Clinical Acupressure Workshops

Clinical Acupressure Workshop Descriptions

Clinical Acupressure 1: Basic Applications

This workshop teaches how to use acupressure to balance and energize the whole body and specific parts. Demonstration and practice show the application of formulas for all parts of the body, such as the head, neck, back, face, chest, abdomen, pelvis, legs and feet, arms and hands, and many symptoms, such as blood pressure, constipation, digestive problems, headaches, etc. Participants learn to locate and access more than 35 potent acupressure points. They also receive a clinical handbook and study guide with more than 70 specific acupressure formulas for specific body parts and conditions. Appropriate for clinical applications. This workshop is ideal for health-care professionals with hands-on experience.  (This is one of our two Foundation workshops. The other is PA1A:  Process Acupressure 1:  Gateway to Soul. See PA Workshops for description of this workshop.)

Objectives/Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Locate and access 36 acupressure points
    2. Discuss how acupressure can balance and energize the whole body and specific parts
    3. Demonstrate and provide return demonstration of Clinical Acupressure protocols during lab practicums
    4. Demonstrate the design and implementation of a complete 1-hour Clinical Acupressure session
    5. Describe and practice therapeutic presence and relationship interactions with others
    6. Learning, experiencing and model the importance of self-care for healing
    7. Skill develop of comprehensive assessment and management use of acupressure as a complimentary method to provide relief of symptoms and promote awareness of body, mind and spirit.

Prerequisites:  This is an entry level workshop for professional health-care providers. There are no prerequisites for this class, however workshop participants who do not have a background in a hands-on modality are strongly encouraged to attend an introductory level workshop offered by Soul Lightening International, such as the Seva Stress Release.

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CA1_Detailed_Course_Description_for_AOTA CE

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Clinical Acupressure 2: The Meridians

This workshop is an intensive overview of the energetic meridian system used in Chinese Medicine, with a special focus on how to recognize, locate, and access these meridians in clinical practice. The purpose of this program is to provide an understanding of the Chinese meridian system, the energetic flow in the body and the chakras so that health care professionals, including nurses, can expand their health and healing repertoire for their patients/clients, their friends and family, and themselves; to see the body as more than a collection of physical symptoms and parts. The Western model of illness is expanded to include a holistic vision of the individual and the different paths to healing.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to:
1. Describe acupressure and how meridians are formed
2. Practice guided meditation and Chakra Tai Chi
3. Describe each of the Five Elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood
4. Identify the function, flow, five element points and therapeutic use of the 12 organ meridians
5. Demonstrate how to read Chinese Pulses
6. Provide return demonstration of the design and implementation of a complete acupressure
session during lab practicums
7. Describe and practice therapeutic presence and relationship interactions with others
8. Learn, experience and model the importance of self-care for healing
9. Perform a comprehensive assessment and create a management plan for use of acupressure
as a complimentary method to provide relief of symptoms and promote awareness of body

Prerequisites
The prerequisite for this workshop is Clinical Acupressure 1: Basic Applications.

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CA2_Detailed_Course_Description_for_AOTA CE

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 Clinical Practicum Series

Each 2 day practicum is an opportunity to expand upon the learning and experience of CA2 and/or PA3. Each practicum will focus on a specific pair of organ meridians. Students will refine their skills for recognizing and working with the unique patterns associated with each meridian. Special attention will be given to the function and interaction of specific points, and the nature of each meridian as it applies to health, balance, and consciousness.

      • Summer – Heart/Small Intestine/Pericardium/Triple Warmer Meridians
      • Late Summer – Stomach/Spleen Meridians
      • Autumn – Lung/Large Intestine Meridians
      • Winter – Kidney/Bladder Meridians
      • Spring – Liver/Gall Bladder Meridians

Pre-requisites: Clinical Acupressure 2: Meridians and/or Process Acupressure 3; The Hologram (This workshop is no longer available, but if you have taken it, you can take the Practicums)

Two-Day Class: Pricing

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Clinical Acupressure 3: The Extraordinary Vessels

We have long known that the lineage of Soul Lightening Acupressure is rooted in the Extraordinary Vessels (EV’s). This workshop takes a deeper look at what this means as we attune to the origins and functions of the EV’s, as well as their implications for whole-being health. With hands-on practice we will explore how the EV’s simultaneously link us with the ancient mystics as well as the cutting edge methods of our time. All of this through the unique lens of our own Soul wisdom.

