Category: Extension Calendar


Extension Calendar

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(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jul 27, 2018
Friday
Tibetan Medicine IV 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 10, 2018
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course) Non-CEU Santa Cruz
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P) 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Tibetan Medicine IV

Dr. Namgyal Qusar
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 27, 2018
  • San Jose

About the class

Parts three and four of our course on Tibetan Medicine feature an overview of previous topics as well as extensive new material.

This course is taught by renowned Tibetan Physician Menpa Namgyal Qusar.

We begin with two days of review on the foundations of Tibetan Medicine theory, including Five Element physiology, diagnostic methods and ethics of compassionate patient care. The course then covers Tibetan herbology and pharmacology, including commonly used formulas, “precious pills”, and medicinal oils.

About the instructor

Dr. Namgyal Qusar is a teacher, researcher and an established clinical practitioner of Tibetan
Medicine. He has graduated from Dharamsala Mentseekhang College in 1987 with Kachupa
Degree (equivalent to MBBS) and then with Menrampa Degree (equivalent to MD) in 1997.

He started his career as a Researcher at Research and Development Department of Men tsee-
khang in 1987 and later held the post of Deputy Director of Research & Development

Department, Men-tsee-khang until 1999. He has been a visiting professor of Tibetan
medicine at Norbulingka Academy of Tibetan Culture, Dharamsala since 2001 and the
Founder Director of Qusar Tibetan Healing Centre, P.O.Sidhpur, Dharamsala (H.P.) From
2004-2006, he was appointed as a general secretary and registrar of the Central Council of
Tibetan Medicine, Dharamsala.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (two weeks prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 7/27-30, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 10, 2018
  • San Jose

 About the instructor

Dr. Huang serves in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as mentor of doctoral students. Dr. Huang has been working in classic formulas and herbs as a professor, practitioner and researcher for decades.

About the class

In this seminar, Dr. Huang will talk about abundant classic formulas mainly from Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao lue, the herbs' nature and functions, and formulas' indications. He will explain the formula usage based on classical theories and modern modification. 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 8/10-13, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $200/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the common classic formulas for irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Diabetic Gastropresis.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SAT, 9/8/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course)

Tom Dicklin L.Ac
Non-CEU
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • Santa Cruz

Medical Qigong I

In Medical Qigong I, you are led through a progressive series of Qigong meditations and exercises, and will learn basic applications of Medical Qigong purgation, tonification, and regulation energetic skills. You will learn specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, (purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluid), and how and when to apply them in clinic. You will be introduced to energetic psychology, discharging toxic emotions, and how to handle the emotional discharges and toxic energetic releases coming from patients.

This is a non-ceu 3 part course that will take place over 3 weekends. The TOTAL cost of the course is $450.

Event takes place 9am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday, the following weekends: 
- Sept 8 & 9
- Spet 15 & 16
- Sept 29 & 30

Please note that all weekends are required to take the course. 

This course is a prerequisite for Medical Qi-Gong 2 happening in November.

To enroll in the course please call 831- 476-9424 

Prerequisite:
9am-2pm; Sept 08/09; Sept 15/16; Sept 29/30
Cost: $450

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the latest progress of PCOS and Endometriosis and how to precisely use the formulas through distinguishing different body patterns, formula indications and how to modify the above formulas based on clinical conditions.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SUN, 9/9/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Sep 10, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This course will comprehensively discuss about classic formulas from perspectives of constitution named herbs, the descriptions from Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue and from the western medicine considerations.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
MON, 9/10/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P)

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Nov 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Marie-France has traveled around the world and lived over 20 years in Asia: China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong-Kong. She followed renowned acupuncturists that allowed her to develop a depth of knowledge beyond what is taught in North American acupuncture schools. 

About the class

In modern times, Primary Meridians/Channels are taught and used as an extension of their Zang and Fu Organs, with the emphasis on pathology. This class will explore the point of view of Classical Acupuncture, with a different perspective on pathology, as well as emphasizing the physiological and behavioral changes from birth to death as represented from Lung to Liver Meridians.

