Zen School of Shiatsu

Oriental Medicine: Yin & Yang, Kyo & Jitsu

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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

Yin and Yang, Kyo and Jitsu - are they simply interchangeable words? - is the Sun jitsu? is Water yin?

What are the Principles of Yin and Yang?

Describe what you think might be the characteristics of a more Yang kind of person and a more Yin kind of person?

What are Yin and Yang?

In recent treatments, how would you categorise different receivers - who were more Yin and who more Yang?

What are Kyo and Jitsu?

What do you think might be the meaning of the phrase: behind every Jitsu there is Kyo?

Have you come across "defended kyo?" how would you describe it?

What kind of conditions would you describe as more jitsu and what as more kyo?

Would you treat a jitsu meridian before a kyo, or vice versa? why?

What are the different kinds of ki, qi or chi? and what has this to do with kyo and jitsu, yin and yang?

If a friend thinking of studying Oriental Medicine asked you the difference between Zen Shiatsu and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) what would you say, and how do you see the connections between TCM and Zen Shiatsu?



Intermediate Diploma A

For Professional Licence Assessment you need to know how to relate the theory to practice through Case Studies 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

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

What have you learned about yourself from this Assignment?