Intro to Chinese Medicine

September 18, 2019 07:00 PM -November 06, 2019 09:00 PM

AIMC Berkeley Campus

2550 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

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September 18th-November 6th, 2019, Wednesday Evenings from 7-9pm

Join us starting September 18th 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, LAc; Rebecca Riggs, 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