 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 11/9-12, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs


CEU Courses

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jul 27, 2018
Friday
Tibetan Medicine IV 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 10, 2018
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P) 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Tibetan Medicine IV

Dr. Namgyal Qusar
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 27, 2018
  • San Jose

About the class

Parts three and four of our course on Tibetan Medicine feature an overview of previous topics as well as extensive new material.

This course is taught by renowned Tibetan Physician Menpa Namgyal Qusar.

We begin with two days of review on the foundations of Tibetan Medicine theory, including Five Element physiology, diagnostic methods and ethics of compassionate patient care. The course then covers Tibetan herbology and pharmacology, including commonly used formulas, “precious pills”, and medicinal oils.

About the instructor

Dr. Namgyal Qusar is a teacher, researcher and an established clinical practitioner of Tibetan
Medicine. He has graduated from Dharamsala Mentseekhang College in 1987 with Kachupa
Degree (equivalent to MBBS) and then with Menrampa Degree (equivalent to MD) in 1997.

He started his career as a Researcher at Research and Development Department of Men tsee-
khang in 1987 and later held the post of Deputy Director of Research & Development

Department, Men-tsee-khang until 1999. He has been a visiting professor of Tibetan
medicine at Norbulingka Academy of Tibetan Culture, Dharamsala since 2001 and the
Founder Director of Qusar Tibetan Healing Centre, P.O.Sidhpur, Dharamsala (H.P.) From
2004-2006, he was appointed as a general secretary and registrar of the Central Council of
Tibetan Medicine, Dharamsala.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (two weeks prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 7/27-30, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 10, 2018
  • San Jose

 About the instructor

Dr. Huang serves in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as mentor of doctoral students. Dr. Huang has been working in classic formulas and herbs as a professor, practitioner and researcher for decades.

About the class

In this seminar, Dr. Huang will talk about abundant classic formulas mainly from Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao lue, the herbs' nature and functions, and formulas' indications. He will explain the formula usage based on classical theories and modern modification. 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 8/10-13, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $200/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the common classic formulas for irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Diabetic Gastropresis.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SAT, 9/8/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the latest progress of PCOS and Endometriosis and how to precisely use the formulas through distinguishing different body patterns, formula indications and how to modify the above formulas based on clinical conditions.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SUN, 9/9/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Sep 10, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This course will comprehensively discuss about classic formulas from perspectives of constitution named herbs, the descriptions from Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue and from the western medicine considerations.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
MON, 9/10/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P)

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Nov 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Marie-France has traveled around the world and lived over 20 years in Asia: China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong-Kong. She followed renowned acupuncturists that allowed her to develop a depth of knowledge beyond what is taught in North American acupuncture schools. 

About the class

In modern times, Primary Meridians/Channels are taught and used as an extension of their Zang and Fu Organs, with the emphasis on pathology. This class will explore the point of view of Classical Acupuncture, with a different perspective on pathology, as well as emphasizing the physiological and behavioral changes from birth to death as represented from Lung to Liver Meridians.

 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 11/9-12, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs


Doctoral CEUs

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jul 27, 2018
Friday
Tibetan Medicine IV 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 10, 2018
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P) 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Tibetan Medicine IV

Dr. Namgyal Qusar
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 27, 2018
  • San Jose

About the class

Parts three and four of our course on Tibetan Medicine feature an overview of previous topics as well as extensive new material.

This course is taught by renowned Tibetan Physician Menpa Namgyal Qusar.

We begin with two days of review on the foundations of Tibetan Medicine theory, including Five Element physiology, diagnostic methods and ethics of compassionate patient care. The course then covers Tibetan herbology and pharmacology, including commonly used formulas, “precious pills”, and medicinal oils.

