Introduction to Chinese Medicine

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

Tuesday evenings, 7pm – 9pm

January 15 - March 5, 2019

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, LAc; and Rebecca Riggs, Intern Practitioner

Week 1: Philosophy and Theory

Week 2: The Five Branches of Chinese Medicine

Week 3: Diagnosis: Tongue, Pulse, and Everything Else

Week 4: Chinese Herbs and Medicinals

Week 5: Supporting Your Spleen

Week 6: Listening to Your Lungs & Nourishing Your Kidneys

Week 7: Loving Your Liver

Week 8: Healing Your Heart