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Neil Gumenick

Biography

Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), C.T. (Adv.), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM) is the Founder, Director, and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc. and has been in private practice since 1981. He holds three degrees, including Master of Acupuncture (UK) and Advanced Teacher certification from The College of Traditional Acupuncture (UK), awarded by Professor J.R. Worsley. Neil was a ten-year participant and senior coach in the Worsley Institute Master Apprentice Program™.

He has served as Professor at Yo San University, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine and SAMRA University, guest instructed at UCLA and USC Schools of Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine, Worsley Institute of Classical Acupuncture, TAI Sophia, Pacific Rim College, New England School of Acupuncture, and SCUHS. Neil has been a featured presenter at the Pacific Symposium, CSOMA Expo, AOM Alliance, AAMA Symposium, Southwest Symposium, Supply Center Expo, SCHUS Extravaganza, Canadian Oriental Medical Symposium, and the Five Element Acupuncture Symposium.

Neil has been published in the European Journal of Oriental Medicine, California Journal of Oriental Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Meridians Magazine, T’ai Chi Press, L.A. Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, and has been a columnist for Acupuncture Today since 2000, with over 70 articles published to date. Neil received the AAAOM award: Pioneers and Leaders in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2007.

Live Events with Neil Gumenick


September 17, 2021 - August 21, 2022

The Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Program

A Part-Time Year Long Journey into the Heart and Soul of the Five Elements

Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
 

The Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Program

A Part-Time Year Long Journey into the Heart and Soul of the Five Elements

with Neil Gumenick

September 17, 2021 - August 21, 2022

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Overview

Classical Five-Element Acupuncture is one of the most profound and complete systems of medicine in the world. Practiced in accord with timeless natural laws, this system addresses the needs of the patient as a whole: at the levels of body, mind, and spirit.

The Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Program offers Acupuncturists and other licensed medical professionals the opportunity to become certified as Classical Five-Element practitioners. The program is taught by Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), C.T. (Adv.), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM), and a team of faculty and guest faculty approved by the Director.

Now, this part-time 10 session program is available for you online through Net of Knowledge across 2021-2022, including two practical sessions in California (if situations permit).

The Causative Factor:

Rather than palliating symptoms, which like warning lights on the dashboard of a car, are only signals of deeper imbalance, Classical Five-Element Acupuncture diagnoses and treats at the level of cause.

Every human being is born with, or develops early in life, a primary imbalance in one of the Five Elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, or Water) and its associated organs and functions. This is known as the Causative Factor and is the source of the myriad symptoms a person develops over a lifetime. Once identified and properly treated, unless the condition is truly beyond the reach of Nature to reverse, Nature will throw the disease out, regardless of its label.

Diagnosis, Treatment, Patient Management:

Each of the Elements has a corresponding odor, color, vocal sound, and emotion. In imbalance, these correspondences will manifest inappropriately in the patient and reveal the Causative Factor. In this Program, you will learn to reawaken your innate senses: to smell, see, hear, and feel.

Become the practitioner you always wanted to be—join us for this deep learning journey!



Outline

  • September 17, 2021 - 12am PDT, 3am EDT (0 mins)
    Session 1 - September 17-19, 2021
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 2 - October 16-17, 2021
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 3 - November 20-21, 2021
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 4 - December 18-19, 2021
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 5 - January 14-16, 2022
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 6 - February 19-20, 2022
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 7 - March 19-20, 2022
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:17pm PDT, 9:17pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 8 - April 23-24, 2022
  • May 7, 2021 - 6:18pm PDT, 9:18pm EDT (0 mins)
    Session 9 - May 22-23, 2022
  • August 21, 2022 - 12am PDT, 3am EDT (0 mins)
    Session 10 - August 19-21, 2022

Your Teacher

Neil Gumenick

Neil Gumenick

In practice for 40 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is Founder and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. An accomplished author and international lecturer, he has taught at Yo San University, Emperor's College and SAMRA University.

Recording

from May 13, 2020

The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 2

Free
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
 

The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 2

with Neil Gumenick

Recording

from May 13, 2020

Register for FREE!

Overview

The Traditional Diagnosis is the initial meeting, and where it all begins with a new patient. It sets the tone of what may well be a long, close, and rich relationship. Learn how you can use the Traditional Diagnosis to gain the patient's trust, confidence, compliance, as well as to diagnose and treat at the levels of body, mind, emotion, and spirit.

This event covers the second half of the presentation.



Your Teacher

Neil Gumenick

Neil Gumenick

In practice for 40 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is Founder and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. An accomplished author and international lecturer, he has taught at Yo San University, Emperor's College and SAMRA University.

Recording

from April 2, 2020

The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 1

Free
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
 

The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 1

with Neil Gumenick

Recording

from April 2, 2020

Register for FREE!

Overview

The Traditional Diagnosis is the initial meeting, and where it all begins with a new patient. It sets the tone of what may well be a long, close, and rich relationship. Learn how you can use the Traditional Diagnosis to gain the patient's trust, confidence, compliance, as well as to diagnose and treat at the levels of body, mind, emotion, and spirit.

This event covers the first half of the presentation.



Your Teacher

Neil Gumenick

Neil Gumenick

In practice for 40 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is Founder and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. An accomplished author and international lecturer, he has taught at Yo San University, Emperor's College and SAMRA University.

Series by Neil Gumenick


Detecting and Removing Energetic Blocks
Detecting and Removing Energetic Blocks
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
In the Clinic Series
In the Clinic Series
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
Point Location Series:  Command Points
Point Location Series: Command Points
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
Point Location Series:  Non-Command Points
Point Location Series: Non-Command Points
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
The Spirits of the Points
The Spirits of the Points
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick

Courses by Neil Gumenick


Classical Five-Element Acupuncture:  Beginning the Journey
Classical Five-Element Acupuncture: Beginning the Journey
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
Components of the Initial Examination
Components of the Initial Examination
Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick

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