Analytical Program

Cosmetic Acupuncture, Dermatology

Radha Thambirajah

Cosmetic Acupuncture and Dermatology – Basic (2 days)

This seminar is for all Registered Acupuncturists and final year students of Acupuncture who are permitted to needle patients.

Beauty comes from within, but it can also be enhanced by many artificial and invasive methods from outside. However, lasting beauty can only be a manifestation of good health and a tranquil mind.

Acupuncture can help both body and mind, and make it possible that, with a good diet, rest and exercise, this inner health and outer youthful appearance can be maintained long after the treatment ends.

The course aims to discuss the theory and practice of balancing energetic states of the body and mind, in order to treat problems of skin, the connective tissue that adhere the skin firmly to the muscle, muscle sagging and postural problems relating to ageing – and how to correct them. Needling practice, patient demonstrations and techniques of face lifting, wrinkle smoothening, plum blossom needling are highlights of the course. The aim is that each participant should be able to start practicing these methods the day after the course.

Course Contents:

Yin, Yang, Blood and Qi of the skin, connective tissue, muscles and how we can influence the well being of these tissues.

Acupuncture Points, special needle techniques and extra-ordinary          therapies used in the treatment of dermatological problems

▶ General points
▶ Special points
▶ Special treatment techniques including bleeding technique
▶ Extra ordinary therapies – local needling, moxibustion, plum-blossom tapping, electrical needle stimulation

Discussing skin diseases with differential diagnosis and treatment:

▶ Severe dry skin
▶ Eczema – Wind-heat type and Damp-heat type
▶ Acne – Acne vulgaris, prickly heat type acne and acne rosacea
▶ Psoriasis – Damp-cold type and Damp-heat type
▶ Alopecia – areata or spot baldness, general loss of hair
▶ Excessive sweating – hot sweating, cold sweating, axillary sweating, sweating in hands or feet
▶ Pigmentation problems – vitiligo, hyperpigmentation, age spots

Cosmetic Acupuncture topics:

▶ Face lifting, sagging skin
▶ Wrinkle treatment,
▶ Cellulite treatment
▶ Posture correction
▶ Local needling techniques and energy balancing methods, Gua Sha and plum bossom, Cupping techniques will be practiced.

‘Hands-on’ course with 50% theory and 50% practice!

Radha follows the Chinese style of teaching with the ‘hands-on’ method and lot of practice. Courses are lively and interactive. Learning Acupuncture should be fun and enjoyable and create confidence in the learner!

Cosmetic Acupuncture– Advanced Level -2 full days

Certification Course

This seminar is for participants who have completed Dermatology and Cosmetic Basic Course. It takes you to a higher level of theory and practice, and helps you with problems you have encountered during practice. The topics for this course are:

Acupuncture Points, special needle techniques and extra-ordinary          therapies used in the treatment of dermatological problems

▶ General points
▶ Special points
▶ Special treatment techniques including bleeding technique
▶ Extra ordinary therapies – local needling, moxibustion, plum-blossom tapping, electrical needle stimulation

Cosmetic acupuncture topics are:

▶ Five element facial types – their special problems and how to remedy these
▶ Triple Warmer face types – again their peculiarities and treatment
▶ Breast lifting with acupuncture
▶ Enlarging small breasts
▶ Breast reduction
▶ Deep wrinkle treatment
▶ 13 Point protocol for slimming
▶ Varicose veins
▶ Thread veins
▶ Improving needling technique for face lifting
▶ Improving your Gua sha  technique
▶ Improving Cupping technique
▶ Improving Plum- blossom tapping technique

50% Theory and 50% practice!

Examination and certification



1. Rehabilitation Center “Filoktitis”
Pefkon & Peisistratou – Karellas – Koropi, 19441

2. Itme Seminars Facilities

*The choice will depend on the exact number of participants
**During our course all safety distances and hygiene measures will be hold.

ATHENS: 23-24-25-26 May 2024

Τα μαθήματα πραγματοποιούνται :

1st day: 9:00-18:00
2nd day: 9:00-18:00
3rd day: 9:00-18:00
4th day: 9:00-18:00

For any changes , concerning  timetable, you will  be notified, on time, by the company.

Since you fill in the registration form, all the necessary information will be sent to you via email.


  1. The Εuropean Cosmetic Acupuncture Society has the right to cancel the seminar, if the required number of participants is not completed. In this case only the amount of registration fee is refundable.
  2. In case of absence, it is advisable to inform us as soon as possible. In this case, you have  the possibility to attend the next cycle’s lessons, to complete the required  teaching hours.
  3. If someone cancels his participation , the deposited amount is not  refundable, but it is transferred to a next seminar or any other event, organized  by  European Cosmetic Acupuncture Society.You are also requested not to use camera, tape recorder or mobile phone for recording, have your mobile phone deactivated or in silent mode during the lesson, and be consistent  with the timetable, as concerning venues and breaks.

You are requested:

  • Not to use camera, tape recorder, or mobile phone for recording
  • Your mobile phone has to be in silent mode during the lesson
  • Be consistent with the timetable


Complete handouts in English and Greek
(translated  by  Mrs. Eva  Koukoutsi)

Address: Michalakopoulou 145, 11527, Athens
Tel: 0030 210 7753822
Fax: 0030 210 7710544