First Name

Rani Ayal



Speaker's Information

Speaker Bio

Rani Ayal has been studying, practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine for over thirty years

Initially introduced in Japan to Shiatsu and Meridian style Acupuncture, he returned to Israel in 1988 to complete his studies in Shiatsu, TCM acupuncture and herbal therapy

Rani then continued his training in Constitutional Acupuncture – specializing in the philosophies of Five Phases and Tian Gan Di Zhi: ‘Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches’ – under master acupuncturist Joan Duveen, who continues to be his mentor to this day

The former head of Acupuncture at the Sourasky medical center in Tel Aviv and chairman of the Israeli TCM association, Rani maintains a full-time clinic for adults and children, treating over 100 patients a week

Rani lectures frequently in Israel and internationally and is co-author of an upcoming book on the points of acupuncture, titled the “Gates of Life”.