Kidney 1

The Hidden Secrets of the Lowest Point on the Body

Dr. Yair Maimon describes the powerful effects of KD-1 (Kidney-1) through clinical experiences.

Yair Maimon
Yair Maimon

Course Overview

KI-1 is a hidden point on the foot, located on the sole, or the unseen valley of the foot, and it is the only point that has a connection with the ground. KI-1 not only has a deep immediate effect on Kidney energy, but also (as the opposite pole to the head) helps reduce excesses of the head such as anxieties and fears.


This recorded webinar explores the deep aspects of this point, and includes clinical examples that explore:


  • To understand the history of utilizing Kidney 1.

  • To learn the importance of this point, and the various ways it can be utilized.

  • To understand how the uses of this point can be applied for various conditions and in different clinical or other settings.


  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    Flow from Yin and Yang - macro/changing of Polarity of heaven and earth. The movement of Yin and Yang - Water and Fire; yin water is the root of kidney energy, and the beginning of movement (fire). Earth Surge (Dichong). Character - Entry, jing-well, wood (sedation); the lowest point on the body: Kidney-water-Jing-fear.

  • 15 min - 30 min

    Actions: Descends excess from the head; revives consciousness and rescues yang; calms the spirit. Indications of Kid 1; the only point that touches the earth; location of the point. Uprising of Liver yang/Live fire or Liver wind. Combination uses.

  • 30 min - 45 min

    Case study: Woman in 50s with hot flashes and panic attacks; depression and insomnia. Using Qi gong - directing the mind to Kid-1.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Case study: Male in 20s with deep fear and depression; utilizing Kidney 1 on the left side as a treatment along with Moxa. Example of advice can give patients. The cutaneous region of shaoyin. Recorded Q&A session.


  • Emily S. (Canada)

    I have always been very drawn to using Kidney 1. This course has given me the confidence to integrate this point into my practice on a more regular basis.

  • Ausra J. (United States of America)

    Informative course on actions and applications of KD1

  • Elke S. (Canada)

    Very informative. I use K1 for opening and closing acutonics treatments. I appreciate having a much better understanding of Kidney 1

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I have always been very drawn to using Kidney 1. This course has given me the confidence to integrate this point into my practice on a more regular basis.

Emily S. (Canada)

Informative course on actions and applications of KD1

Ausra J. (United States of America)

Very informative. I use K1 for opening and closing acutonics treatments. I appreciate having a much better understanding of Kidney 1

Elke S. (Canada)

I strongly recommend this course

Elisabeth C. (France)

This has changed my approach in clinic. I now use it for the start point of treatments.

Gloria B. (Canada)

Taught with passion and deep historical and clinical knowledge. Very useful

Martin L R. (United States of America)

Great instructor who is able to communicate theory and transform it into clinical practice. Lovely demeanor, very knowledgable.

Marie O. (United States)

I so enjoyed the personality and presentation style of Yair. HIs warmth and caring exuded through the screen. With eagerness I look forward to enjoying his next video.

Barbara H. (United States)


Yair Maimon

With over 25 years of clinical, academic, and research experience, Dr. Yair Maimon, (OMD, Ph.D., Ac.), integrates Complementary and Chinese Medicine in a western medical set-up. He currently heads an integrative oncology research center (Tal Center) at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, as well as the Israeli Center for Research in Complementary Medicine.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved by: Florida (1), NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1), IVAS (1)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 1 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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