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Jeffrey Yuen in San Francisco (June 25 - 27, 2016)

American University of Complementary Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey C. Yuen

June 25 - 27, 2016

22.5 CEU Hours in Category I, approved by the CA Acupuncture Board

***NCCAOM Approved***

Registration will start at 8:30am. Class 9am - 5:30pm.
Meeting Room: Columbus I, II & III (4th Floor)
Hilton San Francisco


” Teachings from the Taoist Canon: Jing Cultivation and the Mysteries of the Huang"

Taoism is integral to the foundations of Chinese medicine, and the earliest Chinese medical texts are part of the Taoist Canon. In the Shang Qing tradition, cultivation of the spirit (inner alchemy) is considered an essential part of understanding Chinese medicine. The beginning stages of inner alchemy involve longevity practices of harnessing and consolidating the Jing. As the practitioner progresses, the focus now becomes learning how Jing or matter is transformed. The transformation or transmutation of matter involves understanding the process of fixation and how fixation can be reversed. Reversing our fixations allows the mind to relax into chaos, and the second stage is learning to work with both the process of chaos becoming order and order becoming chaos. As these processes are mastered, the practitioner is able to not only transform their own fixated states, but also to begin to help patients’ fixated disease states be transformed. As practitioners become more adept at this level of cultivation, many find extra-ordinary sensitivities begin to appear that greatly improve diagnostic skills and insight. Techniques that allow practitioners to direct a patients Qi are also trained, greatly improving one’s acupuncture and qigong skills. Jeffrey will also discuss how the information applies to treating patients with chronic conditions.

In this weekend, Taoist priest and doctor Jeffrey C. Yuen will continue elucidating methods from the Huang Ting Jing (Yellow Inner Court) to begin this transformation process. These methods were passed down to him as part of his training. Saturday and Sunday will be a discussion of selected passages of the Huang Ting Jing and the theoretical portions of the techniques he will be teaching. Monday will be a practical day where the group will practice, perform the visualizations together and understand the ethics in dealing with chronic issues.

Some important notes:

1. This is a rare opportunity to learn this material from an authentic teacher. This series is the first time Jeffrey is embarking on teaching a more-than-cursory exploration of the Taoist Canon and its practices. As such, he is only going to be giving these teachings through AUCM at this time. Therefore, if you are interested in these teachings with him, this opportunity may not arise again.

2. It is a belief in both Taoism and Buddhism that the ability to actualize the teachings in these types of texts comes from a lineage of oral transmission. In commenting on the Taoist Canon, Jeffrey once said "The Taoist canon is a compilation of thousands of years of insight into the exploration of the nature of reality and its transcendence. Taoist canons were meant to be orally transmitted or chanted for initiates. They were not meant for the public per se.” Therefore, in giving these types of teachings, a teacher needs to have a specific intention to transmit the teaching to you (oral transmission). In other words, if you are interested in following traditional training, you should receive the instructions directly from Jeffrey and go through the meditations with him. As we do the meditations together, our energies can synchronize with his and learn how they are supposed to move. Reading them from notes or watching a recording is not believed to produce the same effect.

3. Finally, while Jeffrey is generously transmitting these practices authentically for the first time, this is with the understanding that the audience are medical professionals and are sufficiently versed in medicine and responsible enough not to injure themselves doing these practices. While Jeffrey has performed initiations into particular practices, Jeffrey is not inducting anyone into his tradition, nor is he taking personal responsibility for anyone’s cultivation. He is, however, providing authentic tools and an authentic transmission for practices that have been used by some of the greatest Chinese medicine doctors and those that have achieved immortality. Jeffrey always does his best to answer questions, but a prerequisite for attending these teachings is a participant’s understanding that s/he is accepting responsibility for her or himself.

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, California 94108

Phone 415-433-6600

Reservations can be made directly with the Hotel room reservation department by calling their direct number at (415)433-6600. In doing so, please ask for the group rate under "American University of Complementary Medicine".

Link: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/SFOFDHF-AUCM3-20160624/index.jhtml

*** Room Discount *** (PLEASE CALL)

****$30 Discounted self-parking for overnight guests/Daytime meeting attendees (non-hotel guests) will be offered a discounted daily parking rate of $15.****

22.5 CEU Hours in Category I, approved by the CA Acupuncture Board

About Dr. Jeffrey C. Yuen

Jeffrey C. Yuen is the 88th Generation Daoist Master of Yu Ching Huang Lao Pai (Jade Purity School), Yellow Emperor/Lao Tzu Sect, ordained by 87th Generation Daoist Master Yu Wen, Jeffrey's adoptive grandfather. Immersed in the practice and study of Daoism and the classics of Chinese medicine since early childhood, Mr. Yuen offers unparalleled knowledge of the rich, oral traditions that fully integrate physical, psychological, and spiritual facets of the medicine. Mr. Yuen is an esteemed faculty member of the American University of Complementary Medicine, Swedish Institute of Health Sciences, the New England School of Acupuncture, & Daoist Healing Arts, among other schools. He lectures internationally.

Fee Schedule

Postmarked by June. 13, 2016
Licensed Acupuncturists/ Non-Students
Three Days $635
Two Days $475
One Day $315

Postmarked after June. 13, 2016
Licensed Acupuncturists/ Non-Students
Three Days $685
Two Days $525
One Day $365

Unlicensed Oriental Medical students can receive a $50 discount on the above prices.

Make checks, credit card payments, or Money Orders payable to "AUCM" and mail or fax with completed form below to:

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Tel: (310) 550-7445, Fax: (310) 550-0543

Refund Policy: 80 % before June. 15, 2016; None Thereafter. It is not possible to transfer registrations from event to event or person to person.

