SHAKUJU THERAPY SEMINAR with Osamu Hara Sensei, Satoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei
May
17
to May 19

SHAKUJU THERAPY SEMINAR with Osamu Hara Sensei, Satoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei

Shakuju Therapy Seminar
with Osamu Hara SenseiSatoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei

Eastern Medicinal Therapies Education Center is delighted to host Shakuju Master Sensei: Osamu Hara and Satoshi Nakaya with Sensei Diane Iuliano, following the legacy of internationally renowned teacher Master Shoji Kobayashi Sensei.

Friday-Sunday, May 17-19, 2019
Friday 9:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9:00-5:30 p.m.      

Approved for 23 NCCAOM PDAs                 

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TUINA SEMINAR: Structural Disorders of the Lower Extremity Seminar
Nov
10
to Nov 12

TUINA SEMINAR: Structural Disorders of the Lower Extremity Seminar

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Tuina for Structural Disorders of the Lower Extremity

with Bill Helm, AOBTA® CI

Tuina Essentials: Hand Techniques and Full Body Protocol
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Tuina Treatment Strategies for the Lower Extremity: Hip and Knee
Sunday, November 11, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuina Treatment Strategies for the Lower Extremity: Ankle and Foot
Monday, November 12, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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A STUDY OF THE POINT NAMES: THE GALLBLADDER MERIDIAN
Jun
23
to Jun 24

A STUDY OF THE POINT NAMES: THE GALLBLADDER MERIDIAN

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A STUDY OF THE POINT NAMES: THE GALLBLADDER MERIDIAN
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Dennis is busy working on his eleventh book, one of the five books he is currently writing on the Dàodéjīng. These programs are a direct outcome of his work.

14 NCCAOM PDAs Approved

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THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING AND SPIRIT
Jan
27
to Jan 28

THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING AND SPIRIT

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THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING IN ANCIENT ACUPUNCTURE
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Dennis is busy working on his eleventh book, one of the five books he is currently writing on the Dàodéjīng. These programs are a direct outcome of his work. 

The Three Courses are Entitled: 

  1. The Three Levels of Healing and Destiny             September 30 – October 1, 2017
  2. The Three Levels of Healing and the Spirit          January 27-28, 2018
  3. The Three Levels of Healing in the Five Phases   February 17-18, 2018

14 NCCAOM PDAs each

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Structural Disorders of the Upper Extremity Seminar
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Structural Disorders of the Upper Extremity Seminar

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Tuina Seminar with Bill Helm, Tuina AOBTA® CI
Tuina Hand Techniques and
Treatment of Structural Disorders of the Upper Extremity

Join us this Veteran’s Day weekend, November 10-12, 2017 to learn Tuina techniques and protocols to treat structural disorders of the upper extremity. Acupuncturists and Asian Bodywork Therapists alike will find these rhythmic, penetrating techniques fun to perform and receive, as well as powerful additions to your clinical methods of summoning and moving qi.

7 NCCAOM PDAs & 7 NCBTMB CEUs (Friday)       

15 NCCAOM PDAs & 15 NCBTMB CEUs (Saturday - Sunday)   

22 NCCAOM PDAs & 22 NCBTMB CEUs (Friday - Saturday - Sunday)

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SHAKUJU THERAPY SEMINAR with Osamu Hara Sensei, Satoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei
Nov
3
to Nov 5

SHAKUJU THERAPY SEMINAR with Osamu Hara Sensei, Satoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei

Shakuju Therapy Seminar
with Osamu Hara SenseiSatoshi Nakaya Sensei, and Diane Iuliano Sensei

Eastern Medicinal Therapies Education Center is delighted to host Shakuju Master Sensei: Osamu Hara and Satoshi Nakaya with Sensei Diane Iuliano, following the legacy of internationally renowned teacher Master Shoji Kobayashi Sensei. As Kobayashi Sensei has recently retired from teaching in North America, we are proud to welcome back, his official successors, Senior Shakuju Teachers Osamu Hara Sensei and Satoski Nakaya Sensei, who will be continuing on his legacy as the Master Shakuju Sensei.  We are honored to have all three accomplished masters teach us Kobayashi’s methods and traditions.

Designed for both Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork Therapy students and practitioners interested in using Shakuju diagnostic and treatment strategies to best address each patient’s unique presentation. 

Friday-Sunday, November 3-5, 2017
Friday 9:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9:00-5:30 p.m.      

Approved for 23 NCCAOM PDAs                 

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THE EAST AND WEST OF HEADACHES
Oct
15
9:30 AM09:30

THE EAST AND WEST OF HEADACHES

THE EAST AND WEST OF HEADACHES
with Barbara Blanchard

Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017 9:30 – 5:30 pm  

Headaches are a common clinical condition that can benefit from Acupuncture and Acupressure treatment. This workshop will study the different types of headaches as defined by western medicine, and also, eastern medicine. Primary headaches include migraine, tension, cluster and sinus headaches. Secondary and other headaches are often related to traumatic brain injury, TMJ, hypertension and other causes. 

