Project Description

MARTINE NIVEN

  • Events Director
  • Production Manager
  • Assistant Operations Manager
  • Assistant General Manager

BACKGROUND

Martine is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, qualifying 7 years ago with a BSc (Hons) from The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine (UK). She specialises in a number of areas, including the treatment of children’s conditions and currently runs her own Acupuncture and Tui Na clinic in Bournemouth.

Martine has been teaching Martial Arts for many establishments including Bournemouth and Southampton University, various Schools throughout the south, working with students ranging from main stream to those with challenging behaviour and mental health issues.

She has event managed for various companies some including Portsmouth Gunwharf Qays, Old Thorns Hotel, and currently the Chinese New Year Festival 2019 for Southampton City Council.

In her youth Martine also trained as a professional actress and holds a degree in Performing Arts from Mountview Theatre School in London. She spent ten years performing in TV, films and in theatres around the country before moving into the profession of health, healing and martial arts. 

ROLES

Martine is a senior instructor and Martial arts Manager for the UK Shaolin Temple. She is teaching a number of students in Shaolin Kung Fu, Weapons, Sanda, Meditation and Qi Gong.

She has been studying and practicing Martial Arts for many years and is a 35th Generation Shaolin Warrior Disciple under the guidance of 34th Generation Warrior Monk, Shifu Shi Yan Min, following him in the arts of Shaolin Kung FuQi Gong and Chan Buddhism.

She is operations manager for international bookings for the UK Shaolin Temple Travel facilitating China tours and trips for national and international students.

She is also the Executive Producer for PIQCHI Productions a subdivision of the UK Shaolin Temple which is dedicated to promoting Chinese Martial Arts and culture through film, television, stage and events.

Other key roles for Martine include the engagement and promotion of new and existing collaborations and partnerships for the temple’s expansion and development.