WHA Treatment Blocks – New York, NY – March 7-8, 2020

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WHA Treatment Blocks
New York, NY — March 7-8, 2020

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Treatment Blocks

One of the richest resources of the Five Element acupuncture tradition is the use of Treatment Block protocols such as Aggressive Energy, Husband/Wife Imbalance, Exit/Entry blocks, Possession, and many more.

A treatment block is, essentially, a system-not-responding-to-stimulus condition causing the client to be either fully or partially unresponsive to ordinary treatment methods. Learning how to recognize the presence of these treatment blocks in your clients, and knowing how to clear them effectively, can frequently produce dramatic results in otherwise difficult cases.

This seminar offers an overview of Five Element treatment methodology, and an in-depth exploration of the various treatment block protocols. This seminar is a treasure trove of practical insights for TCM practitioners. For Five Element practitioners, it is an exploration of the energetic significance of the various treatment block protocols. This allows us to support clients in the deeper issues which may be giving rise to these blocks.

Monday Integration Day

Join Thea Elijah for an opportunity to practice what you learned over the weekend with a small group (maximum eight practitioners). In a supportive environment, we will have the opportunity for individual questions and coaching, as well a chance to treat each other (only with permission).

“Thea is rigorous in grounding her teaching in the classics, as well as in the work of such scholars as Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallée, Ted Kaptchuk and Claude Larre. She delivers her information with a flair for storytelling and humor, a compassionate heart, and the humility of a true master. She never sacrifices the student’s learning and growth for the sake of dictating information.”

— Becky Thoroughgood, L.Ac.


“I feel I cannot begin to express my own personal transformation in this last year as a result of Whole Heart Acupuncture. I too have experienced a deeper connection and a steadier, less quivering opening of my heart with those around me. For me this is huge… and only the tip of the iceberg. I’m grateful for your insights, and to the whole group for the enriching cocoon of love and support in this life changing journey.”

– Gale Long, L.Ac.

About Thea

Thea Elijah, LAc, has been a student of Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture for over 30 years. She is the former director of the Chinese Herbal Studies Program at Tai Sophia Institute and the Chinese Herbal Studies Program at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture.

She has apprenticed and studied with some of the most influential Chinese medicine teachers in the West. Thea is also a Master Teacher of the Shadhuliyyah Sufi Order, and a teaching assistant at the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism.

Workshop Dates

Saturday and Sunday
March 7-8, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday Integration Day (Optional)

March 9, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Weekend workshop: $400
Monday integration day: $150

Register by February 1 to receive a $40 discount!


City Acupuncture of New York
139 Fulton St, Suite 208
New York, NY 10038


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Students of this workshop qualify for 14 NCCAOM-approved Core CEUs.

Refund Policy

In the (very rare) event of a workshop cancellation, all tuition will be refunded.
Otherwise, any refund is at the sole discretion of Perennial Medicine.


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