Course Learning Objectives:

    • Define the lineage of Soul Lightening Acupressure back to the ancient mystics
    • Discover the evolutionary blueprint of the Soul that is embedded in the EVs Define the embryological development and 3 dimensional locations of the EV’s
    • Explore how working with the EV’s bridges the medical/alchemical world
    • Review the relationship of the Soul Lightening 36 points to the EV’s Define the functional attributes of each EV in relationship to the whole being—-body, mind, emotions, soul
    • Practice our Soul Lightening Acupressure protocols within the context of the EV’s

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Pre-requisites: CA and/or PA certified practitioners or certification candidates. Special consideration will also be given for Licensed Acupuncturists and Asian Bodywork Therapists

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 Extraordinary Vessel Practicum Series

Each 2 day practicum is an opportunity to expand upon the learning and experience of CA3. Each practicum will focus on specific Extraordinary Vessels. Students will refine their skills for recognizing and working with the unique patterns associated with each ancestry.

      • Extraordinary Vessel Practicum 1:  First Ancestry
      • Extraordinary Vessel Practicum 1:  Second Ancestry
      • Extraordinary Vessel Practicum 1:  Third Ancestry

Prerequisites: Clinical Acupressure 3:  The Extraordinary Vessels

Extraordinary Vessels Practicum 1: First Ancestry is an advanced Soul Lightening Acupressure course. It is a deeper exploration of theories, concepts and skills introduced during Clinical Acupressure 3: Extraordinary Vessels–specifically the Ren, Du and Chong Mai as they relate to the First Ancestry. Participants will utilize the skilled touch method and the psycho/spiritual processing skills established during Clinical Acupressure certification and/or Process Acupressure Certification. This intensive workshop focuses on personal reflection/growth as well as how to utilize Soul Lightening Acupressure to support clients in recognizing, accessing and utilizing the potent wisdom of their own soul-essence.

Extraordinary Vessels Practicum 2: Second Ancestry is an advanced Soul Lightening Acupressure course. It is a deeper exploration of theories, concepts and skills introduced during Clinical Acupressure 3: Extraordinary Vessels–specifically the Yin/Yang Qiao Mai and the Yin Wei Mai as they relate to the Second Ancestry. Participants will utilize the skilled touch method and the psycho/spiritual processing skills established during Clinical Acupressure certification and/or Process Acupressure Certification. This intensive workshop focuses on personal reflection/growth as well as how to utilize Soul Lightening Acupressure to support clients in recognizing, accessing and utilizing the potent wisdom of their own soul-essence.

Extraordinary Vessels Practicum 3:Third Ancestry is an advanced Soul Lightening Acupressure course. It is a deeper exploration of theories, concepts and skills introduced during Clinical Acupressure 3: Extraordinary Vessels–specifically the Yang Wei Mai and the Dai Mai as they relate to the Third Ancestry. Participants will utilize the skilled touch method and the psycho/spiritual processing skills established during Clinical Acupressure certification and/or Process Acupressure Certification. This intensive workshop focuses on personal reflection/growth as well as how to utilize Soul Lightening Acupressure to support clients in recognizing, accessing and utilizing the potent wisdom of their own soul-essence.

Two-Day Class: Pricing

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CA Faculty

Aminah Raheem, Ph.D.

Cathy Miller, MM, BM, LMT, ABT (NCCAOM)

Missy Grace Oleaga, LMT

Angelique Priscilla, PT, MA,

Alvina Quatrano, CMT

Dawn Robins

Hadas Amiel, PT (Israel)

Laurie Cahoon, LAc.

Arline Rowden, Reiki Master Teacher

Nonprofit Statement:
Soul Lightening International is organized under the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes.  It is organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.