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6 Month Training Series

October 2016-April 2017
6 Month Basic Training Series in Hari Traditional Japanese Medicine
with T. Koei Kuwahara Sensei Instructing all 6 seminars!

and with special guest instructor Kazuto Miyawaki Sensei joining us to teach his 8 Extraordinary Vessel Treatment + Super 4

Held in Santa Fe, NM
at The Dreamcatcher Ranchito - 31 Calle Estevan (MAP)
80 continuing education credits for the full 6 month series (pending with the NCCAOM, CA and TX)

HDHS is awarding two $500 scholarships toward the cost of registration for this series to New Students. **Application Deadline for this scholarship has passed.**

Module 1: October 1-2,2016
Module 2: November 5-6, 2016
Module 3: December 3-4, 2016
Module 4: February 4-5, 2017
Module 5: March 11-12, 2017
Module 6: April 1-2, 2017


This is an extraordinary opportunity to study "real Japanese acupuncture," a truly energetic and comprehensive system that does not rely on stimulating the nervous system through "de qi" sensation. Rather than strong stimulation, all the patient usually feels is profound relaxation. The theoretical aspects of Hari are easily mastered so most of the seminar time is used for hands on training and feedback. This is the key to really learning Hari and producing results in your clinic practice. The seminar format allows you to learn, have questions answered and develop skills while practicing with live feedback from instructor Mr. Kuwahara and members of the Hari society.

Hari is a highly refined form of Traditional Japanese Meridian Therapy. Meridian Therapy focuses on treating the root cause of disease while also effectively treating the immediate symptoms through balancing the body’s ki. Practitioners of this style have developed an extraordinary ability to perceive ki through the practice of ki diagnosis, pulse diagnosis, and non-insertive needle techniques. Mind/body posture is also stressed as an integral aspect to be mastered by the practitioner.

The theoretical foundations of Hari are derived directly from the Chinese Medical Classics, in particular the Su Wen, Ling Shu, and Nan Jing. Every theory used in Hari practice has been tested and validated through intensive clinical practice and training. Hari is a pragmatic, intuitive approach to the practice of acupuncture.

The diagnosis process in Hari focuses on meridian relationships, the five phases, yin/yang theory, the four inspections, and pays special attention to ki. Hari style ki diagnosis centers on feedback from the pulse to monitor the ki of the client before, during, and after treatment. Students train their fingers to recognize subtle changes in the patient’s energetic system and then choose the most effective technique to harmonize and improve his or her overall condition and local symptoms.

Treatment centers on supplementing the primary deficiency pattern and balancing the distribution and circulation of ki in the meridian system. To accomplish this the practitioner employs a delicate needle technique (usually non-insertive) using fine gold or silver needles. To address jaki, or evil ki, students are trained to determine the location and quality of the disturbance and use the appropriate dispersion technique.

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Schedule:
All classes will be Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

October 1-2, 2016
(if you are coming from out of town, please book your accommodations as early as possible for this weekend as this is the start of Balloon Fiesta Week in Albuquerque and accommodations will fill quickly, even in Santa Fe.)

Introduction to Hari
Tonification, Oshide/Sashide,
Primary Diagnosis, Ki exercises

November 5-6, 2016
Hara Diagnosis, Secondary Diagnosis,
Ken/Ko Needle Techniques,
Jaki/Seiki, Sesshin

December 3-4, 2016
Pulse Diagnosis, Waho,
Point Selection, Treatment Side

February 4-5, 2017
Materials and Methods, Yu Sha Needling Technique,
Touch Diagnosis to Determine Proper Treatment Technique

March 11-12, 2017
Kigai/Ketsubon (Neck/Inguinal) Microsystems,
8 Extra Vessel Treatment,
Whole Treatment Practice

April 1-2, 2017
Student Clinic
Conclusion

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Registration Rates
$1800 for New Students $900 for Returning Students The first 20 Fully paid registrations before September 16, 2016 will be accepted.

Class size will be limited to 20 students for this course. Please register early to reserve your space (remember the full payment must be received by the office in order to hold your place in the course and this is on a first come first served basis).

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Who you will study with:

Chief Instructor: Mr. T. Koei Kuwahara Lic.Ac.
He graduated from the Tokyo Therapeutic Institute in 1979. He researched and practiced meridian therapy for 15 years after graduating from TTI as an apprentice under Kodo Fukushima, renowned master and developer of the Toyo Hari system. Mr. Kuwahara has continued to develop the Hari (Japanese) style of acupuncture that draws from various systems practiced by his teachers: A. Okada, M. Ikeda, D. Shudo, T. Shiomi (Meridian therapy), K. Kudo (bloodletting), M. Tanioka (pediatrics), M. Nakagawa (Ki therapy), and 30 years of Aikido experience. He is an assistant professor at NESA and maintains a private practice in Watertown, MA.

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We will notify you by email when payment has been received and your registration is complete. We cannot hold a space in the workshop before completion of payment. We will accept the first 20 fully paid registrants before September 16, 2016.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
• For cancellations made on or before September 16, 2016 - Full Refund
• For cancellations made after September 16, 2016 - No Refund