East Meets West

A 15-Hour Course

5-week course

November 10 - December 15 (Skip Dec 1)

Sundays, 5-8pm

This synthesis course compares and harmonizes the "western" and “eastern” medical models.  East Meets West is the culmination of students’ extensive study in Anatomy and Physiology and Chinese Medicine. Students will develop a cross-disciplinary vocabulary allowing them to understand the areas of overlap and divergence between the two models.

Topics Include:

• Respective strengths and weaknesses of Western and Eastern approaches
• How to frame key Chinese Medicine concepts in terms of western physiology
• How to differentially diagnose common western syndromes in terms of Chinese Medicine.
• Reading and analysis of current research articles in the field of Shiatsu

This class is open only to students enrolled in our complete Shiatsu Certification Program.