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Women's Health: From Menarche to Menopause

  • Shiatsu School of Vermont 24 High Street Brattleboro, VT 05301 USA (map)

Women’s Health ~ From Menarche to Menopause ~ A Chinese Medicine perspective on women’s health and physiology for practitioners of Asian Bodywork Therapy.

 **Practitioners of comparable modalities are welcome to attend. Some understanding of Chinese Medicine is a prerequisite for this course. Please contact Michaela with questions.**

In this weekend long course participants will gain understanding of women’s health and physiology from a Chinese Medical perspective. We will cover specific topics such as common menstrual related illnesses, and issues related to menopause, pregnancy and fertility, with the focus of understanding how to better help clients who suffer from such ailments. We will discuss food, herbal and lifestyle strategies, as well as treatment modalities, and leave with a better understanding of how to help clients live in harmony with nature and with their bodies.


Topics to Cover

Physiology of Menstruation

Menstrual Disorders (Endometriosis, PCOS, PMS, Dysmenorrhea)

Fertility and Infertility

Menopause and Related Issues

Physiology of Pregnancy and Related Issues

Living in harmony with nature

When: Saturday October 27th and Sunday October 28th, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Where: The Shiatsu School of VT, 24 High St, Brattleboro VT 05301

Cost: For SSVT students & graduates the sliding scale cost is $100-$150

For general public, the sliding scale cost is $180-$235

Register by emailing Michaela at

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