This course will teach a thorough and effective treatment of the back and lower extremity based on the Hoshino system of Shiatsu. Point location and palpation will be stressed as well as correct body movement and proper hand/thumb technique. Students will learn Yin Yang Theory, Eight Principles and four Examinations, Cause of Disease, and a Survey of the channels. This course will enable students to understand the major concepts of Oriental Medicine and perform a comprehensive patient interview.
This course will teach the fundamentals of musculoskeletal anatomy. The class will enable the student to understand the different parts of the body, their relationship to each other, and the action of the muscles and bones.