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Continuing Education Course Calendar

Jul
01
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This final course in the Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Certificate Program will draw upon the combined knowledge acquired in the previous seven courses. Those who have successfully completed all seven classes in the program, along with required homework assignments, may register for this “certificate prep” self study course. Instructor: Jimm Harrison. Prerequisites: Complete all seven courses in the program.

Jul
01
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

The Certificate Program includes completion of all three craniosacral courses (Levels 1-3), and requires that you attend supervised practice sessions, participate in two-way trades with sequential SOAP charting, conduct client craniosacral sessions with a variety of clients, receive personal treatment sessions from certified instructors or practitioners, and pass both the practical and written exams. You can technically complete the Certificate Program within a 12-month period. However, you need to take into consideration your ability to not only fulfill the requirements but also master the subtle skills necessary to achieve excellence in craniosacral therapy (CST). In order to optimize your skill development, it is recommended (although not required) that you complete the program within three years of registering. Once you register, an instructor/mentor will be assigned to guide you through the process (Einat Arian, ND, PhD, CST-D).

Oct
03
Monday, 2016
Continuing Education

Yoga can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve heart function according to the Mayo Clinic. Every hatha yoga posture is composed of threads of awareness which, through intention, become lines of action. Performing a yoga posture is about finding and holding those lines of action, and the shape of the posture follows. In this class simple postures will be deeply explored as a way for you to more fully experience being in your body.
Date: Mondays, September 26 through November 1, 2016
(6 weeks)
Time 6:00pm-7:15pm
Instructor: Fred Dowd (12.5 HRs)

Oct
04
Tuesday, 2016
Continuing Education

<p>Mindfulness is the art and science of paying attention, of listening to ourselves and the world around us, of learning &quot;to be intimate with all things &quot; as Zen master Dogen put it. Meditation can help you feel, sleep and cope better while improving self-esteem and renewing enthusiasm for one&rsquo;s personal and work life. You will learn to cultivate non-judgmental awareness in day-to-day life and develop the potential to experience each moment - no matter how difficult - with greater serenity and clarity. Appropriate for those who are learning meditation for the first time, or wish to continue to develop their skills.</p>

Class is every Tuesday from October 4 through November 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm,</p>
Retreat is Saturday November 12 @ Bastyr University Kenmore Campus Kenmore room #55
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm</p>

<p>Instructor: Eliza Morton (22 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)</p>

Oct
05
Wednesday, 2016
Continuing Education

Are you looking for a way to handle the stress and demands of daily life? Would you like to minimize the chatter in your mind and restore your inner calm? This class will help bring new energy and support good health and a strong body. Excellent for Athletes and non-athletes, yogis. This practice compliments all meditation practices. Wednesdays, October 5 to November 16, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Instructor: Instructor Pam Granston, ERYT 200

Oct
08
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Have you always wanted to treat more pregnant folks? Have you wondered how acupuncture may benefit your pregnant or postpartum clients? This one day workshop is designed to give acupuncturists confidence in their ability to treat pregnant clients and those working with pregnant folks (physicians, nurse-practitioners, midwives, doulas, childbirth educators, etc.) a clearer understanding of the benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy and early postpartum. Saturday, October 8:00 a.m. 2016 from 9:00 a.m -5:00 p.m. Instructor: Alan Lloyd (6.5 CEUs & PDAs)

Oct
08
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

In this weekend course we will look at practical and useful ways for utilizing a variety of herbal medicines to treat a range of first aid situations. These include; injuries, pain, burns, trauma, infections, diarrhea and animal bites. We will also cover gathering, preparing and utilizing local plants as first aid medicines. Saturday - Sunday, October 8 - 9, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Instructor: 7Song (14 Hrs)

Oct
08
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Are you looking for a simple, effective way to bring Sound Therapy (sound healing) into your life? This workshop offers simple vocal, breath, movement, visualization and self-massage tools to help you be relaxed, centered and grounded in every moment of your day.

