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, MS, 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