Eastern Nutrition

 

Description:

This course is intended for therapists of various disciplines (with basic knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine) who wish to learn more about the wonderful therapeutic benefits which TCM can offer with regard to diet and nutrition. 

This is also a practical course, participants will be encouraged to share various recipes, prepare foods, and share experiences with dietary modification though online discussion.

Topics

The topics to be covered are:

  • TCM digestion (overview)
  • TCM healthy diet principles, etiology, and prevention
  • Cooking methods
  • Thermal nature
  • Major TCM patterns and their dietary therapy: Spleen Qi deficiency, Excess heat/Fire, Blood deficiency, Yin deficiency, Yang deficiency, Damp-Phlegm, Damp-Heat, Liver Qi Stg/Blood Stasis
  • 5 elements in diet, colours and flavours
  • Vitamins and minerals reframed in TCM terms

Prerequisite: Trained and/or practicing an Eastern or holistic therapy with an understanding of TCM theory and the meridian system. OR Completion of the 100 hour Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory course offered at AIM Academy. If you have questions about prerequisites please contact us via email.

Schedule:

Mondays: November 16, 23, 30th from 9:30am – 1:00pm

Wednesdays: November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2nd from 9:30am – 1:00pm

Fridays: November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4th from 2:00  5:30pm

Details:

Course Length: 40 hours
Cost: $400

Email to register: info@aim-academy.ca

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

Instructor: Tony Tavares, R.Ac, R.TCMP

Tony Tavares is registered acupuncturist and TCM practitioner and educator with aTony Tavares Eastern Nutrition Toronto 2019 private practice in Norwood, Ontario where he also offers Mindfulness counselling based on Buddhist psychological principles. He is the founder of the Lotus Meditation Centre in Norwood Ontario and regularly gives Dharma talks in Norwood, Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Toronto, and leads retreats at The Dharma Centre of Canada.