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3 days professionally shot & edited.
The entire 2017 seminar up close.
Master Class - The Basic Concepts & Techniques of TJM
with Masakazu Ikeda sensei & interpretation by Edward Obaidey sensei
Mastery & Basics
Ikeda Sensei is widely recognised as the pre-eminent practitioner in Japan and a Master of both the Acupuncture and Herbal traditions.
Echoing the Classic title "Su Wen" ("Basic Questions"), his ability and art are based on a firm belief that:"Mastery consists of a thorough, advanced understanding of the basics." Mastery of the Basics (the "fundamentals") is the true bad-rock on which our medicine and treatments stand. This leads to true understanding and reveals the complexities or 'Difficult Issues' ("Nan Ching").
Ikeda sensei presents a unified theory that encompasses a wide healing spectrum.
The seemingly disparate strands of activity presented by TCM, Meridian Therapy, ToyoHari, Five Elements and herbal practitioners are all drawn together and understood as part of one unified body which Ikeda sensei has labeled TJM ("Traditional Japanese Medicine").
3 days professionally mastered and edited recordings
Beyond Stagnations & Deficiency: Resolving Blockages in Patient & Practitioner
with Edward Obaidey sensei
Edward will deal with the subject of blockages in the context of Oriental medicine. These blockages are to be found not only in the Patient but within the Practitioner. This seminar will investigate:
the meaning, manifestation and treatment of Blood Stagnation; Accumulation Disease; Concentrations; and Stagnation within Deficiency (false stagnation); and
blockages to learning and development in the practitioner.