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This course will cover the extraordinary meridians as they are presented in the Classical texts of Chinese medicine. This lecture presents an in-depth study of the meaning of Du Mai and Ren Mai through the study of their names and associated characters, patterns, pathways, nature, physiopathologies, and functions.

Price: $150.00
CEUs/PDAs: 5 Approved: California, Florida, IVAS, NCCAOM, Standard Certificate
Length: 5 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • Understand the Classical view of the extraordinary meridians, including the language of the names and ideas central to the extraordinary meridians.
  • Understand the function and roles of the extraordinary meridians Du and Ren.
  • Understand the physiopathology of Du and Ren meridian.
  • Understand the individual extraordinary meridians and their functions together.
  • Understand the points that appear on Du Ren extraordinary meridians.


0 hrs - 1 hrsGeneral Presentation with an explanation of qi jing ba mai and the characters of these channels. A comparison with the 'regular' meridians. A lecture on the symbolic value of the number eight. An overview of functions and uses of the extraordinary meridians.

1 hrs - 2 hrsA detailed presentation for the function and roles of the meridians, both individually and as a group. A study of the interaction of EM (extraordinary meridians) with the 12 regular meridians, the kidneys, the 'orgin' (original pattern, original qi).

2 hrs - 3 hrsThe introduction to the Dumai part 1: the name, the pathways, the nature and function. A description of its relationship with the other organs and channels.

3 hrs - 4 hrsThe study of Du Mai part 2: a survey of its pathological patterns and its points.

4 hrs - 5 hrsA study of Ren Mai: is name, pathways, nature and function. Its relationship with other organs and channels.



TCM academic and historian, Elisabeth Rochat has specialized in both medical and philosophical Classics in her 40+ years career. She co-authored 'A Survey of Chinese Medicine' and continues to teach about the Classics of TCM internationally. Read More »


Elisabeth is such an inspiration with her considerable knowledge and clarity. It is a privilege to hear her.Jane O.Canada


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