$125 – $300

An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Eagle Park Wellness Collective

3355 Eagle Park Drive NE

Grand Rapids, Mi 49546

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"Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine" is a three part series led by acupuncturist, Kristin Swann.

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Participants will gain a basic understanding of Chinese Herbal Medicine, receive raw herb samples, and be provided with homework to deepen their study. Topics will include: how to diagnose a symptom, most common single herbs, and herbal formulas. Students will learn herbal formulas for general health, immune boosting, reproductive health, mental and emotional health, and treating pain.

December 2, 2017: Part I
Introduction of Key Concepts (Yin/Yang; Excess/Deficiency)
An Approach for Diagnosing Symptoms (practice of tongue diagnosis and qualifing symptoms)
Introduction to the Herbal Category System with introduction on 10 common Single Herbs

February 24, 2018: Part II
Deeper Understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine
20 common Single Herbs & 20 Herbal Formulas
Application to Clinical Practice

April 21, 2018: Part III
Deeper Understanding of Diagnosis
20 Herbal Formulas and how to modify with single herbs
Application to Clinical Practice

About Kristin.
Kristin is a native of the San Francisco Bay area. She began her natural heath career as a massage therapist in San Francisco in 1999, and added acupuncture to her skill set in 2009. Kristin was handpicked to intern with the founder of Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Dr. Satya Ambrose. Afterward she enjoyed a faculty position teaching shiatsu massage and herbal medicine, and was the manager of the herbal dispensary. Kristin is an expert herbalist and is nationally certified. Kristin is a member of the American Council on Acupuncture and board member of the Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of dietary restrictions by emailing info@grwell.com.

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3355 Eagle Park Drive NE

Grand Rapids, Mi 49546

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