Benefits include:
1. Easy to learn and use.
2. Complementary to all therapies and singing/chanting techniques.
3. No singing experience necessary.
4. Self-care for both the individual and the healthcare professional.

Come join us Saturday - Sunday, October 8 & 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Instructor: Arden Wilken (14 CEUs)

Oct
14
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This class covers disease pathology in the Ayurvedic context. The stages of disease (such as accumulation, aggravation, and augmentation) for selected body systems. Students will study diseases of several body systems and the Ayurvedic approach to regaining health. Friday October 14, from 6:30pm - 9:30pm; Saturday - Sunday from 8:00 -6:00 p.m. Instructor: KP Khalsa

Oct
15
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Talking to people and telling them to change their thinking is simply no longer state-of-the-art treatment. A growing body of scientific research and literature, especially in the field of trauma, recognizes that the dysregulation of affect and disruptions in mood and thought are driven by the body – more specifically by disturbances in the body’s bioenergetic patterns. In this hands-on workshop you will learn simple yet profound client-centered tools that combine cognitive interventions with physical interventions derived from acupuncture, yoga, and other ancient systems of healing. Collectively, these methods are known as Energy Psychology. In this Level 1 workshop you will learn simple, yet profound client-centered tools that combine physical interventions - derived from acupuncture, yoga, and other ancient systems of healing - with cognitive interventions. Saturday, October 15th - Sunday, October 16th, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Instructor: Stephanie Eldringhoff. (12 CEUs)

Oct
15
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Current research indicates that delays seen in school could be linked with an out of balance brain and nerve system from birth through the early childhood years. I will explain how to assess tone in babies, demonstrate normal progression of mobility, and explain the role that infant reflexes plays in development. Tummy time is critical for the stimulation of extensor muscles and the cerebellum. What do you do for a baby that hates tummy time? What are the long term effects of a “flat spot” beyond aesthetics? These and many more questions answered. Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Instructor: Edna Giuntini (3 Hrs)

Oct
15
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Interested to know what research says about the effects of screen time and interactive talking toys for your little one? Current research indicates that delays seen in school could be linked with an out of balance brain and nerve system from birth through the early childhood years. Find out how easy it is to create the best environment for encouraging a healthy brain in your baby. Proper stimulation to the brain early on results in healthy development patterns, better emotional control and the best bonding with your newborn or child. You will learn what normal developmental windows are and what to do should your child fall outside those normal ranges. Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Instructor: Edna Giuntini (3 Hrs)

Oct
15
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Classifications like evergreens versus deciduous plants; annuals versus perennials are alternatives to the traditional Linnean naming with genus and species. In addition to species name, identification implies information about plant habits, relatives, longevity, occurrence and constituents. The course introduces 20 of the most important plant families from the Pacific Northwest. The second part of the class is easy plant walks in which you will test the gained knowledge to identify plants in the Bastyr environment.
Saturday October 15 & Sunday October 16, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Oct
15
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Have you been yearning to find a way to help your clients disentangle from the patterns that are holding them back from real and lasting health breakthroughs, patterns that may be blocking their ability to receive the full benefit of the healing support that you are offering? Have you felt that you often haven’t been able to adequately address or even find the language to point at the root cause of their health struggles? Are you sometimes confused and upset in how you navigate your own self-care, feeling like you aren’t really walking the talk and feeling as vital and alive as you’d like to be?

