If someone has taught you, counseled you, mentored you, gave you a hand up when you needed it. Go thank them!
As for theory he is the most influential teacher I will ever have.
The first TCM book I ever bought was his on tongue diagnosis. I remember in the early days holding it up to people’s mouths to compare the pictures and proudly declaring “you have a damp Spleen”. Only for them to ask what is a damp Spleen and I did not have a clue how to explain it. Now I do thanks to Giovanni.
Then I got his book on the Foundations of Chinese Medicine and I thought hit the jackpot.
When he taught courses, they were clear, relevant and fun.
I started acupuncture long before the internet was a big thing. There was no Amazon to order the latest book. There were no latest books. Giovanni’s books really shaped a generation of practitioners.Read more