Miyawaki Sensei graduated from Kansai Therapeutic Institute in Japan in 1972 and was an apprentice to Tsuneo Yamamoto sensei and Kodo Fukushima sensei prior to opening his own clinic in 1977 in Osaka prefecture, Japan. He was an acupuncturist at the Shonai Hospital, Pain Clinic in Toyonaka-shi, Osaka from 1973-1980 and has been a longstanding member of the Toyo Hari Association. Upon organizing the Toyo Hari Medical Association North Osaka Branch, he was inaugurated as its Chairman in 1981. He is currently an honorary Chairman of the Kansai branch and was a teacher at the Kansai Therapeutic Institute from 1985-1992. In 1988 he received the prestigious Kozato prize from the Toyo Hari Association and in 1993 he traveled to the Untied States to teach his Extraordinary Vessel Treatment Method in Boston and Seattle for the first time. Miyawaki sensei has published many research papers in various Japanese medical journals and has published several books on the subjects of Extraordinary Vessel treatment and clinical experiences in acupuncture and moxibustion. He is currently teaching part-time at Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences: Acupuncture Department, while running his private clinic in Osaka, Japan.