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Introduction to Chinese Herbalism and the 5 Element Theory

Five elements theory is central to Chinese medicine and used extensively in herbology. This class will introduce Five Element Theory and the major correspondences, including the organs of Chinese medicine, seasons, foods, herbal properties, and more. Learn how to integrate Five Element Theory into your holistic understanding of health and well-being, including how it relates to cooking, herbalism, and more. Essential to Chinese herbal medicine, shiatsu, acupuncture, chi kung, and martial arts, the Five Element theory is important for practitioners as well as for those generally interested in health. Future classes will discuss each element in detail.

$200 for the series or $40 per class.