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As part of our 30th anniversary celebration of Pacific Symposium, we want to take Chinese medicine continuing education one step further. In addition to speakers who will address the treatment of commonly, and uncommonly seen disorders, we have asked many of our presenters to tackle the challenge of “peak performance,” i.e., how Chinese medicine can help healthy patients achieve lofty goals, athletic performance, and ensure optimal health and extended “health span.” After all, the best medicine prevents illness and helps patients (should we call them patients if they’re not sick?) get the most from their precious lifetime. We hope you enjoy such topics as The Golden Elixir of Longevity and Immortality, Herbs and Nutrients for Athletic Performance, Wu Wei Zi: Fruit for Peak Performance, Creating Exceptional Treatment Experiences, Yangsheng Teachings on Living Longer, Healthier, Happier, and Wiser; and Combining Ancient Wisdom and Modern Neuroscience for Peak States, along with many other lectures and workshops.  Chinese medicine luminaries who were at the first Symposium in 1989—Ted Kaptchuk, Kiiko Matsumoto, Subhuti Dharmananda, Whitfield Reaves, and Misha Cohen—will be there. They’ll be joined by our newest generation of brilliant presenters: Drew Pierson, Sarica Cernohous, David Bomzon, Chad Conner, Guohui Liu, and Andrew and JulieAnn Nugent-Head. Rounding out this stellar faculty will be ten other perennial favorites. Our keynote presenter is Paul Chek, founder of the C.H.E.K Institute and an embodiment of our peak performance theme. Chek is the author of an amazing array of 60 DVDs and 17 advanced-level home study courses designed for the fitness and clinical professional. He will also present an in-depth two-day, pre-symposium workshop. Whether you join us for a day or the whole week, we look forward to celebrating our 30th anniversary with you.

Speaker Lineup

Ted Kaptchuk

Kiiko Matsumoto

Whitfield Reaves

Subhuti Dharmananda

JulieAnn Nugent-Head

Andrew Nugent-Head

Z’ev Rosenberg

Peter Deadman

Felice Dunas

Roger Jahnke

Misha Cohen

Guohui Liu

Andy Ellis

Chad Conner

Mark Kastner

East Haradin

Holly Guzman

Andrew Gaeddert

David Bomzon and Avi Amir

Sarica Cernohous

Bill Helm

Robert Nations

Special Guest and Keynote Speaker: Paul Chek of C.H.E.K. Institute

Brochure   HERE

Schedule   HERE

Live Stream Courses   HERE

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