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New Courses in 2024
Saturday 23 March 2024
Sunday 24 March 2024
Integrated approach to treat Musculo-skeletal conditions
Sat & Sunday 6 & 7 April 2024
Saturday 20 April 2024
Sunday 21 April 2024
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Interpreting the zangfu 臟腑 organs
of Chinese Medicine*
learn about the Chinese characters which form a semantic cloud around each organ
- a great way to deepen your understanding of organ functions
An afternoon with a Jiao*
look at the tripartite division of the trunk - and learn more about acupoints in each jiao
Twenty four Solar fortnights*
these 12 separate 2 hour recordings are applicable to one month or a full year - including astronomy, astrology, food, ceremonies, acupuncture channels, acupoints, seasonal exercises and more
*open to students or anyone with an interest in this area *
Deborah studies and translates Classical Chinese medical texts, with a particular interest in the background and roots of Stems and Branches, divination and calendars, astronomy and astrology. Her undergraduate dissertation was on spirals and their applications in acupuncture, drawing on her earlier studies in pure mathematics and nature.
She has extended her Stem and Branches understanding with further study with many great teachers including Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée and Dr. Ed Neal (Neijing acupuncture). She is a keen student who is often seen at CPD events.
Feedback from previous participants:
“This CPD created so many links that has given me a better understanding of Chinese medicine and how it flows, therefore giving me a better understanding of how to diagnose and treat. Very good teacher.”
“Fascinating content and engaging and lively teaching; incredible depth of knowledge. An extremely interesting and well taught course that deepens the understanding of the Chinese medicine approach to the internal organs. Best taught in 3 separate days as it covers a very wide and deep knowledge of the subject.”
“An inspired and amazing teacher who deepens your knowledge and understanding”.
These are recordings of three half-day afternoon seminars with Deborah Woolf which took place in the Spring of 2021.
These are recordings of three half-day afternoon seminars with Deborah Woolf which took place in the Spring of 2021. In each seminar, Deborah uses medical and alchemical classics to present an integrative study of the acupuncture points in each of the three jiaos. She discusses point names and functions; similarities and differences – why choose this point rather than another, etc.
About your tutor: Deborah Woolf
Deborah is passionate about Classical Chinese medicine, and has taught Chinese Medicine, Philosophy and practical skills for almost twenty years at the International College of Chinese Medicine. She combines her teaching with a very busy clinic, applying her understanding of the Classics in the practical realm. Her studies strengthen her clinical practice, and the clinical experience is a valuable tool and focus for her studies. A lively and inspiring teacher, Deborah's knowledge and love of the Chinese language enables direct interpretation for practitioners of Chinese Medicine.