Shen Points: The Spirit of the Acupuncture Points
¨All proper needling first treats the spirit“ (Su Wen, ch. 25)
The deep art of healing with acupuncture relies on the ability to create transformation on the level of the Shen. From an acupuncture prospective this means that treating on the spirit level and helping patients to transform suffering into growth, is the core of one’s practice. From this perspective unfolding the deep mystery of the Shen’s relationship to the mind is the essence of human growth.
Point names and locations relate to the deep alchemy of Heaven and Earth, Jing and Shen. Many acupuncture point reflects this dynamic.
This lecture covers: special needle techniques; deep understanding of the points and how to use them clinically; treating Shen disorders such as insomnia, poor memory, heart pain and palpitations, depressive disorders and even epilepsy.
Out of the main 361 points, we examine 8 points with the character Shen- Spirit in the name: He 7, Cv 15, Bl 44, Du 24, Du 11, Kid 25, Kid 23, Gb 13
- Deepen your understanding of Shen acupuncture points and the way to use them clinically.
- Gain knowledge about the deep alchemy underlying the meridians.
- Treat Shen disorders such as insomnia and depression with greater confidence and through deeper understanding.
This course qualifies for 1 CPD point by the NZASA. To ensure that you receive the proper credit, please contact NZASA to verify CPD eligibility prior to registering for the course.
This lecture has been produced from materials filmed at the ICCM Congress. The ICCM arranges a yearly outstanding international TCM gathering which is held in Tel Aviv during the Vernal Equinox, in March, every year.
- Lectures 8
- Quizzes 8
- Duration 86 Min
- Skill level 2.5 PDAs/CEUs
- Language English
- Students 43
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
The Spirit of the Acupuncture Points 5
This section covers the theoretical background of the lecture, what is the nature of a point, what is Shen.
Shen Points 8
In this section we go through the points which has Shen in their name, we understand the meaning of their names and their clinical usage.
Understanding the Shen 2