MODULE II 100 HOURS OF MODALITY TECHNIQUE AND PRACTICE:

This class provides an opportunity to review point locations and angles, and to integrate the material of Module I, plus an in-depth study of Strange Flows, Organ Meridians, Zang/Fu, Segments and Five Phases, along with additional theories and special point groups. The bodymind focus of this class varies from teacher to teacher.

Prerequisite: Module I, or the equivalent
(Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced JSD
with authorized JSD teachers)

Objectives: participants learn to:

Demonstrate assessment skills including pulse reading and point palpation.
Describe the 8 Strange Flows in detail and compare with the 12 meridians.
Demonstrate use of acupressure and body focus-ing techniques with common tension/pain problems.
Describe special point groups: combining, entry-exit, general and group lo, and accumulation points.
Integrate Segmental, Strange Flow, Meridian and 5 Phases theories in designing sessions to reduce stress.
Discuss the Zang/Fu, the 6 Divisions, exogenous and endogenous causes of imbalance (including the extreme emotions), and tendino-muscular meridians.
Content

Level 1. INTEGRATION OF KEY THEORIES

In-depth study of the Strange Flows, emphasizing their functions and including over 150 Strange Flows points. (Relax! Most of these points were introduced in Module I.) Practice: new SF release patterns. (16 hr.)
Integration of Strange Flow, Meridian and Segmental theories in assessment and point combinations. Special powerful point groups: Entry/exit points; general and group lo points; the 8 meeting points, associated points, combining points; etc. (14 hr.)

Level 2. MASTER CLASS

Review of all Basic and Intermediate points for accuracy of location and precision of angle. (14 hr.)
Demonstration of assessment skills: point palpation, pulse reading, questioning, listening, looking. Specific applications of Segmental, Strange Flow, Meridian and Five Phases theory to common problems like neck, shoulder, and back tension/pain, headache, chest/respiratory problems, menstrual difficulties, pelvic tension, digestive stress, insomnia, joint problems. Includes focus on bodymind process skills. (21 hr.)

Level 3. EXPANDING THEORETICAL HORIZONS

Causes of imbalance: Exogenous and endogenous causes of dis-ease, including the 6 External Pathogens and the 7 Evil Emotions (reviewed); and the 4 levels (protection, Qi, nutrition, blood). Review 6 Divisions; Zang/Fu theory and curious organs. Fundamental substances. Introduction to the 8 Principles. (21 hr.)
Tendino-muscular meridians and their relevance to JSD acupressure. Accumulation points. (14 hr.)
Evaluation Method: Attendance and demonstration of skill mastered; practical examination

Other requirements to become a Registered Jin Shin Do® Acupressurist (and allowed to use the Jin Shin Do® trademark and the related trademarks “Bodymind Acupressure” and the Encircled Tree Logo) include:
125 logged hours of JSD® Acupressure practice,
10 private sessions with a Registered JSD® Acupressurist or Authorized JSD® Teacher.

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