7 NCCAOM PDAs

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THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING AND DESTINY
Sep
30
to Oct 1

THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING AND DESTINY

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THE THREE LEVELS OF HEALING IN ANCIENT ACUPUNCTURE
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Dennis is busy working on his eleventh book, one of the five books he is currently writing on the Dàodéjīng. These programs are a direct outcome of his work. 

The Three Courses are Entitled: 

  1. The Three Levels of Healing and Destiny            September 30 – October 1, 2017
  2. The Three Levels of Healing and the Spirit          January 27-28, 2018
  3. The Three Levels of Healing in the Five Phases   February 17-18, 2018
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DAOIST PSYCHOLOGY
Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

DAOIST PSYCHOLOGY

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“DAOIST PSYCHOLOGY” 
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng
Psycho-Spiritual Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Sunday, September 10, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dennis Willmont, Lic. Ac., Acupressure AOBTA® C.I.Join us as Master Teacher Dennis Willmont, Scholar, Author, and Practitioner of Classical Chinese and Daoist Healing Arts, shares his advanced understanding of Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng as it relates to Psycho-Spiritual Healing.

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"SHONISHIN" JAPANESE TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN
Jul
22
to Jul 23

"SHONISHIN" JAPANESE TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN

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"SHONISHIN" JAPANESE TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN
with Tetsuya Fukushima Sensei

Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23, 2017
9:00-5:30 p.m. 

Tracing its roots back to 17th century Osaka in Japan, Shonishin literally translates as sho "little", ni "children", and shin "needle.” This specialized technique was developed to treat infants and children up to the age of seven. 

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TUINA FUNDAMENTALS SEMINAR with Bill Helm
Jun
17
to Jun 18

TUINA FUNDAMENTALS SEMINAR with Bill Helm

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Tuina Fundamentals Seminar with Bill Helm, Tuina AOBTA® CI
Hand Techniques and the Full Body Protocol
Plus Treatment of Structural Disorders of the Neck and Shoulders

Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

We are delighted to host Bill Helm, director and lead instructor at the Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego and the Department Chair of the Massage and Bodywork Program at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, as a guest teacher with Eastern Medicinal Therapies Education Center during his annual late summer expedition to the Boston area.

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“THE BIG BELL TREATMENT”
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

“THE BIG BELL TREATMENT”

THE BIG BELL TREATMENT
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng
Psycho-Spiritual Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Sunday, June 4, 2017
10:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dennis Willmont, Lic. Ac., Acupressure AOBTA® C.I. Join us as Master Teacher Dennis Willmont, Scholar, Author, and Practitioner of Classical Chinese and Daoist Healing Arts, shares his advanced understanding of Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng as it relates to Psycho-Spiritual Healing.Designed for Acupuncturists, Asian Bodywork Therapists and Practitioners of Eastern Healing Arts.

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“THE GREAT ONE TREATMENT”
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

“THE GREAT ONE TREATMENT”

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THE GREAT ONE TREATMENT
Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng
Psycho-Spiritual Healing Series with Dennis Willmont

Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dennis Willmont, Lic. Ac., Acupressure AOBTA® C.I. Join us as Master Teacher Dennis Willmont, Scholar, Author, and Practitioner of Classical Chinese and Daoist Healing Arts, shares his advanced understanding of Classical Chinese Medicine and the Dàodéjīng as it relates to Psycho-Spiritual Healing.

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EV Sunday Series: Extraordinary Vessel Esoteric Acupressure Overview
May
13
9:00 AM09:00

EV Sunday Series: Extraordinary Vessel Esoteric Acupressure Overview

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Review the four pairs of Extraordinary Vessels as presented in this series. Emphasis will be placed on treatment focus both physical and psychoemotional using Acupressure techniques. Review strategy for creating appropriate Acupoint choices and combinations based on presenting symptoms and hara assessment. Discuss individual cases from your practice. Learn techniques of magnet therapy for treating the four Extraordinary Vessel pairs that can complement Acupressure Therapy or Acupuncture practices. Participants of this workshop are required to have attended the previous EV workshops in this series or have the consent of the instructor.

 Barbara Blanchard, Lic.Ac. Dipl. (NCCAOM)®, Acupressure Shiatsu AOBTA®CI

6.5 NCCAOM PDAs

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“The Heavenly Ancestor Treatment” Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine
Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

“The Heavenly Ancestor Treatment” Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine

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Psycho-Spiritual Healing Series: In this course, we will explore both the mythology and energetics of this possibility through our examination of the pointnames of the relevant acupuncture points.  You will be shown how these points can be organized into an acupuncture or acupressure treatment.  You will then have the opportunity to practice this treatment on each other with a specific acupressure protocol, and then discuss the results.  This approach will give you the opportunity to see for yourself how this greater perspective was built into the Classical Chinese acupuncture system, and that Healing in the acupuncture/acupressure profession has the potential to go far beyond anything we could have previously imagined! 

