|Dr. med. ACHIM ECKERT
Acupuncture Diploma of the International College of Acupuncture, Switzerland, 1979
Trained in modern and traditional Chinese medicine at the Colombo South Hospital, Sri Lanka, 1979-1980
Member of the International College of Acupuncture
Member of the Sri Lanka Acupuncture Society
Trainer of Postural Integration (Deep Tissue Bodywork), California 1986
Doctor of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria 1990
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Medicina Alternativa, Lisbon 1992
Research Project on the Psychological and Bioenergetic Effects of Acupressure and Acupuncture, 1992-1995, leading to the publication of : Das Tao der Akupressur und Akupunktur, Haug Verlag, Stuttgart, which is now available in a third edition and has been becoming a standard using Chinese Medicine in psychosomatic, mental and emotional disorders.
1996 publication of Tafeln der Traditionellen Chinesischen Medizin, Haug Verlag - six card boards with the exact anatomical pathway of the meridians and their points.
2001 publication of Tao Training, Falken Verlag, München, Germany - a book on the emotional function of muscle and muscle groups and how to influence personal growth through selective muscle training and sports.
2004 Founder of TAO TRAINING – a method that encompasses physical training according to the Qi flow in the body, manual methods to balance the Qi flow in the meridians and organs and thus curing and preventing ailments and diseases and deep tissue bodywork to align the body in an optimal way and correct postural imbalances not only on the physical, but also on the character and personality levels.
2006 publication of Die Acht Wundermeridiane (The Eight marvellous Vessels) in Dào Verlag, Vienna – a 362 pages pioneer book based on 15 years of research on the effects of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels of the meridian system. The Extraordinary Vessels have not been subject to many publications so far.
2011 second edition of Tao Training by naturaviva, Weil der Stadt, Germany - a book on the emotional function of muscle and muscle groups and how to influence personal growth through selective muscle training and sports.
Since 1980 seminars on Chinese Medicine and since 1986 on Shén Dào Bodywork in Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Indonesia and Brasil.