Korean Hand Therapy Advanced - Course 1, Part 1

Micro-meridian Theory: Overview, Location

Dan Lobash dives in deeper into the theory, practice and applications of KHT. He also discusses the comparison between Micro and Body Meridians.

Dan Lobash
Dan Lobash

Course Overview

This learning module is part of the KHT Advanced Topics Series, which covers more challenging topics following the basic courses. This course is the first of five chapters that covers topics on Micro-meridians Therapy.


This course provides an overview on the theory, practice, and value of applying Micro-meridians in Korean Hand Therapy. Topics that are covered include the benefits of using hand Micro-meridians, the similarities and differences of the Micro and body meridians, and levels of application. The location of the Five Element points for Yin and Yang Micro-meridians, special and acu-points, and treatment patterns are also outlined.


  • Students will understand the relationship between the body and hand Micro-meridians

  • Students will understand the maps of the pathways of each of the 12 Micro-meridians on the fingers

  • Students will understand the protocols and strategies for Micro-meridian stimulation

  • Students will learn the guidelines for Micro-meridian stimulation for tonification, sedation, and even methods

  • Students will learn the benefits of adding Micro-meridian stimulation to correspondence treatment patterns


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    KHT Micro-meridian rationale. Comparison of KHT Micro-meridians with body meridians: Micro-meridian balancing points-palmer and dorsal views; Maps of KHT Micro-meridians; Applications of KHT Micro-meridians; Comparison of KHT and TCM meridian labeling; Direction of Chi flow. Guidelines for Micro-meridian placement: Key features for locating Yang Micro-meridians; Key features for locating Yin Micro-meridians. Map of Five Element points.

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    Assessments, Options and Locations: Micro-meridian assessment options; Micro-meridian treatment options; Acute vs chronic treatment; Map of the Five Element points. Micro-meridian stimulation strategies: Even methods; Simple Tonification and Sedation; Rules for the application of hand needles and pellets; Examples of Needles and Pellets for digestive issues on the Stomach Micro– meridian; Test probes.

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Six Micro-Meridian assessment strategies: Special point treatment functions; Micro-meridians based on clinical experience; Micro-meridian treatment based on clinically expected energetic conditions; Five element KHT treatment; Micro-meridian based on — Three Constitutions and Yin-Yang Pulse Diagnosis; Eight Extraordinary Micro-meridians. Summary of Micro-meridian treatment options. Recorded Q & A from presenter/case histories.


  • Deborah L. (United States)

    Dan is a very clear, knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher. I look forward to more modules with him.

  • Pedro V. (Brazil)

    You will learn how to use the advanced healing techniques of KHT in a practical and very comprehensive way.

  • Daniela G. (United States of America)

    I’m learning specific things that I have nit learned in another KHT courses, I would really recommend it if your are trying to get more prepared.

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Dan Lobash

Dr. Dan Lobash, Ph.D., L.Ac., practices KHT (Korean Hand Therapy) and Traditional Oriental Medicine and has been in practicing for over 30 years. He has taught KHT seminars internationally and is published in several TCM journals.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: NCCAOM (1.5), IVAS (1.5), Florida (1.5), Standard Certificate (1.5)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Studio Recording

  • Course Length: 1.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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