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Upcoming Course 2019-2020

​​​​​Ji 幾 'incipience' & ziran 自然 'natural'*​

Fri 6 Sept 2019

Visions of the Body *

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Cupping and Guasha workshop*

Sat 26 October 2019
Moxa: theory and practice*
Sun 27 Oct 2019

Treating musculoskeletal conditions with an  integrated TEAM approach*
Sat 7 December 2019


*open to students or anyone with an interest in this area *


He apprenticed under various TCM, KHT and Auricular masters in South Korea, and has deep knowledge of both TCM and Five Element Acupuncture (Sa am Acupuncture). He has worked as part of a palliative care team in a hospice in Darlington for 5 years. He has taught BAcC, BMAS, ATCM and AACP practitioners for the past 7 years. He is Visiting Lecturer to University of Coventry & Butterwick Hospice.

Jong Baik is an established lecturer with an enthusiastic, intense and also relaxed style of teaching. He specialises in Micro Acupuncture Systems- KHT (Korean Hand Acupuncture Therapy), Auricular (E Chim & Ear Reflex Zone Therapy), Sujok (Korean Hand & Foot Acupuncture), Eye Acupuncture, Nose Acupuncture. He is qualified in Sinology including Chinese Classics (including the Yijing, Nanjing, Huangdi Neijing)

About your tutor: Jong Baik
Entry requirements Qualified acupuncture practitioners; practitioners of any length of practice are welcome. 
Final year acupuncture or herbal medicine students. Anyone with an interest in the area.
Learn two great hands on therapies in just one day. Cupping and guasha are powerful physical therapies that will help you treat pain more effectively. 
Leave the day with 2 great new techniques and the skills to incorporate them into your practice immediately!

Cupping
Fire cupping is an extremely beneficial hands on technique which can be applied using static cupping over meridian points or areas of pain or with a sliding technique to cover a wider area. 
Benefits include moving with and blood and stagnation, drawing out pathogens and nourishing lung and wei qi. You'll learn about cautions for use, hygiene, equipment and technique. 
You will learn:
What is cupping therapy
The history of cupping therapy
East versus West styles of cupping
Contraindications
Cupping therapy methods
Cupping & blood letting
Various cupping & blood letting protocols
Cupping massage


Guasha

Gua Sha uses a scraping technique across the skin to produce light bruising. It can be used to treat a wide range of health issues and is particularly effective for improving pain from injuries, fever and removing pathogens. 
You will learn:
What is Gua Sha?
The meaning of Gua Sha
The history of Gua Sha
Therapeutic benefits
Treatment goals
Properties of water buffalo horn & jade
Preparation for treatment
Head Gua Sha & treatment of headaches & migraines
Neck & shoulder Gua Sha
Back and chest Gua Sha

There will be numerous demonstrations and ample time for questions and answers as well as supervised practice sessions.

         Date          Saturday 26 Oct 2019

        Time         10am - 5pm
        Cost          £75
        Spaces      Max 20
        Tutor         Jong Baik

EARLYBIRD: book and pay by 26 Sept 2019, only £70  ** open to all**

Cupping & Guasha workshop