony, which took place on the 50th anniversary of the founding of our Acupuncture college. Later...
Turn, Turn, Turn. The Tiger is Back.

Turn, Turn, Turn. The Tiger is Back.

by Elio Basagni Strings of heavenly stems and earthly branches, marking time and space with their shifting combinations, create recurring cycles of different lengths, such as 60, 12 and 10 years, months, days and hours. Life can only exist within the rhythm and...
A 1988 conversation with Dr. Van Buren, founder of ICOM

A 1988 conversation with Dr. Van Buren, founder of ICOM

Dr. Van Buren was a world renowned acupuncture master, healer and pioneer. Having practiced acupuncture for more than 50 years, he is the founder of the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM). ICOM is renowned for training some of the best acupuncture...
A Beautiful New Print of the Neijung Tu 內經圖

A Beautiful New Print of the Neijung Tu 內經圖

When you visit Van Buren House you’ll now be greeted with a stunning red feature wall in the main entrance hall along with a beautiful new wall hanging depicting the Neijung Tu 內經圖. After graduating from ICOM this summer, the very talented Anabela Santos kindly...