Heiko Lade and John Kennedy of The Acupuncture Clinic with Kane Monrad of Kinetic Distributions present the Wellington TCM conference 2020.
There will be 6 speakers over the Saturday and Sunday.
The AcNZ AGM will be able to be accessed on the Saturday afternoon on a big screen in the venue meeting room followed by drinks.
Speakers and Topics
Angie Harding from Christchurch has been in practice over fifteen years. Her topic will be on sleep and the role that practitioners can play in encouraging patients to aim for adequate sleep. Modern man has new sleeping habits because of over commitments in work and social activities as well as prolonged time spent on devices. Not only are people suffering from insomnia but many are not getting enough sleep and trying to supplement themselves to increase their energy. Angie shares her experience on dealing with these type of patients.
Belinda Falconar is well known among her colleagues as being a bit of a seminar junkie having completed a number of courses and to mention just a few: Kiiko Matsumoto Japanese style acupuncture 2012-2020, Dr Tan’s Balance Method 2010-2012 and Basics of Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture, 2019. In this presentation, Belinda will introduce us to some of her favorite Kiiko Matsumoto techniques that we can use straight away when returning back to practice after the weekend.
Sophia Xiao-Colley, a Bachelor graduate of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine now runs a clinic in Northland called DeSan Health. Her talk will focus on the role that acupuncture practitioners can play beyond that of just restoring balance via needles. The human body is a natural ecosystem which can rectify itself back to balance. There are Five Basic Needs of natural diet, upright posture, enough rest, adequate exercise and peaceful mind. Learning about these can take us beyond just providing symptomatic relief for ailments.
Henry Su has completed a five year bachelor’s course at the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and lectured there from 1988 to 1997 and after moving to New Zealand taught at the New Zealand School of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine for over ten years. Henry will discuss the Shang Han Lun applications of Gui Zhi Tang and its variations in the treatment of diseases encountered in the modern New Zealand clinical setting.
Pete Larking was a senior tutor at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture for fifteen years and he has maintained a private clinical practice since 1998. He went on to study with Dr. Michael Corradino, the founder and creator of Neuropuncture. Pete became one of the first ever qualified Neuropuncturists in the Southern Hemisphere. He is currently in the Neuropuncture Instructor Teaching Programme and will be introducing us to this technique with the aim of encouraging us to do further study in this system in the future.
Nicola Douglas has a background in nursing and been in practice as a Chinese medicine practitioner for nearly twenty years. He main focus and love is in the treatment of women’s disorders and runs a predominately specialist fertility clinic in New Plymouth. She will present her talk on the importance of integrating the modern aspect of the appropriate tests with classical treatments to enhance fertility outcomes.
Able Tasman Mercure Wellington 169 Willis Street, (Corner Dixon St) Te Aro, Wellington 6011.
Port Room, Level 1
The hotel is offering a special deal of $139 per night and $20 for a full buffet breakfast. Call 04 385 1304 and quote #64184. There is also parking available at the hotel for $28 per night, please park in street and ask staff to park your car)
Dates and Time:
Saturday 8th August 8:30 to 5 pm (Please note: AcNZ AGM 3:30 to 5 pm)
Sunday 9th August 9:00 to 1:30 pm
$150 includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch
Please pay to 12-3057-0154522-00 and leave name as reference and contact me for receipt
Contact Heiko Lade 021 868 138 or use contact email from website