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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Visiting Scholar Series: Niki Bilton. The Classical Roots of Five Element Acupuncture is a Course

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Visiting Scholar Series: Niki Bilton. The Classical Roots of Five Element Acupuncture

Mar 16 - Mar 17, 2019

$450 Enroll

Full course description

The Classical Roots of Five Element Acupuncture

 

Workshop Dates:

March 16-17, 2019

9am-5:30pm

Location:  MUIH Main Campus Rooms 3 & 4

Maryland University of Integrative Health
7750 Montpelier Road | Laurel, MD 20723

Directions: http://www.muih.edu/visit

CEUs: 12.5 (MD Board of Acupuncture & NCCAOM)

In this workshop, you will explore:

·        Dao, yinyang, and HeavenEarthMan informing the role of humanity

·        Xing (one’s proper nature) as the gift of Anterior Heaven (vis-à vis the CF and Withins)

·        Conformity to zheng (regulatory) qi leading to ming (destiny)

·        The accrual of xie (evil, perverse, or pathogenic) qi

·        The wuxing correspondences, the five shen (spirits) and zhi (wills) illuminating the nature of the five elements

·        CSOE (diagnosis of the CF and Withins)

·        Treatment of the CF and Withins, with reference to the nature of acupuncture points

·        Treatment of pathologies (the 12 officials in the 11 positions, the jingluo and the sheng/ke cycles) in light of the CF and Withins

·        The patient-practitioner relationship and the role of the practitioner

Workshop Schedule:

Saturday, March 16

9:00-12:30

Introduction to key Chinese medical theories prominent in five element acupuncture rooted in SuwenLingshu (e.g. anatomy as jingluo channels; physiology as BMS functions of the 12 officials; aetiology as the 6 external, 7 internal & 8 miscellaneous causes of disease; pathopysiology re channels, officials & sheng/ke homeostatic cycles). Review of Dao, yinyang and HeavenEarthMan informing the role of humanity; Xing (one’s proper nature) as the gift of Anterior Heaven (vis-à vis the CF and Withins); Conformity to zheng (regulatory) qi leading to ming (destiny); The accrual of xie (evil, perverse or pathogenic) qi.

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-5:30

The wuxing correspondences, the five shen (spirits) and zhi (wills) illuminating the nature of the five elements; CSOE (diagnosis of the CF and Withins); Treatment of the CF and Withins, with reference to the nature of acupuncture points.

Sunday, March 17

9:00-12:30

Treatment of pathologies (the 12 officials in the 11 positions, the jingluo and the sheng/ke cycles) in light of the CF and Withins.

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-5:30

The patient-practitioner relationship and the role of the practitioner.

Instructor:

Niki Bilton is one of the most experienced teachers of Five Element Acupuncture internationally. She trained and taught at the College of Traditional Acupuncture in Warwickshire, England (1979-1998), and observed J.R. Worsley’s clinical work first-hand over many years. She has been teaching acupuncture students and running post-graduate workshops for 30+ years. She has maintained a private practice since 1982 and a consultancy service since 1989. Niki is the President of TendingShen Inc. (Canada) and the Academic Dean at Ongiara College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Ontario, Canada.

Niki is an empowering and positive teacher with particular skills in bringing an immediate awareness of the elements into practical treatment protocols, and helping practitioners discover within themselves the potency of the inner practitioner.

Registration Fee:

*MUIH Alumni, Faculty and Students - $300

General Public - $450

*Contact ce@muih.edu for a discount code.

Workshop Contact:

Janet Padgett

jpadgett@muih.edu

Director - Acupuncture Programs

410-888-9048 x6660

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Cancellation requests must be received via email to ce@muih.edu by Wednesday, March 13th to receive a full refund.  Refunds will not be processed after this date.

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