Master the dynamics of energetic physiology

The Chinese medical perspective of Organs is the basis of getting to the root of chronic and "mysterious" conditions.

Wondering how to alleviate the long list of stress-related conditions dominating our modern civilization? Find out how to return to health when you discover the body-mind-emotion-spirit connections within the Organ Systems.
This is a Level 2 course.
Master the dynamics of energetic physiology

What you will learn

  • Characteristics and qualities of the 12 Organ Systems

  • Body - Mind - Emotion - Spirit qualities of each Organ System

  • Origins and dynamics of the Four Vital Substances: Spirit, Blood, Qi, Essence

  • How each Organ plays a role in gathering and transforming Qi (energy)

  • Understand common conditions from the energetic perspective

  • How to make better choices about which acupressure points to use in order to return the system to balance, flow, and health.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Orientation
    • Welcome!
    • Orientation: Worksheet
    • Orientation: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Orientation: Lesson 1 - From the Universe to Organ Systems
    • Orientation: Presentation Slides
    • Orientation: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Orientation: Lesson 2 - Defining Organ Systems
    • Orientation: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Orientation: Lesson 3 - The Four Vital Substances
    • Orientation: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Orientation: Lesson 4 - The Four Vital Substances in more detail
    • Orientation: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Orientation: Lesson 5 - Organ Systems and Yin and Yang
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  • 2
    Class 1: Stomach and Spleen
    • Class 1: Worksheet
    • Class 1: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 1 - Stomach and Spleen, Diving into Qi and Blood
    • Class 1: Presentation Slides
    • Class 1: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 2 - Stomach and Spleen, Spleen Organ System
    • Class 1: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 3 - Stomach and Spleen, Spleen and Blood
    • Class 1: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 4 - Spleen and Stomach, External Damp
    • Class 1: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 5 - Spleen and Stomach, Internal Damp
    • Class 1: Lesson 6 Notes
    • Class 1: Lesson 6 - Spleen and Stomach, Stomach Organ System Summary
    • Class 1: Quiz
    • Review Session - 4 Vital Substances, Spleen and Stomach Organ Systems
  • 3
    Class 2: Lung and Large Intestine
    • Class 2: Worksheet
    • Class 2: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 2: Lung and Large Intestine, Overview of the Lungs
    • Class 2: Presentation Slides
    • Class 2: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Class 2: Lesson 2 - Lung and Large Intestine, External and Internal Dryness
    • Class 2: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Class 2: Lesson 3 - Lung and Large Intestine, Phlegm
    • Class 2: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Class 2: Lesson 4 - Lung and Large Intestine, Energetics of the Lung Organ System
    • Class 2: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Class 2: Lesson 5 - Lung and Large Intestine, The Large Intestine Organ System
    • Class 2: Lesson 6 Notes
    • Class 2: Lesson 6 - Lung and Large Intestine Summary
    • Review Session: Lung & Large Intestine Presentation Slides
    • Review Session: Lung & Large Intestine Video
    • Class 2: Quiz
  • 4
    Class 3: Kidney and Bladder
    • Class 3: Worksheet
    • Class 3: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 1 - Kidney and Bladder
    • Class 3: Presentation Slides
    • Class 3: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 2 - Kidney and Bladder, Internal and External Cold
    • Class 3: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 3 - Kidney and Bladder, Ying/Yang, Water/Fire, Kidney/Heart
    • Class 3: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 4 - Kidney and Bladder, Energetics of the Kidney Organ System
    • Class 3: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 5 - Kidney and Bladder, Bladder Organ System
    • Class 3: Lesson 6 Notes
    • Class 3: Lesson 6 - Kidney and Bladder Summary
    • Class 3: Quiz
    • Kidney and Bladder Review Session
  • 5
    Class 4: Liver and Gallbladder
    • Class 4: Worksheet
    • Class 4: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 4: Lesson 1 - Liver and Gallbladder
    • Class 4: Presentation Slides
    • Class 4: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Class 4: Lesson 2 - Liver and Gallbladder, External and Internal Wind
    • Class 4: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Class 4: Lesson 3 - Liver and Gallbladder, Energetics of the Liver Organ System
    • Class 4: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Class 4: Lesson 4 - Liver and Gallbladder, Gallbladder Organ System
    • Class 4: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Class 4: Lesson 5 - Liver and Gallbladder Summary
    • Liver - Gallbladder Review (Presentation Slides)
    • Liver and Gallbladder Review
    • Class 4: Quiz
  • 6
    Class 5: Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium, San Jiao
    • Class 5: Worksheet
    • Class 5: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 1 - Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium, San Jiao
    • Class 5: Presentation Slides
    • Class 5: Lesson 2 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 2 - Yin/Yang, Fire/Water, Kidney/Heart
    • Class 5: Lesson 3 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 3 - External and Internal Heat
    • Class 5: Lesson 4 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 4 - Energetics of the Heart Organ System
    • Class 5: Lesson 5 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 5 - Small Intestine Organ System
    • Class 5: Lesson 6 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 6 - Pericardium and San Jiao
    • Class 5: Lesson 7 Notes
    • Class 5: Lesson 7 - Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium, San Jiao Summary
    • Class 5: Quiz
    • Review Session - Heart and Small Intestine
  • 7
    Class 6: Integration, Vital Substances and Organ Systems
    • Class 6: Worksheet
    • Class 6: Lesson 1 Notes
    • Class 6: Lesson 1 - Integration, Vital Substances and Organ Systems
    • Class 6: Presentation Slides
    • Class 6: Lesson 2
    • Class 6: Lesson 2 - Integration, 5 Spirits
    • Class 6: Quiz
  • 8
    Final Exam
    • Final Exam
    • Quizz and Final Exam Compilation
  • 9
    Course Survey
    • Course Survey

Tuition

$395

Your tuition includes immediate access to the entire course, the ability to download and keep all of the content, and email support for any questions you may have along the way.
(Online Certification Students also have 24-hour access to the Student Forum for posting questions, and Mastermind Meetings for deeper discussions regarding all aspects of the theory and practice.)

Meet Your Instructor

  • Cindy Black, L.Ac.,LMT

    Founder

    Cindy Black, L.Ac.,LMT

    As both a Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist, I have been weaving the theory of Chinese Medicine and western massage therapy into the Meridian Massage Approach.  Meridian Massage is a holistic, hands-on approach that anyone can use to support the health of themselves or others.I am the founder of the Big Tree School of Natural Healing and the author of Meridian Massage, Opening Pathways to Vitality. I appreciate the opportunity to share the wisdom of Chinese medicine with you.

FAQ

  • How long do I have to complete the course?

    There is no deadline to complete. You work at your own pace, whenever the time is right for you.

  • Will I get a certificate?

    Yes - as soon as complete the course your certificate will be in your Student Account. You can download and print it for your records.

  • Do I have to be a Massage Therapist to take this course?

    No - anyone interested in the energetics of Chinese Medicine and Meridian Massage is welcome to take this course.

  • I am a Massage Therapist - can I get CEUs?

    Yes! This course is approved for 18 CEUs for Massage Therapists by NCBTMB, New York Board of Massage Therapy, Florida Board of Massage Therapy, and the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba.

  • Is the whole course online?

    Yes. You have access to all of the content as soon as you complete your enrollment.