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Recorded Webinar: The Jing & Mai with Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee

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CEUs/PDAs: 1 1/2 (Approved: California, NCCAOM, Florida, IVAS, Standard).

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CEUS/PDAs: 1.5
Approved: California, NCCAOM, Florida, IVAS, Standard

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Course Type: This is a recorded webinar

Notes: There is one set of notes with this course.


Course Overview:

Jing, the Channels or Meridians are the norms that structure all forms of circulation in the body and control the flow of Qi.  Mai, the Vital Circulations (also translated as pulses or vessels) are the pathways of blood & qi (qixue) that spread on the surface and deep inside. In them flows the invisible power that develops life, enabling it to expand and endure. Movement in the Mai might seem more important than substance but Mai & Substance should also not be dissociated.  Mai is the expression of unceasing flow and movement while jing is the expression of the power of its organizing flux and maintains it in its natural norms.  This recorded webinar explores these notions of Jing & Mai.

Learning Objectives:

Elisabeth’s experience with study groups all over the world has shown that when a genuine exploration of traditional Chinese texts is constantly rooted in clinical practice and confronted with personal experience, it allows:

  • The practitioner to develop his/her art;
  • Invigorates his/her thought; and
  • Raises his/her vision and conduct.
  • The practitioner to have a stronger understanding of the concepts of Jing & Mai, and how they can be utilized to benefit treatment outcomes.
  • The practitioner will understand the history and sources of the Jing & Mai in Classical texts and its modern implications

Course Outline:

0-15 min:
Introduction - Presentation of the Chinese Jing character. Explore the concept with an analogy on the River and Meridians. Can river stop? Jing, the Channels or Meridians are the norms that structure all forms of circulation in the body and control the flow of Qi.

15-30 min:
Reference to Lingshu12 - Expansion on the 5 Zang and 6 Fu correlation with the flows. What is usually in Excess? What is usually in Deficiency? By drawing the Kidney, do we reverse the flow? Should it be the Liver which should be tamed? Illustration of Yin and Yang meridians pathways.

30-45 min: 
Presentation of the 4 cardinals movements referenced to Lunshu 16 and 38. Illustration to the “Yang ascending” movement of the Yin starting from Earth and the “Yin movement” of the Yang descending from Heaven. Illustration the Bia/Li (inner-Outer) movement. Reference to Nanjing 8 as 12 meridians are connected to the source of vital Qi.

45 min - 1 hour: 
Presentation of the Chinese Mai character. Translated as Vessel, Vital circulation, Pulse sounds like distinct meaning that we should not try to separate but bring to it the same aspect. An analogy of the river flowing uninterrupted. What is river flow on earth is blood circulation on humans (Guanzi 39)? Earth QI emerge in Pulsation “Mai”. (Quotation from Guoyu-Zhouyu 1-6).

1 hour – 1.25 hours: 
Analogy of Blood circulation “Xie Mai” and Qi circulation “Qi mai” which brings the notion of movement and rhythm, Yin-Yang-Qi and Qi & Blood.  Water in the river is not the river, the river is moving water. Pulse and flowing have no distinction. All organs contribute to the richness and dynamism of unity of blood & Qi. Present the non-dissociation of Blood and Qi. Illustrate the interaction between the Master of Blood (Heart) and the Master of Qi (Lung) (Lingshu 10). Movement in the Mai is more important than substance. Present the Non-dissociation of Mai & Substance and River & Flowing and Pulse & Movement.

1.25 hours – 1.5 hours:
Reference and presentation on how the heart treasures the vital circulation which is the dwelling place of the spirit (Lingshu 8). An expansion, on how it is imbalances, and not the vessels, which causes blood to leave its circulation path. Emphasis on subtleties instead of the substances. “Qi Mai” is not only a movement but also a rhythm. For all correlation of Yin & Yang and Qi, there will be an equivalence in Qi & Blood. The balance between Qi & Blood will be the source of harmony. Mai Fu is the palace depository of Blood. Mai is one of the Extraordinary Fu (Sunwen 11).  The dwelling place of the blood is the blood is the dwelling place of the spirit. (Lingshu 8). Expansion and refers to the role of Heart and Lung and how they interact with one another.

Once purchased, you will have 1 year to complete the CEU requirements. During this time, you must view the training and complete any required documents to get your certificate. You must also print and save your certificate during this time. As of November 2016, you now have unlimited access to the recording for the purpose of reviewing the material for as long as the course is on the EC Learning site.

Cancellation policy: Please note we do not offer refunds for our recorded online courses/webinars.

Note: This recorded seminar is available in an online format only; you will not receive a DVD or physical copy of the recording – it is only available to watch as a course to watch on the internet through your online account.



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