About your tutor: Andreas Kuehne

Founder and director of Thammavong School for Classical Chinese Medicine since 1990. Head of German Qigong Association since 1997. Teacher of Classical Chinese Medicine, Qigong, Daoist Kung Fu, Feng Shui, Herbs, Tuina. Educated as a personal student by Master Kaikham Thammavong, Laos (1986 -1990). Studied at the East West Academy, San Francisco, CA, USA (1997-2000). Clinical internship at the Xi Yuan Clinic for Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China (1999, 2000,2001,2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012). 

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Further education at different schools in Germany, England, USA, China: Lillian Bridges, USA; Kevin Chen, New Jersey Medical School; Richard M. Chin, Long Island University; Garri Garripoli, CA; Binhui He, China; Nan Lu, New Jersey; Yoshiaki Omura, New York; Kangmin Shu, China; Sifu Kiew Kit Wong, CA; Thornton Chamberlin, Switzerland; Professor Basilio Chen, San Francisco; Rene Goris, Netherlands; Jerry Alan Johnson, Peninsula, USA; Mark Johnson, Karen Kingston, UK; Michael Tierra, CA; Shi Yong Dao, Shaolin, China.

Understand & treat Auto-immune disorders with Classical Chinese Medicine

Entry requirements

This seminar is for Chinese Medicine practitioners and students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how to improve their treatment of auto-immune disorders through the application of the principles of Classical Chinese medicine.

         Date          Sunday 29 April 2018

        Time         10am - 5pm
        Cost          £75 (earlybird £65)
        Spaces      Max 20
        Tutor         Andreas Kuehne

TCM is a combination of Classical Chinese Medicine (CCM) and western conventional medicine created between 1949 and 1980 in the ‘People’s Republic of China’ due to complex historical, political and economic reasons.

In creating TCM, many of the foundations & concepts of Classical Chinese Medicine were removed or changed and substituted with western anatomy and physiology. At the same time, a selection of CCM concepts and methods were westernized, standardized, adapted and ultimately adjoined into the new system.

The merging of the two distinct systems produced some critical flaws and severe therapeutic limitations due to major loss of theory and concepts, many of which are noticed by TCM practitioners at some point in their work or study.

In this seminar you will discover the actuality and clear logic of the ancient wisdom within the Classical Chinese Medical system!
You will get the necessary concepts to understand the cause and disease mechanism of autoimmune disorders in general and the way they develop into specific manifestations.

The key to developing a legitimate strategy and treatment method for auto-immune disorders is to reveal the individual conditions for the disease mechanism, so you can effectively enhance your results. 

What you will learn:

  • How the development of TCM affected the understanding of cause and disease mechanism
  • The classical foundations of Chinese Medicine for conditional diagnosis and treatment
  • The mechanism of autoimmune diseases in its specific causalities
  • The importance of functional connecting and disconnecting of our metabolism to avoid heat stagnation
  • The influence of emotions, diet, lifestyle to the disease mechanism
  • Diagnostic aspects and treatment approaches with herbs, acupuncture and exercises


There will be case studies and examples presented to support the lecture.

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