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AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

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2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States

July 2019

Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy I (CMQ Certificate Module 6 of 6)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy I (CMQ Certificate Module 6 of 6)

California Acupuncture Board Approved CEU Certificate

MODULE 6: Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy III (Register Below)

July 13-14, 2019, Saturday & Sunday, 9am – 5:30pm

Category 1 Continuing Education Course.  Approved by CAB for 15 CE units

Overview: In this course, you will review all protocols and learn eastern & western pathology and internal organ treatment protocols. You will review Chinese pattern diagnosis and the Western equivalents, and learn how to treat each pattern with medical qigong therapy. You will also explore dimension of practice ethics, business and legalities. You will practice and teach qigong exercises we have learned throughout the modules.

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OPEN HOUSE – “ACUPUNCTURE AS A PROFESSION”

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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7/22/2019 Monday Evening 6-7:30 PM

Learn about a profession in acupuncture and integrative medicine at our Open House!

During the event, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs in Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine; including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, a tour of the campus, etc.

For attendees who plan to apply to the Fall 2019 term the application fee of $100 will be waived. And, to further our mission of promoting health and wellness, we’d like to offer you a gift certificate for a complimentary treatment at our AIMC clinic.

To join us, contact Chelsea at 510-859-1300 or admissions@aimc.edu.

Fall term begins on September 3rd.

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ADV. TEISHIN THERAPY W/TAKAHIRO FUNAMIZU

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Mental Health Care using TEISHIN needling.
Advanced Course with Takahiro Funamizu

CEU CLASS: 14 CE HOURS, CEP 436
7/27 – 7/28, Saturday through Sunday, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Can be applied towards a Certificate in Japanese Medicine

In this advanced two day seminar, participants will learn hands-on TEISHIN techniques to treat different psychological symptoms such as stress, anxiety, and depression. Personal training sessions to master advance levels of TEISHIN techniques will be provided. Treatment for a variety of conditions will be reviewed.

Review session of HAMON, SAZANAMI and SAMIDARE techniques
Tapping TEISHIN techniques used to remove hardness and Qi stagnation in the deep portion of the abdomen
Whole body (muscle) relaxation techniques with TEISHIN needling for treatment of severe levels of stress and anxiety
Special TEISHIN techniques to improve and maintain deep breathing
Facial TEISHIN techniques to effectively treat stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as promote facial rejuvenation
Takahiro Funamizu is the head Instructor at a prestigious acupuncture college in Japan and is a board member of the Meridian Therapy Association. He is famous for his specialization in treating psychological disorders. In 2011 was part of the medical team that treated victims of the Japanese tsunami and earthquake. He is also known for his successful treatment of individuals with mental health conditions who have faced extremely challenging times

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August 2019

Medical Qigong Certification Program

August 24 - August 25
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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CALIFORNIA ACUPUNCTURE BOARD APPROVED CEU CERTIFICATE
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Module 1 (1st offering): August 24-25, 2019
Module 1 (2nd offering): Sept 14-15, 2019
Module 2: November 2-3, 2019
Module 3: January 18-19, 2020
Module 4: March 14-15, 2020
Module 5: May 16-17, 2020
Module 6: July 11-12, 2020

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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 six 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.

This 6-module 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 program 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.

Complete Certificate Hours: 6 weekends of total of 90 hours of class time with additional 60 hours of required clinical practice hours to earn a 150-hour certificate in Medical Qigong Therapy. Each weekend will include group Qigong practice, meditation instruction, lectures, individual and partner work, written assignments and discussions.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Suzannah Stason, LAc/CMQ/CQT is a licensed acupuncturist, medical qigong therapist and teacher, and meditation practitioner. Suzannah has a degree in mind-body health from Stanford University and trained with qigong master and Zen priest Suzanne Friedman, L.Ac/DMQ (China) for over 6 years. Suzannah has extensive teaching experience at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Atria Senior Living, Breath of the Dao Chinese Medicine Clinic and at several private events and conferences. She is currently adjunct faculty at the Acupuncture and Integrated Medical College in Berkeley, California. Suzannah also runs an acupuncture and medical qigong practice in San Francisco where she also teaches regular public qigong classes.

