Once again, the successful traditional Japanese acupuncture program sponsored by the Japan Meridian Therapy Association is being offered this summer. A limited number of practitioners with interest in Japanese styles of acupuncture are invited for a unique educational and cultural experience. Contact Jeffrey Dann at email@example.com for more information. Please write “Japan 5″ in the subject line.
GOTO College, Tokyo
Translation and personal assistance during this program provided by Stephen Brown and Jeffrey Dann.
Tuition: On or before August 31 – $1150 (includes $300 deposit)/ After August 31 – $1450
Registration is limited to 24. Reservations are made on a first come-first served basis and may be held with a US $300 deposit. Full tuition is required on or before August 31, 2014.
Tuition does not include food, transportation & accommodations. (Welcoming dinner and goodbye party are included.)
(TOKYO Seminar) Special rates (single $90, twin $125) are available at Omori Tokyu Inn (5 minute walk from seminar location in Tokyo) tokyuhotelsjapan.com
(SHIKOKU Seminar) Special rates (single $45, twin $90) with breakfast are available at Hotel Sunroute Seto-Ohasi (1 minute from UTAZU JR station and 15-20 minute walk from seminar location in Shikoku) sunroute-seto.com
Refunds: Deposit of $300 and/or remainder of tuition paid is refundable until August 31. Any registrant after August 31 will be required to pay the full amount of $300 deposit and $1150 balance due, and this payment must be made in full by September 31. After September 31, there will be no refund of any kind.
Contact Jeffrey Dann at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please write “Japan 5″ in the subject line.
The Universe and Human Health: From a classical Oriental Medicine viewpoint, human beings do not exist separately from the forces of the universe.The same forces that affect climate, weather and even the tides also have an effect on human health. In this year’s seminar, Dr. Bear (Anyu Iwashima) will be lecturing on Universal and climactic influences and their effects on the human body, with an emphasis on the Simple Questions, chapter 66, and based on his research of both Japanese and Chinese classic medical texts. As usual, Dr. Bear will guide students in treating disharmonies with his unique and effective contact needling technique.
Anryu Iwashina (a.k.a. Dr. Bear). Dr. Bear is a master practitioner and teacher of traditional Japanese acupuncture. He began his study at theTokyoNationalUniversity for the Blind and trained with Kodo Fukushima, the developer of Meridian Therapy. Dr. Bear’s specialty is contact needling, with which he treats many kinds of disorders. He is particularly adept at treating musculo-skeletal problems and pain and numbness; he is also world-renowned for and enjoys a very high success rate treating breach babies.
November 8, 2014
9am – 4pm
Approved for California Acupuncture Board – 6 CE hours
@ AIMC Berkeley in Berkeley, CA
Tuition: $155, AIMC Alumni/Faculty $120, AIMC Student $60
Required Text: Real Food All Year by Nishanga Bliss – available for purchase at AIMC Berkeley, or at your local bookseller
Course description: This class is part of a series of seasonal courses in integrative nutrition which draw on the teachings of Oriental medicine and holistic nutrition, teaching practitioners how to best counsel their patients to cook and eat to support vibrant health throughout the year. The winter class covers traditional and local foods for nourishing the kidney and water element, integrative perspectives on the kidney organ system and the hypothalmic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and seasonal cooking techniques. Each course includes lecture, cooking demonstrations, handouts, clinical tools and resources to improve nutrition counseling and outcomes with clients.
Upon completion of this course, participants will know how to adapt the teachings of Chinese medical nutrition to the contemporary health concerns of their clients, using everyday foods grown and produced inCalifornia. Participants will understand the insights of contemporary research in the nutrition field and be able to counsel their patients in this area. Additionally course attendees will:
Nishanga Bliss, DSc, LAc
Nishanga has been studying and practicing holistic health care for over twenty years, and practicing and teaching Oriental Medicine since 1999. She graduated with highest honors in English and Peace and Conflict Studies at UC Berkeley, and went on to receive her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the AmericanCollegeof TCM in 1999. She has just recently completed her doctorate in Nutrition at Hawthorn University. Nishanga specializes in Internal Medicine with an emphasis on nutrition counseling, women’s health, mental health and HIV. She supervises interns in the student clinic and teaches Oriental Medicine Theory, Diagnosis and Counseling & Psychology classes at AIMC Berkeley. 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 gastronicity.blogspot.com.
To complete the registration process and reserve your space for the seminar, payment must be received by the AIMC Berkeley Accounting Department within 7 days of completing the online registration. Your registration is not complete until your payment is received in full. AIMC students, faculty and alumni receive discounts on classes.
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