¨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 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.
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The Spirit of the Acupuncture Points 0/5
This section covers the theoretical background of the lecture, what is the nature of a point, what is Shen.
Dr. Maimon is an internationally renowned figure in the field of Integrative and Chinese Medicine with over 25 years of clinical, academic, and research experience in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Dr. Maimon integrates complementary and western medicine in his own unique way. He combines a vast background of TCM styles with a wide clinical and teaching experience. His teaching is clear and inspiring.
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