Brenda Loew, M.Ac. E AMP (Japanese Acupuncture Center)

Brenda Loew, M.Ac., EAMP / L.Ac. specializes in Japanese-style acupuncture (ex: Toyohari Meridian Therapy, Shonishin Pediatric Therapy and Manaka Yin-Yang Channel Balancing Therapy). She has travelled to Japan regularly since 1996 for continuing studies with senior Japanese acupuncture teachers as well as participating in trainings in the U.S. In 2005, she completed the first Advanced Toyohari training offered outside of Japan (in Amsterdam). She has been an authorized instructor in the Toyohari Association since 1998. Brenda was on the faculty of the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NIAOM) from 1994-2002, and since then has been on the Continuing Education faculty for Bastyr University (teaching Manaka Treatment Approaches and Shonishin Pediatric Acupuncture) and the Institute for Traditional Medicine in Toronto, Canada and is adjunct faculty at Wu Hsing Tao School in Seattle and Pacific Rim College in Victoria, B.C., as well as teaching throughout North America. She was the President of the Toyohari Association of North America (TANA) from 1997-2012 and is a co-founding member of the Japanese Acupuncture Institute, LLC which offers a Certificate in Japanese Acupuncture. Her full resume can be accessed at and she can be emailed at brenda(at)