Zen School of Shiatsu

Oriental Medicine: Bo Points and Yu Points

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Zen School of Shiatsu

Shiatsu Coursework

Shiatsu Reading List

Shiatsu Diploma

HEALTH WARNING: spending more than 3 hours on an assignment can seriously damage your enthusiasm. In the early stages of learning you might not get much done in 3 hours but do have patience with yourself. It will come

Reading List

What are the Locations, Functions and Uses of the Bo and Yu points?

What is the relationship between Bo Points, Yu Points, Diagnostic Areas and Organs?

What treatment position best enables you to connect with Bo Points? Yu points?

What are the energetic roles of the Bo and Yu points?

How would you use Bo and Yu points in diagnosis and treatment?

Which Bo points are located on their own meridians?

What, if any, are the relationships between Bo and Yu points and the Energy-Centres of front and back?


The Intermediate Diploma Assessment Requirement is for you to be able to locate and treat (therefore know their functions and uses) by tonification or dispersal/sedation any of the Bo and Yu points

For Professional Licence Assessment you may be asked todescribe their anatomical locations using anatomical/medical terminology – “as if on the telephone to a Latin-speaking Doctor!” - in relation to:

  • Bones
  • Muscles
  • Organs
  • Neighbouring Meridians

and to demonstrate understanding of any above aspect of this assignment including insights from the necessary additional reading for the Professional Licence and your own experiences from Treatments, Out-Clinics and Work-placement.

Module Completion: please have your Tutor validate the following

ASSIGNMENT COMPLETED:__________________date & stamp

TUTORIAL ATTENDED_______________________date & stamp

PRACTICAL ATTENDED:_____________________date & stamp

LEARNING-TREATMENTS...........................attach for stamping

What have you learned about yourself from this Assignment?