Everything you need to know about the 12 Meridians of Chinese Medicine

This is a beginning (Level 1) course. The meridian system of Chinese Medicine is an intricate web of pathways throughout the body. Meridians are the pathways of Qi flow. Knowing the structure and function of the 12 meridians is essential to understanding and fully benefiting from the Meridian Massage Approach. The Taoist roots of Chinese medicine and the 12 meridians will be introduced.
Everything you need to know about the 12 Meridians of Chinese Medicine

What you will learn

  • The pathways, characteristics and uses of the 12 Meridians

  • Yin, Yang, and 5 Element association of each meridian

  • 22 key acupressure points, and the beginning and end points of each meridian

  • How to use meridians and acupressure points to support health and vitality of body-mind-emotion-spirit

  • Meridian and acupressure point combinations used to relieve common ailments

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Start Here: Orientation
    • Welcome!
  • 2
    Class 1 - Lung, Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach Meridians
    • Class 1: Worksheet (for all class 1 lessons)
    • Class 1: Notes for all lessons
    • Class 1: Lesson 1 Foundations of the 12 Meridians
    • Class 1, Lesson 1 Presentation Slides
    • Class 1, Lesson 2 - Lung and Large Intestine Meridians
    • Class 1, Lesson 2 Presentation Slides
    • Class 1, Lesson 3 Spleen and Stomach Meridians
    • Class 1, Lesson 3 Presentation Slides
    • Class 1, Lesson 4: Lung, Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach Points
    • Class 1, Lesson 4 Presentation Slides
    • Trace the Lung, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen Meridians
    • Class 1: Point Summary
    • Class 1, Lesson 4 Presentation Slides
    • Class 1: Quiz
    • Class 1: self-Study Practice
  • 3
    Class 2: The Heart, Small Intestine, Bladder, Kidney Meridians
    • Class 2: Worksheet
    • Class 2: Notes for all lessons
    • Class 2, Lesson 1 The Heart and Small Intestine Meridians
    • Class 2, Lesson 1 Presentation Slides
    • Class 2, Lesson 2: Kidney and Bladder Meridians
    • Class 2, Lesson 2 Presentation Slides
    • Class 2, Lesson 3: Points - Heart, S. Intestine, Kidney, Bladder
    • Class 2, Lesson 3 Presentation Slides
    • Trace the Heart, Small Intestine, Bladder, Kidney Meridians
    • Class 2: Self-study Practice
    • Class 2: Point Summary
    • Class 2: Quiz
  • 4
    Class 3: The Pericardium, San Jiao, Gallbladder, Liver Meridians
    • Class 3: Worksheet
    • Class 3: Lesson Notes
    • Class 3, Lesson 1 The Pericardium and San Jiao Meridians
    • Class 3 Lesson 1 Presentation Slides
    • Class 3, Lesson 2 The Liver and Gallbladder Meridians
    • Class 3 Lesson 2 Presentation Slides
    • Class 3, Lesson 3 Points on San Jiao, Pericardium, Liver, Gallbladder
    • Class 3 Lesson 3 Presentation Slides
    • Trace the Pericardium, San Jiao, Gallbladder, Liver Meridians
    • Class 3: Self-study Practice
    • Class 3: Point Summary
    • Class 3: Quiz
  • 5
    Class 4: Bring it all together, how to combine acupoints for best results
    • Class 4: Worksheet
    • Class 4: Lesson Notes
    • Class 4, Lesson 1 Flow of Qi through the Meridians, the Meridian Clock
    • Class 4, Lesson 1 Presentation Slides
    • Class 4, Lesson 2 - The dynamic nature of points
    • Class 4, Lesson 2 Presentation Slides
    • Class 4, Lesson 3 How to Use the points you have learned to relieve common ailments
    • Class 4, Lesson 3 Presentation Slides
    • Trace the 12 Meridians
    • Class 4: Self-study Practice
    • Class 4: Point Summary
    • Class 4: Quiz
  • 6
    Class 5: Course Integration and Q&A
    • Class 5: Fire Meridian Review
    • Class 5: Fire Meridians Review - Presentation Slides
    • Class 5: General Review
    • Class 5: The Flow of Qi through the Meridian System
    • Class 5: The Flow of Qi - Presentation Slides
    • Class 5: Yin and Yang Partners
    • Class 5: Yin and Yang Partners - Presentation Slides
  • 7
    Final Exam
    • Final Exam
    • Review of Quizzes and Final Exam
  • 8
    Course Survey
    • Course Survey