Peterborough Current Courses
Jing-Luo (Meridians and collaterals) System (60 hours)
This course of study presents the complex network of meridians and collaterals that integrate the body's energy and functions into a unified organism. It outlines the formation, function and clinical significance of channel theory, the distribution and pathology of 12 primary channels, the muscle regions and cutaneous regions, plus a summary of research concerning the channels.
Dates: September 8, 2013 - November 24, 2013
Sundays 10:00 - 1:30pm & Every second
Wednesday 6:00pm -9:30pm
Cost: $ 477 +hst
Qi Gong, a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is the skillful practice of guiding and inducing the body's Qi or vital energy to revitalize and restore optimum health.
The Wudang Hun Yuan Qigong Regulations, are a set of 10 repetitive movement meditations to cleanse, transform, replenish and balance the practitioners physical, emotional and spiritual energies.
Implemented in several Chinese hospitals, to restore and improve health, they are highly adaptable to any fitness level.
Dates: April 3 - May 29, 2013
Sundays: 2:30pm - 6:00pm & Thursday 6:00pm- 10:00pm
Cost: $357.75 +hst
Acupuncture Point Location (122 hours)
This course of study outlines the most important points that are located along the major meridians. The most commonly used methods of locating the points will be discussed using anatomical landmarks, proportional measurements, and finger and thumb measurements. Differential functions and clinical significance of each point compared to other points on the same or different meridians will be outlined, plus point pairing and combining. This will be conducted through demonstrations and hands-on sessions in class.
Dates: December 8, 2013 - May 6, 2014
Sundays: 10:00 - 1:30pm & Wednesday: 6:00 - 9:30pm
Cost: $969.90 +hst
Practice Management and Communication Skills (80 Hours)
The focus of the course is to help build and manage a successful practice. Topics include patient/practitioner communication skills, managing difficult patient situations, scope of practice, making appropriate referrals, insurance issues, resume writing, risk management and quality assurance.
Dates: September 8, 2013 - March 30, 2014
Sundays: 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Cost: $636 + hst
Tony Tavares (Jing-Luo, Point Location, Practice Management)
Tony Tavares completed acupuncture training programmes at both the Canadian branch of the Beijing Capital University of Medical Sciences and the Institute of Traditional Medicine. He has also completed the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine diploma program with the Canadian branch of the Beijing Capital University of Medical Sciences.
Tony's background includes experience as a yoga instructor, fitness consultant and Reiki Master. He is trained in Tuina, Shiatsu and Ayurvedic bodywork and modalities.
He is currently residing in Norwood, Ontario and teaching at the Toronto and Peterborough Campuses of the Shiatsu School of Canada – SSC Acupuncture Institute.
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