Category: Extension Calendar


Extension Calendar

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(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jun 23, 2017
Friday
Five Spirits 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 24, 2017
Saturday
The Behavior of the Great Practitioner 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 25, 2017
Sunday
The Origin 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 26, 2017
Monday
Intuitive Knowledge 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jul 07, 2017
Friday
Clinical Acupuncture 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 11, 2017
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Five Spirits

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Hun, po, yi, zhi and shen are among the key concepts of Chinese Medicine. The instructor will talk about their uses, meanings and practical applications.

 

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
Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 23, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Behavior of the Great Practitioner

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

This lecture is based on classical Chinese texts and onthe classics of medicine, mainly the Zhuangzi, Huainaizi, Guanzi, Zhongyong, Sun Simiao's Qianjinfang, and the Neijing.

 

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, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 24, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Origin

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Jun 25, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth presents and reviews 'the notion of origin of the world' from the Chinese cosmology macrocosm, in relation to the human microcosm. The lecture will illustrate the Origin as the beginning of the world to the origin of life.

 

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
Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 25, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Intuitive Knowledge

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Jun 26, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth explores, through the Chinese Classics, the notion of building and nourishing practitioner's intuition and intuitive knowledge.

 

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
Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 26, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Clinical Acupuncture

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 07, 2017
  • 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

This class is aimed at exploring the significance of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels and their applications. Students will learn the historical development of their usage, order of their formation and its meaning, pathologies, trajectories with point actions and indications, treatment principles and frequency, needle technique, pulses,criteria for choosing with which vessel to start the treatment, coupling them or not and how. 

 

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
Friday-Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, 7/7-10, 2017
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

Dr. Huang Huang
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 11, 2017
  • 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, 9:00am-6:00pm, Aug. 11-14, 2017
Cost: $200/day


CEU Courses

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jun 23, 2017
Friday
Five Spirits 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 24, 2017
Saturday
The Behavior of the Great Practitioner 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 25, 2017
Sunday
The Origin 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 26, 2017
Monday
Intuitive Knowledge 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jul 07, 2017
Friday
Clinical Acupuncture 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 11, 2017
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Five Spirits

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Hun, po, yi, zhi and shen are among the key concepts of Chinese Medicine. The instructor will talk about their uses, meanings and practical applications.

 

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
Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 23, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Behavior of the Great Practitioner

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

This lecture is based on classical Chinese texts and onthe classics of medicine, mainly the Zhuangzi, Huainaizi, Guanzi, Zhongyong, Sun Simiao's Qianjinfang, and the Neijing.

 

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, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 24, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Origin

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Jun 25, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth presents and reviews 'the notion of origin of the world' from the Chinese cosmology macrocosm, in relation to the human microcosm. The lecture will illustrate the Origin as the beginning of the world to the origin of life.

 

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
Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 25, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Intuitive Knowledge

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Jun 26, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth explores, through the Chinese Classics, the notion of building and nourishing practitioner's intuition and intuitive knowledge.

 

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
Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 26, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Clinical Acupuncture

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 07, 2017
  • 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

This class is aimed at exploring the significance of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels and their applications. Students will learn the historical development of their usage, order of their formation and its meaning, pathologies, trajectories with point actions and indications, treatment principles and frequency, needle technique, pulses,criteria for choosing with which vessel to start the treatment, coupling them or not and how. 

 

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
Friday-Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, 7/7-10, 2017
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

Dr. Huang Huang
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 11, 2017
  • 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, 9:00am-6:00pm, Aug. 11-14, 2017
Cost: $200/day


Doctoral CEUs

(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Jun 23, 2017
Friday
Five Spirits 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 24, 2017
Saturday
The Behavior of the Great Practitioner 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 25, 2017
Sunday
The Origin 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 26, 2017
Monday
Intuitive Knowledge 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jul 07, 2017
Friday
Clinical Acupuncture 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 11, 2017
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Five Spirits

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Hun, po, yi, zhi and shen are among the key concepts of Chinese Medicine. The instructor will talk about their uses, meanings and practical applications.

