Five-Element Theory

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The Five-Element Theory

The Five-Element Theory online course provides an in-depth description of the correspondences and officials of the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. You will learn how the Five-Element Theory is applied to Chinese Medicine for assessment, acupoint selection, and the acupressure session. Additionally, the course shows several point selection techniques to be used during the Point Work segment of the session protocol. These techniques include use of the creation and control cycles.

The Five-Element Theory course includes:

  • Basic components of Five-Element Theory 
  • Detailed explanation of each Element: their meridians, and attributes 
  • Discussion of Patterns of Disharmony and Element Correspondences
  • Discussion and use of the Creation and Control Cycles
  • Discussion and use of the Command points

Upon completion of the Five-Element online course you will be able to:

  • Understand and employ point selection protocols of 5-Element Theory
  • Determine Patterns of Disharmony
  • Expand your knowledge of the interaction of the meridian system 
  • Assess and prepare an acupressure session based on the Five-Element theory

A Certificate of Completion is available.

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