Daoist Healing Arts

2018-2019

Daoist Traditions Presents
2018-2019 Classes in North Carolina


The classes below are sponsored by Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts. All classes take place in Asheville, NC, and pre-registration is required. For additional information and registration details, please click here.

Exploring Global Health Trends

Date: February 15 - 18, 2018

This is a four-day class with one workshop per day led by Jeffrey Yuen of the Jade Purity Tradition. Below are the details for each individual workshop:

“Exploring Global Health Trends.”

February 15

8:30am - 4:30pm

“Discussion of Tan - Phlegm and Its Manifestations:”

February 16

9:00am - 4:30pm

The concept of phlegm (tan) and Phlegm-fluid (tanyin) encompasses a myriad of manifestations both substantial and unsubstantial. Sun Si Miao (581-682 AD), also known as one of China’s “Medicine Gods”, has been one of the most significant and influential contributors to the Chinese Medicine body of knowledge including his perspective on the pathology of phlegm and fluids. In this one-day course, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss the highlights of Sun Si Miao’s perspective on the manifestations of tan/tanyin with an emphasis on sensory orifice blockages that can lead to serious health concerns. This course will explore Chinese medical theory and understanding for the treatment of phlegm and phlegm-fluid pathology.

Standard Fee - $200

Non DT Student Fee - *$150

DT Students/Faculty/Alumni Fee - $100

“Treating Global Epidemics, Part One”

February 17

9:00am - 4:30pm

This is day 1 of a 2-day class on “Treating Global Epidemics.”As Chinese medicine continues to become integrated into the West, there are growing efforts to interface these medical traditions with each other through explanations emerging from the parameters of theIR respective systems. The Wen Bing perspective recognized regional treatment, as epidemics manifested differently based on seasonal and regional differences. In this two day course, Jeffrey Yuen will take a close look at the foundations of the Wen Bing school of thought in application to the etiology and pathogenesis of global epidemics. This course will explore both the rapid nature of epidemic progression and explore Chinese medical theories and understanding for common epidemic diseases based on Wei, Qi, Ying, and Yuan level pathology.

“Treating Global Epidemics, Part Two”

February 18

8:00am - 3:30pm

This is day 2 of a 2-day class on “Treating Global Epidemics.”As Chinese medicine continues to become integrated into the West, there are growing efforts to interface these medical traditions with each other through explanations emerging from the parameters of their respective systems. The Wen Bing perspective recognized regional treatment, as epidemics manifested differently based on seasonal and regional differences. In this two day course, Jeffrey Yuen will take a close look at the foundations of the Wen Bing school of thought in application to the etiology and pathogenesis of global epidemics. This course will explore both the rapid nature of epidemic progression and explore Chinese medical theories and understanding for common epidemic diseases based on Wei, Qi, Ying, and Yuan level pathology.

For more information and to register, click here.

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the Support of Cancer Patients

Date: March 31, 2018

Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm

Cancer patients require an integrative treatment approach. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine offer a variety of effective treatment options to support cancer patients during their western medical treatment regimens. This one-day lecture starts with a look at cancer, chemotherapy and radiation from a Chinese medical perspective. Thereafter, the focus lies on acupuncture protocols and the prescription of individualized Chinese herbal medicine to cancer patients during all stages: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and recovery. This includes a discussion about the potential interactions between Chinese medicines and anticancer drugs and how to deal with this sensitive issue. Ample case histories illustrate the theory and ensure the clinical focus of this course. The goal of the day is to provide practitioners with the necessary knowledge and confidence to begin supporting cancer patients in their clinic.

Short Bio: Simon Becker holds a diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Florida Institute of TCM and a MSc from the University of Westminster, UK. He is the author of various articles and books on Chinese medicine. He served as the president for the Swiss Professional Association of TCM and is currently a board-member of the national association for professional recognition of alternative medicine OdA AM. Simon is the director of the Chiway Academy and deputy head of the Chinese Medicine Policlinic at the Hospital in Horgen. He specializes in the treatment of children and supportive treatment of cancer patients.

For more information and to register, click here.

