Rani Ayal has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine for almost thirty years.
Initially trained in Japan in Shiatsu and Meridian style Acupuncture, he returned to Israel in 1989 to complete his studies in TCM acupuncture and herbal therapy.
Rani then continued his training in Classical Chinese Medicine, specializing in the philosophies of Five Phases and Stems & Branches, with master acupuncturist Joan Duveen of Holland, who continues to be his mentor to this day.
Former head of Acupuncture at 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 120 patients a week.
Rani is co-author of an upcoming book on the points of acupuncture, named "Gates of Life" and lectures frequently in Israel and internationally.