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This abridged advanced course will provide further learning and development of the Acupuncture style of Balance System Acupuncture, describing and understanding the relationship of the regulating and harmonizing all 12 primary meridians. The course will include case analysis using Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan’s Twelve Magical Points or Meridian System strategy to provide further understanding and devise effective acupuncture treatments. Common clinical areas of concern will be reviewed with respect to their channel theory differentiation into Balance System Acupuncture diagnostic and treatment strategies. Review and understanding of how to differentiate common internal medicine and Zangfu conditions into their appropriate Balance System Acupuncture treatments will be covered. Students will be able to formulate safe and effective therapeutic plans incorporating the Twelve Meridian / Magical System of Balance System Acupuncture.

PRE-REQUISITES: Single Systems: Balance System Acupuncture Level 1, Multiple Systems: Balance System Acupuncture Level 2, Channel-Conversion: Balance System Acupuncture Level 3.

Price: $97.50
Standard Certificate, NCCAOM
California [Upon Request]*
Length: 2.5 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • Review and understand Foundational and Advanced Balance Acupuncture Systems.
  • Identify, select and apply combinations of the twelve primary channels, the five shu-transporting points, mirror/imaging, four-segment timing and yin/yang balance. Explain how to regulate and treat the entire body using all twelve primary meridians.
  • Construct a Channel diagnosis from a Zang-Fu diagnosis in order to devise an acupuncture treatment.
  • Identify complicated cases which are applicable to using all twelve primary meridians.
  • Apply the Twelve Meridian system to treat complex internal medical conditions and design a treatment plan/strategy that incorporates the Twelve Meridian system.


0 hrs - 15 minIntroduction and Review of History

15 min - 30 minReview of Foundations + Advanced Systems

30 min - 45 minIntroduction to Level 4: The Twelve Magical / Meridian System

45 min - 1 hrsGrouping Rules and Pattern structure

1 hrs - 1.25 hrsCases + 12 Magical Attack + Review

1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrsApplications

1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrsHead and Face

1.75 hrs - 2 hrsOther Applications

2 hrs - 2.25 hrsDEMO - Demo of 12 Magical Frozen Shoulder approach.

2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrsSummary



Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, licensed since 2006, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. She is one of few certified Gold Level practitioners of the late Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan. Read More »


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Unlimited Access & CEUSYou will have unlimited access to this course for as long as it is on Net of Knowledge, so that you can keep reviewing and learning from it over the years. CEU requirements must be completed within 1 year from the purchase. 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 for your own records.

Cancellation PolicyPlease note we do not offer refunds for our recorded online courses/webinars.

NoteThis recording 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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CEUs/PDAs: 4
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CEUs/PDAs: 4.5
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