Daoist Zangfu Acupressure

Focused on regulating the Qi flow in the organs of the body cavity, Daoist Zangfu Acupressure is a powerful bodywork treatment method to return fundamental health to very sick patients. Originally passed on by a wandering Daoist, it was nearly lost in the Cultural Revolution. Today, there are only a handful of people focused on using this incredible bodywork system in the clinic. It was the first clinical treatment method learned by Andrew Nugent-Head, taught to him by the late Professor Wang Jin-Huai.

Please note this course can be purchased by itself here, but it is also included in the purchase cost of the five module Chinese Bodywork for Clinical Practice course as module 01. In both this stand alone course and in the Chinese Bodywork for Clinical Practice course, the digital edition of the Daoist Zangfu Acupressure book is included. Please choose carefully in purchasing as we are unable to offer refunds or pro-rated purchases for future courses.

This course has been approved for 5.5 hours of continuing education credit by the NCCAOM. To receive continuing education credit all videos must be completed and participants must receive a passing score of 80% or greater on the end of course test. Successfully passing the test will automatically generate a course completion certificate which will be immediately sent to the e-mail address associated with your account.

Your Instructor

Andrew Nugent-Head
Andrew Nugent-Head

Andrew Nugent-Head is the founder of the Association for Traditional Studies (ATS), a 501c3 organization dedicated to the preservation, documentation and dissemination of China's traditional knowledge. Andrew moved to China in 1986 at the age of 18 to study Chinese medicine, martial arts, and internal cultivation. He spent 28 years in China dedicated to learning these arts and obtained the highest quality education possible in traditional, mentor-disciple relationships.

Andrew's studies and work have been featured on French and German television, the NBC Sunday Today Show, and on ABC News Special. He also worked on and appeared in the Mystery of Qi episode of the Bill Moyers PBS documentary series, Healing and the Mind. He has been featured in newspapers across the United States and written prolifically on Chinese Medicine, culture and the importance of preserving traditional knowledge worldwide.

Through his not for profit, Andrew has translated six books, produced over 400 educational videos and translated for and assisted practitioners of Chinese Medicine, Yin Style Bagua martial arts, Daoyin practices, and Calligraphy during more than 140 seminars between 1993 and 2003.

With the passing of his teachers, Andrew now dedicates himself to teaching the practice of Chinese medicine as he learned it to fellow practitioners through seminars around the world. He also runs a teaching clinic in Asheville, North Carolina where practitioners can observe him treating patients with herbs, acupuncture, bodywork, exercises and lifestyle advice.

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