Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory
This 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 wanting 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 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 (a central theme in Chinese medical theory)
- Blood and Body Fluids
- 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
Monday September 13 - December 20, 2021 6:00pm - 10:00pm
(no class on October 11, 2021)
Tuesday September 28 - December 21, 2021 6:00pm - 9:30pm
(no class on October 12, 2021)
Course Length: 100 hours
455 Spadina Ave, Suite 300, Toronto ON, M5S 2G8