Join Dr. Deborah Zucker, naturopathic physician and author of The Vitality Map on a journey into the deeper dimensions of health—beneath the diagnoses, symptoms, habits, diets, and exercises—to disentangle from the patterns that hold us back from real and lasting health breakthroughs. Saturday, October 15 - 16, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. Instructor: Deborah Zucker (13 CEUs)

Oct
19
Wednesday, 2016
Continuing Education

While depression may seem to stem from many causes, in the view of Buddhist Psychology it is understood to occur when one is grasping too much at thoughts. This burdensome attachment causes much suffering, and also indicates a lack of understanding of fundamental principles, such as impermanence. Tulku Lobsang gives us tools for guiding the sufferer to expand their awareness, thereby dissolving their own depression and the clinging to the self that causes it. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Tulku Lobsang. (3 Hrs)

Oct
20
Thursday, 2016
Continuing Education

The Buddhist texts clearly outline the development and structure of the subtle body channels. Open channels are necessary for a balanced body and mind, and their refinement is also a path to enlightenment.
Tulku Lobsang will explain the function and anatomy of the subtle body. Next, he will lead participants in the direct experience of several methods for opening the channels, including body movement and breathwork. Participants will receive a complete practice that they can continue to explore at home.
Thursday, October 20, 2016.
Doors open at 5:00 seminar starts at 5:30

Oct
22
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

We live and love in an accelerating current of cultural change. We can’t really go back to have things as they “might have been,” but we can continue to grow and learn so that what is truly ours may flourish. What are the principles that support “relationship,” yet honor our unique differences and other people’s rules? This course offers new tools of self-assessment and harmonious dialogue for all relationships, both personal and professional. Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Instructor: Fredric Lehrman (4.5 Hrs)

Oct
22
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

This seminar will provide an up-to-date view of gut microbiota and how they function as both consumers of nutrients and as producers of nutrients and metabolic signals. Participants will explore current research regarding the initiation and support of human microbial ecosystems from birth through old age, the microbiota association with health and disease states, and the approaches to manipulate an individual’s gut ecosystem with probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics.
This seminar will include presentations and a cooking demonstration, and will include content about both food and supplement sources of bacteria. Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Instructors: Alexandra Kazaks, Cynthia Lair, Kelly Morrow (3 CEUs & CPEUs)

Oct
22
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Just about everyone has had an intuitive flash of insight about someone, something, in their life. Developing that spontaneous experience into practical application takes understanding the tools you can use to utilize it. This program will enable you to see, feel, and experience various applications of mind skills. This seminar is about empowering you, your life, and your understanding of the unlimited powers of the quantum mind which is a normal, natural part of you.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Donna Seebo, Rev (5.5 Hrs)

Oct
28
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This course focuses on patient assessment that includes the musculo-skeletal system, body diaphragms, craniosacral rhythm and cranial membranes, as well as recognizing patterns of restriction. Techniques are taught for joint unwinding, muscle and ligament release, and myofascial trains recognition. You may immediately incorporate your new skills in your practice, continue on to more advanced study in Levels 2 and 3, as well as pursue the Craniosacral Certificate of Competency. October 28 -30, 2016, Friday 1-8:30 p.m., Saturday -Sunday 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Instructor: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Oct
29
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

This basic cadaver anatomy class has been customized for Julie Blume's group. This is a private class for those participants only.

Oct
29
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Shonishin is a unique, non-invasive and gentle pediatric style of acupuncture that developed over 250 years ago in Japan. Safe, quick, and easy to perform, these modified Japanese acupuncture methods involve the application of light touch diagnosis and non-insertive techniques such as rhythmic stroking, pressing, scratching and tapping methods (as well as contact needle acupuncture) in simple treatment patterns.
Saturday October 29, 9:00-5:00 Instructor: Brenda Loew, MAc, EAMP 6.5 CEUs

Oct
29
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

In the world today, more people die by suicide than from all homicides and wars combined. Develop your understanding of a suicidal client - is it in the brain structure, mental illness or emotional causes? How do you handle a person in crisis? Join Dr.Kriss Kevorkian PhD and learn Core Competencies for the Assessment and Management of Individuals at risk for Suicide. This course satisfies the new Washington State Educational requirements for license renewal for ND's. Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Kriss Kevorkian (6 CEUs)

