Introduction to Chinese Medicine

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

Wednesday evenings, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Next Class: September 2020 (exact dates TBA)

Course Overview

This comprehensive 8-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.

Instructors: Nishanga Bliss, DSc, DAIM, L.Ac.; and Rebecca Riggs, DACM, L.Ac.

Week 1: Philosophy and Theory

Week 2: Pulse Diagnosis; Needling and Moxibustion

Week 3: Tongue Diagnosis; Cupping and Gua Sha

Week 4: Chinese Herbal Medicine

Week 5: Supporting Your Spleen

Week 6: Listening to Your Lungs & Nourishing Your Kidneys

Week 7: Loving Your Liver

Week 8: Healing Your Heart