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Joseph Lucier AOBTA
He is a long time student of Asia, having a degree in Chinese Studies from Boston College, Boston Massachusetts, and he also lived in Asia for over 15 years. While there he followed his passion for Asia and in particular, his passion for Chinese Art, Chinese Language, Chinese Philosophy, the Dao, Buddhism, Healing Arts and Martial Arts. His extensive background has given him the tools as a practitioner as well as international educator since 2000 for over 16 years, in the healing arts of the Tam Healing System.


After returning to the United States, Joe studied software engineering at the University of Massachusetts and Clark University, while still maintaining a focus on Asian Martial Arts, Healing Arts and philosophies. He studied martial Arts under different masters and after meeting Master Anita Daniels and Tom Tam, a Taiji Quan Master as well as Healer, Acupuncturist, Teacher and Author, he committed and focused his studies with him, while always integrating his passion for plant based nutrition and using food and herbs as medicine.

Plant Based Nutrition Training and Chef Training:

  • Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center with Dr. Gabriel Cousens, Pategonia AZ
  • Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, Ft Bragg CA, Nutrition as well as Chef Program
  • Living Foods Institute, Atlanta GA
  • Alissa Cohen Chef and Plant Based Nutrition Training, FL, CA and MA

Professional Tom Tam Healing system Training:

  • Tam Healing System Apprenticeship, Chinatown, Boston MA
  • Tam Healing System, Haverhill and Quincy MA
  • Tong Ren and Tui Na Medical Massage Therapy, Quincy MA

Licensed Tuina & Acupressure Medical Massage Therapist
In order to compliment Tom Tam’s system and to have an understanding of the philosophy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Joe is a member of AOBTA (American Organization for Body Therapies of Asia) and did formal training at the following:

  • 5 Branches University, San Jose CA
  • Massage Institute of Cape Cod, Hyannis MA
  • Cape Cod Center for Whole Health, Mashpee MA
  • Esofos Healing Arts Center, Athens, Greece

Training and Licensing (Licensed Massage Therapist AOBTA)

  • Acupressure Therapy Institute, Quincy MA
  • The Charles River School of Shiatsu, Cambridge MA
  • The Boston Bodyworks School, Cambridge MA

Published Books

  • Tam Healing System: Anatomy, Theory and Practice (English and Italian)
  • Bioelectricity, The Forgotten Paradigm
  • Depression, Diet and the Gut, Understanding the Synergy
  • Science of Common Sense Nutrition Volume 1, Disease Prevention, Plant Based Nutrition Benefits
  • Science of Common Sense Nutrition Volume 2, The Dairy Contrarian, Cow's Milk is for Baby Cows
  • The Nature of Cancer, Cancer is a Survival Tool of Nature
  • Avocado Joy Recipe Book

Nationally Certified for Continuing Education - CEU and PDA Accreditation

  • NCCAOM - National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • NCBTMB - National Certified Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

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