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Dao Needle Therapy Foundations Course

Date: Foundations: Friday, Jan 24 - Saturday, Jan 25, 2020

Price: $650 CAD for each course

$1200 CAD for two courses ($100 off!)

Instructor: Brian Bowen M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc, CMT, PA

Certification: Dao Needle Therapy Level 1

Location: OCTCM Toronto, 283 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON

Brian Bowen M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc, CMT, PA

Course Schedule

Friday, 24 Jan 2020

9:00-9:30 a.m. Intro and Course Overview of the Dāo Needle

9:30-10:30 a.m. Indications Contraindications and Safety

10:30-11:00 a.m. Anatomy of the Dao Needle, Conditions and Individuals Amenable to Dao Needle Therapy

11:00-11:30 a.m. Understanding the Mechanisms of Pain

11:30-12:00 a.m. Physiology and Science of Needling

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-2:00p.m. Mapping and Grading Ashi Points

2:00-3:00 p.m. Needling Techniques and Practice (Pads)

3:00-4:00 p.m. Palpation Diagnosis and Differentiation

4:00-5:00 p.m. Needling Demonstration and Practical

5:00-6:00 p.m. Palpation & Needling (Student Practice)

Saturday, 25 Jan 2020

9:00-10:00 a.m. Overview of day 1 and Q&A

10:00-11:00 a.m. Patient Positioning/Mapping

11:00-12:00 a.m. Treatment Demonstration (Patients)

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-3:00 p.m. Treatment Demonstrations (Patients)

3:00-4:00 p.m. Treatment Practical (Students)

4:00-5:00 p.m. Q&A, Student Porthole, Evaluations

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