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The Ling Shu states that all diseases are rooted in the spirit, and texts tell us that the Shen resides in the Heart, the sovereign ruler of all the Zangfu. According to Taoist teachings, the Heart and Shen have an intrinsic push for completing what we were meant to do in life. This recorded seminar* will deepen your knowledge of Taoist acupuncture so that you may help your patients fulfill their destiny.

You will learn about the 9 Heart Pains, their emergence when one is not consciously evolving in life, the symptoms that manifest, and the 9 acupuncture points that influence these pains. Jeffrey will explore the "how" by helping patients resolve the 9 Heart Pains, thus bringing them to a place in life where they are both an Alchemist (worker of change) and a Sage (someone who is comfortable within themselves and accepts the world as is), thereby fulfilling their destiny and manifesting the highest level of health.

Price: $360.00
NCCAOM, Standard Certificate, IVAS, California [Until 2023/03/08]*
Length: 12 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Seminar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • To review the concepts of shen-spirit, ling-soul, ming-life.
  • To understand the nine heart pains and its impact on xue-blood.
  • To explore the significance of the Heart channel.
  • To examine the cycles of 7 & 8 in the Neijing SuWen with its significance to health and longevity.
  • To develop treatment strategies for heart pains and self-cultivation.


0 hrs - 1 hrsIntroduction to the Shen-Spirit and Ling-Soul and their Significance in Ming-Life

1 hrs - 3 hrsThe Nine Heart Pains of Chinese Medicine

3 hrs - 4 hrsThe Role of the Heart Channel

4 hrs - 5 hrsCycles of 7&8 as Life Cycles with their Challenges

5 hrs - 6 hrsXue-Blood and its Correlations to Specific Zang; Xue Blood and its Energetic Dynamics

6 hrs - 7 hrsManifestations of the Shen as Gan-Mood, Qing-Emotion, and Xing-Temperament

7 hrs - 8 hrsApproaches to Understanding the Shen in the Disease Process

8 hrs - 10 hrsTreatment Strategies for the Transitions in the Cycles of 7&8

10 hrs - 11 hrsYang Sheng - Art of Longevity; Devising Treatments for Promoting Longevity

11 hrs - 12 hrsSelf-Cultivation Techniques for Life's Challenges



An 88th generation Daoist Priest of the Yu Qing Huang Lao Pai and 26th generation of the Quan Zhen Long Men Pai, Jeffrey Yuen is a Master of Classical Chinese Medicine, Taoism, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Tai Ji Chuan, and Qi Gong. He lectures internationally and is on the faculty for the American Association of Acupuncture Physicians. Read More »


Very helpful information for treating patient's at a deeper level to get to the heart of their issues!Steve S.United States

If you are interested in connecting body, mind and spirit in TCM, this is the course for you. I've listened to it 3 times already, and love integrating the teachings and perspectives presented.Geha G.Canada

This is one of the most interesting courses I have ever taken. Not only does it relate to our profession but to all humankind.Vicki O.Canada

Jeffrey inspires me to be greater in every aspect of my life. He embodies his teachings and everything he shares adds depth to the medicine. Serena M.United States of America

Another great course with Jeffrey Yuen for the cultivation of your journey with yourself and with your patients in your practice.Melissa Jane d.Canada

I felt touched by the beauty and truth of Chinese medicine. I so much recommend this course to everyone.Apolonia P.United States

This was the most interesting E-course I have ever taken. I think I will watch it several times and know that each time, I will deepen my understanding of the material. I love how Jeffrey presents the materials in a very accessible way yet it is also clear his knowledge runs very deep.Renee T.Canada

I thought it was a great course on subject matter that is difficult to find anywhere else. Jeffrey Yuen is a true master!Philip M.United States

Dr. Yuen is knowledgeable in both Classic Chinese medicine and western medicine. He is able to relate how the two medicines interpret the same symptoms in an easy to understand way.Elizabeth K.United States of America

For anyone who wants to fall in love with Chinese Medicine again.Steven S.United States

A wonderful opportunity to study the treatment of the Spirit in Classical Chinese Medicine and its philosophical underpinnings. Thank you Dr. Yuen!Joseph S.United States of America

Take this course. Jeffrey Yuen's transmission of wisdom and experience is truly a gift! You will be profoundly nourished personally and professionally!Jennifer Q.United States of America

This is really the Chinese Medicine we should be learning at University. What a joy!Melanie M.Australia

First time learning from Jeffery Yuen - blown away really - so many concepts come together in such a clear and lucid way. His knowledge is amazing and he is delightfully funny as well.Pamela M.Canada

Jeffery Yuan's Course on the Nine Heart Pains is comprehensive and delivered clearly providing the opportunity to cultivate a deeper understanding of Classical Chinese Medicine. This course is equally satisfying in both theoretical relevance as well as clinical applicability.Ranee F.United States

Jefrey Yuen is a treasure. Take any of the classes he offers.Tim A.United States

fantastic. best course yet for understanding the sources of our souls suffering. NGNatasha G.Canada

Absolutely great! Very deep and useful information about true meaning and practical use of TCM.Anna M.United States

I feel so enriched after this program, I have listen to this 3 times already, and feel like i learn something new every time, it has been also so helpful with the herbal aspect layered with applications in the lectures as well.Catherine C.United States

This is an in-depth teaching of important philosophical concepts in Classical Chinese Medicine that can't be found in any textbooks.Melissa A.Australia


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