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Balancing the Koshi • Jeffrey Dann • Qi168

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The medicines and martial arts of Asia have long considered the lower belly and back to be of significant importance in health, wellbeing and as a kind of seat of power and presence.

In this conversation with long time practitioner Jeffrey Dann we explore the structural powerhouse of the Koshi, the dynamic lower abdomen with all it’s energetic and physiological functions.

Additionally we explore how to approach the body and appreciate the body and develop a sense of listening and connection that becomes the compass that guides our work.

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  • How Jeffrey found his way into East Asian medicine
  • The power of putting your hands on people
  • Importance of the dynamic reciprocal relationship
  • The Koshi and its central role in the body
  • The Gall Bladder as a fascial organizer
  • Using your hands to get information
  • What happens when the symmetry is off
  • Mapping acupuncture points onto visceral junctions and connections
  • Investigating the fascia

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“The difference between a master and great partitioner is in the details.

Master tip: Instead of just driving a needle in thru the guide tube, pause as the needle touches the skin. “Listen and Follow” is the response to the tip of the needle in response to the tissue.

Example: Does the person’s energetic field and tissues welcome OR resist the
presence of the needle. Find the welcome. Meridian therapy tells us to support the ease before dispersing the resistance.


Jeffrey Dann, L.Ac

More than 45 years of study and practice has led me to see acupuncture as a manual medicine. I combine refined palpation, movement, the meridian system, and the structural fascial matrix producing an integrative approach to mind/body wellness. I began this journey as an anthropologist studying martial arts body-mind education in Japan. After studying acupuncture in Beijing, Hong Kong and Hawaii throughout the 1980s, I studied structural acupuncture, SeiTai, Shinpo, and Sotai movement therapy in the 1990s. I then deepened my knowledge of Meridian therapy while bringing leading Meridian Therapy sensei to the US.

I started to put together the Koshi Balancing system with the support of Shudo Denmei in the early 2000s, and for the last 10 years have integrated Barral’s osteopathic Visceral Manipulation into hara abdominal work. Koshi Balancing is the culmination of my never-ending passion to deepen my holistic education while teaching acupuncturists and body workers to integrate manual medicine with the structural and visceral foundations of Traditional East Asian Medicine.

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Hands on Medicine • Josh Margolis • Qi091

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When I was a kid it was easy to smell a snow storm coming, or to be able to feel how the wind shifted and the light in the sky meant that you’d better take cover as a thunderstorm was maybe, if you were lucky, 20 minutes away. Us humans have the ability to sense deeply. And if you don’t’ think that’s true, reflect on the last time you knew there was trouble in your relationship, but when you probed your partner said, “nothing.”

Us humans have extraordinary abilities to sense deeply. Actually, these abilities are not extraordinary, they are just not in this day and time ordinarily used. As conventional medicine relies on the “evidence based” objective tests, and we in the Chinese medicine community have our own questions, theories and processes that prescribe how we use our sensing to determine what is going on for our patients.

In this conversation we go deeply into sensing. Into trusting our first impressions, and how listening attentively with our touch and presence can lead us to places where our patients need attention, even if they are not themselves aware of it. And even if it at first makes no sense to us either.

Listen into this conversation that explores the crossroads of Chinese medicine and old-school osteopathy.

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In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • From Anthropology to medicine
  • The feelings in the body of taichi opened the door to looking at Chinese medicine
  • First listening to the body, then listening to the patient
  • What is the body trying to protect?
  • Learning to trust your sense of touch
  • Similarities between Chinese medicine and Osteopathy
  • Looking for the Health
  • Looking for potent points of therapeutic leverage
  • Grokking a patient in under a minute
  • There’s no better way to get experience than getting experience
  • French acupuncture and the divergent channels
  • Using the eight extraordinary meridians
  • Being open to mistakes/gaining experience
  • Matching a patient where they are at
  • Two thirds of the body is in front of the spine
  • Less about being right and more about being inquisitive

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Listen to your patient. They tell you a lot about themselves, but what they say consciously is often not the most important thing they tell you.


Josh Margolis, L.Ac

My interest in natural medicine began as a child. My father, a math professor, pursued posts around the world and the family landed in Paris. It was here that I had a profound firsthand experience with natural healing when my French doctor recommended discontinuing dairy as treatment for my recurrent ear infections. When I was nineteen, healing from a near-fatal bike accident in Santa Fe required rehabilitation – including acupuncture. Combined with my concurrent exposure to osteopathy while enrolled in bodywork school, cemented my passion for understanding and working with the human body.