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MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 1 1ST OFFERING

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 25 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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CALIFORNIA ACUPUNCTURE BOARD APPROVED CEU CERTIFICATE
August 24-25, 2019 Saturday & Sunday, 9am – 5:30pm
OR Sept. 14-15, 2019 Saturday & Sunday, 9am – 5:30pm

Prerequisites: None. Open to all levels

In this course, you will learn the foundations of medical qigong practice, Chinese medicine theory and an introduction to Daoist medicine as it pertains to emotions, stress and wellness. You will learn basic hands-on-healing medical qigong diagnostic and treatment techniques you can easily incorporate into any clinical practice.

You will learn and practice the six healing sounds qigong and several Daoist meditations for clinical boundary setting, energy cultivation and conservation skills.

See above for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program

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September 2019

Medical Qigong Certification Program Overview

September 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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California Acupuncture Board Approved CEU Certificate

Module 1 (1st offering): August 24-25, 2019
Module 1 (2nd offering): Sept 14-15, 2019
Module 2: November 2-3, 2019
Module 3: January 18-19, 2020
Module 4: March 14-15, 2020
Module 5: May 16-17, 2020
Module 6: July 11-12, 2020

Certificate Program Overview

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 six 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.

This 6-module 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 program 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.

Complete Certificate Hours: 6 weekends of total of 90 hours of class time with additional 60 hours of required clinical practice hours to earn a 150-hour certificate in Medical Qigong Therapy. Each weekend will include group Qigong practice, meditation instruction, lectures, individual and partner work, written assignments and discussions.

About the Instructor:

Suzannah Stason, LAc/CMQ/CQT is a licensed acupuncturist, medical qigong therapist and teacher, and meditation practitioner. Suzannah has a degree in mind-body health from Stanford University and trained with qigong master and Zen priest Suzanne Friedman, L.Ac/DMQ (China) for over 6 years. Suzannah has extensive teaching experience at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Atria Senior Living, Breath of the Dao Chinese Medicine Clinic and at several private events and conferences. She is currently adjunct faculty at the Acupuncture and Integrated Medical College in Berkeley, California. Suzannah also runs an acupuncture and medical qigong practice in San Francisco where she also teaches regular public qigong classes.

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MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 1 2ND OFFERING

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Sept. 14-15, 2019 Saturday & Sunday, 9am – 5:30pm
Course approved by CAB for 15 CEU units.

Prerequisites: None. Open to all levels

In this course, you will learn the foundations of medical qigong practice, Chinese medicine theory and an introduction to Daoist medicine as it pertains to emotions, stress and wellness. You will learn basic hands-on-healing medical qigong diagnostic and treatment techniques you can easily incorporate into any clinical practice.

You will learn and practice the six healing sounds qigong and several Daoist meditations for clinical boundary setting, energy cultivation and conservation skills.

See above for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

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LUO VESSELS: BLOOD & SPIRIT IN CLASSICAL CHINESE MEDICINE

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 3:00 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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CEU CLASS:
14 HOURS NCCAOM (CEP#610)
14 HOURS CAB – PENDING (CEP #1593)
Saturday 9/21 (9am-6pm) – Sunday 9/22 (8am – 3pm)

About the course: The Longitudinal Luo Vessel network offers us the opportunity to move challenging and traumatic emotional experiences and pathology from the Primary channels to reservoirs of latency until the spirit has the resources and space to process and release them. When this mechanism is jeopardized due to resource depletion, emotional repression, or habitual abuse, the system becomes overwhelmed and results in chronic mental health disorders. Without intervention, both emotional and environmental pathogens can penetrate further into the Transverse & Extraordinary Luo Vessel networks, threatening terminal organ inflammation and/or hereditary transmission between parents and child. In this course we will explore the:

Metabolism and spirit of Xue Blood and its role as a medium in latency
Longitudinal Luo Vessels as the most transformative intervention for mental health disorders
Use of Transverse Luo Vessels in the prevention and treatment of visceral inflammation
Treatments to prevent the hereditary transmission of pathology and generational trauma
Diagnosis, protocols, and techniques of the Luo Vessel networks
Co-sponsored by the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College of Berkeley and the Classical Acupuncture Mentorship.