Nov
04
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This aromatherapy seminar provides an intensive and comprehensive study of essential oil molecular composition and structure. The sciences are used in identifying properties, therapeutic evidence, application and the quality of essential oils.
Friday Nov. 4, 2016 4-8 p.m.,
Sat and Sun 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison. (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Nov
05
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

This introduction to cadaver anatomy is designed for practitioners in any area of health care to review basic human anatomy and observe firsthand the underlying structures of the body. The class is offered in fall, winter and spring terms. The winter term class has a special focus on anatomy relating to acupressure and acupuncture points.
Class times are: Sat. Nov. 5th and Sun, Nov 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Instructor: Rebecca Love. (6 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Nov
05
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

Losing a loved at any time of the year can make the upcoming holidays even more stressful than normal. What if you have lost a loved one around a holiday? How do people manage to cope with grief and loss through the holidays? I’ll provide you with tips on how to cope with your grief and loss, and how to make the holidays more manageable for all. Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Instructor: Kriss A. Kevorkian, PhD, MSW (4 CEUs)

Nov
05
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

This course will employ a functional medicine model to present clinical strategies for enhancing patient outcomes by combining dietary supplements and protocols with Chinese herbal formulas and acupuncture in patient care.
Class starts 9:00am November 5, 2016 ends 5:00pm November 5

Nov
05
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

We all have cultural biases - it is the nature of being human.
In order to provide excellent care, it is imperative that health practitioners become aware of their own cultural biases. In this seminar explore how your cultural values and biases can affect your interactions with people who are different from you in categories such as race, religion, sexual orientation, physical condition, socio-economic status and gender. Appropriate for any health practitioner.
Sat. November 5 | 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(6 CEUs)

Nov
11
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This class Explores the basic concepts of Ayurvedic body structure. Students will also explore the basic concepts of Ayurvedic body functions, including details regarding Dosha (Energetic Principles), Dhatu (tissues) and Mala (waste products). Friday, November 11, from 6:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, November 12-13, from 8:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. Instructor: K.P.Khalsa (20 CEUs)

Nov
12
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

In this workshop we will discuss common childhood complaints such as “tummy aches”, ear-aches, minor boo-boos, sleep issues, common cold and immune boosting with herbal remedies. Each participant will learn how to make some simple home remedies for use with children of various ages.

November 12, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Nov
12
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

This two day course will cover Chinese and Western physiology, diagnosis and treatment of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, the #1 Autoimmune Disease and cause of hypothyroidism in the US today.
Saturday-Sunday, November 12-13, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Instructor: Marc Ryan, L.A.c (16 CEUs & PDAs)

Nov
12
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

2016 Practice Checkup with Dr. Lucy A. Homans.

Enjoy and explore Bastyr University's Academic ambiance, natural surroundings, herb gardens and delicious nutrition kitchen cuisine!

Registration is only available at the WSPA website:
http://www.wapsych.org

Nov
18
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

Other than osteopathy, most manual treatment programs do not address the mobility of the skull bones which is so critical to the health and functioning of the central nervous system. This seminar focuses on a set of techniques for working with the cranium. Cranial work is also very useful in addressing intra-oral, TMJ, and ear and sinus problems.
Friday November 18, 1:00pm-8:30pm
Sat & Sun, November 19 & 20, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Instructor: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Dec
02
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

Explore the therapeutic properties of essential oils for the physical and emotional health, as well as protection of the human body.
Fri, December 2, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, December 3 & 4 , 9:30am-5:30pm.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Dec
03
Saturday, 2016
Continuing Education

For those who have completed Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology – Level 1, this workshop will support the integration of material learned in the weekend seminar. This one-day workshop is highly experiential. Participants will take turns as client or practitioner with observation by senior practitioners and other class members. Following each practice session there will be debriefs of the work and time for fine tuning the skills taught in the Level 1 workshop. In addition to the practice sessions there will be more detail provided on other meridian therapies, the psychological correlates associated with the 14 meridian pathways, other standardized meridian sequences, and developing self-care routines. Sat, Dec 3, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Instructor: Stephanie Eldringhoff (6 CEUs)

