Join Richard Kwan, April 8 for TCM Theory!

April 8, 2018 - June 25, 2018

TCM TheoryThis course is perfect for both beginners and therapists wishing to expand his/her clinical knowledge.

This course is a real eye opener for anyone who wishes to understand how their body functions and how to improve their health in everyday life. This course is perfect for both beginners and therapists wishing to expand his/her clinical knowledge. Not only will you be introduced to a unique medical model of the human body from a Chinese medical perspective, this course will also change your outlook on human health and the prevention of diseases.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an art as well as a science with a unique approach to understanding and treating health conditions, as supported by 4000 years of medical wisdom. For those of you who are interested in understanding the wonders of ancient  Chinese medical philosophy and how it all ties into your daily lives in a practical way, you will definitely find an abundance of ‘aha’ moments in this course.

This course will introduce the historical and philosophical contexts, upon which Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based.

Students will learn:

  • History of TCM
  • Concepts and Physiology of Qi (central theme in Chinese medical theory)
  • Blood and Body Fluids
  • Essence
  • Shen and Mingmen
  • Yin and Yang and the Five Elements
  • Functions of the Zang-Fu Organs
  • Six Pathogens/Evils
  • Seven Emotions
  • Way of Life
  • General Organ Patterns
  • The Eight Principles


Schedule:

April 8, 2018 - June 25, 2018
Sundays, April 8 - June 24, 2018
1:30pm - 5:30pm

Mondays, April 9 - June 25, 2018
6pm - 10pm

Final Exam, June 28, 2018

Details:

Course Length: 100 hours

Cost: $900 or 4 monthly payments of $225

To register: Call 416-323-1818 X 202, Email:
info@aim-academy.ca

AIM Academy
455 Spadina Ave, Suite 300, Toronto ON, M5S 2G8

Instructor: RICHARD KWAN, BSc, R.TCMP, R.Ac

Richard KwanRichard completed the 4-year Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TSTCM). He lectured extensively at TSTCM and Eight Branches Academy of Eastern Medicine in the theory of TCM, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine.
He is also very passionate about his volunteer work with street youth and people with AIDS. 

Richard has a strong commitment to Tai Chi and Qi Gong, which he has practiced for over 15 years. For the promotion of health and the prevention of disease, he teaches Tai Chi at the downtown YMCA and in the Beaches.

Currently, he is the Senior Advisor of TCM & Acupuncture at AIM Academy. He also teaches Fundamentals of TCM, Acupuncture Technique and is a clinic supervisor. In 2008, he started Simple Cures - a Chinese Medicine centre and has been in private practice in The Beaches and Vaughan.  Richard believes that a simple lifestyle promotes better health; he strives to empower his patients to become more proactive with their own healthcare.