to Jul 28

Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis Introductory Seminar

In this course Brandt Stickley teaches the complete fundamentals of the Shen-Hammer Pulse system. 

Both hands-on and lecture formats are interspersed throughout the seminar.

This course is appropriate for students who have either not yet taken an introductory seminar or who would like to review the fundamentals of Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis.

Course Dates:
July 19-21, 2019
July 27-28, 2019

Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Cost: $800 if deposit received before June 1, 2019
Cost: $850 if deposit received after June 1, 2019
Discounts available for returning students as space permits.

PDA: NCCAOM CEUs pending

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to Feb 3

Introductory Seminar: The Foundations of Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis

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In this course Brandt teaches the complete fundamentals of the Shen-Hammer Pulse system. Both hands-on and lecture formats are woven into the coursework. This course is appropriate for students who are new to the system, or to anyone wanting to explore the system further, or review the fundamentals in an intensive format.

In addition to learning how to feel the pulse, live cases are employed to demonstrate the art of interpreting and diagnosing the individual in all their complexity, and wholeness.

Class Info: January 12-13, 2019, January 27, 2019, and February 3, 2019

Non-refundable Deposit: $200

Cost: $800 if deposit received before December 31, 2018

Cost: $850 after December 31, 2018

PDA: NCCAOM CEUs pending

contact: shenhammerpdx@gmail.com to register

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to Apr 15

Intermediate Course

These are skills review courses meant for anyone who has already taken an Introductory seminar. 

"Acupuncture and CCPD: Getting to the Point." In this course Brandt will focus on a channel-by channel discussion of specific points and strategies that he commonly uses based on specific pulse findings.  

Dates: April 14-15, 2018

Tuition: $400

Non-refundable Deposit ($200) Due By: April 7, 2018

Contact Shenhammerpdx@gmail.com to enroll.

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to Mar 4

Introductory Seminar

Introductory Seminar with Senior Instructor Brandt Stickley: In this course students will learn the art and science of the Shen-Hammer pulse diagnosis system. The course will cover in detail the theoretical framework of pulse diagnosis. Hands on experience will be interwoven throughout the course to grasp its complexity. The one-day per weekend course over an extended period has been very popular with students, and seems to promote a thorough apprehension of the material.

Dates: Full days on 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4

Tuition: $800

Deposits Due By: January 15, 2018

Contact: shenhammerpdx@gmail.com to register

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to Oct 1

Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychological Disharmony

In this course, Brandt Stickley will provide an overview and review of Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis, and provide the key to quickly and accurately diagnosing the behavioral, psychological and spiritual aspects of a patient’s condition. Pulse Qualities as signs of psychological disharmony will be taught in terms of sensation, interpretation, and physiological gesture. Classical formulas and acupuncture approaches will be described, focusing on the Shang Han Lun, Eight Extraordinary Vessels, Five-Phase dynamics and visionary acupuncture. This course is suitable for beginning and experienced students of the the pulse system.

A handout will be provided.

Required Reading: Chapter 15, Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Leon Hammer Eastland Press, 2012.

Details are available here.

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to Dec 11

Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis Intermediate Seminar

This 2-day seminar offers continuing students a hands-on review of the pulse positions, qualities and depths, and is a great opportunity for students to develop and deepen their understanding of treatment and management planning via case-based instruction. The course is open to anyone who has received introductory training with any certified Shen-Hammer instructor.

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