Introduction to EAst asian Medicine

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

Tuesday evenings, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Next Class: January 19 - February 2, 2021

Course Overview

This comprehensive 4-week course examines the history and philosophy of Traditional Asian medicine, the how and why of acupuncture and Chinese herbs, and the contemporary practical applications of this increasingly popular form of healthcare. Discover the fundamentals of Yin and Yang relationships, Five Element Theory (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water), and the relationships between our mind, body and spirit.

Instructor: Rebecca Riggs, DACM, MBA, L.Ac.

Week 1: Philosophy and Theory

Week 2: Pulse Diagnosis; Needling and Moxibustion

Week 3: Tongue Diagnosis; Cupping and Gua Sha

Week 4: The Five Elements