Health foun­da­tion course in tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine

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Are you in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine and dis­cov­er­ing how it can ben­e­fit both your own per­sonal health and as­sist your fam­ily?

This course is an ideal start­ing point in build­ing your knowl­edge and as­sist­ing you and your fam­ily to main­tain a healthy life­style.

The New Zealand Col­lege of Chi­nese Medicine of­fers a very suc­cess­ful Foun­da­tion Stud­ies pro­gramme which teaches the fun­da­men­tal prin­ci­ples of per­sonal health main­te­nance based on tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine.

This pro­gramme is a 20 week full­time course of­fer­ing 60 cred­its at level 3 and in­tro­duces stu­dents to the ba­sics of tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine. The course also in­cludes Chi­nese ex­er­cise, tai chi and qigong, diet, sleep­ing pat­terns, health­care main­te­nance through­out the sea­sons, health­care main­te­nance for spe­cific parts of the body and re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion treat­ments in tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine.

The abil­ity to live a healthy life­style and pre­vent im­bal­ance in our body sys­tems is among the trea­sures of tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine.

De­vel­op­ing an un­der­stand­ing of healthy life­styles and pre­ven­tive prac­tises can be of great ben­e­fit to the in­di­vid­ual, their fam­i­lies and the wider com­mu­nity. As well as gain­ing valu­able knowl­edge on per­sonal health main­te­nance stu­dents un­der­tak­ing this pro­gramme will also de­velop a broad un­der­stand­ing of the key con­cepts of tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine.

The course is NZQA reg­is­tered and el­i­gi­ble for stu­dent loans and al­lowances. It starts on July 28, 2014.

To enrol in the Cer­tifi­cate in Foun­da­tion Stud­ies for Health Main­te­nance (Level 3) call 09 580 2376 or email en­rol­ment@ chi­nesemedicine.ac.nz.

NZCCM holds reg­u­lar open days at its Green­lane cam­pus to pro­vide course in­for­ma­tion, tai chi and qigong demon­stra­tions and free acupunc­ture treat­ment to en­able the pub­lic to find out more about tra­di­tional Chi­nese medicine, and its pro­grammes. The next Open Day is Satur­day, June 28, from 1 to 4pm at Green­lane Cam­pus 321 Great South Rd, Green­lane.

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