The Twelve Meridian System: Balance System Acupuncture - Level 4

The OMD thesis of Dr. Richard Teh-Fu Tan.

Expand your Balance Acupuncture knowledge with advanced applications. In this brief overview, learn to use Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan’s Twelve Magical Points or Meridians System strategy for balancing all 12 channels!

Sonia Tan
Sonia Tan

Course Overview

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.


  • 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 min

    Introduction and Review of History

  • 15 min - 30 min

    Review of Foundations + Advanced Systems

  • 30 min - 45 min

    Introduction to Level 4: The Twelve Magical / Meridian System

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Grouping Rules and Pattern structure

  • 1 hrs - 1.25 hrs

    Cases + 12 Magical Attack + Review

  • 1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs


  • 1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Head and Face

  • 1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    Other Applications

  • 2 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    DEMO - Demo of 12 Magical Frozen Shoulder approach.

  • 2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs



  • JEPHTHAH B. (Nigeria)

    Balance method of acupuncture is a unique and effective method of acupuncture I recommend for all lovers of acupuncture.

  • Justin L. (Canada)

    all good

  • Jay P. (United States of America)

    Dr. sonia Tan makes understanding the Balance system easy.

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Balance method of acupuncture is a unique and effective method of acupuncture I recommend for all lovers of acupuncture.

JEPHTHAH B. (Nigeria)

all good

Justin L. (Canada)

Dr. sonia Tan makes understanding the Balance system easy.

Jay P. (United States of America)

This class is excellent- organized, well explained, examples given, repeated information for retention. I highly recommend it.

Dafney S. (United States of America)

This will absolutely give you tools to treat complex conditions in a comprehensive way!

David R. (Canada)


Sonia Tan

Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, has been licensed since 2006. She is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (degree), a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner, and a professional Chinese Astrology & Feng Shui Practitioner. She is Dr. Richard TF Tan-Gold Level certified.


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  • CEUs:

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

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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