Single Systems: Balance System Acupuncture - Level 1

Balancing one channel at a time.

by Sonia Tan
Art. Nr.: C-ST001

Approved by: Standard Certificate, IVAS, NCCAOM

Language: English

Course Type: Studio Recording

Course Length: 4 h

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Access Period: Lifetime

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Single Systems: Balance System Acupuncture - Level 1

Course Overview

This course provides the basic foundations of five main systems of the Balance Method/System. The systems are rooted in the concept of healing the body by balancing meridians. Student will learn the history of the Balance Method/System, the basis of each of the Five Systems, and the logical processes for determining the meridians to acupuncture, including an easy-to-use format to outline the treatment plan. Learn how to apply the quick, efficient results effectively! Particular attention will be paid to musculo-skeletal conditions in this introductory level. Pre-requisite: A license to practice Acupuncture legally within your jurisdiction, with a minimum 250 hours of Acupuncture training.

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Course Objectives

  • Understand the development of the six systems/strategies.
  • Be able to identify the name and numbers of the six systems/strategies and describe how each balances a meridian.
  • Learn how to apply a mirror and imaging concept to choose the acupuncture points on the body, and locate specific acupuncture points within the Balance Method/System.
  • Be able to follow the steps used in the Balance Method/System to diagnose and treat health conditions.
  • Be able to diagnose which meridians are sick and apply a treatment plan.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 minIntroduction to the Balance System of Acupuncture, its origins and lineage.

15 min - 45 minLecture theory of System I: Ming.

45 min - 1.25 hrsHolography – The Mirror and Imaging format. The 5 Step approach.

1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrsSystem 1 protocol.

1.5 hrs - 2 hrsLecture of theory of System II: Bie-Jing and System II protocol.

2 hrs - 2.5 hrsLecture of theory of System III: Biao-Li and System III protocol.

2.5 hrs - 2.75 hrsDiscussion of cases of chronic pain disorders and the use of the Balance Systems.

2.75 hrs - 3 hrsReview of Systems I to III.

3 hrs - 3.25 hrsLecture of theory of System IV: Opposite Clock and System IV protocol.

3.25 hrs - 3.5 hrsLecture of theory of System V: Neighbour Clock and VI: He. Systems I to V review.

3.5 hrs - 3.75 hrsDiscussion of cases of Musculoskeletal (MSK) Disorders and the 6 Systems.

3.75 hrs - 4 hrsThe 5 step approach and 6 systems review.


Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, licensed since 2006, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. She is one of few certified Gold Level practitioners of the late Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan.
Kurslänge 4h
Kurssprache English
Kurstyp Studio Recording