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Foundations of Const Facial Acu Renewal

Foundations of Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal is a comprehensive seminar which provides the practitioner/advanced student with the basics for all the other facial acupuncture protocols created by Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L. Ac., M. S., M. M., featured in her 3-tiered Practitioner Certification Program offered through Chi-Akra Center. It is the foundation upon which everything else is built.

Participants will be introduced to safe, painless and effective protocols for renewing the face as well as the body. This course will teach the acupuncturist how to customize a facial acupuncture treatment by ascertaining the 5 Element constitution and meridian imbalances involved in the aging process of the patient.

The seminar will also include:

� The history of facial acupuncture
� Contraindications/benefits
� The Eight Extraordinary meridians
� Specific acupuncture points for face and body
� Jacques Laviers acu-muscle facial needling techniques
� An introduction to motor point needling for the neck
� Kidney spirit points
� Chinese physiognomy: Five Element hand and face reading
� Important operational information, general rules and supplies needed for facial acupuncture treatments
� A full topical herbal treatment protocol using herbal masks, creams, and essential oils, and jade rollers
� The Instructor will demonstrate all techniques, and the participants will give and receive treatments

The following are the currently active teachers:

Diana Horowitz, L. Ac.; CO, UT, AZ, NM (USA)
Marney Murray, Adv. Dip. TCM (AUSTRALIA)
Carol Hennessy; TX, NM (USA)
Julie Shillabeer, R. Ac. (CANADA)