BRIAN LAU, AP, CSMA, is certified in both Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Structural Integration. He has been on faculty since 2013 with the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program, where he teaches anatomy, palpation, assessment and treatment of the channel sinews (jingjin), acupuncture and myofascial release techniques. He also leads regular dissections with students within SMAC, at the University of Tampa’s Physician Assistant Program, and other venues. From 2011-2015, he was a faculty member with East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida where he taught both Western and Eastern medical classes. His main focus is on integrating Western anatomical information with the Chinese medical channel system.
In addition to teaching acupuncture and manual therapy, he is also a veteran tai chi and qigong instructor. He owns and operates Ideal Balance Center for Acupuncture and Sports Medicine in Tampa, Florida.