Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley

Community Classes

Learn about Chinese medicine, health and wellness, and develop personal practices for the rest of your life. AIMC Berkeley’s Community Classes comprise a series of non-credit courses open to anyone interested in learning more about Oriental Medicine, herbal medicine, and health and wellness. Courses are taught by esteemed faculty and alumni and currently include an 8-week Introduction to Oriental Medicine. Check back for future offerings!


Lifestyle Medicine: Foods, Herbs, & Teas to Optimize Your Health

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Lifestyle Medicine: Foods, Herbs, & Teas to Optimize Your Health

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Seasonal Nutrition

Nutrition for Fall & Winter

Learn to cook and eat for optimal health during the cooler seasons. Integrating the insights of Chinese medicine with holistic nutrition, this 3-class series will cover nutrition basics, seasonal foods, and cooking techniques such as fermentation, making bone broths, and preparing healthy holiday treats. Discover new flavors and inspiration in the kitchen!


Course price: $85 (includes samples and takeaways)
The option to purchase Real Food All Year by Nishanga Bliss at the discounted price of $15 is included in the registration process.

Instructor: Nishanga Bliss, MSTCM, LAc
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Avenue (at Blake Street), Berkeley, CA 94704

Nishanga Bliss, MSTCM, LAc, DiplAc

Nishanga Bliss, LAcNishanga has been studying holistic health for over twenty years, and practicing and teaching Oriental Medicine since 1999. She supervises student interns in the AIMC Berkeley Community Acupuncture Clinic, teaches Oriental Medicine Theory, Diagnosis and Counseling & Psychology classes at the Acupuncture & Integrative Medical College, Berkeley and has a private practice in Berkeley, California. She is the author of the book Real Food All Year: Eating Seasonal Whole Foods for Optimal Health and All-Day Energy. Visit her blog at See Nishanga’s Continuing Education classes here.