Canine Acupressure & TCM | Introduction


Introduction into the practice of equine acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) covering the basic theories and teachings of TCM, energy practices and ssimple practices working with the Bladder meridian and certain acupoints.

This introduction will give you an insight into the theory and practice of applied canine acupressure & Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

In addition to the basic concepts and theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine and their importance for the hands-on practice of acupressure, we will look at acupressure as a form of energy work and what this means for us as therapists / dog owners. We will also receive guidance and instructions for the practical application of acupressure on dogs.

The theory lessons end with a quiz. The energy work is guided with exercises. And the practice is supported by images and video material.

Lessons include:
(1) Introduction;
(2) Acupressure and energy work with dogs;
(3) Yin & Yang theory;
(4) Qi ~ ‘life energy’;
(5) 5 Phases of Transformation / 5 Elements;
(6) Four diagnostic methods;
(7) Major meridians & Zang-Fu organ system;
(8) Bladder meridian and association points – meridian and acupoint localisation – hands-on practice and application.