Kirsch Method Acupuncture & Bodywork

Acupuncture with Craniosacral Therapy, Neural & Visceral Manipulation

Manual Meridian Therapy

The convergence of tradition chinese medicine channel and organ theory with craniosacral and organ based contacts.

MMT1:  Governor Vessel, Midline, and the Reciprocal Tension Membrane (Part 1): 


Prerequisites:  

Therapeutic license to touch (ie. Acupuncture License, Massage License, Chiropractic Doctor, Naturopathic Doctor, Medical Doctor, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist)


(Students may apply on a one to one basis for consideration)


Class Size limited to 8 people

Cost $225


Early Registration:  

30 Days before class $175


In this two day class we explore the congruence in the energetic anatomy of Governor Vessel with that of our midline, following the lower reciprocal tension membrane of the duraltube surrounding spinal cord from sacrum to forman magnum, and the upper reciprocal tension membrane of falx cerebri.  


Lecture, anatomy aids, demonstration, and hands on practice will give the student a basis for craniosacral contact that they can integrate into their practice or as a stand alone protocol. 


Day 1:  Lecture, Demonstration, Technique, Practice (6 pm to 10 pm)

6:00 - 7:30:    Opening Meditation and Class Motifs, lecture and demonstration

7:30 to 8:15   Dinner break

8:15 - 9:00:      First Partner Exchange 

9:00 - 9:45:     Second Partner Exchange

9:45 - 10:00:    Closing circle see you tomorrow


sacrum contact prone

Sacrum contact supine (direct)

Sacrum contact supine (indirect)

Occipital Cradle

Sub Occipital Hold


Day 2:  Lecture, Demonstration, Technique, practice (9 am to 5 pm)

9:am - 10 am:      Opening Meditation, Class Motifs, Questions from Previous Day

10 - 45Am:    Lecture and Demonstration

10:45:                15 minute Break

11:00-11:45       First exchange

11:45 to 12:45     second exchange

12:45 to 2      Lunch

2:30 to 3:30:     First exchange (Full session 60 minute practice)

3:30 to 4:30:    Second Exchange (Full 60 minute Practice

4:30-5:00:         Questions,  Closing circle, Go practice and see you soon


Sacrum with T7

Falx Cerebri Contact Lateral Spreading

Falx Cerebri Contact Posterior Stretch

Falx Cerebri Contact Anterior Stretch

CV4

Sacrum Paired with Occiput 

Contact at the ankles with Governor Vessel Consideration




Manual Meridian Therapy II

Zangfu (Organ) and Chakra Considerations

We layer with discussion of Midline and Governor vessel with kidney and bladder zangfu (organ) and channel (meridian) in relation to midline and spinal nerve correlations.


We look at the esoteric pairing of acupuncture points as location markers for the 7 main chakras as we work with the spine.