© 2019 The Chestnut Centre

   

Our team provides the very highest levels of treatment and tuition available in the western world and we continue to research and develop to help patients and students.

   Dr Chris Roworth (PhD) - Head of School and Senior Lecturer/Instructor

 

Chris began his medical career after recovering from a chronic spinal injury received during free fall parachuting. Chris’s recovery was due to the integrated treatments that a Japanese Doctor gave him.

In order to bring this level of treatment to other people, Chris has spent 25 years learning:

 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Western Physiotherapy, Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy

• Nutrition, Oriental  Herbal medicine and Supertonics

• Cranial Visceral, fascia release and Lymphatic massage

• Applied Kinesiology and Reflex re-patterning

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Hypnotherapy And NLP

• Remedial massage

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Osteomyology – Etc...

 

Chris was one of the first Natural medicine practitioners to work within the NHS and has lectured in teaching Universities in; England, Spain, Germany, Austria and Japan. His integrated approach is to treat the person, using many therapies at the same time.

 

   Nichi O’Neill - Instructor

 

Nichi suffered from injuries from her days as a gymnast which were helped through integrated medicine. This encouraged her to learn and qualify in:

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic Massage

• Reiki and Qi Gong

• Osteomyology

 

Nichi works at the Chestnut Clinic and school, has her own private practice in Maidenhead and Has lectured in England, Austria and Japan

    Joe Donnelly - Instructor

 

Joe is the newest member of the Chestnut Team having studied and worked closely under the guidance of Dr Chris Roworth for several years learning:

 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic Massage

 

    James Roworth - Instructor 

James was involved in a car crash at the age of just 11, resulting in injuries that left him with very limited arm/shoulder movement and diminished feeling in the hand. James recovered due to the integrated treatment from his father (Dr Chris Roworth) and his fathers teacher (Dr Hatsumi).

This encouraged James to learn:

 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic Massage

James is still continuing his studies; Studying with his father since childhood, Nichi within the Chestnut school of Integrated Japanese medicine and Dr Hatsumi in Japan.

   Andrew Young - Instructor and Language Specialist

 

Andrew has spent many years living, working and teaching in Japan. He is the language specialist assisting Dr Chris Roworth with translating Japanese. Andrew has also qualified through the Chestnut School as a Practitioner and is part of the team as an assistant instructor. 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic Massage

    Martin Dawber - Instructor & U.K. Course Co-ordinator

 

Martin is the Course Coordinator for the Chestnut Centre and also a current student. Martin has recently qualified in:

 

• Japanese Massage with Acupressure/Shiatsu (Anma) and Japanese Physical Medicine

• Remedial massage

 

Martin will be continuing his studies with the aim of becoming a fully qualified member of the Team.

   

 

Chris Roworth Jnr - International Course Co-ordinator

 

 Chris is the Course Coordinator for the Chestnut Centre's International affairs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Guido Holterhof - Instructor & Germany Course Co-ordinator

 

Guido has studied under the guidance of Dr Chris Roworth for several years learning:

 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic massage

   Ralph Schwager - Instructor & Germany Course Co-ordinator

 

Ralph has studied under the guidance of Dr Chris Roworth for several years learning:

 

• Japanese Integrated Natural Medicine (Physical medicine, Acupuncture and herbal tonic)

• Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Several different systems)

• Martial arts and Martial medicine

• Remedial massage and Holistic massage