Advancing the profession andhonoring the tradition ofacupuncture and Oriental medicinein the state of Oregon

    • 23 Jan 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Shandong Restaurant
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    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • OCOM
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    Three part series introducing
    Visceral, Neural and Vascular Manipulation 
    Part II:  Tai Yang/Tai Yin

    Joanna Flores, L.Ac., M.Ac.O.M., Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM),Visceral 
    Manipulation Certified Therapist

    Joanna is a licensed practitioner of Oriental medicine, specializing in manual therapy and is the Co-owner of the multi-practitioner and multidiscipline clinic Groundspring Healing Center, Joanna has been a teacher assistant with the Barral Institute; West Palm Beach FL, from 2013-2017, where she assists with visceral and neural manipulation during lab portions.



     Introduction to Visceral, Neural,
    and Vascular Manipulation

    Course Goals:

    1. Introduce resources for learning visceral manipulation, referral networks, and how to work with visceral manipulation practitioners. 

    2. Increase acupuncturists' understanding of TCM and 5 Element theories through palpation and identification of organ specific connective tissue, neural components, and vasculature

    3. Course participants will increase palpation skills and identify restricted ligaments, nerves, and arteries

    4. Apply TCM theory to palpation findings to further validate TCM theory. Structural assessments including gait, posture, joint range of motion will be performed

    5. Demonstration of visceral, neural, and vascular manipulation on course participants with pre/post pulse diagnoses and posture analysis

    6. General guidelines to recognize problematic tissue:  organ, neural, vascular, ligamentous




    • 18 Feb 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Shandong Restaurant

    Earth Dog Forecast

    • 07 Apr 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • OCOM

    Three part series introducing
    Visceral, Neural and Vascular Manipulation 
    Part III: Yang Ming/Shao Yin

    Joanna Flores, L.Ac., M.Ac.O.M., Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM),Visceral 
    Manipulation Certified Therapist

    Joanna is a licensed practitioner of Oriental medicine, specializing in manual therapy and is the Co-owner of the multi-practitioner and multidiscipline clinic Groundspring Healing Center. Joanna has been a teacher assistant with the Barral Institute; West Palm Beach, FL, from 2013-2017 where she assists with visceral and neural manipulation during lab portions.



     Introduction to Visceral, Neural,
    and Vascular Manipulation

    Course Goals:

    1. Introduce resources for learning visceral manipulation, referral networks, and how to work with visceral manipulation practitioners. 

    2. Increase acupuncturists' understanding of TCM and 5 Element theories through palpation and identification of organ specific connective tissue, neural components, and vasculature

    3. Course participants will increase palpation skills and identify restricted ligaments, nerves, and arteries

    4. Apply TCM theory to palpation findings to further validate TCM theory. Structural assessments including gait, posture, joint range of motion will be performed

    5. Demonstration of visceral, neural, and vascular manipulation on course participants with pre/post pulse diagnoses and posture analysis

    6. General guidelines to recognize problematic tissue:  organ, neural, vascular, ligamentous



    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • OCOM

    Moxa Techniques
    with Bob Quinn

    Half of the proceeds will go to benefit Moxa Africa.



    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • OCOM


    More information coming soon ...


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