Diagnosis on Thursday evening

Alan Nash
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Course Description

Required part of the N.S.K.S. Shiatsu diploma course. Accredited at hbo level.
Costs: € 39,50 | Lesdata 2021:  11 maart, 15 april, 27 mei | Docent Alan Nash | 19.30 – 22.30 uur |


Oriental diagnosis evenings

Diagnosis seminars aim to teach students how to obtain diagnostics using conversational techniques, anamnesis, and treatment. During the seminar an unknown client is the subject of study and diagnosis. Students are trained to develop and use the ‘4 shins'.

The information gathered using the 4 shins is integrated within the theoretical framework of the meridians and their functions, the eight principles and the five transformations. This enables obtaining a complete picture of the clinical situation of the client.

The seminar is set up in such a way that the student learns to deal with a real consultation in a guided manner. This leads to valuable experiences and insights. The seminars are led by the teacher and director of the school, Alan Nash. Students of different levels participate in these seminars. Post graduate students can also participate. Putting different levels of knowledge together helps students to learn and study together.

Every year, we organise twelve 3-hour long Oriental diagnosis evenings and two full weekend Oriental diagnosis seminars.

The weekend seminars are meant for students who live at an inconvenient distance from the school. Students and therapists can decide which construction suits their schedules but we advise students from our school to attend these seminars in their first year.

This oriental diagnosis seminar will also be of value to (postgraduate) students from outside the school.

About Instructor

  • Alan Nash

    Alan Nash was born in London on May 14, 1946 and came to the Netherlands in 1979 as a computer expert. He chose a different path and followed a study "Bio-metabolism European Laboratory for Nutrition and Nutrients" with Professor Drs. E.F. Vogelaar and Shiatsu training at Yoshinori Miyashita in Amsterdam. He then studied traditional oriental medicine and diagnostics under Yuichi Kawada Sensei and Kazunori Sasaki. He graduated cum laude and founded the Dutch School for Classical Shiatsu. In the years that followed, Alan specialized in treating patients who cannot be helped within mainstream medicine.
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