Peter Firebrace (FBAcC) began his acupuncture studies in 1980 at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) in England, then did further studies with the European School of Acupuncture in Paris and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China. He has also studied Chinese language and philosophy with the Ricci Institute in Paris. Past Principal of ICOM (1985-1990), he was a co-founder of Monkey Press, publishing the Chinese Medicine from the Classics series. Co-author of A Guide to Acupuncture, he has produced educational videos on The Roots of Chinese Medicine, The Jingluo Meridian Network and The Circle of Ren and Du Mai, a book of poems (Cloud Falls Rap) and an album of songs (Sea Gong) on Daoist and Chinese medical themes. He teaches widely in Europe and practises acupuncture in London.