British acupuncturist Oran Kivity trained in Europe, China, and Japan. In continuous practice since 1987, he specialised in Japanese methods and in 2000, was a founder member of Toyohari UK, the British branch of the Toyohari Association of Japan.
In recent years, he developed the Ontake Method, winning awards in 2014, from Harper’s Bazaar Magazine and in 2019, from Global Health Pharma for the most innovative new healing method.
His books, Moxa in Motion and Hirata Zone Therapy received praise and recognition from acupuncture journals worldwide, including the Journal of Chinese Medicine and the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine.
Oran lived and worked in Malaysia from 2005 till the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 when he moved to Taiwan. He now practises, writes, coaches and teaches from the southern port town of Kaohsiung, where he lives happily by a river, near a lake and close to the sea.