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TCM Qi from I-Ching Perspective

Five Branches University Mind-Body Department

Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
In class Learning Ended $240.00 $0.00
FBU MTCM Students/Alumni Ended $192.00 $0.00
Distance Learning Ended $280.00 $0.00

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About the Seminar:

This two days course explores the definition of Tradition Chinese Medicine (TCM) qi from the perspective of Chinese classics, I-Ching and Nei Jing. We will first introduce the basic theory behind the I-Ching and explain the definition of TCM qi by giving supporting statements from the Nei Jing and examples of TCM qi. Applying the concepts of the trigrams (Ba Gua), we will explain the relationships between jing, qi shen and how they interact with each other based on I-Ching terminology. Using similar concepts with Four Images and Ba Gua, we will also compare and contrast Wei qi and Ying qi and examine how they relate to the five organs. Next, we will study how yin and yang of blood and qi affect the physiology of pulse and channels using examples of modern science. Finally, students will be taken on a journey to explore the Qi in Chinese Culture and its application to TCM. At the end of the class, students will be able to understand the basic meaning of I-Ching trigrams and their relationship with TCM; through which the abstract meanings of TCM Qi can be defined, symbolized, and understood with the aid of the supportive statements from the Nei Jing.

 

About the Instructor:

Dr. Cheung holds a Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from UC Davis, and has worked in the field of High End Computing for 11 years. He was a developer of Earth Science Modeling Framework (ESMF) for 3 years. He has joined the Application Performance & Productivity (APP) Group in the NAS Division at the NASA Ames Research Center to develop parallel computational code for tropical cyclones study. In addition, he is working with Earth Science application owners to make the most effective use of the high-performance computing (HPC) resources by enhancing code performance.

Dr.Cheung has been studying I-Ching since 1986, and he has been teaching I-Ching and related subjects at the School of Yimutology, a 501 (c )(3) non-profit organization in Oakland, CA that was founded by him in 2007.

 

 

 

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Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)


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Five Branches University Mind-Body Department

Five Branches University, Graduate School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, aims to provide a professional medical education in the art, science and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine through classroom courses and clinical training. Our programs emphasize traditional Chinese medical theory and diagnosis, acupuncture, herbology, and Western medicine as applied to integrated healthcare. Providing a community of learning and TCM healthcare, Five Branches University is dedicated to making the views and methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine a part of world medicine.

The Five Branches University Extension Department offers valuable opportunities for lifelong learning, including certificate programs, continuing education courses for healthcare professionals, and community classes for the general public.

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