Dec
09
Friday, 2016
Continuing Education

This class will Focus on Ayurvedic constitutional assessment and the disease assessment of the individual, including constitution and current state of energy balance. The course will include deciding the ideal lifestyle and therapeutic regimen for an individual. This course will include Ayurvedic pulse and tongue assessment skills, along with palpation, voice (Ashtavidha pariksha) and Ayurvedic energy points (Marmas) principles, all in the context of disease.
Class Starts December 9, 2016 6:30pm - 9:30pm
December 10, 8:00am - 6:00pm
December 11, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Jan
03
Tuesday, 2017
Continuing Education

Curious about meditation? Now substantiated by modern science, the age-old practice of meditation can help you feel, sleep and cope better, while improving self-esteem and renewing enthusiasm for personal and work life. Please join us for a FREE interactive and informative evening to learn what Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is all about. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. Instructor: Eliza Morton (2 HRs)

Jan
10
Tuesday, 2017
Continuing Education

Mindfulness is the art and science of paying attention, of listening to ourselves and the world around us, of learning &quot;to be intimate with all things&quot; as Zen master Dogen put it. Meditation can help you feel, sleep and cope better while improving self-esteem and renewing enthusiasm for one&rsquo;s personal and work life. You will learn to cultivate non-judgmental awareness in day-to-day life and develop the potential to experience each moment - no matter how difficult - with greater serenity and clarity. Appropriate for those who are learning meditation for the first time, or wish to continue to develop their skills. Tuesdays, January 10 - February 28, 2017
from 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Retreat scheduled Saturday, February 18, 9:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Instructor: Eliza Morton, LMHC, CN (22 CEUs)

<p>Instructor: Eliza Morton (22 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)</p>

Jan
13
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Essential oils are nature’s powerful healing tools from plants around the globe. Explore their holistic and therapeutic function in complimentary health; cosmetic and beauty treatments; quality control issues; and best practices in developing formulations for professional and personal use.
Friday January 13, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, January 14 & 15 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Jan
13
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Ayurvedic lifestyle, daily and seasonal routines, relaxation, meditation, sleep, stress management, personal habits and behaviors, exercise, relationships and goals for maintaining your health. Explore ways in which to counsel clients to maintain balance of mind, body and consciousness through proper diet and lifestyle choices.
Class starts Friday January 13, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Saturday January 14 to Sunday January 15, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

Jan
14
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Those who have completed the Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 1 can continue their training to learn advanced applications of the six-step CEP model. Learn how to customize treatment sequences so that your clients’ positive outcomes are maximized. You will refine techniques to work with the acupuncture meridians, as well as integrate with the treatment models used with chakra and biofield systems interventions. Additionally, learn how to use CEP for building positive states and for practitioner self care. Saturday, January 14, 1-8 p.m. and Sunday, January 15, 2016 from 9:30-5:30 p.m. Instructor: Stephanie Eldringhoff. (12 CEUs)

Jan
14
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

<p>Keeping one&rsquo;s personal energy strong and flowing is essential for one&rsquo;s mental, emotional and physical health. Medical Qigong functions to activate, cultivate, balance, harmonize, transform and manage the qi-energy for self-healing, self-care and for healing others. This class will explore how qi-energy can be manipulated for facilitating the internal and external communications at the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Anyone can learn it, no matter what age, or way of life. Saturday-Sunday, January, 14 - 15, Sunday only, March 4, Saturday-Sunday April 1-2 and April 30, 2016 Sun only from 9:00 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Instructor: Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD (42 CEUs)

Jan
28
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Since 1998, folic acid has been put into many foods in an attempt to reduce birth defects, cardiovascular disease and combat a number of other common medical conditions. After researching and working with countless patients and health professionals, Dr Lynch has determined that folic acid must be limited as it is contributing to subtle, yet insidious, health problems.

