Vidhya “V” Rojanavongse graduated from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture (TSCA) in 2005. Upon graduating, V apprenticed directly with Kiiko Matsumoto sensei (2005-present) assisting in her private practice, grand rounds, seminars and is personally approved by her to teach her unique style of acupuncture. At TSCA (2005-2019), V served as a lead clinical supervisor, grand rounds instructor and clinical skills instructor. V has also trained with many early pioneers of acupuncture in the US including Mark Seem (trigger points), Arya Nielson (TCM/gua sha), Andy Gamble (Chinese herbology), Lori Dechar (5 element acupuncture) and Nigel Dawes (shiatsu).
In addition to his private practice in the Union Square area, V has many years of diverse teaching experiences and is currently a clinical supervisor at Pacific College (2021-present) and New York College of Health Professions at Bellevue hospital (2021-present), an adjunct lecturer in Human Anatomy and Physiology for CUNY at LaGuardia Community College (2005-present) and Hunter College school of Health Sciences (2013-present).
As a martial artist, V has been training in aikido (1992-present) under Yoshimitsu Yamada sensei and the late Seiichi Sugano sensei at the New York Aikikai. Both of these masters are direct students from the founder of aikido, Morihei Ueshiba. Currently, V holds the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt) and Fukushidoin (certified assistant instructor by the US aikido federation) and is an instructor at the NY Aikikai.
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