Classical Acupuncture - The complete channel system
The Chinese Medical Classics (Su Wen, Ling Shu) mention and list in detail the existence of nearly 70 channels in the human body. Today, most schools teach how to utilize the Primary channels – 12 out of the original system.
The knowledge about the complete channel system was omitted from written tradition at the time of the Song Dynasty and was kept only via oral tradition.
Knowledge of the complete system as a whole and the dynamic that connects the channel systems to one another draws a complete physiological picture and enables a deep understanding of the nature of disease, its progression and expression – acute and chronic.
In this lecture series you will learn the complete channel systems – the Sinews, the Luos, the Divergent and the Eight Extraordinary Channels. You would be able to apply the knowledge in your practice immediately as we learn each systems needling technique and unique role within the channel system.
In the first part, we will cover:
Introduction to the complete channel system - providing historical context and explain why these channel are no longer in use. Present the channel system as a complete unit which purpose is to preserve life. (physiology and Pathology of the complete channel system)
Dynamic Pulse reading - dynamic pulse reading is essential part of working with the complete channel system. Accurate understanding of inter-organ relationships and communication will enable the practitioner to choose the best energetic layer and channel system to work with.
Sinew Channel - The first of the channel system that we will explore - the Sinew channels are the first line of defense from external pathogenic factor. it is useful for any muscle injury or tightness, acute trauma, skin condition etc.
In the second part, we will cover:
The Luo channels:
The course will discuss the concept and application of the Luo/connecting channels. A detail outline of their historical context, classical role within the complete channel system, signs and symptoms, treatment protocols and clinical use. Treatment of the emotion related conditions are specific to the Luo channels and help to address the immediate as well as long standing conditions. Dermatological, gastrointestinal issues can be also treated by utilizing the Luo channels.
Psychological development model of the Luo channels with clinical application
Transverse and longitudinal Luos
The Divergent Channels
According to Classical understanding the Divergent channels are created as needed in order to hold pathogenic factor in a state of latency. The understanding of their function within the complete channel system enable direct access to the pathology that is held latent in the body.
The treatment of chronic degenerative diseases, and other chronic condition is possible through the understanding of the interplay of body resources and the pathogenic factor.
Eight Extraordinary vessels
The Extraordinary channels enable the unfolding of our life’s path. Through understanding of their philosophy and function we can engage our patients in a life transforming work that encourages the fulfillment of their curriculum. Through access to these channels we can treat congenital and inherent diseases as well as release unconscious emotions or trauma.
Cody Dodo studied classical acupuncture from Daoist Master and teacher Dr Jeffery Yuen. After graduating from The Classical Acupuncture program at Swedish Institute in New York, Cody continue his studies with Master Yuen with courses in Advanced acupuncture, Chinese nutritional therapy and pulse diagnosis. Cody has a private practice in New York City where he treats patient using the complementary channels (The Sinews, Luos, Divergents, and the Eight Extraodinary Vessles.)
Classical Acupuncture – the complete channel system
8. august 2020 - 10. august 2020
Classical Acupuncture – the complete channel system the Luo Channels
14. august 2020 - 15. august 2020
Classical Acupuncture – the complete channel system the Divergent Channels
16. august 2020 - 17. august 2020
Classical Acupuncture – Clinical day
19. august 2020
Classical Acupuncture – the complete channel system the 8 Extraordinary Channels