- Understand the development of the six systems/strategies.
- Be able to identify the name and numbers of the six systems/strategies and describe how each balances a meridian.
- Learn how to apply a mirror and imaging concept to choose the acupuncture points on the body, and locate specific acupuncture points within the Balance Method/System.
- Be able to follow the steps used in the Balance Method/System to diagnose and treat health conditions.
- Be able to diagnose which meridians are sick and apply a treatment plan.
0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction to the Balance System of Acupuncture, its origins and lineage.
15 min - 45 min
Lecture theory of System I: Ming.
45 min - 1.25 hrs
Holography – The Mirror and Imaging format. The 5 Step approach.
1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs
System 1 protocol.
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
Lecture of theory of System II: Bie-Jing and System II protocol.
2 hrs - 2.5 hrs
Lecture of theory of System III: Biao-Li and System III protocol.
2.5 hrs - 2.75 hrs
Discussion of cases of chronic pain disorders and the use of the Balance Systems.
2.75 hrs - 3 hrs
Review of Systems I to III.
3 hrs - 3.25 hrs
Lecture of theory of System IV: Opposite Clock and System IV protocol.
3.25 hrs - 3.5 hrs
Lecture of theory of System V: Neighbour Clock and VI: He. Systems I to V review.
3.5 hrs - 3.75 hrs
Discussion of cases of Musculoskeletal (MSK) Disorders and the 6 Systems.
3.75 hrs - 4 hrs
The 5 step approach and 6 systems review.
Sonia Tan's description and explanation of the Balance system is super easy to understand and follow.
Leela K. - Australia
Sonia teaches in a way that is very easy to understand the material. The introduction relating to the I Ching was very helpful in understanding the basics of the Balance Method. I really enjoyed this course.
Deenna H. - Canada
This was a very easy to follow and understand course. Getting me back in touch with my TCM roots and theory.
Brandon B. - United States of America
This course is excellently taught. When you finish the course you will be able to start practicing the material immediately......not be wading through notes, trying to figure out how to proceed.
Mary D. - Canada
This course has fired me up to integrate balance method into my practice, I believe it is invaluable for treating pain (I'm looking forward to level 2 to see it;s wider applications). Sonia is an amazing teacher, made the course enjoyable, motivating and engaging. Thanks.
Sarah C. - United Kingdom
This course was great. There were many concepts I was struggling to understand from my own previous personal effort to understand the balance system. The course clarified these concepts for me. The explanation of the systems and how they were derived helped deeper understanding of the rationale. Thanks for teaching the course this way!
Nurudeen A. - Canada
I found Sonia very engaging thorough. I would like to attend her courses
Mihi L. - Australia
Sonia introduces important systems of acupuncture, based on balancing meridian channels. The methods taught will greatly benefit your practice.
Gavin L. - Canada
I highly recommend this course. Dr. Sonia Tan clearly presents the material, class content is well organized, with visuals and demonstrations. I immediately started using the methods taught in this class in my practice and have gotten positive results.
Angela T. - United States of America
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Taught by Sonia Tan
Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, licensed since 2006, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. She is one of few certified Gold Level pracView full bio