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by ShinKyu University and AMPT (Advanced Movement Performance Therapy)

Foundations of Shonishin - Level 1

Learn the foundations of Traditional Japanese acupuncture technique or refine your current practice and hara diagnosis and how to use Traditional Japanese acupuncture to elevate your current practice.

  • April 6-7 2024

  • 9 AM to 5 PM

  • Bru Columbanus, Cardinal Way, Wilton, Cork, Ireland T12 TN97.

  • All enquiries: Coordinator: Garrett Flynn (Advanced Movement Performance Therapy).

    Call: +353 83 3780158 | Email : [email protected]

  • About the workshop

    This, 2-day workshop offers a hands-on approach into the principles and practices of Palpation & Diagnosis, as used in the Japanese style of acupuncture. It will be of benefit to those already practicing this system, and for pratitioners from other backgrounds such as; TCM, Five Elements, Worsley, Korean etc. It will be of particular benefit to practitioners looking to develop their skills, and technique approaches, around

    Day 1

    – Japanese pulse diagnosis: TCM Zang Fu pulse taking vs three levels.

    – Japanese Meridian Therapy, and Iyashi No Michi style of acupuncture.

    – Palpation skills and assessments: basics on skill palpation, what to look for, indications, and common patterns.

    – Introduction to Japanese neele technique, sashide/oshide, nenshin.

    Day 2

    – Hara diagnosis: placement, assessment, unsterstanding different patterns, and what they mean.

    – Introduction to the concept of live points, how to locate and utilise them in treatment.

    – Understanding Hara/pulse diagnosis, and how to incorporate into practice.

    Places are limited for this special 2-day workshop.

    All enquiries: Coordinator: Garrett Flynn (Advanced Movement Performance Therapy). M: +353 83 3780158. E: [email protected]


    €395 (includes a light lunch & refreshments on both days). 14 CEC's (certificate of attendance on completion).

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