What: 18 CEU – Five Element Traditional Mat Shiatsu Class
Where: The Naga Center – 4423 Ne Tillamook Street, Portland, OR 97213
Who: Course is open to LMT’s, Bodyworkers, and Acupuncturists.
When: Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm, September 24th through October 29th, 2014.
Details: Class is taught traditional style on floor mats with handouts and charts (all provided). Students will need to bring a notebook, pen and folder, and wear or bring loose, comfortable clothing and socks.
Size: Class is limited to 12 participants
Week 1 – INTRODUCTION
Introduction to Eastern concepts; five elements and overview of meridians; palpatation, palming, thumbing, CUN measurements, and point location. Introduction to diagnosis techniques – hara, tongue, observation, and pulse. The law of five elements including yin/yang, kyo/jitsu and generation and control cycles will be covered and discussed in detail throughout the class.
Week 2 – EARTH Spleen and Stomach
Week 3 – METAL Lung and Large Intestine
Week 4 – WATER Kidney and Bladder
Week 5 – WOOD Liver and Gallbladder
Week 6 – FIRE Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and Triple Burner