About the instructor

Dr. Namgyal Qusar is a teacher, researcher and an established clinical practitioner of Tibetan
Medicine. He has graduated from Dharamsala Mentseekhang College in 1987 with Kachupa
Degree (equivalent to MBBS) and then with Menrampa Degree (equivalent to MD) in 1997.

He started his career as a Researcher at Research and Development Department of Men tsee-
khang in 1987 and later held the post of Deputy Director of Research & Development

Department, Men-tsee-khang until 1999. He has been a visiting professor of Tibetan
medicine at Norbulingka Academy of Tibetan Culture, Dharamsala since 2001 and the
Founder Director of Qusar Tibetan Healing Centre, P.O.Sidhpur, Dharamsala (H.P.) From
2004-2006, he was appointed as a general secretary and registrar of the Central Council of
Tibetan Medicine, Dharamsala.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (two weeks prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 7/27-30, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 10, 2018
  • San Jose

 About the instructor

Dr. Huang serves in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as mentor of doctoral students. Dr. Huang has been working in classic formulas and herbs as a professor, practitioner and researcher for decades.

About the class

In this seminar, Dr. Huang will talk about abundant classic formulas mainly from Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao lue, the herbs' nature and functions, and formulas' indications. He will explain the formula usage based on classical theories and modern modification. 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 8/10-13, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $200/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the common classic formulas for irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Diabetic Gastropresis.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SAT, 9/8/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the latest progress of PCOS and Endometriosis and how to precisely use the formulas through distinguishing different body patterns, formula indications and how to modify the above formulas based on clinical conditions.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SUN, 9/9/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Sep 10, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This course will comprehensively discuss about classic formulas from perspectives of constitution named herbs, the descriptions from Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue and from the western medicine considerations.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
MON, 9/10/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P)

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Nov 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Marie-France has traveled around the world and lived over 20 years in Asia: China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong-Kong. She followed renowned acupuncturists that allowed her to develop a depth of knowledge beyond what is taught in North American acupuncture schools. 

About the class

In modern times, Primary Meridians/Channels are taught and used as an extension of their Zang and Fu Organs, with the emphasis on pathology. This class will explore the point of view of Classical Acupuncture, with a different perspective on pathology, as well as emphasizing the physiological and behavioral changes from birth to death as represented from Lung to Liver Meridians.

 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 11/9-12, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs


Massage

Five Branches University offers a wide variety of classes in therapeutic massage and bodywork, bringing together wisdom from modalities based in Eastern and Western Traditions. Some courses may be taken individually, for massage therapists and other healing practitioners wanting to add to their skills, or who require more class hours to re-certify with the CAMTC.

500 Hour Massage and Asian Bodywork Therapist Program

The 500-hour Massage and Asian Bodywork Program, offered at both our San Jose and Santa Cruz campuses, qualifies you to apply with the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) to become a state-Certified Massage Therapist (CMT). Five Branches is a CAMTC-approved school and this program will provide the preparation necessary to confidently take the MBLEx exam, required with certification by CAMTC.

The program is offered part-time, with classes offered in the mornings and on weekends, so that participants can also work, if they choose. The entire 500-hour program can be completed in two trimesters, or about 8 months.

Courses include:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Asian Bodywork
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Business and Career Paths

 

Class Schedule Summer 2017

In Santa Cruz:

Swedish (105 hours), Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-12pmMay 8th – July 28

Professional Ethics and Business Management (45 hours), Tues 9-12pm, May 9-August 15

Surface Anatomy (45 hours), Thurs 9-12pmMay 11-August 17

Shiatsu 1 and 2 (15 hours each weekend), Sat & Sun, June 17 & 18July 8 & 99am-5:30pm

Medical Qi Gong 1 (30 hours), Sat & Sun, June 3 & 49am – 5:30pm and Sundays July 16, 30 & August 6 12pm-5pm

Intrinsic Touch/Cranial Sacral (30 hours), August 7 – 18, Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9am-12pm and Thurs 1-4pm

 

 

In San Jose:

Professional Ethics and Business Management (45 hours), Thurs 9-12pmMay 11-August 17

Surface Anatomy (45 hours), Weds 9-12pmMay 10th-August 16

Acupressure and Tui Na, weekend days 9am-5:30pm;

Saturdays May 13 & 20, Sat & Sun May 27-28, June 10-11, June 24-25, July 8-9, July 22-23, August 5-6, Sat August 19

 

*Above dates are subject to change.

