As a passionate practitioner of natural health and healing, Dean Wickenden brings over 20 years of experience as a qualified acupuncturist and yoga instructor to his clients. His expertise in both Hatha and Yantra yoga the Tibetan yoga of movement, combined with his extensive studies in Traditional Chinese, Tibetan, Indian, and native American healing and spiritual traditions with renowned masters, give him a unique understanding of how to balance, harmonize, and coordinate the body, energy, and mind to achieve greater health, vitality, and mental well-being.
Dean’s approach to treatment is holistic and utilizes the principles of Traditional Eastern medicine to help clients achieve optimal health and wellness. He believes that prevention is key, and empowers his clients by educating them on ways they can contribute to their own health and healing. It was through his own personal experience with acupuncture that Dean was inspired to study Traditional Chinese medicine. Impressed with the results, he has dedicated his life to helping others achieve the same level of wellness and well-being.
When not treating clients, Dean loves to stay active and enjoys playing sports and being outdoors. He is a registered acupuncturist with the NZASA (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority) and a registered ACC provider, adhering to strict professional conduct and practice.
New Zealand College Of Chinese Medicine
Bachelor Of Health Science (Acupuncture)
International Dzogchen Community
Diploma In Yantra Yoga
Wellpark College Of Natural Therapies
1200 hour Diploma In Yoga
Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Teachings &Transmission of Dzogchen, Vajrayana, Sutra, Tibetan Medicine, Tibetan Astrology, Yantra Yoga
Laura Evangelisti & Fabio Andrico
Teachings on Yantra Yoga
Dr Sonam Rinchen and Ven. Ogyen Tenzang
Course on Tibetan Medicine & Astrology, Palpung
Dalai Lama, Sakya Trizin, Garchen Rinpoche
Teaching & Transmiton of Vajrayana & Sutra Practices
Tuina Qigong healing, Taoist Meditation, Tai Chi, Qigong, Taoist Yoga
Qigong & Taoist Meditation
Satyananda Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Yoga Nidra
Teachings on Shamanic Healing Tradition of Ecuadorian Shuar Tribe