Intro to Chinese Medicine

January 15, 2020 06:30 PM -March 04, 2020 08:30 PM

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College Campus

2550 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704


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Starting January 15th, 6:30-8:30 pm through March 4th, 2020

Join us starting January 15th for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Traditional East Asian Medicine, the how and why of acupuncture and Chinese herbs, and the contemporary practical applications of this increasingly popular form of healthcare.

Course Overview

Instructors: Nishanga Bliss, DSc, L.Ac.; Rebecca Riggs, L.Ac., MSOM, MBA

Discover the fundamentals of Yin and Yang relationships, Five Element Theory (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water), and the relationships between our mind, body, spirit and how we can apply them to everyday health and wellness.

Week 1: Philosophy and Theory

Week 2: The Five Branches of Chinese Medicine

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

Week 4: Supporting Your Spleen

Week 5: Listening to Your Lungs

Week 6: Nourishing Your Kidneys

Week 7: Loving Your Liver

Week 8: Healing Your Heart