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Extension Calendar

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(P) Pending Approval

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases 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
Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / No CEU's San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P) San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

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

Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / No CEU's
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In this Medical Qigong 1 course, students are led through a progressive series of Qigong (Energy Skill) exercises and meditations. Basic applications of Medical Qigong Purgation, Tonification and Regulation energetic skills are experienced. Each class includes lecture, demonstration of exercises and personal practice of this energetic medicine. Students are also taught specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, and learn how and when to apply them in clinic (e.g., purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluids). There is also an introduction to energetic psychology, which includes discharging toxic emotions and how to safely handle the emotional discharges or toxic energetic releases coming from their patients.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

*No CEUs provided.

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
none
Sundays 09/09, 09/23, 10/07, & 10/21 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis

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

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

Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P)
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In Medical Qigong Level II, students are led through a progressive series of advanced Shengong (Spirit Skill) meditations and exercises. These exercises and meditations are specifically used for developing advanced intuitive diagnostic skills. The students also learn basic Medical Qigong treatment protocols and begin the initial phase of their Medical Qigong clinical experience by performing basic treatments on their fellow classmates. The basics learned in this class include using Medical Qigong for diagnosis and then using purging, tonifying and regulating techniques in the subsequent treatment.

If students are interested in continuing their education to Medical Qigong III and onward, it is highly recommended students to register for anatomy, physiology and TCM Theory I class concurrently.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

[CEUs Approval Pending]

*Total 32 CEUs (P) hours for LAc, RN, and CMT

*16 CEUs (P) for 10/28 & 11/18 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

*16 CEUs (P) for 12/02 & 12/09 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one month prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
Medical Qigong I and Licensed Acupuncturist
Sundays 10/28, 11/18, 12/02, & 12/09 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians

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
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / No CEU's San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P) San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

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 Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / No CEU's
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In this Medical Qigong 1 course, students are led through a progressive series of Qigong (Energy Skill) exercises and meditations. Basic applications of Medical Qigong Purgation, Tonification and Regulation energetic skills are experienced. Each class includes lecture, demonstration of exercises and personal practice of this energetic medicine. Students are also taught specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, and learn how and when to apply them in clinic (e.g., purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluids). There is also an introduction to energetic psychology, which includes discharging toxic emotions and how to safely handle the emotional discharges or toxic energetic releases coming from their patients.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

*No CEUs provided.

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
none
Sundays 09/09, 09/23, 10/07, & 10/21 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis

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

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

Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P)
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In Medical Qigong Level II, students are led through a progressive series of advanced Shengong (Spirit Skill) meditations and exercises. These exercises and meditations are specifically used for developing advanced intuitive diagnostic skills. The students also learn basic Medical Qigong treatment protocols and begin the initial phase of their Medical Qigong clinical experience by performing basic treatments on their fellow classmates. The basics learned in this class include using Medical Qigong for diagnosis and then using purging, tonifying and regulating techniques in the subsequent treatment.

If students are interested in continuing their education to Medical Qigong III and onward, it is highly recommended students to register for anatomy, physiology and TCM Theory I class concurrently.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

[CEUs Approval Pending]

*Total 32 CEUs (P) hours for LAc, RN, and CMT

*16 CEUs (P) for 10/28 & 11/18 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

*16 CEUs (P) for 12/02 & 12/09 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one month prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
Medical Qigong I and Licensed Acupuncturist
Sundays 10/28, 11/18, 12/02, & 12/09 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians

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
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

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

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

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

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 Schedule

Bilingual 500-Hour Asian Bodywork and Qigong Program Schedule

The Bilingual Asian Bodywork and Qigong Program, is taught in English by Chinese speaking faculty and is intended for non-native Chinese-speaking students.

San Jose

  • Fall 2018: September 2, 2018 to December 15, 2018
  • Spring 2019: January 7, 2019 to April 20, 2019

Santa Cruz

  • Spring 2019: January 7, 2019 to April 20, 2019

English 500-Hour Asian Bodywork and Qigong Program Schedule

The English Asian Bodywork and Qigong Program, is taught in English by English speaking faculty and is intended for students educated in the U.S.

San Jose

  • Not presently scheduled

Santa Cruz

  • Spring 2019: January 7, 2019 to April 20, 2019

Latest Schedule Information

Please contact San Jose or Santa Cruz Extension for the latest information on the schedule of the Bilingual and English 500-hour Asian Bodywork and Qigong Programs, and other massage and Asian bodywork courses.

Contact Us:

For admissions and course information, contact:

Five Branches University Extension

San Jose:

Gina Huang
(408) 260-0208 ext 233
sjextension@fivebranches.edu

 

Santa Cruz:

Fay Dennis
(831) 476-9424 ext 35
scextension@fivebanches.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

Date Course Hours/CEUs Location
(p): Pending Approval
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / No CEU's San Jose
Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P) San Jose

Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / No CEU's
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In this Medical Qigong 1 course, students are led through a progressive series of Qigong (Energy Skill) exercises and meditations. Basic applications of Medical Qigong Purgation, Tonification and Regulation energetic skills are experienced. Each class includes lecture, demonstration of exercises and personal practice of this energetic medicine. Students are also taught specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, and learn how and when to apply them in clinic (e.g., purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluids). There is also an introduction to energetic psychology, which includes discharging toxic emotions and how to safely handle the emotional discharges or toxic energetic releases coming from their patients.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

*No CEUs provided.

