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Divergent Channels: Comprehensive Treatment Strategies

  • Eastern Medicinal Therapies Education Center 317 North Main Street Natick, MA, 01760 United States (map)

Often described as mysterious, Divergent Channels gauge how harmonized we are with nature, inside and out. As Divergent Channels pass through the heart, they are uniquely suited to facilitate and integrate exterior-interior relationships – such as our relationship with the external world to obtain and replenish postnatal qi, and the Extra Vessels supplying the twelve main meridians with Qi and Blood, and supporting our genetic heritage.

This class will integrate Divergent Channels with Extra Vessel polarization therapy.  

Participants will learn to cultivate diagnostic skills that engage jing well points, pulse and abdominal palpation. Employing these methods often lead practitioners to a unique treatment strategy that expands the range of clinical application, including addressing disorders of the heart such as manic-depression, insomnia and dream-disturbed sleep.

Diane Iuliano has been practicing Japanese style acupuncture for over twenty years, after graduating from Boston College with a BA degree in fine arts and receiving her LicAc from New England School of Acupuncture (NESA). Diane has studied extensively with Miki Shima, Shoji Kobayashi and Toshikatsu Yamamoto and earned a Japanese style acupuncture teaching certificate from Miki Shima and the Japanese American Acupuncture Foundation in July of 2005. She is a founding member of the North American branch of the Shakuju Association. Diane has practiced acupuncture at Mount Auburn Hospital, where she supervised the first NESA satellite clinic at the hospital in the Center for Women.

Diane Iuliano

Diane Iuliano

Diane has been teaching acupuncture in Tokyo and Hokkaido for the past 8 years, and was the first American female keynote speaker at Hokkaido University in 2007. Diane participated as a research associate in the Stop Hypertension Acupuncture Research Program (SHARP) at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a board member of the Auriculotherapy Certification Institute. In 2006 Diane was awarded the first certificate in the USA from Shoji Kobayashi and the Shakuju Association in August of 2006. She currently teaches at the Mass College of Pharmacy University and NESA Japanese program and maintains a busy private practice in Belmont, MA.

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