Students start mornings with Tai-ji and Qi-gong meditation.

At least half of each day is spent in labs where students learn Tui-na on live animals.
Course Syllabus

Both courses in the Veterinary Tui-na course is held on the Chi Campus.

Veterinary Tui-na (Chinese Medical Manipulation)
Online Portion - 13 hours
History, terminology and general concept of Tui-na
Dr. Shen Xie
Introduction to Tui-na in small animal practice
Dr. Cindy West
Introduction to Tui-na in equine practice
Dr. John Langlois
Tui-na Techniques in Dogs
Tui-na Techniques in Horses
Tui-na for Neurological Conditions
 Dr. Bruce Ferguson
 Tui-na for Internal Medical Conditions  Dr. Shen Xie

On-site Portion
   7:45 - 8:30
 Mornings (8:30-12:30)
 Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
Thursday  Registration  Dr. Han Ping’s 6 Tui-na systems
 Dr. Han Ping’s 6 Tui-na systems
 Friday  Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Techniques 1-3 in horses and dogs (Demo)
 Techniques 4-6 in horses and dogs (Demo)
 Small Animal package
 Tui-na for musculoskeletal conditions in horses
Saturday  Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Real cases: Equine Tui-na
 Real cases: Canine Tui-na

Required Reading: Chapter 4 (Tui-na for Musculoskeletal Conditions) Chapter 5 (Tui-na for Neurological Conditions) and Chapter 6 (Tui-na for Internal Medicine) of Application of Tui-na in Veterinary Medicine (2nd Edition) by Xie, Ferguson and Deng (2007).


Advanced Veterinary Tui-na: Refinement 
Online Portion - 2 hrs
Tui-na for Exotic Animals Dr. Bruce Ferguson


Online Quiz

Required Reading: Chapter 7 (How to Integrate Tui-na into Small Animal Practice) of Application of Tui-na in Veterinary Medicine (2nd Edition) by Xie, Ferguson and Deng (2007).

On-site Portion

7:45 - 8:30
Mornings (8:30-12:30)
Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
Thursday Registration

 Refined techniques

 Refined techniques
Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Real Cases: Equine Tui-na
 Real Cases: Canine Tui-na
Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Written Exam
Clinical Exam


Tuition information and course dates are provided on the Schedule and Tuition page.