 

Prerequisites: High School diploma, GED or equivalent

Catalog with descriptions of classes will be available soon!

Contact Us:

Five Branches Massage Program

Program Director: Aura Wilson
Santa Cruz: (831) 476-9424

Email: scextension@fivebranches.edu


Medical Qigong

Refund Policy:

You may drop a course by written request only (phone calls are not acceptable). Full refund will be granted to dropping the class 1 week prior to the course start date. Dropping the course after this date and up until the first instructional session will receive a 50% refund, with the exception of a 1-day course which is non-refundable. All courses dropped after the first instructional session are non-refundable.

(P) Pending Approval


Seminars

Refund Policy:
You may drop a course by written request only (phone calls are not acceptable). Full refund will be granted to dropping the class 1 week prior to the course start date. Dropping the course after this date and up until the first instructional session will receive a 50% refund, with the exception of a 1-day course which is non-refundable. All courses dropped after the first instructional session are non-refundable.

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course) Non-CEU Santa Cruz

Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course)

Tom Dicklin L.Ac
Non-CEU
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • Santa Cruz

Medical Qigong I

In Medical Qigong I, you are led through a progressive series of Qigong meditations and exercises, and will learn basic applications of Medical Qigong purgation, tonification, and regulation energetic skills. You will learn specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, (purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluid), and how and when to apply them in clinic. You will be introduced to energetic psychology, discharging toxic emotions, and how to handle the emotional discharges and toxic energetic releases coming from patients.

This is a non-ceu 3 part course that will take place over 3 weekends. The TOTAL cost of the course is $450.

Event takes place 9am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday, the following weekends: 
- Sept 8 & 9
- Spet 15 & 16
- Sept 29 & 30

Please note that all weekends are required to take the course. 

This course is a prerequisite for Medical Qi-Gong 2 happening in November.

To enroll in the course please call 831- 476-9424 

Prerequisite:
9am-2pm; Sept 08/09; Sept 15/16; Sept 29/30
Cost: $450


San Jose Campus

Refund Policy:
You may drop a course by written request only (phone calls are not acceptable). Full refund will be granted to dropping the class 1 week prior to the course start date. Dropping the course after this date and up until the first instructional session will receive a 50% refund, with the exception of a 1-day course which is non-refundable. All courses dropped after the first instructional session are non-refundable.

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jul 27, 2018
Friday
Tibetan Medicine IV 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 10, 2018
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P) 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P) 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Tibetan Medicine IV

Dr. Namgyal Qusar
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 27, 2018
  • San Jose

About the class

Parts three and four of our course on Tibetan Medicine feature an overview of previous topics as well as extensive new material.

This course is taught by renowned Tibetan Physician Menpa Namgyal Qusar.

We begin with two days of review on the foundations of Tibetan Medicine theory, including Five Element physiology, diagnostic methods and ethics of compassionate patient care. The course then covers Tibetan herbology and pharmacology, including commonly used formulas, “precious pills”, and medicinal oils.

About the instructor

Dr. Namgyal Qusar is a teacher, researcher and an established clinical practitioner of Tibetan
Medicine. He has graduated from Dharamsala Mentseekhang College in 1987 with Kachupa
Degree (equivalent to MBBS) and then with Menrampa Degree (equivalent to MD) in 1997.

