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Module 1

Introduction to Meridian Therapy

Theory

  • Introduction to components of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), e.g., acupuncture, moxibustion, tuina, herbology, & qi gong.
  • Three levels of treatment (pain control, formulae, and traditional).
  • Body measurement – the personal inch (cun, tsun, pouce).
  • Acupuncture Premise.
  • Origin.
  • History.
  • Philosophy.
  • Soulie De Morant.
  • Discuss and explain Ch’i.
  • Human aura.
  • Life Force “innate Intelligence”.
  • Explanation of acupuncture points and various methods of point stimulation for treatment.
  • The 14 Main Meridian pathways.
  • ”Yennie Formula” for treatment.
  • 12 kinds of acupuncture points and their functions.
  • Classical Superficial Circulation of Energy – Lung through Liver.
  • Scope of conditions treatable (over 2,000) .
  • Explanation of how meridian imbalance can cause a vertebral subluxation and conversely how a subluxation can cause meridian imbalance – the connection between the principles of chiropractic and acupuncture.
  • Detailed study of the Lung Meridian (11 points) & Hands-on-workshop: Pathways, Function, Study of Loci, Special Effect Points, Forbidden Points meridian formal name, conditions treatable, Mandarin Chinese pronunciation of each point.
  • Detailed study of the Large Intestine Meridian (20 Points) and Hands-on-workshop: Pathways, Function, Study of Loci, Special Effect Points, Forbidden Points, Meridian Formal Name, Conditions Treatable, Mandarin Chinese pronunciation of each point.
  • Detailed study of the Stomach Meridian (45 Points) and Hands-on-workshop: Pathways, Function, Study of Loci, Special Effect Points, Forbidden Points, Meridian Formal Name, Conditions Treatable, Mandarin Chinese pronunciation of each point.
  • Explanation of meridian balancing using tonification, sedation, and luo points.
  • Detailed study of the Spleen Meridian (21 points) and Hands-on-workshop: Pathways, Function, Study of Loci, Special Effect Points, Forbidden Points, meridian formal name, conditions treatable, Mandarin Chinese pronunciation of each point.
  • Pain Control.

Video Presentations

  • Video on natural healing – “Healing and the Mind – the Mystery of Ch’I”.
  • Video presentation from China, Zhenjiuology, #1 – Origin, evolution and applications – Various methods of clinical practice.
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