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October 30, 2021

The Five Phases of Ba Zi Chinese Astrology - More than a beginner’s intro

A recommended adjunct to the Intro class, any Chinese Astrology or Feng Shui classes

Howard Chen
Howard Chen
Sonia Tan
Sonia Tan
 

The Five Phases of Ba Zi Chinese Astrology - More than a beginner’s intro

A recommended adjunct to the Intro class, any Chinese Astrology or Feng Shui classes

with Howard Chen and Sonia Tan

October 30, 2021

8am PDT, 11am EDT

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Overview

Deepen your knowledge of the Chinese metaphysical concept of the Five Elements / Five Phases - Wǔ Xíng (五行), and understand how it applies to personalities, preferences and health in Bā Zì (八字) Chinese Astrology. Do you know the differences between the Yang Wood and Yin Wood personality types and how excessive or deficient states affect the manifestations of the constitutional self? Do you understand how one’s personality and useful elements react and adapt when there are specific elements interacting with the constitutional self? Learn each of the singular 10 constitutional selves more in-depth. Learn more about the layers and context of how the presence and interactions of the other Wu Xing affects and differentiates how one’s constitutional energetic self presents both internally and externally to the world. Understand how these elements can be used as a tool to understand yourself, your relationships, and your life, including health and lifestyle choices.

PRE-REQUISITES: A) Basic and comfortable knowledge of Wǔ Xíng (五行) Five Element / Phase, and Yin / Yang theory. B) Introduction to Chinese Astrology: An introduction to the basic components of Bā Zì (八字) Chinese Astrology and Fēng Shuǐ 風水 (风水).



Outline

  • October 30, 2021 - 8am PDT, 11am EDT (3.75 hrs)
    INTRO AND CONTEXT: Introduction, brief history, and review of the San Cai, reasons for the course. Basic history, definitions and examples of San Cai (Three Essences) and Tian-Ren-Di (Heaven-Humans-Earth). Review of Ba Zi chart. Application examples.
    5E/P REVIEW AND TONG GUAN: Dispel old beliefs and knowledge of 5E, differentiate objective from subjective education of the 5E transmitted from other teachers. Review basic 5E cycles. Discussion on translation of Wu Xing. Introduction of Tong Guan.
    WOOD AND FIRE PHASE PERSONALITIES AND POLARITIES: Descriptions and discussion of Wood and Fire 5 Element/Phase personaltieis, polarities, "strong" vs "weak", with examples.
    EARTH AND METAL PHASE PERSONALITIES AND POLARITIES: Descriptions and discussion of Earth and Metal 5 Element/Phase personaltieis, polarities, "strong" vs "weak", with examples.
  • October 30, 2021 - 12:45pm PDT, 3:45pm EDT (2.5 hrs)
    WATER PHASE PERSONALITIES AND POLARITIES: Descriptions and discussion Water 5 Element/Phase personaltieis, polarities, "strong" vs "weak", with examples.
    ELEMENT/PHASE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS: Comparative analysis review. Rankings/contrast and compare.
    ELEMENT/PHASE RELATIONSHIP ANALYSIS: Intro to the 10 God Relationships aka 5 Phases relationship analysis.
    CASE EXAMPLES PRACTICE
    Q & A: Questions and discussions.
    REVIEW AND SUMMARY: Summary and review of 5E/P, Ba Zi Birth Charts, its application to relationships, health and lifestyle.

Your Teachers

Howard Chen

Howard Chen

Howard Chen, MD, FAAMA, ABOIM, is the founder and director of The Chen Center for Integrative Medicine in Reno, NV, where he treats patients in a membership model using a blended approach of Western and Eastern principles.

Sonia Tan

Sonia Tan

Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, licensed since 2006, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. She is one of few certified Gold Level practitioners of the late Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan.


Categories

Five Elements
Classical Chinese Medicine
Diagnosis



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10 heavenly stems
Three Treasures
12 Earthly Branches
Feng Shui
Balance Method
5 Elements
Balance System Acupuncture
Classical Chinese Medicine
Chinese Astrology
Five Elements


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Rapport in the Burgeoning Realm of Distance Healing

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Mary McCullough
Mary McCullough
 

Rapport in the Burgeoning Realm of Distance Healing

with Mary McCullough

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from April 16, 2020

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Overview

In our new world of “social distancing”, we are embarking on an exciting time of exploration as practitioners. Distance Healing and Telemedicine are hot topics. Now more than ever, having excellent rapport skills plays an important and dynamic role in patient care. Learn more about how to connect with your patients on the mental and spiritual level via phone and video as we explore distance rapport in this new course.



Your Teacher

Mary McCullough

Mary McCullough

Mary McCullough has been in practice since 2009 and has been practicing Classical Five Element Acupuncture (CFEA) since 2014. She's taught both TCM and CFEA, most recently as Senior Faculty at the Institute of Classical Five Element Acupuncture in California.


Categories

Five Elements
Acupuncture



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Distance Healing
Telemedicine
Social Distancing
Therapeutic Relationship
Patients


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The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 1

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Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick
 

The Traditional Diagnosis - Part 1

with Neil Gumenick

Recording

from April 2, 2020

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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.


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Five Elements



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5 Element Treatment
Treatment
Mind Body Spirit
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