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about us

The Chi Institute is an international leading education provider of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM).  With a main campus in Reddick, Florida, and courses bases in, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Australia, Costa Rica and South Africa,  the Chi Institute of Europe is the branch located in Madrid, Spain that has trained many European acupuncturists since 2008. Most of the Chi graduates are now active and competent TCVM practitioners in Europe, the US, Canada, Central and South America, Australia, Asia and Africa.

Our primary mission is to promote TCVM and to foster and support TCVM practitioners.

 

our courses

The Chi Institute provides the highest quality TCVM education that is changing the lives of veterinarians around the world. Don’t just take our word for it, listen to what our students have to say about us. We would love for you to view the Chi Institute and TCVM through the eyes of our wonderful students.


Chi Institute is dedicated to providing a high-quality education to qualified students in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) through innovative distance learning and on-site lab practice to meet the needs of the global veterinary community. 

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WHAT is tCVM?

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), although relatively new to the Western world, is a medical system that has been used in China to treat animals for thousands of years.  It is an adaptation and extension of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) used to treat humans.  Speaking broadly, Chinese Medicine is a complete body of thought and practice grounded in Chinese Daoist philosophy.  Though it can be traced back over two millennia in recorded history, it, like any medical system, continues to evolve today, and current research on acupuncture and herbal medicine is beginning to shed light on its mechanism of action.
Chinese Medicine is based on the Daoist worldview that the body is a microcosm of the larger, surrounding universe.  As such, the cosmic laws and forces that govern the external world also govern the body’s internal environment.  Just as life-energy or “Qi” is an innate force of the universe, it too is a fundamental force of the body, driving its every action and transformation.  Read more...

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