Theoric and practical seminar to introduce Manaka’s ideas on dosage and prognosis, and a simple approach to monitoring changes on the pulse after apply moxibustion developed from Toyohari style.
Language: English and spanish
Dates: (2018) 16/11
How sick are my patients? How much treatment can I do in one session? How many treatments will they need? How can I use the pulse to tell me when I’ve done enough or done too much?
The workshop will provide practical and pragmatic answers to these crucial questions using thoughts and concepts distilled from sophisticated thinkers and researchers in Japanese acupuncture such as Dr Yoshio Manaka, Stephen Birch and the blind practitioners of the Toyohari Association. You will learn:
TEACHING UNIT I.I
Dosage and the Goldilocks Zone
Introducing the Jitsometer and the Dosometer
Deepening our practice.
Lecture. The pulse matrix – monitoring your treatments and a tool for research.
Pulse practice with cone moxa. Practise recording pulse matrix and removing the moxa at the pulse change
Moderating the ouchie according to pulse.
Demo and practice.
TEACHING UNIT I.II
Practice either protocol in fours, giving pulse feedback only according to four pairs.
Experiments with Sayoshi. Demo
Prognosis and blood stasis