Yin Yang and Unity Consciousness in Chinese Medicine

This course explores two important foundational concepts in Chinese medicine and their relationship: Shen-ming (Light of Spirit) and Yin-Yang. As part of the discussion, several of the archetypal organ systems of Chinese medicine will be illuminated from the perspective of their respective Yin-Yang (differentiating into the world of separateness) or centrally unifying functions.

Yin Yang and Unity Consciousness in Chinese Medicine

10 Lessons 
Included
1:20 hours 
On-Demand Video
11 Interactive
Quizzes
Certificate On Completion
CEU/CPD/PDA

What you will learn

  • Grasp the system of Yin-Yang differentiation as a manifestation of holistic life force therapy.
  • Understand advanced aspects of the central Chinese medicine concepts of yin-yang and shenming after learning more about their textual origins and classical terminology.
  • Gain a more complete understanding of the Chinese medicine concept of “the center”.

Course Overview

This course explores two important foundational concepts in Chinese medicine and their relationship: Shen-ming (Light of Spirit) and Yin-Yang.

While all diagnostic modalities of Chinese medicine aim to arrive at a form of Yin/Yang differentiation (or any of its further developed versions, such as 5-Phase diagnostics, etc), the deepest level of holistic treatment seeks to reach the undifferentiated life force that is behind all physical form.

By exploring relevant passages from the Huangdi neijing (Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine) and other relevant pre-medical texts, this course demonstrates how behind the elaborate system of Yin-Yang categorization it is unity consciousness–paving the way to unity diagnosis and unity therapy–that comprises the philosophical, cosmological and clinical foundation of Chinese medicine.

As part of the discussion, several of the archetypal organ systems of Chinese medicine will be illuminated from the perspective of their respective Yin-Yang (differentiating into the world of separateness) or centrally unifying functions.


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This course has been produced from materials recorded at the ICCM Congress. The ICCM arranges a yearly outstanding international TCM gathering which is held in Tel-Aviv during Vernal Equinox, in March, Every Year.


Course Reviews:

Inspiring and profound

5.0 rating
December 24, 2019

Inspiring and profound
I love listening to Prof. Fruehauf’s lectures on Chinese Classics and their relevance to our modern life. I don’t know anyone else who can talk about 2000 year-old texts in such a vivid and passionate und clear way and at the same time put so much meaning for our daily treatment of patients into his lectures. Normally, I am not a big fan of making notes, but during this course I even stopped within some of the individual lessons to listen to some of his sentences twice and take a note of them because I found them so inspiring and relevant.

Anne Baumgart

Conveys the patient essence within

5.0 rating
December 24, 2019

Conveys the patient essence within
excellent depiction of the heart and the importance of cultivating neutral responses to all events people and things while adhering to core integrity to bring about authentic heart/spirit development

Goldenlotus12
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About Instructor

Prof. Heiner Fruehauf Ph.D., L.Ac.

Heiner Fruehauf has researched Chinese culture and medicine for 38 years, and holds a PhD from the Dept. of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He is the Founding Professor of the School of Classical Chinese Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, where he has taught and practiced since 1992. He lectures in North America, Europe and China, and has authored a wide variety of articles and textbooks on Chinese medicine. His interest in preserving some of the traditional features of Oriental medicine led him to develop a database dedicated to the archiving of classical knowledge, where a selection of his publications can be accessed (ClassicalChineseMedicine.org). His strong belief in the clinical efficacy of Chinese herbal medicine lead him to found the Hai Shan Center, a clinic in the Columbia River Gorge specializing in the treatment of difficult and recalcitrant diseases. Out of concern over the rapidly declining quality of medicinals from mainland China, he has founded the company Classical Pearls that specializes in the import of wild-crafted and sustainably grown Chinese herbs (ClassicalPearls.org).

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Course Includes

  • 1 Section
  • 10 Lessons
  • 11 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate