Pia Columberg studied Chinese medicine at the Biomedica in Zurich and at the Wang Academy in Toulouse. She was a lecturer at the Wang Academy in Toulouse until 2017. Pia Columberg has trained intensively in acupuncture and Tuina in China (Kunming, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang and Nanning) and Vietnam (Hanoi).
It was in China that she discovered abdominal acupuncture and made it one of her specialities. Pia Columberg has lived and practised in south-west France since 2001. She organises and leads numerous seminars and workshops on acupuncture and Tui Na in France and Switzerland.