Dunedin Branch

Dawson Huang

Acupuncturist & Founder of PRO Acupuncture

Bachelor of Medicine (Acupuncture, Henan)

Member of Acupuncture NZ, ACC provider

Dawson gained his Bachelor of Medicine in acupuncture and herbal medicine from Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2009. After graduation he worked in China, South Korea & New Zealand as an Acupuncturist and Herbalist in the last decades.

Dawson’s special interest is in the management of chronic pain. He is also qualified to help with diseases or disorders such as women’s and men’s health, problems related to both the digestive and respiratory systems, skin conditions, weight management and cosmetic acupuncture.

His approach is to combine therapies (as appropriate) including acupuncture, cupping, herbal medicine and moxibustion to achieve the greatest outcome for the patient. 

As a skilled practitioner Dawson has helped clients from over 70 countries. In his practice, he understands the diversity of culture and tailors an individualized treatment plan based on a patient’s needs and concerns.

Dawson’s goals are to relieve the discomfort a person may be experiencing and share his knowledge to educate people on how to live a pain free and comfortable life.

Dawson is multi-lingual speaking English, Mandarin and Korean and is a leader in our Dunedin team.

Jay Jing​

Acupuncturist & Co-founder of PRO Acupuncture

Bachelor of Medicine (Acupuncture, Beijing)

Master of Clinical Medicine (Acupuncture, Beijing)

Bachelor of Medicne & Bachelor of Surgery (Otago)

Member of NZ Acupuncture Standards Authority, ACC provider

Jay completed a combined bachelor and master’s degree in Acupuncture from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) in 2008. Before coming to New Zealand, he completed his two years’ residency training at Guang’An Men’s Hospital – a teaching hospital of BUCM.

Following his arrival in New Zealand He – taught and practiced acupuncture in Auckland for five years during which time he also held the positions of lecturer and clinical supervisor at the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine from 2011 to 2015. In 2016 he relocated to Dunedin to commence private practice.

Jay has just completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the Otago Medical School and currently work at Dunedin Hospital as registered medical doctor.

His special interest is in the management of women’s health i.e. infertility, IVF support with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, pregnancy related issues, as well as common internal problems including asthma, hay fever, vertigo, migraine, IBS.

Jay’s goals are to relieve the discomfort and pain a person is experiencing and share his knowledge to educate people so they can live pain free, comfortable lives.

Jay is bi-lingual speaking English and Mandarin and is an integral part of the Dunedin team.

Huijuan Tan (Jo)

Acupuncturist ACC provider

Bachelor of Medicine (Acupuncture, Chengdu)

Master of Clinical Medicine (Acupuncture, Chengdu)

PhD candidate, School of Physiotherapy, University of OtagoMember of Acupuncture New Zealand

Member of China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion

ACC provider

Huijuan holds a master’s degree in Acupuncture, and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Medicine from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CDUTCM).

She is a registered Chinese medicine doctor in China with 5 years clinical experience. She has special interest in managing common injuries, musculoskeletal pain, and common health disorders such as insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome, gastro-intestinal problems, etc.

Huijuan is currently a PhD student at the Physiotherapy department, University of Otago. She is keen to relieve people’s health problems and help people improve their quality of life by using natural methods.

Huijuan is bi-lingual speaking English and Chinese and is a member of our Dunedin team.

Yue (Yuki) Che

Massage therapist

Diploma in Health Sciences (Therapeutic Massage)

Yue graduated from the New Zealand College of Massage and has

more than six years’ working experience. Prior to this she trained as a registered nurse and worked for more than 10 years in a tertiary hospital in Beijing.

Her skills include the following massage techniques: traditional Chinese tuina, foot Reflexology, Swedish / deep tissue massage, hot stone massage and relaxation massage. 

She is also competent in cupping and moving cupping therapy.

Yue is bi-lingual speaking English and Mandarin and is a member of our Dunedin team.

Baron Zhao

Massage Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Rehabilitation Science)

Diploma in Health Science (Remedial Massage)

Baron has completed degree in rehabilitation science in Nanjing Medical University;

since then he worked a physiotherapist at a tertiary hospital in Beijing for six years;

To further develop his skills, he has completed a diploma in remedial massage at the
New Zealand College of Massage. He has been working a massage therapist at
Christchurch before coming down to Dunedin to study physiotherapy.

