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August TCM Graduate Degrees Open House & Wellness Event

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Dates: 2024, August 11th & August 18th

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Celebrate & Explore Chinese Medicine With Us!

In light of Five Branches University’s 40th Anniversary, we invite you to an immersive Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) experience. How does TCM support your daily health? What does it take to become a TCM doctor? Join us at either campus to explore:

  • Graduate Degree Program Introduction
  • Acupuncture Wellness Services
  • TCM Trial Courses
  • Campus Tours
  • TCM Diagnosis Demonstration
  • Tuina Massage and Qigong Demonstration
  • TCM Health Care Tea Talk

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a graduate degree, improving your health, or simply learning more about this holistic practice rooted in Chinese history and philosophy, join us and let our 40 years of TCM educational excellence reveal the possibilities TCM offers.


Santa Cruz 
Sunday, August 11th, 2024

Location: Santa Cruz Campus

San Jose
Sunday, August 18th, 2024

Location: San Jose Campus

  Track 1: Degree/Program Intro
  Track 2: Health Panels/Workshops

TCM Diagnose and Acupuncture Treatment Demo

(Track 1 & Track 2)


Graduate Program and Degree Intro

(Track 1)


TCM for Healthcare Tea Talk

Daily self-care dietetic knowledge and tuina massage practices (Track 2)


TCM Career Seminar

Presented by faculty members and alumni (Track 1)


TCM Tongue Diagnosis Panel

(Track 2)

Santa Cruz Campus

Experience Chinese Medicine by being a Five Branches Student for an Afternoon!
  • Attend lectures
  • Explore the campus
  • Learn about the program and get to know students, faculty, and administration staff
Time Topic
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome and  Campus Tour
1:30 – 2:00 So… You Want To Be An Acupuncturist? Delve into the world of Chinese medicine with an engaging overview of the Five Branches’ Graduate Programs. Learn about admissions requirements and navigate the application process seamlessly.
2:00 – 2:30 Student Panel Hear firsthand and gain insights from current students as they share their educational journey at Five Branches.
2:30 – 3:15 Clinical Theater Witness the artistry of Traditional Chinese Medicine in action. Our treatment demonstration, coupled with TCM diagnosis reasoning, provides a glimpse into the profound healing techniques we teach.
3:15 – 4:00 Class Demo – Practical Elevate your energy in a guided Qi Gong session. Stand up, participate, and experience the revitalizing power of this ancient practice.
4:00 – 4:40 Class Demo – Lecture Uncover the mysteries of Chinese Astrology in the year of the Green Dragon. Join us for an insightful lecture that promises to be both enlightening and entertaining.
4:40 – 5:00 Food for the Soul Savor the flavors of Winter/Spring with Chinese medicinal foods prepared by our students. A treat for your palate and nourishment for your well-being.
5:00 on… Open Discussion We are here to help and guide you. Bring your questions to our admissions team.

Contact Us

Santa Cruz Campus:
200 7th Ave #115, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 

(408) 610-3882
Eleonor Mendelson, L.Ac.

Sandra Yates

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San Jose Campus:
1885 Lundy Ave, San Jose, CA 95131

English & Bilingual Admissions Support
(408) 260-0208