Teaching Documents

Acupuncture needles on the back of a beautiful woman

These are downloadable PDF documents

The Function of the Points  
This is a fairly long (173 pages)  PDF document. It is a summary of acupuncture point functions. The main part of the summary is from standard TCM texts, other sections reflect other traditions.

The Context of TCM Practice in the West
This is a brief outline of some of the cultural archetypes involved in TCM practice in the West.

Introductory Note to the Study of Acupuncture
A couple of pertinant quotes from the Nei Jing before you start to study!