I have practiced manual medicine and bodywork since 1995, and acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine since 2001. From 2005 to 2011, I was on faculty at two Bay Area TCM colleges where I taught anatomy, orthopedic acupuncture, advanced channel theory, and pain management. My current interests are in cranial and visceral manipulation and the dynamic interplay between the nervous system, internal organs and the musculoskeletal system.

In my years of practice in the Bay Area, I have developed a diverse and loyal following, comprised of professional musicians, dancers, yogis, restauranteurs, athletes, children, the elderly, and those with severe chronic illnesses. I’ve practiced at Farmacopia in Santa Rosa, CA since 2011.

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Links and Resources

To acquaint yourself with osteopathic techniques Josh recommends

the Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques and
Ligamentous Articular Strain: Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques for the Body: Revised Edition by Conrad A Speece, William Thomas Crow, Steven L. Simmons
Wonderful, (relatively) easy to follow book with wonderful insights and easy to apply techniques

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Applied Channel Theory: The Clinical Brilliance of Dr. Wang Ju-Yi • Jason Robertson • Qi021

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Dr. Wang Ju-Yi was ever curious about why some treatments worked and others did not. He deeply studied the classical literature along with his own clinical experience, and somewhere along the way started putting his hands on patients to simply see what the channels had to say.

For those practitioners who find palpation to be a key part of their practice, the work of Dr. Wang opens a whole new way of interacting with patients. And for those who are interested in how to puzzle through confounding clinical cases, Dr. Wang has some ways of clarifying complex situations.

Listen in to this conversation that gives you a personal view of Dr. Wang and his work through the eyes of his apprentice Jason Robertson, co-author of Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine, Wang Ju-Yi’s Lectures on Channel Therapeutics.

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In this show we discuss:

  • A couple of books that give you a glimpse into the world Wang Ju-Yi was born into.
  • The winding road that lead to Jason becoming Dr. Wang's apprentice.
  • Some stories about Beijing at the beginning of this century.
  • Integrating palpation into your clinical practice.
  • Considering the use of Lung six.
  • Dr. Wang's favorite books and his method of study

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The guest of this show 

I began studying Chinese when I was 17 after having a great high-school teacher. In college I majored in East Asian studies, eventually spending most of my 20s living and working in Taiwan.  After teaching kindergarten and playing music with a motley collection of expatriates for a few years, I moved to Taipei, enrolled in further language study and eventually, somewhat improbably, ended up as a translator for a Dutch bank on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.  Finance didn't take.  What had begun as a long-term interest in Daoism morphed as these things do into a pursuit of Chinese medicine and the story went on from there.
 
In those days there was a program for Chinese medicine taught completely in Chinese at the American College of Chinese Medicine in San Francisco.  I thought a degree from there would help me work in the US (and of course liked the idea of living in San Francisco) so I sold my tatami mats and business suit and came back to North America.  After studying at ACTCM, I went to Chengdu for a year to study herbs then spent two years in my native Kentucky practicing acupuncture.  After a few years seeing patients, I realized that I had much more to learn. I had seen Dr. Wang Juyi speak at a weekend seminar in California and, on a whim, I determined to look him up.  With what now looks like a bizarre leap of faith, my wife and I moved to Beijing. I called Dr. Wang on the phone (only after arriving) and he happened to be home. 
 
What thus began in what I thought would be a brief sojourn to collect a few clinical tricks ended up shaping the rest of my life.  The approach to Chinese medicine that Dr. Wang embodied was one shaped by the earthy, practical reality of twentieth century China.  He strove to come up with ideas that worked while drawing from the maps provided in the classics; to get out of his head and into his hands.  He was like me in the sense that he loved to think and found that a hands-on palpation based approach to acupuncture helpfully limited the temptation to devise beautiful and elegant diagnoses and treatments that didn't actually work. Palpation prevents theoretical quicksand. 
Twenty years later, I'm still finding new things through palpation, learning from other palpation traditions and chipping away at the edges of what I think I can do with Chinese medicine.

Clinical Tip:

If you have interest in expanding your palpation skills in the spirit of Dr. Wang, start with a relaxed approach.  Use your thumb and travel along the channels from the hands to the elbows and from the feet to the knees on every patient as you talk to them about their chief complaint. Don't worry about actually using the information you feel at first.  Just massage the channels to open them up before needling.

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The Channel Palpation website has lots of good information about Dr. Wang's work, some free articles, and a list of courses if you want to get hands-on with this kind of hands on.

If you don't already have it, get your own copy of Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine, Wang Ju-Yi's Lectures on Channel Therapeutics.

The Soong Dynasty is one of the books we talked about at the beginning of the show that gives a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes and into the history of China at the beginning of the 20th century and how one family's influence touched both the Mainland and Taiwan.

Midnight in Peking is the true murder mystery that gives you a glimpse into the world that Wang Ju-yi was born into.

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