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Recent seminar comments from students:

Rare and precious opportunity offered with extraordinary generosity.
- Stephen H. L.Ac

We are in the presence of a Master. Gratefully.
- Amanda M. L.Ac

I almost can’t believe how fortunate we are to have Jeffrey explain this to us and give us these gifts. I am beyond grateful.
- Jennifer J. L.Ac.

Thank you Jeffrey!!! This was a powerful course. I appreciate your wisdom and your desire to pass on such amazing information.
- Martha I. L.Ac

Jeffrey is able to bring his tradition alive for us. He helps us with our own growth and transformation.
- Ken G. L.Ac

The gift of having your mind blown wide open -
- Charis W. L.Ac

This is a special, rare, precious opportunity for which I am grateful and humbled.
- Student

Wonderful job. One of the most organized classes that I have been to.

- Jennifer S., L.Ac

Jeffrey is so enlightening. He helps broaden my understanding of how to live and why pathology happens, and what to do about it. Each class add to few more pieces to the overall puzzle.

- Rose G., L.Ac

The fountain of this knowledge flows freely and deeply to nourish our souls.

- David C. L.Ac, Professor of Chinese Medicine

Jeffrey answers all the questions that you ask - as well as the questions you need to ask but haven't. A must for personal and professional self cultivation.

- Lisa G., L.Ac

I am very grateful to Jeffrey and to AUCM for this fabulous opportunity to clarify and refine my understanding. Great facility! Looking forward to next class. Thank You!

-Joan B., DDS

With Jeffrey Yuen you always know you are getting the best instruction Chinese Medicine has to offer. He teaches the deepest levels of our art and science with depth and wit. I am always grateful for the experience.

- Linda R., L.Ac

He makes you feel proud to be an acupuncturist. He's awesome!!!

How do you improve what he does? He really sets the standards for the future theoretical teachings of acupuncture.

Kathleen W., L.Ac

Today was the best practical class I have been to in many years.

- Student

Thank you, Jeffrey for the treasures that you share with us.

-Ken G. L.Ac

Jeffrey is such a different (higher) level. I wonder if I will ever be able to really practice CCM even remotely close to his level. Baby steps I guess! :)

- Bill W. L.Ac

So thorough and intense. Really appreciated it. Thank you!

- Student

Thank you much for another amazing experience on the way of unfolding the mystery. (Very Grateful).

- Mona D. L.Ac


- Radia N.

The combination of spiritual & epigenetic information - along with a sophisticated presentation of Chinese Medicine is why I love these classes.

-Angela R. L.Ac

Brilliant class - as always. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

- Megan H. L.Ac

Jeffrey’s classes always go above and beyond what is listed as the topic. His lectures are always more in-depth than anyone would expect. Always super!
- J. Cheng L.Ac.

Qi Gong is great for me and Jeffrey is such a great teacher for this! Need more Qi Gong classes!
- R. Shih L.Ac.

Thank you! I really appreciate the theoretical information as well as the practical applications.
- G. Kreiger L.Ac.

Illuminating to understand what is behind the moves of Qi Gong.
- M. Tombelaine L.Ac.

This course has been amazing! Seems like maybe one day is not enough to cover everything. Would be great to have additional tongue diagnosis classes. Thank you so much!
- Student

This is exactly what I have been wanting!

This is the most in-depth course on male infertility that I have ever attended!
- G. Miller

Excellent! Instruction came from a deep source of Knowledge.
- K. Hedayat M.D.

He’s amazing!
- D. Levoy L.Ac.

Thank you so very much for your time and information. I so appreciate all you do for the field of Chinese Medicine. You Rock!!
- M. Ivey L.Ac.

Enjoyed tremendously, very meaningful and helpful! Many Thanks!
- J. Borden, DDS

Grateful and inspired by Jeffrey's teachings, as always!
- E. Robert L.Ac.

Jeffrey is a treasured resource in our profession and it is always an honor and pleasure to study with him.
- Student

Thank you for your immense generosity, sharing your wisdom and experience.
Thank you for sharing your heart and your brilliance and blessing all of us beyond words.

His brilliant, inspiring lectures are unsurpassed.
- G. Devlin L.Ac

Amazing Calligraphy! Hats off to all involved who made it happen. Thank you Jeffrey, here’s to wellness!!
- Student

Thank you for sharing your time, heart & wisdom. Very meaningful & appreciated by me.
- L. Drango L.Ac

Unparalleled! Outstanding!
- J. Houston L.Ac

Loved the Ethics day! Thank You! :)
- D. Keefe L.Ac

Jeffrey is an International Treasure!
- Student

Lots of fun and wonderful!!!
- K. Williams L.Ac

Thank you, Jeffrey for your extraordinary wisdom & knowledge and all that you do to share it!
- Student

Jeffrey is a true gift.
- L. Gibile L.Ac

Thank you so much to Jeffrey & the school coordinators for pulling all the pieces & tools together. It was a great engaging & even challenging experience. :)
- K. Uejo, Acupuncture Student

Can’t say enough great things about learning from Jeffrey!
- Anita P. L.Ac

- E. Robert L.Ac

Jeffrey’s talks always further & deepen my understanding of Chinese Medicine.
- T. Evans L.Ac

The Greatest Course!! Thanks a lot!!!
- F. Leonard L.Ac

Jeffrey’s knowledge & articulation is beyond measure. Thank you for bringing him out.
- J. Jackson L.Ac

What can you say about a Living Treasure?
- D. Chan L.Ac

Contact: AUCM
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