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Zang Fu Tui Na Series 2020 with Tom Bisio



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Zang Fu Tui Na is a unique approach to the practice of Chinese Medicine offering a direct, hands-on method of diagnosing organ imbalances, while simultaneously eliciting effective, immediate and profound changes in the body. This important and rarely taught aspect of Tui Na can be more effective than acupuncture and Chinese herbs in regulating the Qi dynamic,  calming the Shen (spirit), and harmonizing the functions of the internal organs. Zang Fu Tui Na can literally double your clinical effectiveness and diagnostic ability.

Zang Fu Tui Na teaches methods of regulating not only the function of the internal organs (Zang Fu), but the whole body through  direct and indirect energetic visceral mobilization techniques.

Did you know that chronic shoulder and neck pain often comes from  restrictions in the fascia around the internal organs?

In the Zang Fu Tui Na series, students simultaneously learn four interconnected perspectives in relation to the internal organs and their fascial connections:

  1. Nei Gong and Daoist Meditation
  2. Chinese Medicine Zang Fu Organ Theory
  3. Western Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Jing Luo (Meridian) Theory and Acupuncture Points

Students will learn two complete Qi Gong methods that facilitate deeper understandings of the Organs and their Qi Dynamic.

For a complete course description: CLICK HERE

All classes taught by Tom Bisio.

Zang Fu Tui Na is only offered as a package of 4 weekend seminars.

Zang Fu Tui Na is NCCAOM & NCBTMB approved for 56 CEUs. Also approved for NY State LMT’s.

2020 Dates:

Sat. January 18: 10am – 6pm
Sun. January 19: 9am – 5pm

Fri. March 27: 1pm – 5pm
Sat. March 28: 10am – 6pm
Sun. March 29: 9am – 5pm

Fri. September 11: 1pm – 5pm
Sat. September 12: 10am – 6pm
Sun. September 13: 9am – 5pm

Sat. October 31: 10am – 6pm
Sun.November 1: 9am – 5 pm

Location: Lower Manhattan, NYC

Cost: $2350


ZFTN 1: Introduction to Zang Fu Tui Na

Introduction to Zang Fu Tui Na introduces the basic principles and techniques used to regulate and balance the function of the internal organs, with focus on upper thoracic cavity, the chest and diaphragm (Upper Jiao).

  • Balancing and Regulating the San Jiao
  • Qi Dynamics of the Five Zang Organs: Liver, Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney
  • Sensing and Interacting with “Organ Qi”
  • Diaphragm and Thoracic Outlet Releases
  • Harmonizing and Balancing the Lungs and Lungs and Pericardium
  • Introduction to the Liver
  • Five Element Qi Gong
ZFTN 2: Zang Fu Tui Na Techniques A

Zang Fu Tui Na Techniques A builds on ZFTN 1 by further developing techniques for regulating the internal organs (Zang Fu). This class focuses on the organs of digestion: Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen, Stomach and Pancreas  (Middle Jiao).

  • Regulating the Liver and Gallbladder
  • Techniques for Regulating the Gallbladder and Biliary System
  • Regulating the Stomach and Spleen
  • Techniques for Regulating the Pancreas
  • Anatomy of the Abdominal Cavity
  • Five Element Qi Gong
ZFTN 3: Zang Fu Tui Na Techniques B

Zang Fu Tui Na Techniques B completes the student’s knowledge of basic organ regulating techniques and methods by working with the organs of the pelvis (Lower Heater).

  • Techniques for Regulating the Duodenum, Jejunum and Ileum (Small Intestine).
  • Techniques for Regulating the Large Intestine
  • Techniques for Regulating the Kidneys and Bladder
  • Digestive System Treatment Protocols
  • Anatomy of the Pelvic Cavity
  • Sensing the “True Breath”
  • Six Healing Sounds Qi Gong
  • Digestive Organ Global Protocol
ZFTN 4: Master Class in Zang Fu Tui Na

The ZFTN Master Class ties together techniques and concepts learned in ZFTN 1-3, while introducing three more specific global protocols for the most commonly encountered Qi Dynamic organ imbalances. The Master Class also introduces “fascial unwinding” techniques.

    • Global Protocol for Regulating Liver/Gallbladder Heat and Heart Fire
    • Global Protocol for Balancing Fire (Heart/Pericardium/Small Intestine) and Water (Kidneys and Bladder)
    • Global Protocol for Blancing the Kidneys and Lungs
    • “Whole Body Unwinding” of fascial networks which include the organs, joints and meridians.
    • Six Healing Sounds Qi Gong