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Module 1

Theory

  • Introduction to components of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), i.e., acupuncture, moxibustion, tuina, herbology, & qi gong.
  • Special Effect points of the Lung Meridian and conditions they treat.
  • Explanation and use of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels (Ancestral Vessels).
  • Explanation and review of the Eight Confluent Points, their locations, and the many conditions they treat.
  • Special Effect points of the Large Intestine Meridian and conditions they treat.
  • Mind-Body Healing techniques by Qi Gong.
  • Special Effect points of the Stomach Meridian and conditions they treat.
  • Graphing, graph interpretation, and preparing an effective treatment plan.
  • Special Effect points of the Spleen Meridian and conditions they treat.

Video Presentations

  • Video on natural healing – “Healing and the Mind – The Mystery of Ch’i”.
  • Video presentation from China, Zhenjiuology, #23 – Eye Acupuncture Therapy.

Workshops

  • Precise Point Location, Five Element Correspondencies (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water), palpation of ashi points, meridian tracing, ten treatment methods, and various methods of stimulation.
  • Location and stimulation of the paired points.
  • Discussion and workshop on acupuncture points for structural correction, sprain/strain, fibromyalgia, joint disorders, traumatic arthritis, gout, whiplash, TMJ, and rib subluxation.
  • Hands on workshop – diagnosis and treatment by Akabane points.
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