Nurturing life through the body, heart, and spirit with the wisdom of Chinese medicine

Events


May
23
to May 27

Rothenburg TCM Congress (Germany)

I will once again travel to Germany for this wonderful yearly event, only an hour from my hometown of Würzburg. There will be music, celebrations, and lots of lecturing and listening. I will be teaching on pediatrics and possibly on gynecology, medical ethics, or yangsheng. And of course there is always the evening of music with Peter Firebrace, Lillian Pearl Bridges, and the usual suspects.

See the Congress website, http://www.tcm-kongress.de/en/index.htm, for updates.

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Chinese Culture Immersion Retreat (Washington)
Oct
14
to Oct 16

Chinese Culture Immersion Retreat (Washington)

A fun retreat, taught by Dr. Brenda Hood and myself, for the first-year students at the National College of Natural Medicine, School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Friday night through Sunday afternoon. Culture, philosophy, language, art, calligraphy, tea, qigong etc. To be held at beautiful Trout Lake Abbey in Washington.

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Integrative Fertility Symposium
Apr
28
to May 1

Integrative Fertility Symposium

I'd love to see you in Vancouver at the Integrative Fertility Symposium 2016. More information about the event is found at this link. I'll be teaching two courses:

  1. a day-long pre-Symposium workshop together with Debra Betts on the topic of "Nurturing the Fetus," and
  2. a lecture as part of the actual symposium: "What Would the Yellow Emperor Do? Fertility Treatments in the Context of Classical Yangsheng ("Nurturing Life").

 

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Chinese Culture Immersion Retreat
Jan
15
to Jan 17

Chinese Culture Immersion Retreat

A fun retreat, taught by Dr. Brenda Hood and myself, for the first-year winter admit and dual degree students at the National College of Natural Medicine, School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Friday night through Sunday afternoon. Culture, philosophy, language, art, calligraphy, tea, qigong etc. To be held among the trees at Alton Collins Retreat Center near Eagle Creek, Oregon.

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“CLOUD HIDDEN/WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN”  HARVESTING WILD MEDICINALS/STUDYING CLASSICAL CHINESE MEDICAL TEXTS
Aug
23
to Aug 27

“CLOUD HIDDEN/WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN” HARVESTING WILD MEDICINALS/STUDYING CLASSICAL CHINESE MEDICAL TEXTS

  • Abominable Snow Mansion (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A five-day excursion and study program near Taos Mountain in New Mexico, with Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac., Alembic Institute, San Diego, and Sabine Wilms, Ph. D. editor and author, professor at National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Or..

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Mar
24
to Mar 26

International Congress of Chinese Medicine (Israel)

I am delighted that I get to return to Tel Aviv in March 2015, for three lectures:

  1. Venerating the Root -- Sun Simiao's Teachings on Pediatrics (3/24)
  2. What did it mean to be a "Great Physician" in classical China? An Exploration of Sun Simiao's Vision of Medicine.(3/24)
  3. "Ten Times More Difficult to Treat": Sun Simiao's Famous Essay on Gynecology (3/26)

Check the conference website (http://iccm.org.il/program-2014-english/) for more information as the date approaches.

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Feb
20
to Feb 22

Chinese Culture Immersion Retreat

A fun retreat, taught by Dr. Brenda Hood and myself, for the first year winter admission students at the National College of Natural Medicine, School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Friday night through Sunday afternoon. Culture, philosophy, language, art, calligraphy, tea, qigong etc. To be held at beautiful Trout Lake Abbey in Washington.

 

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Jul
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Zhuangzi reading

An intimate reading group for free and easy roaming in the Zhuangzi, with special focus on the clinical applications of this material. Please bring a snack and a donation. Send me a message if you are interested in joining us. Some knowledge of classical Chinese is highly recommended.

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