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Mr. Stephen Brown, L.Ac.

Bainbridge Island, WA

Stephen Brown was born and raised in Japan, and he graduated from the Japan Central Acupuncture College in Tokyo in 1983. After becoming licensed as an acupuncturist and shiatsu practitioner, he studied Zen Shiatsu at Shizuto Masunaga’s clinic in Tokyo. In 1984 he attended the Advanced International Acupuncture Training Course at the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China. He returned to Tokyo to continue his studies with renouwned teachers including Manaka Yoshio MD and Serizawa Katsusuke. He moved to Seattle in 1986 and opened his practice and began teaching shiatsu and acupuncture at the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He became the student of Shudo Denmei in 1987 and translated his texts, starting with Introduction to Meridian Therapy in 1990. He accompanied Shudo sensei on his overseas seminars and served as his interpreter, and has taught on his own all over the US as well as in Australia.