He started his career as a Researcher at Research and Development Department of Men tsee-
khang in 1987 and later held the post of Deputy Director of Research & Development

Department, Men-tsee-khang until 1999. He has been a visiting professor of Tibetan
medicine at Norbulingka Academy of Tibetan Culture, Dharamsala since 2001 and the
Founder Director of Qusar Tibetan Healing Centre, P.O.Sidhpur, Dharamsala (H.P.) From
2004-2006, he was appointed as a general secretary and registrar of the Central Council of
Tibetan Medicine, Dharamsala.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (two weeks prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 7/27-30, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 10, 2018
  • San Jose

 About the instructor

Dr. Huang serves in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as mentor of doctoral students. Dr. Huang has been working in classic formulas and herbs as a professor, practitioner and researcher for decades.

About the class

In this seminar, Dr. Huang will talk about abundant classic formulas mainly from Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao lue, the herbs' nature and functions, and formulas' indications. He will explain the formula usage based on classical theories and modern modification. 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 8/10-13, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $200/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the common classic formulas for irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Diabetic Gastropresis.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SAT, 9/8/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis(P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This lecture will introduce the latest progress of PCOS and Endometriosis and how to precisely use the formulas through distinguishing different body patterns, formula indications and how to modify the above formulas based on clinical conditions.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
SUN, 9/9/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas (P)

Robert Y. Yao L. Ac.
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Sep 10, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Robert Yao is a professor of Five Branches University and a visiting professor of International Jinfang Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He did his apprenticeship training under Professor Huang Huang’s direct guidance. He is also one of a few certified apprentices of Professor Wang Qi, a National Grand Master of TCM in China. 

About the class

This course will comprehensively discuss about classic formulas from perspectives of constitution named herbs, the descriptions from Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue and from the western medicine considerations.

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
MON, 9/10/2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians (P)

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Nov 09, 2018
  • San Jose

About the instructor

Marie-France has traveled around the world and lived over 20 years in Asia: China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong-Kong. She followed renowned acupuncturists that allowed her to develop a depth of knowledge beyond what is taught in North American acupuncture schools. 

About the class

In modern times, Primary Meridians/Channels are taught and used as an extension of their Zang and Fu Organs, with the emphasis on pathology. This class will explore the point of view of Classical Acupuncture, with a different perspective on pathology, as well as emphasizing the physiological and behavioral changes from birth to death as represented from Lung to Liver Meridians.

 

Address: 1885 Lundy Avenue, Ste 108, San Jose, CA 95131

To register for this course, please call the DAOM office at (408) 260-0208.

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one week prior to the beginning of class), 20% FBU Alumni, 50% FBU Faculty.

Prerequisite:
Master's clinical courses; acupuncture licensure
Fri-Mon, 11/9-12, 2018, 9am-6pm
Cost: $150/8 hrs


Santa Cruz Campus

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course) Non-CEU Santa Cruz

Medical Qi-Gong 1 (Three Weekend Course)

Tom Dicklin L.Ac
Non-CEU
  • Sat, Sep 08, 2018
  • Santa Cruz

Medical Qigong I

In Medical Qigong I, you are led through a progressive series of Qigong meditations and exercises, and will learn basic applications of Medical Qigong purgation, tonification, and regulation energetic skills. You will learn specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, (purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluid), and how and when to apply them in clinic. You will be introduced to energetic psychology, discharging toxic emotions, and how to handle the emotional discharges and toxic energetic releases coming from patients.

This is a non-ceu 3 part course that will take place over 3 weekends. The TOTAL cost of the course is $450.

Event takes place 9am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday, the following weekends: 
- Sept 8 & 9
- Spet 15 & 16
- Sept 29 & 30

Please note that all weekends are required to take the course. 

This course is a prerequisite for Medical Qi-Gong 2 happening in November.

To enroll in the course please call 831- 476-9424 

Prerequisite:
9am-2pm; Sept 08/09; Sept 15/16; Sept 29/30
Cost: $450