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Online Extension
  • Online Extension
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Overview to TCM - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Overview to TCM - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Covers the underlying concepts of TCM: Yin/Yang Theory in relation to the animal body & assessment of conditions; Meridian Theory & meridian system; Five-Element Theory; internal organ systems, zang-fu organs in relation to the body; &, how vital substances function within the body.
  • Price: $225.00
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Meridian Theory - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Meridian Theory - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Meridian Theory courses offer an understanding of how the meridians function within the animal’s body.The more you learn about the meridian system and their location, the better your working knowledge of acupressure.
  • Price: $275.00
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5-Element Theory - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • 5-Element Theory - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • This course provides an in-depth description of the correspondences and officials of the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. It discusses how the Theory is applied to Chinese Medicine for both assessment and treatment purposes. Additionally, the course demonstrates a point selection technique that can be used during the Point Work segment of the acupressure session protocol.
  • Price: $275.00
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Acupoint Classification - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Acupoint Classification - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • In Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupressure points are categorized by how acupoints can best be used to rebalance Chi within the body. This course covers the major acupoint classifications, the "medicine bag" of TCM, such as: Source, Association, Alarm, Master, Connecting, Influential, Jing-Well points, etc. You will learn the functions, the location, and energetics of key acupoints. Knowing the acupoint classifications provides participants with invaluable tools that are basic and essential in developing session plans for specific animal conditions.
  • Price: $275.00
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Acupoint Energetics and Landmark Anatomy - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Acupoint Energetics and Landmark Anatomy - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • This course presents a systematic approach to learning the anatomical landmarks necessary for locating acupressure points on animals. Emphasis is placed on the location of major bones, joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Upon completion, participants are able to use anatomical language, locate points using anatomical landmarks and know the function and energetics of specific acupoints.
  • Price: $290.00
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Canine Health & Pathology Course (Online)
  • Canine Health & Pathology Course (Online)
  • The Canine Pathology course provides an overview of common canine pathologies. Each pathology includes a description of the issue, its clinical signs, treatment patterns and information on prevention. Written in conjunction with Bill Harnetty, DVM, Hocking College, Nancy Zidonis, and Barbara Chasteen, this course provides canine bodyworkers with additional tools and information to help them assess the dog and recognize conditions requiring immediate veterinarian attention.
  • Price: $320.00
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Health & Pathology Course (Online)
  • Health & Pathology Course (Online)
  • The Equine & Canine Pathology courses provide an overview of common pathologies. Each pathology includes a description of the issue, its clinical signs, session patterns and information on prevention. Written in conjunction with Bill Harnetty, DVM, this course provides bodyworkers with additional tools and information to help them asses the animal and recognize conditions requiring immediate veterinarian attention.
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Equine Indicators & Assessment Course (Online)
  • Equine Indicators & Assessment Course (Online)
  • This online Indicators & Assessment course is especially designed for the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute participants to round out your studies in becoming a practitioner. The idea behind this course is to add to your base of knowledge and pull all you have learned into a “package” which supports your ability to be effective as an animal acupressure practitioner. Indicators & Assessment is a treasure trove of information taken from the rich source of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
  • Price: $350.00
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Small Animal Indicators & Assessment Course (Online)
  • Small Animal Indicators & Assessment Course (Online)
  • Indicators & Assessment is a treasure trove of information based on the rich source of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The course begins with a review of the unique TCM theories and concepts underlying acupressure such as Yin-Yang Theory, Meridian Theory, Five-Element Theory, plus Acupoint Classifications. By reinforcing your knowledge of the basics you are ready to step-up to the next level of knowledge presented in this course. The rest of Indicators & Assessment is devoted to expanding and deepening your knowledge of Chinese medicine and how to apply it to your practice of small animal acupressure.
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Proficiency Verification - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • Proficiency Verification - Equine or Small Animal (Online)
  • This course is designed to review your knowledge of Animal Acupressure theory and hands-on proficiency. It consists of 3 parts including a multiple choice exam and the submission of 3 videos one of the acupressure protocol, one of specific acupoints, and the third of meridian tracings.
  • Price: $95.00
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Essential Oils and Acupressure for Equines (Online Elective)
  • Essential Oils and Acupressure for Equines (Online Elective)
  • This course introduces you to the world of essential oils and aromatherapy, and enables you to use essential oils along with acupressure to restore energetic balance to your horse. The course covers the history of essential oils, in-depth information on the botany of over 25 selected Essential Oil plants, including their actions, conditions, and cautions. You are guided through how to offer oils as aromatherapy to your horse, and how to use the combination of oils and acupressure to your horse’s best benefit. Ten specific condition acupressure charts and corresponding oils are also provided. A Certificate of Completion for 30 LUs or 16 CE hours is available upon completion.
  • Price: $225.00
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