Workshops

 

Intro to Spirit of the Herbs - FL

Intro to Spirit of the Herbs - FL

February 19 & 20, 2016
Gainesville, FL

Thea will be teaching a two-day Introduction to the Spirit of the Herbs at the Academy for Five-Element Acupuncture (AFEA) in Gainesville, FL. Registration is through the school.

Academy for Five Element Acupuncture (AFEA) Gainesville FL   Find Out More
Loss of Heart and Taking Heart Again - FL

Loss of Heart and Taking Heart Again - FL

February 21, 2016
Gainesville, FL

Whether we are talking about physical health, making healthy decisions, or the health of our planet, loss of heart is the greatest individual and collective challenge of our time. When we take heart again, we become more realistic, not less. Join Thea Elijah for a one-day workshop that will be experiential, interactive and always practical.

Academy for Five Element Acupuncture (AFEA) Gainesville FL   Find Out More
Whole Heart Connection - Quebec City, QC

Whole Heart Connection - Quebec City, QC

March 5 & 6, 2016 and optional day Mar 7
Whole Heart Connection is based on wisdom from ancient China, Sufi healing practices, and cutting edge science. It is a set of practical tools for accessing the full potential of our capacities – including the full potential of groups and organizations.

Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to data and perceptions = INSIGHT
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to other living beings = COMMUNICATION
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to ourselves = EMBODIMENT

Come join us for a directly experiential workshop which will leave you profoundly anchored in the clearest, strongest, most healthy part of yourself, and able to bring out the best in others, as you access the Whole Heart Connection.

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Clearing Treatment Blocks - NY

Clearing Treatment Blocks - NY

March 12 & 13, 2016
PCOM, NYC

Recognize the presence of treatment blocks in your clients, and how to clear them effectively, to produce dramatic results in otherwise difficult cases.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine New York NY   Find Out More
Online 5 Element Focus Groups (open for Wood registrations)

Online 5 Element Focus Groups (open for Wood registrations)

Earn CEUs developing your 5 element embodiment skills year-round (or just pick one season!)

Wood: March 18 – April 29, 2016
Fire: June 3 – July 15
Earth: Aug 5-Sept 16
Metal: Sept 30-Nov 11
Water: Dec 2-Jan 27 2017

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WHC Teacher Training - 2016

WHC Teacher Training - 2016

March 19-20; May 28-30
WHC Teacher Training Part One took place in NYC on January 23-24. Members of that class are invited to register for Part Two and Part Three of this course.

Brattleboro, VT Brattleboro VT   Find Out More
Whole Heart Acupuncture 5 Weekend Series in 2016 - in Maryland

Whole Heart Acupuncture 5 Weekend Series in 2016 - in Maryland

Whole Heart Acupuncture: An Embodied Exploration of Meridians and Points as a Living Portrait of Our Human Journey
Five Weekends in 2016

The 5-Element acupuncture treatment style has as its strength a great directness and simplicity. However for this approach to be powerful and effective, it must be applied with accurate palpatory diagnostic skills and intimate knowledge of the spirit of the points. This in turn requires an understanding and practical familiarity with Chinese energetic anatomy and the Officials.

The purpose of this seminar is to ground participants in the knowledge and the skills that they need to be able to treat each Element’s meridians and points within the context of the wider 5 Element healing experience.

Non-Needling practitioners are welcome!! Those who treat the meridians and points without needles often have a level of embodied diagnostic and palpatory treatment skill that is very sophisticated and discerning. We welcome the wisdom and experience that you carry in your hand! This class is experiential as well as informative!

Ellicott City Wellness Center Ellicott City MD   Find Out More
Whole Heart Connection Intro - WA

Whole Heart Connection Intro - WA

April 16 & 17, 2016 in Seattle, WA
Monday, April 18: optional Practice Day

Whole Heart Connection is based on wisdom from ancient China, Sufi healing practices, and cutting edge science. It is a set of practical tools for accessing the full potential of our capacities – including the full potential of groups and organizations.

Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to data and perceptions = INSIGHT
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to other living beings = COMMUNICATION
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to ourselves = EMBODIMENT

Come join us for a directly experiential workshop which will leave you profoundly anchored in the clearest, strongest, most healthy part of yourself, and able to bring out the best in others, as you access the Whole Heart Connection.

Blue Heron Zen Community Seattle WA   Find Out More
Seasonal Transformation-Wood: Anger to Constructiveness - Montreal, QC

Seasonal Transformation-Wood: Anger to Constructiveness - Montreal, QC

May 7 & 8, 2016, and optional day May 9
The task of Wood is the abolition of all stagnation in our lives, and the power of Wood is the ability to make a comeback from anything. We will be working with themes of frustration, impatience, and the dialectical process of creative conflict. We will look at issues of justice and activism, as well as the roots of violence in ourselves and others. Exercises will focus on understanding the relationship between challenge and growth, vision and hope, and how we can live our freedom in the midst of constraining circumstances.

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Living the Elements - NM

Living the Elements - NM

May 20, 21, & 22
at Golden Flower Chinese Herb Company in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Living the Elements is based on the Chinese 5 Element tradition, an ancient method for assessing people’s most deeply held concerns, and responding with direct non-verbal acknowledgement and support. Using the Chinese 5 Element model, Living the Elements re-opens our most basic avenues of communication about who we are, and what we are here for. Using our non-verbal communication skills, we are able to understand and respond to each other on levels that cannot be expressed in words.

Learn to recognize and assist all 5 of these transformations with Living the Elements:
The Wisdom-Seeker: Fear to Wisdom
The Activist: Anger to Constructiveness
Playful Communicator: Anxiety to Partnership
The Caretaker: Worry to Integrity
The Speaker for the Sacred: Grief to Impartiality

Golden Flower Chinese Herbs Albuquerque NM   Find Out More
Whole Heart Connection - Montreal, QC

Whole Heart Connection - Montreal, QC

Sept. 17 & 18, 2016 and optional day Sept. 19
Whole Heart Connection is based on wisdom from ancient China, Sufi healing practices, and cutting edge science. It is a set of practical tools for accessing the full potential of our capacities – including the full potential of groups and organizations.

Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to data and perceptions = INSIGHT
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to other living beings = COMMUNICATION
Bring WHOLE HEART CONNECTION to ourselves = EMBODIMENT

Come join us for a directly experiential workshop which will leave you profoundly anchored in the clearest, strongest, most healthy part of yourself, and able to bring out the best in others, as you access the Whole Heart Connection.

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Building Bridges conference

Building Bridges conference

October 14, 2016
Chantilly, VA

Thea will be one of the presenters at the 2016 Building Bridges conference. She will be teaching “The Faces of Anger”. Registration is through Building Bridges, and is not yet open.

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Seasonal Transformations:  Metal - Montreal, QC

Seasonal Transformations: Metal - Montreal, QC

November 5 & 6, 2016, and optional day Nov 7
There is no beauty in life without the one who apprehends it. Our capacity for appreciation is a function of the Metal element, and it is a measure of our ability to wrest from Heaven a sense of meaningful order which we are barely able to grasp in human terms. Registrations are through the Ordre des acupuncteurs du Québec.

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