Unified Acupuncture Theory: Certification Program

The UAT model is a tool that explains the underlying principles of meridian systems and interactions. Coming from an integrative mindset, the UAT facilitates inter-disciplinary approaches to acupuncture.

 
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About the Certification Program

This series of courses introduces the Unified Acupuncture Theory (UAT) and thereby helps to understand the mechanisms of how acupuncture works. The UAT model is a tool that explains the underlying principles of meridian systems and interactions. Coming from an integrative mindset, the UAT facilitates inter-disciplinary approaches to acupuncture. Having a simple system that underlies all major acupuncture systems (Balance Method, I Ching, distal needling, 5 element theory, Saam acupuncture, Japanese acupuncture, Manaka acupuncture, TCM, etc.) allows practitioners to incorporate many different approaches into a coherent system for effective treatments. 

 

In the UAT Foundations course you learn the principles of:

  • Dr. Tan’s Balance Method

  • distal needling with imaging and mirroring

  • Master Tong’s acupuncture 

  • Japanse Meridian Theory and

  • applied channel theory that will give you rapid clinical results

 

Based on the I Ching, Yin/Yang and classical TCM theory, you get a clear understanding of how meridians interact using six different systems. Upon completion of the course you will be able to immediately apply the learned principles in your clinic and integrate it into your pre-existing knowledge of acupuncture.
 

In your clinical practice, after this course you will be able to apply the following:

  • Assess the pain and localized symptoms using meridian theory

  • Identify the affected meridian(s) and learning how to choose the most effective meridian(s) to interact

  • Use imaging and mirroring approach to choose the best place for the needle placement
     

This course is for licensed acupuncturists or senior level students of acupuncture.

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«Jonathan Shubs has a very warm manner and a genuine interest in passing on his knowledge. He was very aware and sensitive to the needs of the group.

Elaine Y., Participant

About the Teacher

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Jonathan Shubs

Geboren in Toronto, Kanada. TCM-Studium am Institut Shao Yang in Lyon, Frankreich. Spezialisierung in Japanischer, Koreanischer und Fünf-Elemente-Akupunktur. Jonathan Shubs hat sich auch mit Tai Qi und Qi Gong auseinandergesetzt. Zuerst in Toronto unter Prof. Sifu Philip Mo, später bei Prof. Zhi-Zhong Wang in Beijing und Prof. Mingchun Mao von der Shanxi University in Taiyuan. Führt eine TCM-Praxis in Lausanne.

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UAT Foundations Wallchart

The UAT Foundations Wallchart is a stylish and clean looking A1 sized (59.4cm x 84.1cm /23.4 x 33.1 in) poster that allows for quick access in the clinic to help use the UAT foundations approach to distal acupuncture. It composes of 3 sections.

The Systems – all 6 systems are shown to help remember how the meridians interact Imaging – A guide to imaging the various aspects on the body to the associated therapeutic treatment area Quick reference by meridian interactions – With a quick glance you can see all the meridians that interact with the affected meridian and the nature of the interaction

 

UAT 5 Elements Wallchart

The UAT 4 Needle 5 Elements with Abdominal Palpation wallchart is a stylish and clean looking A1 sized (59.4cm x 84.1cm / 23.4 x33.1 in) poster that allows for quick access in the clinic to help use the UAT 4 Needle 5 Elements with Abdominal Palpation approach to Saam acupuncture. At a quick

glance, the practitioner can see:

How the 5 element points are distributed on the meridian

A guide to:

  • Tonification of any of the 12 meridians

  • Sedation/dispersion of any of the 12 meridians

  • How to tonify yin (bring cold) to any of the 12 meridians

  • How to tonify Yang (bring warmth) to any of the 12 meridians

  • The abdominal reaction for the 6 Yin meridians for abdominal palpation

UAT I-Ching Ba Gua Wallchart

The I Ching Ba Gua Wallchart is a stylish and clean looking A1 sized (59.4cm x 84.1cm / 23.4 x33.1 in) poster that allows for quick access in the clinic to help use the I Ching Ba Gua courses (both practitioner and advanced levels). At a quick glance, the practitioner can see:

  • All 64 Hexagrams which have been color coded for easy reference

  • A Quick guide to the best Hexagram based on the season

  • A quick reference to the 12 different patterns of Channel Conversion Therapy

  • A quick reference to treating sleep patterns with the I Ching

  • The Channel code with associated points