The Spirits of the Points - Course 5

The Metal Element

By Neil Gumenick

Neil Gumenick explains the Spirit Points of the Metal Official Organs (Lung and Large Instestine) and their functions.
Total CPDs: 2
Total CPDs: 2
NCCAOM (2), Standard Certificate (2), IVAS (2)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

In this two-hour recorded webinar, Professor Gumenick will teach the Spirits of the Points of the Metal Officials (Organs): The Lung, or Receiver of the Pure Chi From the Heavens and Large Intestine, or Drainer of the Dregs. The presentation features Neil on camera, accompanied by a new power point slideshow utilizing beautiful images from nature and from the worlds of mythology and fantasy. Notes on each point discussed will be available for downloading.

Course Objectives

  • To learn how treatments are strategized in the Classical Five-Element tradition.
  • To learn how to select points to reach the needed mental and spirit levels in a patient by understanding the Spirits of the Points.
  • To learn the mental and spiritual connotations, meanings and uses of acupuncture points on the Lung and Large Intestine meridians.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 30 min
The Metal Element – basic correspondences
30 min - 1 hrs
The Lung - its job within the body/mind/spirit
Spirits of selected Points on the Lung Meridian
1 hrs - 1.5 hrs
The Large Intestine – its job within the body/mind/spirit
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
Spirits of selected Points on the Large Intestine Meridian
I have taken several of Neil's Spirit of the Points seminars, and I find them to be very beneficial in enhancing my own 5E practice.
Susan Marie W. - United States
Neil provides an enriching and valuable discourse of the Officials for the Metal Energy and their Spirits of the points that is easily useful in treatments for Metal CFs.
Gwen M. - United States of America
Neil is a very good speaker and does an excellent job of articulating the information. It can be confusing, but he does a great job of getting to the point, but also explaining the varied nuances of each point. I have a much clearer understanding of how I could use these points.
Susan W. - United States
Enjoyable and full of great information regarding the spirits of the points.
Linda A. - United States
I LOVE learning more about the Spirit of the Points. They are so valuable to my practice. The course was fantastic in deepening my understanding of them. My only wish is to take the whole 5 Element curriculum in person someday!
Stacy K. - United States
Great review on 5 Element theory; I have been practicing 25 years and picked up loads of priceless info.
William D. - Canada
Excellent program - nice to be able to do at my own pace!
Susan R. - Canada


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Taught by Neil Gumenick

In practice for 40 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is Founder and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. An accomplished author and international lecturer, he has taught at
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