6 NCCAOM PDAs

This course is part of a series. Classes can be taken individually and in any order. See details below.

Event Location:
Roots and Wings Yoga and Healing Arts
317 North Main Street, Natick, MA 01760

Supportive Discount Codes:
10% AOBTA Members – enter code "AOBTA"
20% Recent Graduates (less than 1 year) – enter code "Graduate"
25% Students – enter code "Students"

To register: Psycho-Spiritual Healing Series (4 classes, 6 NCCAOM PDA hours each)

4-15-17: Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine “The Heavenly Ancestor Treatment”

6-3-17: Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine “The Great One Treatment”

6-4-17: Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine “The Big Bell Treatment”

9-10-17: Psycho-Spiritual Healing in Classical Chinese Medicine “Daoist Psychology”

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EV Sunday Series: Increasing Flexibility of Life with the Yang Wei Dai Mai
Apr
9
9:30 AM09:30

EV Sunday Series: Increasing Flexibility of Life with the Yang Wei Dai Mai

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The Extraordinary Vessel Dai Mai also called the Belt Vessel is the only horizontal channel in the body that binds the other vessels. It has the ability to store excesses both physical and emotional that can often lead to stagnation inhibiting embracing life in the now. Learn the key to unlock the door to promote growth, creativity and flexibility of movement. Practice Acupressure Therapy for releasing stagnation both physical and psychoemotional held by the Dai Mai.

Barbara Blanchard, Lic. Ac., M.Ac., Dilp. Ac. (NCCAOM), Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), Acupressure Shiatsu ABOBTA® C.I.

6.5 NCCAOM PDAs

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EV Sunday Series: Expanding Heaven’s Breath with the Yin Qiao Ren Mai
Mar
12
9:30 AM09:30

EV Sunday Series: Expanding Heaven’s Breath with the Yin Qiao Ren Mai

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The Extraordinary Vessel Ren Mai has a broad influence on many conditions related to the Yuan source Qi. Of particular interest in this workshop will be the effectiveness of Ren Mai in treating Heart and Lung conditions related to asthma and respiratory conditions. Learn Acupressure Therapy for opening the chest, easing breath and calming shen.  In freeing ones constrictions, the Ren Mai allows expanding one’s essence of deep spirit reaching outward.

Barbara Blanchard, Lic. Ac., M.Ac., Dilp. Ac. (NCCAOM), Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), Acupressure Shiatsu ABOBTA® C.I.

NCCAOM PDAs Pending

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EV Sunday Series: Releasing Trauma with the Yang Qiao Du Mai
Feb
19
9:30 AM09:30

EV Sunday Series: Releasing Trauma with the Yang Qiao Du Mai

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The Extraordinary Vessel Du Mai has its source in the Ming Men or Gate of Vitality. It controls Yang Qi and its fire ignites movement and activity. Injury to the back, spine or head can create deep trauma that prevents an ability of expression and interaction with the world. Releasing physical and emotional trauma frees the mobility of outward expression. 

Barbara Blanchard, Lic. Ac., M.Ac., Dilp. Ac. (NCCAOM), Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), Acupressure Shiatsu ABOBTA® C.I.

NCCAOM PDAs Pending

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Chinese Medicine's Character Profile Evaluation "CE-40"
Jan
28
to Jan 29

Chinese Medicine's Character Profile Evaluation "CE-40"

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The CE-40 exam provides a unique and comprehensive integration of all three of Chinese Medicine’s correlation paradigms: The Five Phases; Six Divisions and Eight Principles. The CE-40 is a practical tool for diagnosis and treatment of the meridian system at the level of the Emotions, Will and Intention. For professionals the seminar can help you gain important diagnostic information for your clinical practice. 

Cindy Banker MA, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM®), Five Element Shiatsu AOBTA®C.I.

Approved for 15 NCCAOM PDA Points.

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EV Sunday Series: Harmonizing Shen: An Acupressure approach using the Chong Mai
Jan
15
9:30 AM09:30

EV Sunday Series: Harmonizing Shen: An Acupressure approach using the Chong Mai

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One of the Extraordinary Vessels, the Chong Mai or the Penetrating Vessel has an important influence on affecting the emotions. Its characteristics have the ability to harmonize the emotions when they are imbalanced. Extraordinary Vessels are the deepest pathways that circulate Yuan Source Qi and connect to the Dan Tien “elixir field."

Barbara Blanchard, Lic.Ac. Dipl. (NCCAOM)®, Acupressure Shiatsu AOBTA®CI

Approved for 6.5 NCCAOM PDAs

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