Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
    • A Message from the Instructor
    • Dao Needle Therapy Level 1 Textbook
    • How to Use This Course
    • Before we begin...
  • 2
    Module 1: The Needle
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Course Outline
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Anatomy of Needle and When to Use
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Contraindications and Safety
    • Caution Area!
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    • Test Your Learning
  • 3
    Module 2: Understanding Pain and Needling
    • Dao Level 1: Understanding the Mechanisms of Pain
    • Know Pain or No Gain
    • The Physiology of an Ashi Point
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Physiology and Science of Needling
    • Test Your Learning
  • 4
    Module 3: Mapping, Grading and Needling
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Mapping and Grading Ashi Points
    • Mapping and Grading Ashi Points Doc
    • Dao Needle Therapy: Palpation and Needling Practice
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Techniques and Practice
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Palpation Diagnosis and Differentiation
    • Test Your Learning
  • 5
    Module 4: Posture and Pain
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Principles of Postural Alignment, Position vs. Condition and Compensations vs. Dysfunction
    • Human Body Posture
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Charting and Recording Posture
    • Recording on a Stick Figure
    • Test Your Learning
  • 6
    Fascia and Músculo Tendon Chain
    • Fascial System
    • Fascial Line Pictures
    • Myofascia Picture
    • Fresh Fascia Picture
    • Fascia as a Container
    • Test Your Learning
  • 7
    Module 5: Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Superficial Back Line
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Meridian and Fascial Mapping the SBL
    • Superficial Back Line/Bladder Meridian
    • Superficial Back Line/Bladder Meridian: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the Inferior SBL
    • Functional Test for the Superior SBL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the SBL
    • SBL Quiz
  • 8
    Module 6: Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Superficial Front Line
    • Meridian and Fascial Mapping the SFL
    • Superficial Front Line/Stomach Meridian
    • Superficial Front Line/Stomach Meridian: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the Inferior SFL
    • Functional Test for the Superior SFL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for SFL
    • SFL Quiz
  • 9
    Module 7: Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Lateral Line
    • Meridian and Fascial Mapping the Lateral Line
    • Lateral Line/Gallbladder Meridian
    • Lateral Line/Gallbladder Meridian: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the Superior LL
    • Functional Test for the Inferior LL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the LL
    • LL Quiz
  • 10
    Module 8: Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Back Arm Lines
    • Meridian and Fascial Mapping the Back Arm Lines
    • Superficial & Deep Back Arm Lines/San Jiao & Small Intestine Meridians
    • Superficial & Deep Back Arm Lines: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the Front and Back Arm Lines
    • Functional Test for the SBAL/DBAL
    • Functional Test for the SBAL/DBAL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the Back Arm Lines
    • Superficial & Deep Back Arm Line Quiz
  • 11
    Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Front Arm Lines
    • Meridian and Fascial Mapping the Front Arm Lines
    • Superficial & Deep Front Arm Lines/Pericardium & Lung Meridians
    • Superficial & Deep Front Arm Lines: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the SFAL/DFAL
    • Functional Test for the SFAL/DFAL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the Front Arm Lines
    • Superficial & Deep Front Arm Line Quiz
  • 12
    Module 9: Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Spiral Line
    • Meridian and Fascial Mapping the Spiral Line
    • Spiral Line/Gallbladder, Stomach Meridian, Urinary Bladder
    • Spiral Line: Posture, Functional Test and Patient Positioning
    • Functional Test for the Superior SL
    • Functional Test for the Inferior SL
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the SL
    • SL Quiz
  • 13
    Meridian, Fascial Mapping and Functional Test of the Deep Front Line
    • Dao Needle Level 1: Meridian and Fascial Mapping the DFL
    • Deep Front Line/Liver, Spleen, Kidney Meridian
    • Fascial Connections and Hallelujah Muscle Key for the DFL
    • DFL Quiz
  • 14
    Final Exam
    • Final Exam