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The 5 Element Theory: How to Enhance Health and Healing

Learn How the 5 Element Theory in Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Enhance Your Health, Healing and Well Being.
Instructor:
Michael Hetherington
841 students enrolled
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Apply 5 Element Theory for Enhanced Living
Recognize Patterns of Disease Before they Become Serious
Learn How the Elements Influence Our Psychology
How to Treat Imbalances in the Elements
Work with the Elements for Greater Health and Vitaility
Enhance Healing and Recovery
Know What Element is Most Applicable to You
How to Support and Nurture Each Element
Demystify the Theories of Chinese Medicine

Have you ever considered studying natural medicine as a way to enhance your life and optimize your health?

Have you ever wanted to know more about the theories used in Oriental and traditional Chinese medicine?

Are you unsatisfied with the explanations given by modern day science in regards to health, psychology and well being?

Then this course is for you!

In this course we explore the one of the oldest and most field tested theories ever developed by the ancient Chinese – The 5 Element Theory.

The 5 Element theory is a framework that helps us to explain health, disease, the relationships between our organs and the connection of our body to our mind.

We will learn about:

  • The history of 5 Element theory and where it came from
  • Each of the Elements, one by one, and how they express themselves in our environment, inside our bodies and how they influence our mental health
  • How to support and nourish each Element for greater health and wellbeing
  • How to recognize early signs of disease
  • How to align with the flow of nature to support growth
  • The 5 elements and the 5 body types
  • How to work in harmony with your particular Element
  • And much more…

Inside the course are a host of videos, quizzes and downloadable handouts to support and enhance your learning.

At the end of this course you will have a good understanding as to the 5 elements and be able to apply this knowledge to treat any imbalances and/or signs of disease, as well as being able to apply the knowledge to increase overall health and vitality.

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Please note, that all the
information in this course does not substitute for medical information or
medical care provided to you by your medical doctor and/or your preferred
health practitioner.

Introductions

1
Introduction

Introduction to the 5 elements course and what will be covered.

2
The 5 Element Theory Diagram
3
History

A brief introduction into Chinese history and the origins of the 5 Element theory.

The 5 Elements of Oriental and Chinese Medicine

1
Earth

A presentation on the Earth element.

2
Earth
3
Earth Element Hand Out

Downloadable document covering important points regarding the Earth element.

4
Metal

A presentation covering the Metal element.

5
Metal
6
Metal Element Hand Out
Downloadable document covering important points regarding the Metal element.
7
Water

A presentation covering the Water element.

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Water
9
Water Element Hand Out

Downloadable document covering important points regarding the Water element.

10
Wood

A presentation covering the Wood element.

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Wood
12
Wood Element Hand Out
Downloadable document covering important points regarding the Wood element.
13
Fire

A presentation covering the Fire element.

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Fire
15
Fire Element Hand Out
Downloadable document covering important points regarding the Fire element.

Relationships of the 5 Elements

1
Cycles & Relationships

An important video explaining the relationships between the 5 elements. We explore the Shen cycle and the Ko cycle.

2
Cycles & Relationships Quiz

Sequence of Disease

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Sequence of Disease

A common sequence of disease and how it plays out. I also discuss how to intervene and treat the disease before it gets too serious.

2
Sequence of Disease Hand Out
Downloadable document covering important points regarding the sequence of disease explained in the video presentation.
3
Sequence of Disease

Bonus Material & Final Words

1
The 5 Elements & the 5 Body Types Hand Out

Downloadable document covering the 5 body types and their connection to the 5 Elements.

2
3 Sources of Energy

An introduction into the 3 main sources of energy according to Chinese medicine.

3
FAQ's and Final Words

A video to answer any final questions and leave you with some final words of guidance.

4
Extra Resources
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