Balance Method Acupuncture course

2019 class schedule

Session 1 Online (December 1, 2018 - March 4, 2019)

Lecture Topic 
1Introduction to I-Ching Acupuncture Balance Method. Basic concepts I
2Introduction and History of I-Ching Acupuncture Balance Method. Basic concepts II
3Yin Yang concepts
4Fu Xi Ba Gua or the Eight Trigrams of Fu Xi
5The 6 energetic Levels
6Drawing the Fu Xi Ba Gua
7Drawing and understanding the implications of the Wen Wang Ba Gua
8The developing of the 6 Systems of Balance. System 1
9Case samples of System 1
10What is Acupuncture 1,2,3. The Holographic reflex concepts of Mirror and Image
11-12Developing Balance Method System 2
13Developing Balance Method System 3
14Developing Balance System 4
15Developing Balance System 5 and 6
16Developing of the Matrix with the Six Systems of the Balance Method
17Wrapping up the Six Systems of Balance Method
18Diagnosing in Acupuncture way. Step 1 of Acupuncture 1, 2, 3
19Diagnosing by reflex Acupoint location
20The 5 Transport or Command or Shu Points
21Using the 5 Transport Points according to the 5 Elements
22Canine Anatomical location of the 5 transport points on each Meridian
23Equine Anatomical location of the 5 transport points on each Meridian
24Case presentations using the Balance Method
25Introduction to Global Balance, Ba-Gua use, Hexagram Acupuncture, Understanding the interconversion of Hexagrams to better choose for points
26Balancing the Front, Tai Yin/Yang Ming, Jue Yin/Yang Ming, KID-PC/Yang Ming Balancing Systems. "Heaves", allergies, sinusitis, tonsillitis, nasal congestion, dental pain, gingivitis, tiroid, esophagus, GI, UTI, and more
27How to Balance for Abdominal Disorders in animals
Lab Demos How to approach and create strategies for Equine Gastric Ulcerative Syndrome and Large Bowel Ulcerative Syndrome

Session 3 Online (March 11 - June 17, 2019)

Session 2 On-site (March 5-7, 2019)

Mornings Afternoons
Day 1Students will Review and locate the Shu Points on each other and treat according to their own painful situations.Participants will be divided in 2 groups. Small animal Group and Equine Group. 
  Review the Shu points on Small Animals and Equine. Groups will change species after the midafternoon coffee break.
Day 2Small Animal Clinical cases. Students will approach each case in groups following the concept of Acupuncture 1,2,3; discuss strategies and then present their findings and treatment in front of the rest of the participants and put the needles in to see results.Equine Clinical cases: TCVM diagnosis and scanning and treatment strategies by I-Ching Acupuncture. Groups will approach each case as Acupuncture 1,2,3 dictates, discuss among them and present and perform their strategy in front of everybody. 
 Day 3 Review of concepts, TCVM diagnosis and treatment strategies by I-Ching Acupuncture. Questions and answers. On-site session ends
1Review previous modules
2Answering questions from students from previous modules
3Meridian interconversion for lateral issues
 Jue Yin/Shao Yang; Shao Yin/Shao Yang and SP-HT/Shao Yang (hormonal issues)
4Meridian Interconversion System for back issues. Nape, neck, Thoracolumbar, Lumbosacral, sacroiliac, IVDD
5Case discussion on the Global Balance by Meridian Conversion
6Another Meridian conversion for Heat, Excess, Magical points for the whole back, and 8 magical Meridians for any Urinary or OB problems
7Review of Wen Wang Ba Gua and its influence on the Hexagams
8The 64 Hexagrams. To study the 64 Hexagram Table according to Dr Richard Tan
9The Solar Calendar and Balancing according to Seasons or Seasonal Balance
10How to Balance according to Seasons
11The 5 Elements. Balance Method using conversion according to 5 Elements
12The 8 Extraordinary Meridians, Balancing the 8 Extraordinary Meridians
13How to do Smart Picks in the Balance Method
14The 4 Segments of Time
15The 12 Magical Points of Dr. Tan For Difficult to Diagnose or Treat Conditions
16Case discussions and how to use combinations of different systems of Balance
 17 Case discussion with different systems combinations
18Summary of the Balance Method Certification

Session 4 On-site (June 18-20, 2019)

Day 1Wrapping up both modules. Final review of concepts.Canine Cases. 
  Use Acupuncture 1,2,3 in Global Balance to confront cases. (1 hour)
  Case presentations.
  Equine cases.
  Using Acupuncture 1,2,3 in Global Balance to confront cases. (1 Hour)
  Case Presentatiosn.
Day 2Canine and equine Case presentations by Dr Alfaro.Canine cases.
  Use Acupuncture 1,2,3 in Global Balance to confront cases. (1 hour)
  Case presentations.
  Equine cases.
  Using Acupuncture 1,2,3 in Global Balance to confront cases. (1 Hour)
  Case presentations.
 Day 3 Practical Exam: Point location by systems of balance.Final Theory Exam