FIVE ELEMENT MEDICINE PATH 

Practitioner Training with Jaki Daniels 

2022-2024

For an application form please contact us.

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CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

This training course features four main components/themes:

  • Classical Chinese Medicine Foundation; Five Element Healing as taught by J.R. Worsley

  • A relational spiritual path focusing on Nature and Spirit that leads/guides you to being in service with your gifts, skills, and talents

  • Accessing the Spiritual Wisdom of Plants.

  • Shamanic Healing Methods including Extractions and Soul Retrieval

 

A pre-requisite for this program is experience in shamanic journeying. If you do not have such experience, please contact us so we can suggest resources before the program begins. In this training, personal journeys are the key to directly experiencing:

  • the energy of the seasons

  • the energy of the elements

  • the role and function of the meridians which are part of the human system and contribute to human function on all levels, body, mind, and spirit

  • relationships with spirit guides

 

Pulse Taking

Learning the art of reading pulses takes years of dedicated practice. Each student will be asked to take 6 or more pulses per day for the duration of their training, as part of their ongoing homework.

 

Diagnostic Skill Development

 To see what others cannot see / To hear what others do not hear / To smell what others no longer notice / To ask and to feel at a level many are afraid to explore. Combined these are referred to as: Colour / Odour / Sound of Voice / Emotion

 

Other Components:

  • An Introduction to the Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and The Seasons of Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn, and Winter

  • The Causative Factor (CF) – Getting to the root cause of illness and dis-ease on any/all levels

  • The 12 Meridians/Officials

  • Seasonal Field Trips (weather and time permitting)

  • The Law of Yin/Yang and other Natural Laws such as: Law of Cure, Chinese Clock, Mother/Child, Husband/Wife

  • Correspondences of the Elements

  • Spiritual Wisdom of Plants: Level I An Introduction**

  • Classic Shamanic Healing Methods: Extractions and Soul Retrieval **

  • Movement of Energy, their Cycles and Patterns

  • Special Considerations (Aggressive Energy, Possession, Husband/Wife Imbalance /Wei Level Blocks / CV-GV / Levels of Disease, Umbilical Pulse, Three Jiao, Akabanes)

  • Patient Consultation and Assessment

  • Clinical Session Overview

  • Medicines: (command, spinal alignment, wei level blocks, L/R-R/L, CV-GV, possession, AE, H/W, CF, special remedies)

 

**Note: While there are other courses and instructors offering Shamanic Healing Methods and Plant Spirit Communication, if these have not been taken prior to registration, it is highly recommended that you learn these from Jaki. Her approach takes into account the individual nature of each person’s gifts that will inform with your future Medicine Path healing practice.

 

CLASSROOM AND SELF-DIRECTED HOMEWORK

This program is designed to be partly classroom training and partly self-directed learning. There will be homework assignments most weeks throughout the 2 years of classroom training (8 gatherings of 4 days each). These assignments will be handed in, reviewed by a Teaching Assistant, and feedback offered where appropriate.

 

INFORMATION EVENING

An informal information evening outlining the program and answering your questions will be hosted by Jaki and offered in November 2021. Date and time TBA.

 

APPLICATION/REGISTRATION

Applications are welcome starting July 1, 2021. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2021

Once your application is received Jaki will be in touch to make arrangements to meet in person (or via Zoom) sometime between November 2021 and February 2022. Meetings are typically one hour.

 

This program requires a minimum of 8 participants. Once that number has been reached all applicants will be advised. If the number is not met by February 1, 2020, a confirmation of cancellation will be issued.

 

Note: Additional applications may still be accepted after the deadline date IF the training is confirmed to proceed.

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TUITION FEES

Full Tuition Costs: $9000.00 plus gst

 

DEPOSIT

Deposit amount: $1000.00 plus gst (non-refundable) = $1050.00

Deadline for payment of deposit: February 15, 2022 (e-transfer, or credit card)

 

TUITION DUE DATES

The 2 year classroom portion of is broken into 8 gatherings of 4 days each, approximately 3 months apart. Exact dates will be forwarded after all deposits have been received. Tuition is broken down into 4 payments of $2000.00 each (plus gst) due two weeks before the first, third, fifth and seventh gathering. Typically, the gathering schedule is: Year 1- 2022: Apr/July/Oct. Year 2- 2023: Feb/May/August/Nov. Year 3 – 2024 February. Once the classroom training is complete the student can begin their internship and clinically supervised patient sessions (if homework, pulse taking, and patient assessment practice is completed).

 

Tuition includes the full practitioner training program with a focus on four key areas: Classical Chinese Medicine Five Element healing theory and framework; basic training in developing relationships with Nature and Spirit; Spiritual Wisdom of Plants, and Shamanic Healing Methods. See Curriculum Overview

 

Training Costs NOT included in general tuition:

  • Clinically supervised patient sessions after classroom graduation (typically between 8 and 10 patients over 1 – 1 ½ years). Note: Interning practitioner will charge their patient according to their current fees. Interning Practitioner is responsible for payment of supervision at Jaki’s (or alternate practitioner’s) current rate.

  • Private training regarding the integration of your own unique skills and ‘medicine gifts’ (typically ½ - 1  hour sessions totalling 4-6 hours over 1-2 years). This is where the training becomes customized to each student.

  • Five Element Medicine Path treatments for students. This is not mandatory but is highly recommended to allow the student to personally experience this system of medicine. Practitioner rates vary.

  • One-on-one student sessions to review progress (typically 1-3 sessions of 1 hour each during the two year classroom training).

  • Textbooks - need to be purchased directly from the Worsley Institute

  1. Worsley Five Element Acupuncture: Volume I Meridians and Points (optional)

  2. Worsley Five Element Acupuncture: Volume II Traditional Diagnosis

  3. Worsley Five Element Acupuncture: Volume III The Five Elements and The Officials

Note: Please do not read any portion of the textbook(s) or other learning guides on Five Element Healing until advised by Jaki. As we will be learning about the seasons/elements/meridians through direct experience, it is helpful to ‘approach innocently’.

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