Meet the ICH Instructors
Kenneth Morris L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.Kenneth began his studies of Chinese Medicine in 1976 with Korean Master Se Han Kim and Taoist Master Ni Hua Ching. In 1986 he graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, California. He has been a student of Tai Chi Chuan since 1975.
In the early 1980's Ken traveled extensively and lived in Southeast Asia to study meditation. He is one of the founders and is on the board of directors of Saddhamma Foundation, which serves to promote the practice of Vipassana meditation as taught by Sayadaw U Pandita of Burma.
In 1986 Ken co-founded the Institute of Chinese Herbology and teaches comprehensive herbal seminars to health professionals around the country. He is an herbal consultant to several companies and a faculty member of the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture.
Recently, Ken has developed his own line of premium quality herbal extracts known as Tai Botanicals. It is based on his 25 years experience treating patients with herbal remedies. Since 1986, Ken has had an acupuncture and herbal medicine practice in Oakland, California.
Reece Smith, L.Ac.Reece, the author of Guidebook to Chinese Herbal Formulas and A Basic Guide to Understanding Chinese Medicine. After taking up the study of Chinese Medicine in 1982, Reece became certified in Chinese Herbology by the Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon in 1984. He graduated from the San Francisco College of Acupuncture in 1986. An experienced educator, Reece taught in public schools for over 15 years.
Sylvia Nachlinger, C.M.T.Sylvia has been a bodywork and acupressure teacher for over 15 years. She has studied Chinese herbs at the Institute of Chinese Herbology and has also taught western herbology for over 12 years.
Barbara Wilt, L.Ac., M.A.Barbara studied acupuncture, herbs and shiatsu for two years in Japan, and received her California Acupuncture license in 1987. Barbara has a private practice specializing in immune dysfunction and women's health issues, in Oakland, California.
"I just cannot say enough good things about the course: the high quality study materials, the way the course is presented and the friendly helpfulness of the ICH staff when questions need to be answered."