This class deepens participants’ knowledge of musical intervals and sound layering directly on and above acupuncture point combinations. The importance of the water element and its correspondence to the kidney, the concept of the heavenly spheres, the pole star, the natural cycles of the universe, the balance between yin and yang, and the spiritual and ancient wisdom traditions contained within Taoist philosophy, and Tibetan Buddhist traditions are discussed. Energy assessment and the relationship of the individual to the cycles of nature and the cosmos are explored while deepening students’ knowledge of the Five Elements, Eight principals, Three Treasures, Eight Extraordinary Meridians, key acupoints, and Ashi /trigger points or areas of pain. The importance of listening and understanding clients’ narratives and the embedded archetypes are examined in the context of developing more sophisticated treatment strategies.
Through instructor demonstration and clinical practicum students learn to palpate, balance, expand, and transform disharmonies in the meridian and organ systems. Use of the Earth Moon tools are reviewed, and students are introduced to high and low frequency tuning forks. Sound layering is further explored through the integration of tuning forks and indigenous sound healing tools from ancient Tibet, cross-cultural traditions incorporating sound vibration for healing are discussed. The applications of Tibetan bowls, on and above acupuncture points and in the field is explored.
NCCAOM Provider #175, 24 PDA's; CAB Provider #1278, 24 CEs (pending approval)
Required for Associate Acutonics Practitioner certification.