Instructor: Dr. Ben Lynch ND

Feb
03
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

This aromatherapy seminar provides an intensive and comprehensive study of essential oil molecular composition and structure. The sciences are used in identifying properties, therapeutic evidence, application and the quality of essential oils.
Friday Feb . 3, 2017 | 4-8 p.m.,
Sat and Sun 4 & 5, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison. (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Feb
11
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Hypnotherapy is becoming ever more popular. More and more people are turning to hypnotherapy because they know the importance of the body-mind-spirit connection in all areas of healing and self-improvement. Hypnotherapy and it's accompanying healing protocols are rapid and effective approaches to understanding and modifying perceptions, beliefs, communication and behavior as well as accelerating self-awareness and change. The protocols can be applied for healing the physical body, as well as all other areas of life.
Class starts Sat. Feb 12 & 13 | Sat. Feb 18 & 19 | Sat. March 18 & 19, 2017
Time 8:00 am - 6:00pm |100 CEUs available

Feb
11
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

<p>Are you looking for a simple, effective way to bring sound therapy into your practice and life? This interactive training covers information about relaxation and stress reduction through the application of pairs of tuning forks held at the ears. These techniques are easy to learn and use, have rapid and repeatable effects (some protocols take only three minutes), and are complementary to any other health care modality. Health practitioners may incorporate into their client treatments, as well as use for self-care. The general public may use these techniques with family members or for benefit to their own health.<br />
Sat-Sun, Feb 11 &amp; 12, 8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.<br />
Instructors: Arden Wilken (16 PDAs, CEUs)</p>

Feb
24
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

This course focuses on patient assessment that includes the musculo-skeletal system, body diaphragms, craniosacral rhythm and cranial membranes, as well as recognizing patterns of restriction. Techniques are taught for joint unwinding, muscle and ligament release, and myofascial trains recognition. You may immediately incorporate your new skills in your practice, continue on to more advanced study in Levels 2 and 3, as well as pursue the Craniosacral Certificate of Competency. Friday, February 24 from 1:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, February 25 - 27 from 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Instructors: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Feb
25
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Dive into the most important movement in medicine in the past 100 years – evidence-based medicine (EBM). This skills-based learning experience will leave participants not only with a greater understanding of EBM, but with critical evaluation skills they can apply immediately. Like your clinical practice, expertise in EBM is a lifelong pursuit. Start your journey today with the EBM Boot Camp track or fine tune your skills and learn new ones with our EBM Tune-up.
Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Dr. Journal Club. (7 CEUs)

Mar
03
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Fine tune your skills in the creative art and science of blending essential oils, and enhance your therapeutic results with their accurate application.
March 3, Fri 4-8 p.m.
Sat. March 4 and Sun. March 5, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison. (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Mar
04
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Class dates and times:
Sat. March 4, 2017 | 10 a.m.-6p.m. and
Sun. March 5, 2017 |10 a.m.-3:30p.m.
Instructor: Vasant Lad (CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Mar
24
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

This course focuses on patient assessment that includes the musculo-skeletal system, body diaphragms, craniosacral rhythm and cranial membranes, as well as recognizing patterns of restriction. Techniques are taught for joint unwinding, muscle and ligament release, and myofascial trains recognition. You may immediately incorporate your new skills in your practice, continue on to more advanced study in Levels 2 and 3, as well as pursue the Craniosacral Certificate of Competency. Friday, March 24 from 1:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, March 25 -27, 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Instructors: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Mar
31
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

<p>Explore the many effects essential oils have on health and well-being through inhalation and interaction with the olfactory and limbic systems.
March 31, Fri 4-8 p.m. April 1 &amp; 2, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.</p>
<p>Instructor: Jimm Harrison. (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)</p>