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
none
Sundays 09/09, 09/23, 10/07, & 10/21 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P)
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In Medical Qigong Level II, students are led through a progressive series of advanced Shengong (Spirit Skill) meditations and exercises. These exercises and meditations are specifically used for developing advanced intuitive diagnostic skills. The students also learn basic Medical Qigong treatment protocols and begin the initial phase of their Medical Qigong clinical experience by performing basic treatments on their fellow classmates. The basics learned in this class include using Medical Qigong for diagnosis and then using purging, tonifying and regulating techniques in the subsequent treatment.

If students are interested in continuing their education to Medical Qigong III and onward, it is highly recommended students to register for anatomy, physiology and TCM Theory I class concurrently.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

[CEUs Approval Pending]

*Total 32 CEUs (P) hours for LAc, RN, and CMT

*16 CEUs (P) for 10/28 & 11/18 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

*16 CEUs (P) for 12/02 & 12/09 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one month prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
Medical Qigong I and Licensed Acupuncturist
Sundays 10/28, 11/18, 12/02, & 12/09 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00


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
Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P) San Jose

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

Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P)
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In Medical Qigong Level II, students are led through a progressive series of advanced Shengong (Spirit Skill) meditations and exercises. These exercises and meditations are specifically used for developing advanced intuitive diagnostic skills. The students also learn basic Medical Qigong treatment protocols and begin the initial phase of their Medical Qigong clinical experience by performing basic treatments on their fellow classmates. The basics learned in this class include using Medical Qigong for diagnosis and then using purging, tonifying and regulating techniques in the subsequent treatment.

If students are interested in continuing their education to Medical Qigong III and onward, it is highly recommended students to register for anatomy, physiology and TCM Theory I class concurrently.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

[CEUs Approval Pending]

*Total 32 CEUs (P) hours for LAc, RN, and CMT

*16 CEUs (P) for 10/28 & 11/18 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

*16 CEUs (P) for 12/02 & 12/09 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one month prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
Medical Qigong I and Licensed Acupuncturist
Sundays 10/28, 11/18, 12/02, & 12/09 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00


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
Sep 08, 2018
Saturday
Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / No CEU's San Jose
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday
Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Sep 10, 2018
Monday
The Comprehensive Studies of Classic Formulas 8 hours / 8 CEUs San Jose
Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series) 32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P) San Jose
Nov 09, 2018
Friday
An Alternative View of Primary Meridians 32 hrs / 32 CEUs San Jose

Classic Formulas for Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

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 Qigong I: Self Cultivation (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / No CEU's
  • Sun, Sep 09, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In this Medical Qigong 1 course, students are led through a progressive series of Qigong (Energy Skill) exercises and meditations. Basic applications of Medical Qigong Purgation, Tonification and Regulation energetic skills are experienced. Each class includes lecture, demonstration of exercises and personal practice of this energetic medicine. Students are also taught specific Medical Qigong prescription exercises and meditations, and learn how and when to apply them in clinic (e.g., purging excess conditions, tonifying deficiencies, dispersing stagnations and regulating Qi, Blood and Body Fluids). There is also an introduction to energetic psychology, which includes discharging toxic emotions and how to safely handle the emotional discharges or toxic energetic releases coming from their patients.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

*No CEUs provided.

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
none
Sundays 09/09, 09/23, 10/07, & 10/21 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

Classic Formulas for PCOS and Endometriosis

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

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

Medical Qigong II: Shengong Skills (Sunday Series)

Thomas Leichardt, L.Ac
32 Hrs / 32 CEUs (P)
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018
  • San Jose

Preview the Program Video here!!!

In Medical Qigong Level II, students are led through a progressive series of advanced Shengong (Spirit Skill) meditations and exercises. These exercises and meditations are specifically used for developing advanced intuitive diagnostic skills. The students also learn basic Medical Qigong treatment protocols and begin the initial phase of their Medical Qigong clinical experience by performing basic treatments on their fellow classmates. The basics learned in this class include using Medical Qigong for diagnosis and then using purging, tonifying and regulating techniques in the subsequent treatment.

If students are interested in continuing their education to Medical Qigong III and onward, it is highly recommended students to register for anatomy, physiology and TCM Theory I class concurrently.

About the Instructor:  Thomas has great passion for the inner alchemy practices found in Daoism and other eastern traditions, both as a vehicle for self transformation as well as a means to promote healing ranging from the physical to the spiritual. In 2006, he completed the highest level of training and certification available from the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University of TCM. While studying in China on five separate occasions, Thomas received lineage into the Dragon Gate sect of Daoism at Qingchengshan (青城山) in Sichuan. In addition to Thomas' study and practice of Daoist medicine and healing, he also has a very close association with the great Indian saint Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as Amma, or the hugging saint. He serves on staff for her tours in North America and abroad, absorbing her deep wisdom and compassion for the human condition. Thomas currently teaches medical qigong, energetic medicine, and core mysticism, while offering energetic healing sessions to his students and clients. For more information about Thomas go to: www.inneralchemycenter.com

[CEUs Approval Pending]

*Total 32 CEUs (P) hours for LAc, RN, and CMT

*16 CEUs (P) for 10/28 & 11/18 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

*16 CEUs (P) for 12/02 & 12/09 (need to attend both days to qualify for CEUs)

To register for this course, please email Lykos Yang at sjextension@fivebranches.edu or call the San Jose Administration Office at (408) 260-0208.

(Credit Card payment is subjected to additional 3% charge)

DISCOUNTS: 10% Early Registration (one month prior to beginning of the class), 20% FBU Alumni

Prerequisite:
Medical Qigong I and Licensed Acupuncturist
Sundays 10/28, 11/18, 12/02, & 12/09 9am-6pm
Cost: $580.00

An Alternative View of Primary Meridians

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