Vasanthy obtained her license in acupuncture at the School of Traditional Acupuncture in March 1988 and went on to qualify in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine at the School of Chinese Herbal Medicine, London, run by Mazin Al-Khafaji and Michael McIntyre. She has also had clinical training at the teaching hospital of the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China.(1996).
Vasanthy completed a post-graduate diploma course in Gynaecology and Obstetrics in Chinese Medicine with Dr. Trevor Wing, and has become an associate practitioner of the Women’s Natural Health Practice. She has done further training in Dermatology, Treating Asthma, Immune related disorders, and Women’s problems including Menopause and Infertility. She integrates the Shen-Hammer Advanced Pulse diagnosis system into her practise, and also incorporates the channel palpation diagnostic method developed by Dr Wang Ju-Yi of Beijing, (an acupuncturist with 52 years’ experience), after training with his prominent colleague and co-author Jason D. Robertson.
Vasanthy studied Jing Fang with Frances Turner, following the Jing Fang Lecture Series 2020-21, and completing a post-graduate clinical year at the School of Classical Chinese Herbalism.
She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (MBAcC), and of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (MRCHM), and runs her clinic in Loughborough.