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The products and educational DVDs listed below are produced by and for our community. Some are also appropriate and very useful to patients and the general public interested in learning more about this system of medicine, and about becoming and staying well.
The proceeds from the sale of these DVDs, books and products make this site possible.
Emotions as Wave Forms
A Guide to Emotional Intelligence
By Jane Grissmer, M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.
This 90 Minute presentation was among the highlights of the Five Element Acupuncture Symposium in 2009. Jane said, “Sustaining balance and health through a lifetime requires transforming habitual responses to living. This workshop explores emotions as moving waves seeking their own completion. Observing the five emotions through this lens offers us a coaching tool for guiding patients beyond habit to a life of greater choice and awareness.”
Finding the Way to Become an Instrument of Medicine
By Dirk Hein, M.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
Professor Worsley emphasized the need to go beyond becoming a mere technician of acupuncture. Among the best presentations at the 2009 Five Element Acupuncture Symposium, this introduces exercises for becoming an instrument of perception, of expression, and of treatment to go beyond the personal and reach the spirit.
How To Be a Healing Presence for Others
By Linda Simons, RN, M.Ac., L.Ac.
This 90 minute presentation was given by Linda Simons, RN, M.Ac., L.Ac., at the Five Element Acupuncture Symposium 2010.
Linda said, “We all bring our customs, social norms, comfort levels, and experiences to the treatment room. When working with individuals whose cultural backgrounds differ from our own, who are in a different stage of life, or who have experienced trauma, the fundamental principles of our work apply. This session will focus on overcoming the challenges these ”differences” bring to our work, so that we can create safety and become a healing presence for others.”
Cultivating Your Chi
By David Goodell, M.Ac., Dipl.Ac., with Leon Ryan
This 80 minute presentation, filmed at the Center For Classical Five-Element Acupuncture in Seattle, provides a practical understanding of chi as it relates to our health. The questions what is chi, where does it come from, how do we use it, how do we balance it, and how can we replenish it are covered. Easy and enjoyable breathing meditations, accompanied by accomplished percussionist, Leon Ryan, are included.
Opening the Gate of Life
by David Goodell, M.Ac.
Drawing on 35 years of meditation and the study, practice and teaching T’ai Chi and Classical Five-Element Acupuncture, this engaging, concise book presents the fundamental concepts of balancing and nourishing our vital chi energy to become and remain well. Recommended for the general public as well as acupuncturists and their patients.
ACI Locator with Metal Rivets
An upgraded version which features metal rivets, these ACI Locators are more durable and a bit more accurate . They are a great help in locating points. Adjustable length accommodates patients of all sizes. Comes with instructions and lightweight plastic carrying pouch.
The Original, World Famous Okidoki
“Putting your back within reach.”
Easily and comfortably massage any part of your own back. Each Okidoki is handmade in the USA using native American red oak, all natural vegetable oils and a beeswax finish.
Spirits of the Points:
The “Not So Common Ones”
This 1.5 hour lecture was given at the 2010 Five Element Acupuncture Symposium by Neil Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. Here Neil explains the spiritual connotations and uses of deeply powerful, but often overlooked points from each meridian that can become tremendous allies once we understand and embody them. Neil will discuss the kind of patient situations wherein we might call upon these points, and how to implement them in a cohesive treatment plan.
These ACI Locators are a great help in locating points. Adjustable length accommodates patients of all sizes. These have plastic rivets, but nevertheless last quite a while. I have checked each one to be sure they are reasonably accurate. Comes with instructions and lightweight plastic carrying pouch.