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Our team


Martine Cornelissen

Martine Cornelissen (1971) is a Herbalist and Acupuncturist with a main focus on Women’s disorders and Fertility. She received her Master’s degree in Eastern Languages & Cultures from the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 1989. She graduated with merit and moved to Shanghai where she completed 2 years study at Fudan University.
After that she moved to the Netherlands and graduated Cumlaude in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine at the Academy of Chinese Medicine Qing-Bai, then continued further gynaecology-studies in Jinan (China) where she studied extensively with dr. Li Xiu-zhen and prof. Lian Fang at the Fertility and IVF departments of Shandong University Hospital of TCM. To this day, Martine regularly goes back to China for additional training. 

Martine was also trained by Dr Trevor Wing in The Women’s Natural Health Practice in London, where she succesfully completed the TCM Gynaecology course with a first class degree (91%). She also finished prof. Yuning Wu’s Gynaecology course at Witten University in Germany. 

Besides being a passionate healthpractitioner, Martine is a faculty member in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs at Qing-Bai TCM Academy in the Netherlands, she also lectures at Congresses and postgraduate Gynaecology and Fertility classes abroad.

An important starting point for her work is to help women become aware of their thoughtpatterns and to assist them in rebalancing their life and health. 
Martine is of Belgian nationality, but love brought her to the Netherlands. She is the mother of two children, loves to play the piano and also practises yoga and portrait sculpture. 


Yvonne Van Buijten

Yvonne van Buijten (1972) is Acupuncturist and Herbalist and successfully completed the Gynaecology specialisation at the Academy for Chinese Medicine Qing-Bai. 

The first twenty years of her working life, Yvonne worked as a general nurse and later on as a dialysis nurse in different hospitals. Her interest in alternative medicine and especially Chinese Medicine brought her to start her acupucture education in 2005, immediately followed by Chinese Herbal Medicine and straight on to further specialisation in TCM-Gynaecology. Yvonne did clinical internships iat the 2nd People Hospital in Qingdao (China) and at the Fertility and IVF departments of Shandong University Hospital of TCM in Jinan (China). She finds the connection between Western and Eastern medicine within gynaecology to be enormously enriching and experiences helping couples becoming parents as deeply gratifying. 

Besides working at Zi Yuan Ting practice, Yvonne has her own practice in Langeraar. In her free time, she likes to play the cello, practice yoga and go for nature walks with her husband and their dog Tess. 


Ineke van der Ham

Ineke van der Ham (1953) is acupuncturist and herbalist. After graduating as a physiotherapist at the age of 21, she specialized in sports physiotherapy and completed manual therapy training, as well as various training and coaching courses. Subsequently, she worked for about 15 years in international top sport, where she coached the Dutch women's and men's volleyball team, the KNSB short track select and in Japan the factory teams of Daiei and Pioneer. In that period the unity of body and mind became clear to her, after which she decided to switch to acupuncture. In 1994 she graduated as an acupuncturist and started her own acupuncture practice. Since then, Ineke visits China almost every year to stay up to date in her field.

Over the years she specialized in gynaecology - for which she took courses with Prof. Yuning Wu at the University of Witten-Herdecke together with Martine -  and in dermatology. The latter at Mazin Al-Khafaji in London. Her herbal thesis was about the treatment of miscarriage in Chinese medicine.

“I like working with people. In Western Medicine, people are subordinate to the therapy: it happens to you. People are at the center of my treatment. I give the body incentives to recover and let it do the work itself. I also give advice: tools that give people a better grip on their own health.'

Ineke is a teacher at the Qing bai course, where she teaches both the acupuncture course and the refresher course. She also supervises intervision groups of recently graduated students. In her free time she dances, runs and likes to read. And they like to enjoy all the cultural and culinary options that Amsterdam has to offer.


Kyra Martens

Gwen Soesman (1967) is an acupuncturist and herbalist. After obtaining her acupuncture diploma, she completed the specialist training courses with great enthusiasmGynecology and Pain Management according to Dr. Tan Balance Method completed. To deepen her TCM knowledge, she completed an intensive internship at the 2nd Peoples Hospital in Qingdao, China.

Gwen is also trained as a Cosmetic Acupuncturist, a form of acupuncture that focuses on combating aging symptoms in the face. Cosmetic acupuncture is a natural, effective and safe method to improve the overall condition of the skin. It improves blood circulation, ensures extra collagen production, improves hormone balance, and ensures better circulation and fluid regulation.

In addition to her work in Zi Yuan Ting practice, Gwen works in her own practice in Loenen aan de Vecht. She is Tim's mother, loves and enjoys life as much as possible, plays the cello, enjoys reading, music, sports and cooking.

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Sophie van Doorn

Sophie van Doorn (1974) is an acupuncturist. With great dedication and enthusiasm she further specializes in i) Gynaecology; ii) Pain management according to the Dr. Tan Balance Method; iii) Japanese Moxibustion.
During her training, Sophie has been an intern in Martine's practice for several years and has been working as a permanent observer in the practice for quite some time.

After her master's degree in History and a successful career as an entrepreneur,  the inner work attracted her in such a way that she decided to sell her shares in her company and to focus entirely on Chinese Medicine.In addition to her work in Zi Yuan Ting's practice, Sophie works in her own practice in Huizen.

She has a rich social life and loves her 2 dogs, meditation, gardening, entrepreneurship, tai chi, diving, art and culture.


Ebrina Jongebloed
Masseuse at Zi Yuan Ting

Ebrina Jongebloed (1984) has had a passion for bodywork from an early age. At the age of 16 she took her first massage course. She  then went to work on a beauty farm and started his own massage parlor. A few years later, Ebrina came into contact with

Mylogenics Activation & Release, a unique rehabilitation and treatment method for all types of injuries. This was the perfect addition to her sports activities and taught her a lot about the human body. She followed several other courses and obtained an All-round Wellness massage course and a Deep Muscular Technics certificate.

Development is important to her and that is why she has further specialized through the Womb & Fertility Massage workout. This massage emphasizes uterine health, cycle and fertility, combined with emotional and spiritual healing. Knowledge that fits perfectly with Zi Yuan Ting.

In daily life, Ebrina is a mother of 2 young children, she takes rest where possible and enjoys life. She loves sauna visits, and a real movie buff

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