 

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
Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 23, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Behavior of the Great Practitioner

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

This lecture is based on classical Chinese texts and onthe classics of medicine, mainly the Zhuangzi, Huainaizi, Guanzi, Zhongyong, Sun Simiao's Qianjinfang, and the Neijing.

 

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, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 24, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Origin

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Jun 25, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth presents and reviews 'the notion of origin of the world' from the Chinese cosmology macrocosm, in relation to the human microcosm. The lecture will illustrate the Origin as the beginning of the world to the origin of life.

 

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
Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 25, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Intuitive Knowledge

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Jun 26, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth explores, through the Chinese Classics, the notion of building and nourishing practitioner's intuition and intuitive knowledge.

 

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
Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 26, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Clinical Acupuncture

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 07, 2017
  • 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

This class is aimed at exploring the significance of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels and their applications. Students will learn the historical development of their usage, order of their formation and its meaning, pathologies, trajectories with point actions and indications, treatment principles and frequency, needle technique, pulses,criteria for choosing with which vessel to start the treatment, coupling them or not and how. 

 

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
Friday-Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, 7/7-10, 2017
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

Dr. Huang Huang
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 11, 2017
  • 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, 9:00am-6:00pm, Aug. 11-14, 2017
Cost: $200/day


Massage

Massage Program Open House 

Santa Cruz: April 9th 1-3, San Jose: April 13 9:30-11:30 & 5:30-7:30!

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


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
Jun 23, 2017
Friday
Five Spirits 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 24, 2017
Saturday
The Behavior of the Great Practitioner 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 25, 2017
Sunday
The Origin 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jun 26, 2017
Monday
Intuitive Knowledge 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Jul 07, 2017
Friday
Clinical Acupuncture 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose
Aug 11, 2017
Friday
TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Five Spirits

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Hun, po, yi, zhi and shen are among the key concepts of Chinese Medicine. The instructor will talk about their uses, meanings and practical applications.

 

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
Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 23, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Behavior of the Great Practitioner

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

This lecture is based on classical Chinese texts and onthe classics of medicine, mainly the Zhuangzi, Huainaizi, Guanzi, Zhongyong, Sun Simiao's Qianjinfang, and the Neijing.

 

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, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 24, 2017
Cost: $150/day

The Origin

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Sun, Jun 25, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth presents and reviews 'the notion of origin of the world' from the Chinese cosmology macrocosm, in relation to the human microcosm. The lecture will illustrate the Origin as the beginning of the world to the origin of life.

 

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
Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 25, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Intuitive Knowledge

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
8 hours / 8 CEUs
  • Mon, Jun 26, 2017
  • San Jose

About the instructor

 Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée obtained Master Degrees in classics, literature and philosophy and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in Chinese. Elisabeth teaches Chinese thinking at the het Ricci-Instituut in Paris, where she became Secretaris General,  and the theoretical basis of  Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Ecole européenne d'Acupuncture.

About the class

Elisabeth explores, through the Chinese Classics, the notion of building and nourishing practitioner's intuition and intuitive knowledge.

 

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
Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, June. 26, 2017
Cost: $150/day

Clinical Acupuncture

Marie-France Collin L.Ac.
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Jul 07, 2017
  • 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

This class is aimed at exploring the significance of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels and their applications. Students will learn the historical development of their usage, order of their formation and its meaning, pathologies, trajectories with point actions and indications, treatment principles and frequency, needle technique, pulses,criteria for choosing with which vessel to start the treatment, coupling them or not and how. 

 

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
Friday-Monday, 9:00am-6:00pm, 7/7-10, 2017
Cost: $150/8 hrs

TCM Classic Formulas, Herbs and Patterns

Dr. Huang Huang
32 hrs / 32 CEUs
  • Fri, Aug 11, 2017
  • 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, 9:00am-6:00pm, Aug. 11-14, 2017
Cost: $200/day