Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM EDT

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130 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806

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Imperial Academy Prescriptions

  With Evan Rabinowitz

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Principles of the Imperial Academy’s Teaching formulas 

and the Art of Modification

This herb class introduces the tradition of the Imperial Academy ‘teaching formulas.' It presents some of the fundamental formulas of the Imperial Academy. By grasping the principles behind these formulas, we are empowered to create our own formulas in a more flexible and accurate way that applies the essence of these teachings while addressing the unique individual patient.  The class will also learn a method for modifying formulas that helps the practitioner maintain the clarity of the intention of the formula while emphasizing the individualization. This helps us to practice herbal medicine as an art.

Another avenue for exploring herbs is to look at the unique, irreplaceable signature of the individual herb. Individual herbs have long been thought of as teachers. From shamanic journeys to contemporary scientific research, herbs reveal the complexity of the natural world and hold keys to the mysteries of human nature. By interacting with certain herbs, we come to learn about our inner nature.

Saturday, March 23: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, March 24: 9 am - 5 pm
14 CEU's (pending approval)

Standard Rate - $350

Faculty/Alumni Rate - $300

Student Rate - $250 (valid ID required)

 Evan Rabinowitz

  is the program manager of the Chinese Herbs Graduate Certificate program at   Maryland University of Integrative Health. He is a former faculty member of the   Chinese Herbal Medicine department at the Academy for Five Elements   Acupuncture in Gainesville, FL. Mr. Rabinowitz holds a Master’s degree in   Acupuncture and a graduate Certificate in Chinese Herbs from Tai Sophia. He   apprenticed with Thea Elijah for several years, after completing his initial training.   For the past decade, Mr. Rabinowitz has studied with Jeffrey Yuen, completing   graduate certificates in Chinese Herbal Medicine and Advanced Acupuncture. His   undergraduate degree is from George Washington University, where he studied   Eastern philosophies and comparative religion. Mr. Rabinowitz is the founder of                                                    the Yao Shan Center for Chinese Medicine in Washington, DC. MAOM/DACM

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Class size is limited.

Payment methods: PayPal account or credit card via PayPal website. Your seat is not reserved until payment is received in full and must be received prior to class attendance. We do not accept credit/debit cards at the door.   

Email confirmation will be sent once registration is complete and payment has been received.

Refund Policy: 75% 10 days prior to class. None Thereafter.