The Spirits of the Points - Course 3

The Fire Element, Part 2

Neil Gumenick discusses the Spirit Points of the Fire Official Organs (Pericardium and San Jiao) and their functions.

Neil Gumenick
Neil Gumenick

Course Overview

In this two-hour recorded webinar, Professor Gumenick teaches the Spirits of the Points of the two remaining Fire Officials (Organs): The Heart Protector (AKA Circulation/Sex, Pericardium) and Three Heater (AKA San Jiao) Meridians.


The presentation features Neil on camera, accompanied by a new power point slideshow utilizing beautiful images from nature and from the worlds of mythology and fantasy. Notes on each point discussed will be available for downloading.


  • To learn how treatments are strategized in the Classical Five-Element tradition.

  • To learn how to select points to reach the needed mental and spirit levels in a patient by understanding the Spirits of the Points.

  • To learn the mental and spiritual connotations, meanings, and uses of acupuncture points on the Pericardium (aka Heart Protector) and San Jiao (aka Three heater) meridians.


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    Review of the Fire Element and its diagnostic correspondences

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    The Heart Protector (Pericardium) – its job within the body/mind/spirit. Spirits of selected points on the Heart Protector Meridian

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    The Three Heater – its job within the body/mind/spirit

  • 1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Spirits of selected Points on the Three Heater Meridian


  • Linda A. (Canada)

    Enjoyable and full of great information regarding the spirits of the points.

  • Alison O. (Australia)

    Format of course great and would highly recommend

  • William D. (Canada)

    Great review on 5 Element theory; I have been practicing 25 years and picked up loads of priceless info.

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Enjoyable and full of great information regarding the spirits of the points.

Linda A. (Canada)

Format of course great and would highly recommend

Alison O. (Australia)

Great review on 5 Element theory; I have been practicing 25 years and picked up loads of priceless info.

William D. (Canada)

I LOVE learning more about the Spirit of the Points. They are so valuable to my practice. The course was fantastic in deepening my understanding of them. My only wish is to take the whole 5 Element curriculum in person someday!

Stacy K. (United States)

Excellent program - nice to be able to do at my own pace!

Susan R. (Canada)

Neil is a very good speaker and does an excellent job of articulating the information. It can be confusing, but he does a great job of getting to the point, but also explaining the varied nuances of each point. I have a much clearer understanding of how I could use these points.

Susan W. (United States)

These 5 Elements Net of Knowledge courses taught by Neil are either a great introduction to 5 Elements or an amazing review of the information from his Year long Certification course taught in Santa Monica. The information is all inspiring heart warming and life changing for our patients. I highly recommend Neil's 5E courses.

Anne Alyse O. (United States)


Neil Gumenick

In practice for 40 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is Founder and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. An accomplished author and international lecturer, he has taught at Yo San University, Emperor's College and SAMRA University.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Standard Certificate (2), IVAS (2), NCCAOM (2)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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