About the Instructor: Sean Tuten, DOM (NM), DAOM (RI) has been a teacher of classical East Asian medicine for 15 years, both as a speaker throughout the United States and Europe and as a professor at Southwest Acupuncture College. In 2016, he founded the Classical Acupuncture Mentorship, a comprehensive training curriculum in the complement channels of acupuncture and pulse diagnosis. In 2000, he co-founded of the Village Health Project, an international 501(c)3 non-profit organization that worked collaboratively with grassroots organizations and indigenous n’angas (healers) in Zimbabwe to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic. He currently maintains private practices in Santa Fe & Albuquerque NM, and Providence RI.

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OPEN HOUSE – ACUPUNCTURE AS A PROFESSION

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Acupuncture as a Profession

9/23/2019 Monday Evening 6-7:30 PM

Learn about a profession in acupuncture and integrative medicine at our Open House!

During the event, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs in Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine; including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, a tour of the campus, etc.

For attendees who plan to apply to the Spring 2020 term the application fee of $100 will be waived. And, to further our mission of promoting health and wellness, we’d like to offer you a gift certificate for a complimentary treatment at our AIMC clinic.

Spring term begins on January 7th.

To join us, contact Holly at 510-859-1300 or admissionsinfo@aimc.edu

FREE

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AURICULOTHERAPY WITH DR. CHRISTINE TARRADELLES

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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CEU CLASS: 4 CE HOURS, CEP 436

FREE FOR AIMC STUDENTS AND FACULTY

***Early Bird rates for Alumni and Public end 8/28***

Course Overview:
In this four hour Intensive, Christine Tarradelles DAIM, L.Ac, will present a review from the course provided in Lyon at the Groupe Lyonnais d’Etudes Medicales in April 2019 by Dr. Raphael Nogier. The course includes the nature of Ear Points with the history of Dr. Paul Nogier. Christine Tarradelles will distinguish ear point: painful point (nervous system, reflex) with the pressure probe detector and the points of lower cutaneous electrical resistance (neuro-humeral) using electrical detection of the points and the VAS (Vascular Autonomic Signal) with radial pulse detection.
Dr. Tarradelles will discuss the scientific research on the effectiveness of Auriculotherapy and the applications of the Vascular Autonomic Sign which indicates the change in the amplitude and dimension of the pulse when certain points of the ear are stimulated.
In the second part of the course the practitioner will be able to identify the different blockages to treatment as: cerebral- laterality – symmetry disorders- first Rib Syndrome – dental Foci – toxic scars – Allergies – PTSD – administer ear acupuncture for a number of skeletal, internal organ and endocrine conditions. Learn which needles are more efficient on the ear than the body.
In the third part of the course, demonstration of the auriculotherapy protocol will be presented and the students will be able to practice on each either. In conclusion, the future of Auriculotherapy will be discussed.

About the Instructor:
Dr. Christine Tarradelles received her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences (ACCHS), and her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine from AIMC Berkeley. She has numerous certifications and experience in holistic bodywork, health care, and nutrition from both Eastern and Western approaches. She teaches Dai Yen Qigong as a certified instructor of the Wen Wu School of Martial Arts and practices privately in Albany, California.

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October 2019

SHAKUJU THERAPY ADVANCED SEMINAR

October 5 @ 9:00 am - October 6 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Shakuju Therapy Advanced Seminar with Daiki Takahashi

CEU CLASS: 14 CAB/NCCAOM CEU’S PENDING, CEP 436 (CAB) & 1026 (NCCAOM)
10/5 – 10/6, Saturday through Sunday, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Limited seating. Register early
Can be applied towards a Certificate in Japanese Medicine

This seminar covers skin diseases and effective treatment strategies, including chronic atopic dermatitis. Daiki Sensei will also teach gentle Shiraku technique (bloodletting) using appropriate clean needle techniques and will debut the latest revolutionary techniques used in the treatment of dermatosis.  In this class, you will have the rare opportunity to be one of the first to learn the newest Shakuju techniques which were recently developed by Master Kobayashi-sensei.  These newly-developed techniques have not been taught in the United States until now, and have not even been released among the Shakuju practitioners in Japan.  This is an exclusive learning opportunity for those wishing to further develop their knowledge and training in Shakuju Therapy.

Presented by Daiki Takahashi, a Shakuju Therapy America Seminar Instructor and faculty member at Goto Acupuncture College in Tokyo, Japan

Prerequisite: Completion of at least one prior Shakuju Therapy Seminar

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