Practitioners Only

21, April

Practitioners Only

AFPA Conference – Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd April 2018 | Guest Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Ross | Click for more details…

Saturday 21st: 2pm to 6.30pm;

Sunday 22nd: 10am to 5.30pm.

Our Speaker:  Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Ross

Presents: The Balance Method in Acupuncture

Hans-Georg Ross is a licensed acupuncturist and a certified acupuncture instructor with the Chamber of Physicians, Dusseldorf.  Dr. Ross was a Professor of Neurophysiology at the Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Dusseldorf and a Research Fellow at the University of Western Ontario (London/Canada) and at the Indian Institute for Chemical Biology (Calcutta/India) and is currently a Fellow of the Indian Academy for Neurosciences and an Emeritus Member of the Society for Neuroscience (USA).  Dr. Ross currently works as a general practitioner with focus on Acupuncture.

The Balance Method:

The Balance Method is an assembly of systems and rules which define in a very rational and reproducible way how diagnostic findings lead to the identification of effective acupuncture points.  The roots of the method stem from classical sources like Ling Shu, Su Wen, and ancient odes and rhymes.  It is also closely related to other systems dating back to the Han dynasty, notably Tung’s acupuncture.

The basic conceptual model is that of holographic correspondence – both in classic and in modern understanding – which assumes that all information of the whole body is also contained in it individual parts and vice versa.  Consequently, each part of the body can influence every other part through its functional connections within the whole organism.  It is this model of mutual interrelationship between corresponding parts which provides the rationale for treating diseased structures by needling distant and analogous healthy areas.

The Balance Method is a practical approach to acupuncture pain therapy.  It is based on a strictly rational structure which makes it “scientific” in the sense that its results are both predictable as well as reproducible.

At this seminar:

You will learn how combining Taiji and Channel Correspondences with careful palpation can enable you to “discover” your own effective acupuncture points, sometimes even in body areas which have no such designation within the current TCM system.

This in turn will reveal to you why, and how, so many Extra Points and New Points – both unrelated to the orthodox channel system – have been added to the TCM canon over the years by various authors.  This will also enable you to understand why one and the same point can have so many diverse sites of action with widely different therapeutic results.

AFPA Members €115 (Early Bird €90 – to avail of this, book & pay by Fri 16th March)

Students Fee €115 (Early Bird €90)

Non-Members €175 (Early Bird €150)


Booking Information: Contact AFPA Admin on 01 4124917 for payment by card and to reserve your place.

Prof Dr Hans-Georg Ross

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