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Naoki Kubota


AP, Dipl. Ac, LAc

Naoki Kubota AP, Dipl. Ac, LAc, born 1950, is a Japanese national. He has been practicing and teaching Ishizaka Ryu Traditional Japanese Acupuncture and Wasyoku diet therapy(Macrobiotics) for over 42 years. He graduated from Meiji College of Oriental Medicine in Osaka, Japan in 1977. After graduation he studied Ishizaka Ryu Traditional Japanese Acupuncture from 3 different highly regarded Ishizaka Ryu Masters in the time honored master/student tradition. He studied macrobiotics in the mid 1970s from students of George Ohsawa, the founder of Macrobiotics. He moved to the United States in 1980 and set up his practice East &West Macrobiotics and Acupuncture Center in Asheville, NC becoming the 1st acupuncturist in the state of North Carolina. Naoki has written many articles in the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine and has written a Japanese language book about Sotetsu Ishizaka,(1770-1842), the founder of Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture. Naoki’s work has been featured in two separate books written by best-selling author Cyndi Dale. They are the “The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy” and “Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Chakras". Naoki is the creator of Kubota Zone Acupuncture and The Chart That is It’s Key. He has written many articles on nutrition and is the creator of The Acid-Alkaline/ Yin- Yang Food Chart which has been published in the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine. In 2006 he was the key note speaker at The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society Congress in Boston, MA. In 2017 Naoki had the honor of being awarded the NC Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Exceptional Educator Award. Naoki is a 5th Degree Master of Hakko Ryu Aiki Jiujutsu (An ancient Japanese martial art used for self-defense) and has been training, practicing, and teaching Hakko Ryu Aiki Jiujutsu for over 40 years. He has written four training manuals on this subject. He teaches acupuncture and Jiujutsu nationally and holds seminars and talks on these subjects. Naoki is in daily acupuncture practice in Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC.

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Carolina Holistic Health, LLC
1622 East North St Ste 4
Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 516-6868

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