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Introduction to Stone Medicine

Date: February 15 - 18, 2018

This is a four-day class with one workshop per day led by Jeffrey Yuen, 88th Generation Daoist Priest. Below are the details for each.

Day One: “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”

Date: April 5, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is day 1 of a 2-day class on the topic of the “Introduction to Stone Medicine”.

In Chinese medicine, stones, crystals, and gemstones are considered living entities, continuously evolving. Ge Hong, a Daoist priest in the Jin Dynasty, taught that stones convey permanence in healing and are imparted with divine knowledge from heaven to represent the light of heaven permeating the darkness of caves. As such, the density and solidity of stone medicine offers stabilization of the practitioner’s intentions to offer wellness on a deep level.  In this course, Jeffrey Yuen will explore the energetic functions of stones and discuss their application in Chinese medicine to promote health based on their density, specific gravity, and chemical composition.

Day Two: “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”

Date: April 6, 2018

Time: 9:00 am  to  4:30 pm

This is day 2 of a 2-day class on the topic of the “Introduction to Stone Medicine”.

In Chinese medicine, stones, crystals, and gemstones are considered living entities, continuously evolving. Ge Hong, a Daoist priest in the Jin Dynasty, taught that stones convey permanence in healing and are imparted with divine knowledge from heaven to represent the light of heaven permeating the darkness of caves. As such, the density and solidity of stone medicine offers stabilization of the practitioner’s intentions to offer wellness on a deep level.  In this course, Jeffrey Yuen will explore the energetic functions of stones and discuss their application in Chinese medicine to promote health based on their density, specific gravity, and chemical composition.

Day One: “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”

Date: April 7, 2018

Time: 9:00 am  to  4:30 pm

This is day 1 of a 2-day class on the topic of the “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”.

The elusiveness of spirit has long been known to many philosophical and medical traditions. Chinese medicine has long developed a thorough understanding of emotions and specific states of mental stability and imbalance through a long relationship with the mystery of the human mind. In this two day course, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss the treatment and care of those who are experiencing mental-emotional disorders with stone medicine applications. During this workshop, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss the clinical uses of stones, allowing practitioners to gain knowledge of Chinese medical theories and understanding for the management of mental/emotional conditions allowing practitioners to integrate stones into their practice.

Day Two: “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”

Date: April 8, 2018

Time: 8:00 am  to  3:30 pm

This is day 2 of a 2-day class on the topic of the “Stones for Mental and Emotional Wellness”.

The elusiveness of spirit has long been known to many philosophical and medical traditions. Chinese medicine has long developed a thorough understanding of emotions and specific states of mental stability and imbalance through a long relationship with the mystery of the human mind. In this two day course, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss the treatment and care of THOSE who are experiencing Mental-Emotional disorders with stone medicine applications. During this workshop, Master Yuen will discuss the clinical uses of stones, allowing practitioners to gain knowledge of Chinese medical theories and understanding for the management of mental/emotional conditions allowing practitioners to integrate stones into their practice.

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Daoist Healing Arts Presents
2018 Classes


The classes below are sponsored by Daoist Healing Arts. Pre-registration is required. To register, please send your full name and contact information; check or money order, made out to Daoist Healing Arts; and the name of the specific class you are registering for to: Daoist Healing Arts / 369 Montford Avenue / Asheville, NC 28801. If you have any questions, please click here to email DHA.

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Dreams and Chinese Medicine

Date: March 2-3, 2018

Location: 2001 Park Ave., Park City, UT 84068

Time: 3pm - 9pm

This two day workshop will be led by Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist Priest.

Since ancient times, the dream state is believed to hold the key to understanding one's potential for healing the whole body and further to reveal our deepest desires and fears. By taking a deeper look at recurring patterns within dreams, Chinese Medicine practitioners can interpret strong indicators of wellness and pathology among their patients In this class, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss the nature and role of sleep with a close look at the dream state and correlations to the Hun. This class will examine the pathology of dreams and offer treatment strategies for sleeping and dreaming imbalances.

$425 - 12 CEU's (Category 1)

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