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Workshops with CE Credits for Acupuncture

IAHE: The Upledger Institute International's Craniosacral Therapy 1

Apr 01 - 06, 2018 Begins in 1 week
with Melinda Naye

CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, noninvasive, hands-on technique to help detect and correct imbalances in the craniosacral system that may cause sensory, motor, or intellectual dysfunction. It is used to treat a myriad of health problems, including headaches, neck and back pain, TMJ dysfunction, chronic fatigue, motor coordination difficulties, eye problems, endogenous depression, hyperactivity, and central nervous system disorders.


The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Healing Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Apr 08 - 13, 2018 Begins in 2 weeks
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Competent, deep soft-tissue work is an invaluable tool in the skill-set of today’s successful massage and bodywork practitioner. The number one complaint any bodyworker deals with over time is acute and chronic back pain. In this new Healing Art of Deep Bodywork seminar, we will continue to develop the practitioner’s knowledge of how to assess and relieve the different types of back problems that clients present. Up until now, all of the work on the back we have learned has been done with clients laying face up or face down.


Primordial Qigong Intensive: Health, Longevity and Unity with the Tao

Apr 08 - 13, 2018 Begins in 2 weeks
with Kenneth Cohen

This revered and comprehensive system of ancient Chinese health and longevity exercises cleanses the body of stagnation and recharges the body with fresh and clear energy (qi). As if you were tuning a piano, you will tune body, breath, and mind so that they are in harmony, not only with each other, but also with the life force of the universe.


Mind, Mood and Food: Optimal Nutrition for Body and Brain

Apr 15 - 20, 2018 Begins in 3 weeks
with James Gordon, Kathie Swift, Mark Hyman, Cindy Geyer, Catherine McConkie & Amy Shinal

Mind, Mood and Food brings together medical and culinary nutrition with cutting-edge research for clinicians and health-conscious individuals to learn how to improve mental and emotional well-being with food. This five-day training includes experiential learning with food, nature, mind-body medicine, live food demonstrations, and whole-food meals that inspire long-lasting nutritional transformation. Participants will be taught a new science-based approach using nutrition to address personal health challenges, for yourself, your clients, and your families.


The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork®: Deep Tissue Skills for Massage Practitioners, Advanced Hip-work, Feet and Lower Legs

May 27 - Jun 01, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Mastering the art of moving deeply into the body’s soft tissue layers adds a powerful dimension to the massage practitioner’s skill set. Bodyworkers who have learned to work slowly and with great sensitivity on these deeper layers are sought after both in private practice and in spas. Perry and Johanna Holloman have created a series of classes for massage professionals that are designed to teach deep tissue skills, which are readily integrated into participants’ current massage practice.


Herbs for Restoration and Relaxation

Jun 01 - 03, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Darren Huckle

The plant world holds many tools for supporting peace, resiliency, and vitality for those of us who live intense or busy lives. This interactive and sensory-oriented workshop will explore amazing herbal allies that powerfully promote the health of our body, mind, and energy. Our special focus will be on herbs that moderate stress response, vitalize energy, promote healthy sleep, and support an overall sense of flow and well-being.


Inner Power Qigong: The 9 Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery

Jun 10 - 15, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Roger Jahnke

Health, well-being, and longevity can be achieved through cultivating and mastering qi. Every style of qigong — including tai chi and yoga — shares a basis in essential principles. During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to awaken and refine natural healing and intuitive abilities associated with the most mysterious and neglected aspect of being: the eternal nature, or universal self.


The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Back, Hips and Shoulders

Jul 01 - 06, 2018 Begins in 3 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Deep bodywork, practiced with great sensitivity, is one of the most effective healing modalities available to the bodywork practitioner. Through slowly opening the body’s deeper soft tissue layers, we connect the mind to normally unconscious, “stuck” areas of the physical body, which can release enormous amounts of previously held energy. This energy in turn becomes available to support the body’s innate capacity to self-organize and self-heal, enabling practitioners to support clients in overcoming previously stubborn, seemingly intractable physical conditions.


IAHE: Upledger Institute International's SomatoEmotional Release 2

Jul 15 - 20, 2018 Begins in 3 months
with Maggie Gill

SomatoEmotional Release (SER) is a healing process that helps rid the mind and body of residual effects of past trauma and associated negative emotional experiences. Joint research efforts by Dr. John Upledger and biophysicist Dr. Zvi Karni led to the discovery that the body often retains (rather than dissipates) physical forces resulting from accident, injury, or emotional trauma, and then isolates the dysfunctional area, creating an “energy cyst.” Although a reasonably healthy body can work and adapt to energy cysts, extra energy is required to perform normal bodily functions.


Zero Balancing - Part 1

Aug 26 - 31, 2018 Begins in 5 months
with Fritz Smith & Todd Williams

Zero Balancing (ZB) is a non-diagnostic system of healing which clarifies and coordinates energy fields in the body, balances body energy with body structure, and focuses on bone energy and the skeletal system. Science has shown that energy and matter are fundamentally coupled; psychology has shown that the mind and body are interconnected. ZB embodies both perspectives. It is based on the experience that balancing the body’s energy with its structure has a direct positive effect on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.


Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader Certification Training

Sep 23 - 28, 2018 Begins in 6 months
with Roger Jahnke

Tai Chi Easy is a practice that combines gentle exercises, breath practices, self-massage, and meditation to help you experience a refreshing, healing boost to body, mind, and spirit. Developed by master teacher Roger Jahnke, Tai Chi Easy enhances energy (qi) to strengthen and cleanse the body and mind. According to Chinese Medicine and philosophy, qi is the vital essence that creates health, well-being, and harmony.
During this workshop, you will learn how to teach tai chi principles including breathing, relaxation, and mindfulness in an easy format to share in your classes.


IAHE: Upledger Institute International's CranioSacral Therapy 2

Oct 21 - 26, 2018 Begins in 7 months
with Lisa Desrochers

CranioSacral Therapy 2 studies cranial-base dysfunctions as diagnosed and treated by Dr. William Sutherland, the “father” of cranial osteopathy. The course material and hands-on sessions will focus on cranial-base dysfunctions, the masticatory system-hard palate, mandible and temporomandibular joint; whole body evaluation; and the energy cyst with regional unwinding. An introduction to SomatoEmotional Release will also be presented.
The prerequisite for this course is Upledger Institute's CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1) and thorough working knowledge of the 10-Step Protocol.


The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Disorders of the Temporo-Mandibular Joint

Nov 04 - 09, 2018 Begins in 7 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

There is growing demand for massage practitioners who have mastered the art of moving deeply into the body with skill and sensitivity. The capacity of Deep Bodywork to alleviate acute and chronic pain has made it an indispensable tool in treating difficult conditions such as thoracic-outlet syndrome and disorders of the temporo-mandibular joint.


Qigong for Health and Happiness

Dec 21 - 28, 2018 Begins in 9 months
with Mingtong Gu

Join Master Mingtong Gu for a week dedicated to healing and balancing body, mind, heart, and spirit through the powerful movement, sound, and visualization practices of qigong. This retreat is a great way to take a vacation for yourself, journey inward with deep nourishment, and recharge with renewed energy, clarity, and vitality. Qigong supports you in releasing limitations and expanding into new possibilities for balance, wellness, deep fulfillment, and lasting joy.



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