Baron specialises in deep tissue massage, trigger point technique and neuromuscular
therapy;

He is also able to provide relaxation massage and hot stone massage for
people with busy lives and high-level stress.

Baron can speak both English and Mandarin.
Baron works in our Dunedin Branch

Jeff Ji

Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( Otago)

Bachelor of Medicine (Jiangsu)

Jeff completed his medical training at Jingsu University in 2009, then he worked as paramedic doctor for five years before moving to New Zealand. He first completed post graduate diploma in emergency management at AUT, then further completed Bachelor of  physiotherapy at the University of Otago. Since graduation, he worked a physiotherapist both in primary care and tertiary hospital to gain various skills and experience. Jeff currently works as rotator physiotherapist at Dunedin hospital and  meanwhile work for PRO Acupuncture.

Jeff also completed Pilates instructor training

Jeff can speak Mandarin & English. 

Mark Han

Massage therapist

Master of physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physical education

Mark was born and grew up in South Korea. Before migrating to New Zealand, he completed his bachelor’s degree in physical education and master’s degree in physiotherapy in South Korea. He also worked as a PE teacher in South Korea.

He migrated to New Zealand in 2019 and started his study at the University of Otago. He is currently a second year physiotherapy student.

Mark’s previous and current study enable him to have a deep understanding about the human body function, and further developed his manipulative therapy skills as a massage therapist.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys running, swimming, walking and weight training.

Christchurch Branch

Allen Ma

Acupuncturist ACC provider

Bachelor of Medicine (Acupuncture, Heilongjiang)

Master of Clinical Medicine (Acupuncture, Heilongjiang)

Member of Acupuncture NZ

Allen works as an acupuncturist and massage therapist in Christchurch branch. He has completed a combined bachelor and master degree in Acupuncture and Tuina (Chinese style massage) from Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in 2012. After graduation he worked as Chinese Medicine doctor in a tertiary hospital in Tianjin City for four years; since 2017, he moved to Christchurch to practice acupuncture and massage.

Allen has the special interest in the management of musculoskeletal problems such as sports injury, muscle injuries, frozen shoulder etc. He can also apply acupuncture and massage together to help you with the neuropathic pain such as sciatic and tension headache, migraine etc.

Allen believes that the basis for everyone to stay healthy is to maintain balance, he loves to help anyone who comes to him.

Allen speaks English and Mandarin.

Allen works in our Christchurch branch.

Chenlin Emily Ye

Acupuncturist ACC provider

Bachelor of Medicine (Acupuncture, Heilongjiang)

Master of Clinical Medicine (Acupuncture, Heilongjiang)

Member of Acupuncture NZ

ACC Provider

Emily has completed a combined bachelor and master’s degree in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine from Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in China.

Before coming to New Zealand, she worked as a Chinese Medicine doctor in a tertiary hospital for 5 years.

In 2017 she moved to Christchurch to practice acupuncture and massage. As a beneficiary of acupuncture treatment, Emily devoted herself enthusiastically to acupuncture, massage, and Chinese herbal medicine. She holds a strong belief acupuncture can help people to get the balance of Qi (the most important energy of your body).

Emily has a special interest in women’s health, fertility and pregnancy support, mental wellbeing, internal disorders, weight management and pain disorder.

She is an excellent listener and uses her knowledge and skills to help patients live without illness. 

Emily is bi-lingual speaking English and Chinese and is a member of our Christchurch team. 

Acukland Branch

Xu (Angie) Zhao

Acupuncturist

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)

Member of New Zealand Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Society

Member of NZ Acupuncture Standards Authority

ACC provider

Angie graduated from the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine, She has been working in a multiple discipline clinic setting over the past five years, and accumulated experience managing muscular skeletal injuries.

Angie has also received training in advanced training in China; she has special interest in women’s health including fertility and pregnancy support, mental wellbeing, internal disorders, and weight management. She also received training in beauty therapy. She believes the most natural treatment is to balance Yin and Yang and fill the body with qi and blood through acupuncture and herbal medicine. Her goal is to help people maintain physical and mental health and beauty.

Angie is bi-lingual speaking English and Mandarin and is the founder member of our Auckland branch.