Manipulating Qi with Acupuncture
Understanding the Foundations of Tangible Acupuncture
This course is approved for 7 CEUs from the NCCAOM. The Manipulating Qi with Acupuncture online course helps viewers understand what it takes to move from practicing Passive Acupuncture where needles are expected to affect the Qi to Active Acupuncture where the practitioner is expected to affect the Qi by manipulating the needle. It covers an understanding of Passive vs. Active Needling, sets realistic expectations of each modality, explains what steps must be taken to affect Qi the way we want tangibly, and demonstrates what nine different methods look like in the clinic when used on a person. This stand alone course is strongly recommended for anyone looking to understand Tangible Acupuncture and is essential as foundation material for those training in Nine Essential Needle Technique in person trainings.
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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