Darren has spent over two decades studying daoist medicine, health and martial practices with some of the worlds best teachers. He is a 6th generation disciple of Song family xing yi quan under Master Gordon Tso, and has also met and studied with other Song style teachers from Hong Kong and China, including Masters Zhao Chuan Hui and Master Song Bao Gui. He continues to develop himself through ever deepening studies into classical Chinese medicine and the health arts.

He runs a busy private chinese medicine clinic Darren Rose Wellness, and is the co-founder of The Acupuncture Apprenticeship and The London College of Acupuncture and Natural Medicine, teaching Chinese medicine as well as health and martial practices such as xing yi quan, taiji quan, qi gong and daoist cultivation.