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April 2019

France Study Abroad: Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy Nogier Style

April 23 - April 27
Study Abroad Lyon, France

TUESDAY APRIL 23 – SATURDAY APRIL 27 (NO INSTRUCTION 4/25)

30 CE units (pending CAB approval)

Study with Dr. Raphael Nogier at the Groupe Lyonnais d’Etudes Medicales in Lyon

In this 30 hour intensive, Dr. Raphael Nogier of the Groupe Lyonnais d’Etudes Medicales in Lyon, France will present the theory and practice of Nogier-style Auriculotherapy. The course includes anatomy of the ear, electrical detection of points, master points and specific treatments for endocrine conditions, rheumatic diseases, diseases of the central nervous system, functional diseases, and skeletal, issues as well as treatments to address PTSD.

Dr. Nogier will discuss the scientific research on the effectiveness or 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.

Dr. Raphael Nogier is one of the most sought after teachers in Europe. In addition to his seminars, Dr. Nogier also trains medical doctors from around the world at the Groupe Lyonnais d’Etudes Medicales in Lyon, France. There he holds a year round two-year program. His style of teaching is easy to understand and to learn. As a physician with a full time medical clinic and a busy schedule of teaching seminars, Dr. Nogier continues to bring the knowledge of this medicine to help 1000’s of patients that seek him out from around the world every year. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how this medicine works and how to apply it.

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May 2019

MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 5

May 18 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 5:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

Category 1 Continuing Education Course. This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 15 CE units

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Intro to Chinese Medicine – Summer

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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June 2019

THE ELEMENTS OF FLAVOR – JUNE 1

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
AIMC Berkeley, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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The Elements of Flavor: Sweet, Sour, and Bitter

CEU Class: 2 Day Workshop

EARLY BIRD RATES END 5/1/19
Saturday 6/1 9:00am – 4:30pm and Saturday 6/22 9:00am – 4:30pm

Approved by CAB for 13 CEU units

Flavor occupies the intersection of health and pleasure. Integrating traditional culinary and medical wisdom with the insights of contemporary research, this class is a gastronomic and intellectual journey through the five (or more) basic flavors that define the effects of foods and herbs on the body, mind and palate. This all-new series includes cooking demonstrations, hands-on projects and a unique series of flavor labs that will inspire your work with clients as well as your own cooking and herbal prescribing. This 2 day workshop will focus on the sweet, sour and bitter elements of flavor.

Instructor: Nishanga Bliss, D.Sc., LAc.

See pricing details by clicking on the registration button.

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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THE ELEMENTS OF FLAVOR – JUNE 22

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Elements of Flavor: Sweet, Sour, and Bitter

CEU Class: 2 Day Workshop

EARLY BIRD RATES END 5/1/19
Saturday 6/1 9:00am – 4:30pm and Saturday 6/22 9:00am – 4:30pm

Approved by CAB for 13 CEU units

Flavor occupies the intersection of health and pleasure. Integrating traditional culinary and medical wisdom with the insights of contemporary research, this class is a gastronomic and intellectual journey through the five (or more) basic flavors that define the effects of foods and herbs on the body, mind and palate. This all-new series includes cooking demonstrations, hands-on projects and a unique series of flavor labs that will inspire your work with clients as well as your own cooking and herbal prescribing. This 2 day workshop will focus on the sweet, sour and bitter elements of flavor.

Instructor: Nishanga Bliss, D.Sc., LAc.

See pricing details by clicking on the registration button.

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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July 2019

Intro to Chinese Medicine

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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Intro to Chinese Medicine

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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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.

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

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Intro to Chinese Medicine – Summer

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us starting May 21st for this comprehensive 8-week course which examines the history and philosophy of Chinese 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, MBA, SPHR

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

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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.

FREE

Join Us!

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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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Medicine College, Berkely

2550 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

ADMISSIONS: 510-859-1300
CLINIC: 510-666-8248