Working with Meridians

10.00 am to 5.00 pm each day – 14 Hours CPD

About the Course

A practical workshop which introduces the attendee to the location of the 12 classical meridians that are used in Shiatsu and acupuncture. Exploring the relationship of meridians to other forms of bodywork. These could be integrated and incorporated into the attendees practice through their chosen modality.

You will learn to palpate and identify the 12 primary channels / meridians as used in shiatsu and acupuncture and to trace the anatomical location of these channels. Further qigong exercises and stretching will assist you in their anatomical locations. You will also be taught the location of a number of important tsubo’s / acupressure points and their actions, indications and contra indications.

The course aims to equip you as a learner with the confidence to apply working with meridians in their practice via their chosen modality.

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By the end of the course you as an attendee should be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe patient care and handling skills.
  • Palpate and identify the location of the 12 classical meridians.
  • Locate various muscles and anatomical / bony landmarks relating to the meridians.
  • Locate key tsubo / acupressure points on the meridians.
  • Demonstrate some stretching and qigong self administered exercises.

During this hands on workshop you will:

  • Learn to professionally and competently demonstrate the anatomical location of the 12 main meridians or primary channels / pathways as used in Eastern bodywork modalities.
  • Topics include tsubo / acu-point location
  • Develop your Qi through the regular practice of QiGong.
  • Learn a number of stretching techniques. 
  • Revise anatomical landmarks.
Shepherds House
Collingwood Street
Guys Hospital Campus
London Bridge
London
SE1 1UL

Tutor – Andy Jancewicz

Andy Jancewicz

Andy worked as a Senior Lecturer and Clinic Tutor at the University of Westminster from 1999 to 2012, firstly for the School of Integrated Health and more latterly for the School of Life Sciences.

The courses at the University of Westminster were designed to develop practitioners of complementary medicine who could work collaboratively, both with their patients and with other health-care providers, whether from other therapies within complementary medicine or from orthodox medicine. …read more