AIMC Berkeley 2550 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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Medical Qigong Module 4
PLEASE NOTE: This course will be divided into 2 parts: Live-streamed 12 Hour Didactic : May 16-17 In-Person 3 Hour Hands-on: October 17
15 CE hours pending CAB approval
Medical Qigong Therapy, a hands-on-healing and Qi emission therapeutic practice, has been used for centuries to balance and restore healthy energy flow in the body, mind and spirit. Based on ancient Daoist and Chinese medical theory, medical qigong is a powerful and effective healing system that has powerful and effective application in any clinical practice.
This 6-weekend series will provide students and practitioners from across healing disciplines the opportunity for deep self-inquiry and qi cultivation, in-depth understanding of Chinese medicine theory and experiential mastery of medical qigong therapeutic diagnostic and treatment techniques.
Three main class goals are:
Self-Cultivation: Students will learn and practice several qigong forms, qi sensing boundary setting exercises and Daoist meditations to cultivate their own qi and mind-body-spirit health.
Chinese Medicine Theory and Medicinal Daoism: Students will take an in-depth look at key psycho-emotional and cosmological dimensions of medical qigong practice and theory.
Medical Qigong Training: Students will build qi sensitivity and qi emission practices with use of qi balls, sound, color, hand postures and movements, channel reading, and medical qigong balancing protocols. They will learn to diagnose, treat, and maintain ongoing support to patients in varied clinical settings.
About Module 4: The Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy I In this course, you will refine and expand your diagnostic skills, energy sensation & sensitivity exercises, and complete learning the Bagua Balancing treatment protocol. You will learn the psycho-emotional and cosmological dimensions of the five elements as they apply to clinical practice. You will learn and practice the Daoist Five Qigong form.
Pre-requisites: Intro to TCM Course for Modules 4-6 For all non-acupuncturists/acupuncture students, and will be offered privately by Suzannah Stason. This will be a 1.5 day TCM theory course to teach the basics of Chinese medicine theory, channels, diagnosis and application of the medicine as it pertains to medical qigong therapy and practice.
Instructor Info: Suzannah Stason is a certified Medical Qigong Therapist and a licensed Acupuncturist. She comes from Lincoln, Massachusetts and from a young age connected to the interplay between mind and body. After graduating from Stanford University with a Human Biology degree and working both in clinical research and medicine, Suzannah found her passion in Chinese medicine and became an acupuncturist. Her commitment to mind-body-spirit medicine carried to her private practice where she loves helping people find greater energy, clarity, health and transformation in their hearts and lives. More on Suzannah background at http://www.suzannahstason.com/about.html.
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