THE FIVE PHASES IN THE CLASSICAL TEXTS
with Dennis Willmont
Saturday-Sunday, February 17-18, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
New Class! 14 NCCAOM PDAs pending
This course presents the Five Phases as they were described in the Classical Texts of acupuncture and shows how they are even more necessary in modern times. The foundation of this approach is how the basic theories of Yin-Yang polarity are applied to the categories of Five Phase correspondence.
Of special importance is how these levels elucidate a more comprehensive meaning for its corresponding Phase. For example, it describes and organizes over 200 different psycho-emotional temperaments according to Yin, Yang, and Balance to facilitate their use in clinical practice. It also describes the Hún and Pò in depth as examples of using acupuncture in treating psycho-spiritual aspects frequently seen in the clinic.
Lecture Topics Include:
Introduces the Five Phase Categories of Correspondence on the Cosmological, Physiological, and Body/Mind/Spirit levels.
Shows how the Five Phases are generated from basic Yin-Yang polarity.
Provides a listing, description, and organization of over 200 psycho-emotional temperaments.
Details a complete description of the Hún and Pò, as well as the Spirit Functions of the other Phases.
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.
Event Location: (link)
Roots and Wings Yoga and Healing Arts
317 North Main Street, Natick, MA 01760 Vertual attendance available. Inquire.
Dennis Willmont, Lic. Ac., is an accomplished Author, Acupuncturist, Shiatsu Practitioner, Chinese Herbalist, Essential Oils Practitioner, Macrobiotic Counselor, and Way of Life Counselor.
Dennis has more than 40 years of experience with the Dàodéjīng – a classic Chinese text that has been a source of inspiration for Daoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, artists, poets and healers. He has been practicing Shiatsu, Acupressure, Tàijíquán, and Daoist meditation since 1971, and Acupuncture since 1976. He graduated from the first class at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA).
He has also studied Wu style Tàijíquán with Li Li-ta in San Francisco and Yang style with T.T Liang and Yang Jwing-ming in Boston where he has earned the rank of assistant instructor as well as Xingyi and Baguquan with Liang Shouyu.
A true pioneer, in the 1970’s Dennis created and taught the first 500-hour program in Shiatsu/Acupressure in North America, before the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA®) existed. He is an AOBTA® Certified Instructor and Honorary Member.
In an attempt to share his vast knowledge with colleagues and students, Dennis Willmont has written ten books on acupuncture and natural healing, several of which have been used as textbooks in educational institutions. Currently, he is working on completing Volume Two of the five volume series on the Dàodéjīng and how it relates to the Three Levels of Healing in acupuncture.
In addition to his rigorous writing schedule, Dennis maintains a practice in acupuncture, Chinese herbs, whole foods dietary practice, and essential oils in Marshfield, Massachusetts.
His books are used by acupuncturists, teachers, and acupuncture schools around the world. To learn more about these treasures, or to purchase, visit Willmountain Press.