Apr
28
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Essential oils are nature’s powerful healing tools from plants around the globe. Explore their holistic and therapeutic function in complimentary health; cosmetic and beauty treatments; quality control issues; and best practices in developing formulations for professional and personal use.
Friday April 28, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, April 29 & 30 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Apr
28
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Other than osteopathy, most manual treatment programs do not address the mobility of the skull bones which is so critical to the health and functioning of the central nervous system. This seminar focuses on a set of techniques for working with the cranium. Cranial work is also very useful in addressing intra-oral, TMJ, and ear and sinus problems.
Fri. April 28, 1:00pm-8:30pm
Sat & Sun, April 28 - 30, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Instructor: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

May
06
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

This dynamic, 2-day workshop, with Internationally renowned practitioner-presenter Susan Krieger, L.Ac. MS; Approved by The American Acupuncture Council, will provide hands-on training, knowledge and skills for Acupuncture/Acupressure Facial and Body Rejuvenation Treatments with an emphasis on practical applications.Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. Instructor: Susan Krieger, L.Ac. MS (14 CEUs & PDAs)

May
13
Saturday, 2017
Continuing Education

Keeping one’s personal energy strong and flowing is essential for one’s mental, emotional and physical health. Medical qigong functions to activate, cultivate, balance, harmonize, transform and manage the qi-energy for self-healing, self-care and for healing others. Continue to explore how qi-energy can be manipulated for facilitating the internal and external communications at the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Anyone can learn it, no matter what age, or way of life.

Sat and Sun, May 13 & 14 and Sun only June 2, July 22 & 23,
Sun Aug 6, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Guan-Cheng Sun. (42 CEUs, PDAs)

May
26
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

This aromatherapy seminar provides an intensive and comprehensive study of essential oil molecular composition and structure. The sciences are used in identifying properties, therapeutic evidence, application and the quality of essential oils.
Friday May 26, 2016 4-8 p.m.,
Sat and Sun May 27 & 28, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison. (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Jun
02
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Most of the restrictions in the body develop as a response to some form of trauma in the life of the client (including prenatal experiences). In CranioSacral Levels 1 and 2, the focus is on a biomechanical/structural approach to releasing restrictions found in the body, the cranium and the face. In Level 3, the focus shifts to another aspect of “restriction” in the body - the emotional response, which can also develop as a response to some form of trauma. Fri, June 2, 1:00pm-8:30pm, Sat & Sun, June 2 & 3, 8:00am-5:00pm (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs). Instructors: Einat Arian (21 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Jun
09
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education & Community Education

Essential oils provide a full spectrum of healthy aging effects, skin healing properties, and skin conditioning and maintenance. This seminar will provide you with the skills to use aromatherapy for personal care and in the spa setting. The “beauty inside and out” system will be introduced to help you establish a holistic and integrative approach to health and beauty.
Fri, June 9, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, June 10 & 11, 9:30am-5:30pm.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CME's)

Jul
07
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Each person is an accumulation of lifestyle, dietary, emotional and social influences. Gaining a better understanding of how this impacts an individual’s well being will help you to determine the best possible course of aromatherapy treatment. This seminar will introduce a complete method of consultation and profiling that will assist in developing more accurate results-driven formulations and treatments. The course will include instruction on how to charge for essential oil products and services. Fri, July 7, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, July 8 & 9, 9:30am-5:30pm.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Jul
28
Friday, 2017
Continuing Education

Explore the therapeutic properties of essential oils for the physical and emotional health, as well as protection of the human body.
Fri, July 28, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, July 29 & 30, 9:30am-5:30pm.
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)

Audit a Class @ Bastyr

Did you know that you (the general public) can take many of the University's regular academic courses, assuming extra seats are available and you have the required prerequisites?

You can either audit classes or take them for credit. These 11-week classes, usually held on weekdays, are available in the nutrition, culinary arts, exercise science, health psychology and herbal sciences programs. 

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