Abdominal Acupuncture, Put Simply, Abdominal is Phenomenal

Abdominal Acupuncture offers you a pain-free and incredibly powerful treatment that your clients will love; results are rapid and long lasting. This course covers the science behind it and leaves you with methods to treat a number of conditions.

Dave Shipsey
Dave Shipsey

Course Overview

This webinar by Dave Shipsey, author of “Mastering the Art of Abdominal Acupuncture, a concise guide to treating numerous painful conditions”, the first English language book on this topic, will give you an insight into the reasons why abdominal acupuncture is such a powerful and yet gentle system of acupuncture. Dave will provide you with a detailed account of this system from a theoretical basis to the practicalities of using Abdominal Acupuncture in your clinic, he will use real case histories and a demonstration to achieve this. You will learn about the relevance of each of the three levels in Abdominal Acupuncture with special attention given to the Turtle hologram used at the heaven level.


Dave will discuss why abdominal acupuncture offers such a powerful and yet gentle system of acupuncture that usually gives fast effective and long lasting results. He will discuss this from both a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), point of view and from a Western “scientific” perspective. Dave will detail the potential mechanism’s at play which will help to explain how abdominal acupuncture can potentially give such effective and at times profound results with wide and varied (therapeutic) side benefits. A detailed analysis of the importance of the “Gut Brain” or “Second Brain”’ the Triple Burner and the energetics of the abdominal area will be given to help appreciate “why abdominal is phenomenal”.


Dave will give a demonstration of abdominal acupuncture in practice and you can observe various aspects of an abdominal treatment, including the “Lotus Flower”. He will also provide a number of treatment protocols for some commonly seen painful conditions including Hip, Back neck and shoulder problems.


  • Gain an appreciation of the theory behind Abdominal Acupuncture (AA).

  • Understand the energetics of abdomen and the abdominal acupuncture points.

  • Show how the Eastern and Western Theory of the abdominal area are related in order to show how Abdominal Acupuncture potentially works.

  • Learn how and when to use the abdominal Lotus Flower

  • Learn how to treat hip problems using Abdominal Acupuncture.


  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    In the first section you will learn how about the advantages of Abdominal Acupuncture for both the practitioner and the Patient. We will also review the main aspects of anatomical significance of Abdominal Acupuncture points.

  • 15 min - 30 min

    You will learn the Protocol used when giving an Abdominal Acupuncture treatment and the importance of needle depth. The subtleties of abdominal needling will also be covered, ensuring optimal feedback from each point and treatment efficacy.

  • 30 min - 45 min

    You will learn how to treat shoulder pain and whip lash using a number of different prescription options.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Detail about the energetics of the abdomen, with regard to the Triple Burner Pre and Post natal Qi, the Zang Fu organs and the most energetically powerful of the abdominal points will be discussed.

  • 1 hrs - 1.25 hrs

    More about the importance of Ren 8 (Shenque) and the Abdominal Meridian System. You will also learn about the different depths of Heaven, Humanity and Earth which are used in Abdominal Acupuncture.

  • 1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    The Miraculous Turtle hologram used to guide you at the Heaven level and the nature of the Late Heaven Bagua used to direct treatments at the deeper Earth level.

  • 1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Abdominal Acupuncture theory West meets East: how modern “Western Scientific Theory” with regards to the Second Brain supports the Chinese Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory with regards to the power of the abdominal area and the Dantian.

  • 1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    The Lotus flower treatment will be explained in detail: how to use it, when to use it and for how long the duration should be depending on the circumstances. A number of case histories will be shared to highlight various uses of this technique.

  • 2 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    After learning the theory and the “Science” that makes abdominal Phenomenal a number of case histories will be used to show the power of this wonderful system in real practice.

  • 2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Detailed prescriptions with real case histories will be given to show you how to treat Hip problems and other phenomenal abdominal cases from Dave Shipsey’s practice.


  • Mila I. (Canada)

    It is worth to pay attention and use in practice, great results!

  • Dana L. (United States of America)

    Love this technique!! Compliments my sports acupuncture perfectly!

  • Robert P. (United States of America)

    fascinating information can't wait to put it to use

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It is worth to pay attention and use in practice, great results!

Mila I. (Canada)

Love this technique!! Compliments my sports acupuncture perfectly!

Dana L. (United States of America)

fascinating information can't wait to put it to use

Robert P. (United States of America)

If you're a fan of microsystems, this is a lovely one to add to your repertoire.

Kathleen P. (United States of America)

I’ve been wanting to learn Abdominal Acupuncture for the longest time, and didn’t know where to look for! This course really helps the beginners hit the ground running, and apply their acquired knowledge the same day! Thanks!

MARYAM K. (United States of America)


Dave Shipsey

Dave Shipsey is a Registered Acupuncturist, author, and International teacher of Abdominal Acupuncture. Dave has been teaching Abdominal Acupuncture since 2011 and published the first English book on the subject “Mastering the Art of Abdominal Acupuncture”, in 2015.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: IVAS (2.5), Florida (2.5), NCCAOM (2.5), Standard Certificate (2.5)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Seminar

  • Course Length: 2.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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