A Workshop on Shonishin: Japanese Acupuncture for Children

Instructor Stephen Birch PhD, LicAc (USA), MBAcC (UK), lid NVA (Holland).

 

Friday, November 22, 2019: (10.00-13.30 + 15.00-19.00)

10.00 – 10.10 Introduction

10.10 – 11.20 Overview of the history and development of shonishin + Japanese acupuncture

Theoretical basis of shonishin & overview of the modern utilization of shonishin

Overview pediatric treatments: physiology and sensitivities etc

Diagnostic methods and assessments for younger children

11.20 – 12.00 Treatment demonstrations

12.00 – 12.15 Tea/coffee break

12.15 – 13.30 Overview of the treatment tools + Practice using basic tools

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 15.30 Practice using the tools

15.30 – 17.00 Contraindications and precautions in the treatment of children,

developing strategies for treating children,

the whole body root treatment – tools and methods,

instructing parents in home therapy

17.00 – 17.15 tea break

17.15 – 18.00 Treatment demonstrations

18.00 – 18.45 Cases

18.45 – 19.00 Questions and answers

 

 

A Workshop on Shonishin: Japanese Acupuncture for Children

Instructor Stephen Birch PhD, LicAc (USA), MBAcC (UK), lid NVA (Holland).

 

Friday, November 22, 2019: (10.00-13.30 + 15.00-19.00)

10.00 – 10.10 Introduction

10.10 – 11.20 Overview of the history and development of shonishin + Japanese acupuncture

Theoretical basis of shonishin & overview of the modern utilization of shonishin

Overview pediatric treatments: physiology and sensitivities etc

Diagnostic methods and assessments for younger children

11.20 – 12.00 Treatment demonstrations

12.00 – 12.15 Tea/coffee break

12.15 – 13.30 Overview of the treatment tools + Practice using basic tools

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 15.30 Practice using the tools

15.30 – 17.00 Contraindications and precautions in the treatment of children,

developing strategies for treating children,

the whole body root treatment – tools and methods,

instructing parents in home therapy

17.00 – 17.15 tea break

17.15 – 18.00 Treatment demonstrations

18.00 – 18.45 Cases

18.45 – 19.00 Questions and answers

 

 

Saturday November 23, 2019: (10.00-13.30 + 15.00-19.00)

10.00 – 12.00 Overview of root treatment patterns for older children

Japanese approaches: meridian therapy treatments

Demonstration and practice of treatment techniques

12.00 – 12.15 Tea/coffee break

12.15 – 13.00 Treatment demonstrations

13.00 – 13.30 Cases

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 16.00 Review and practice of shonishin tapping and stroking treatment techniques

16.00 – 16.45 Adjusting acupuncture treatment techniques for children:

Inserting needles for children – lecture, demonstrations and practice

16.45 – 17.00 tea/coffee break

17.00 – 18.30 Okyu – Japanese moxa technique – lecture, demonstration and practice

18.30 – 19.00 Cases + questions/answers

 

 

Sunday, November 24, 2019: (9.30-12.30 + 14.00-16.00)

9.30 – 10.15 Treatment demonstrations

10.15 – 11.15 Adjusting acupuncture treatment techniques for children:

Press-spheres, press-tack needles, intradermal needles – lecture, demonstration + practice + cupping

11.15 – 11.30 Tea break

11.30 – 12.30 Treatment of specific disorders

12.30– 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Treatment of specific disorders

15.00 – 15.15 Tea break

15.15 – 16.00 Treatment of specific disorders

10.00 – 12.00 Overview of root treatment patterns for older children

Japanese approaches: meridian therapy treatments

Demonstration and practice of treatment techniques

12.00 – 12.15 Tea/coffee break

12.15 – 13.00 Treatment demonstrations

13.00 – 13.30 Cases

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 16.00 Review and practice of shonishin tapping and stroking treatment techniques

16.00 – 16.45 Adjusting acupuncture treatment techniques for children:

Inserting needles for children – lecture, demonstrations and practice

16.45 – 17.00 tea/coffee break

17.00 – 18.30 Okyu – Japanese moxa technique – lecture, demonstration and practice

18.30 – 19.00 Cases + questions/answers

 

 

Sunday, November 24, 2019: (9.30-12.30 + 14.00-16.00)

9.30 – 10.15 Treatment demonstrations

10.15 – 11.15 Adjusting acupuncture treatment techniques for children:

Press-spheres, press-tack needles, intradermal needles – lecture, demonstration + practice + cupping

11.15 – 11.30 Tea break

11.30 – 12.30 Treatment of specific disorders

12.30– 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Treatment of specific disorders

15.00 – 15.15 Tea break

15.15 – 16.00 Treatment of specific disorders

Sobre o instrutor:

Stephen Birch vive e pratica na Holanda. Ele pratica a acupuntura japonesa há trinta e cinco anos. Além de estudar com o praticante-professor Yoshio Manaka, com quem escreveu o livro ‘Chasing the Dragon’s Tail’, ele também estudou com vários outros praticantes seniores como Kodo Fukushima, Toshio Yanagishita, Akihiro Takai, Shozo Takahashi, Koryo Nakada, Shuho Taniuchi e Yutaka Shinoda. Ele é autor de Shonishin – Acupuntura Pediátrica Japonesa e é co-autor de Hara Diagnosis: Reflexões sobre o Mar, Acupuntura Japonesa, Vasos Extraordinários e Acupuntura.

Seu novo livro co-editado sobre Qi e o Jingmai Restoring Order em Saúde e Medicina Chinesa foi lançado em 2014.

Ele é um professor bem conhecido na América do Norte, Europa e Australásia. Ele ensina workshops e programas sobre métodos de acupuntura japoneses em vários locais da Europa, incluindo Holanda, Reino Unido, Alemanha, Suíça, Escandinávia, Áustria, Itália, Espanha, Portugal e também ensina na Australásia. Ele também esteve envolvido no estudo científico da acupuntura por mais de vinte e cinco anos, com um PhD em pesquisa de acupuntura, publicando muitos trabalhos nessa área e é professor associado no Kristiania University College.

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