ON-DEMAND COURSE • ONtake Warm Bamboo

Hirata Zone Therapy Using the Ontake Method 

January 23, 2021
1.5 Hours

The Ontake warm bamboo moxa method allows you to combine the healing power of mugwort, with the dynamics of the acupuncture channels, the connectivity of bodywork, and the healing that can arise from the resonance of rhythm, motion and heat. 
Hirata Zone Therapy, which focuses on dermatomes, is a unique contribution from the Japanese tradition that lends itself to the use of the warm bamboo method.
In this 1.5 hour course we learn the dermatome mappings and how to use the Ontake method to arouse the body’s healing ability. Additionally we’ll look at ways of using the Hirata Zone in your clinical work, as well as strategies for home treatment and care. 
Goals and Objectives
  • The twelve Hirata zones and their mappings
  • Ontake Warm Bamboo, a brand new moxa tool that can be used to treat the zones
  • Dr Manaka and his contribution to Hirata zones
  • Basic strategies to apply HZT on your patients
  • Strategies for home treatment


Meet your instructor

Oran Kivity

British acupuncturist Oran Kivity trained in Europe, China, and Japan. He has been in continuous practice since 1987, specializing in Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion methods and teaching internationally. He has written two books about Ontake Warm Bamboo, a new moxibustion tool from Japan and is well-known for his dynamic and engaging teaching style.