- Nov 2005 Shi Zhen College of TCM Certificate advanced Tui Na
- June 2002 Stockport College City and Guilds Further Adult Education Teaching Certificate Stage 1
- 2001 Salford University Honours Degree in Complementary Medicine Practice
- 1996 Dr Lee Chiu Chun Hong Kong Certificate Classical Chinese Massage
- 1990 Arnould Taylor Education Therapy and Beauty teaching Diploma (ITEC)
- 1989 Sylvia Brearley School Harrogate Diploma Swedish Massage Anatomy and Physiology
- 1988 La Roche Scarbrough Diploma Remedial Massage
John Gradwell BSc (Hons), SBRCP, ITEC, Advance Tui Na certificate Nanjing practices Tui Na and Classical Chinese Acupuncture based mainly on the Huang Di Nei Jing, The Yellow Emperors Classic of Internal Medicine. John has been awarded the status of Senior Practitioner with the British Register of Complementary Practitioners for Acupuncture.
John practiced and taught Swedish massage for many years before studying Tui Na in Hong Kong with Doctor Lee Chiu Chun.
On returning to the UK, he studied acupuncture at Salford University, from where he graduated with honours. He furthered his study with Professor Wei Zha of China Nanjing International Training Centre to obtain a Certificate of Advanced Tui Na.
John previously supervised the students acupuncture clinic at Manchester Metropolitan University for four years and also supervised and lectured on acupuncture at Salford University for six years.