Sand to Sky: Conversations with Teachers of Asian Medicine by Pamela Ellen FergusonSand to Sky: Conversations with Teachers of Asian Medicine by Pamela Ellen Ferguson

Sand to Sky: Conversations with Teachers of Asian Medicine

byPamela Ellen FergusonwithDebra Duncan Persinger

Paperback | January 30, 2008

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Written by teachers for teachers, Sand to Sky provides practical and experientialinsights to challenge tradition and to focus on creative and diverse approachesto education. For anyone interested in Complementary Medicine, these textsoffer a lively question-and-answer format to highlight the personalities andmethodologies of international teachers of Acupuncture, Asian BodyworkTherapy, Chinese Herbs, Biomedicine, therapist/patient interaction skills, andthe psychosocial aspects of clinical training.

Journey with teachers who use theatrical methods such as blue wigs, music,rhymes, dance steps, and tongue dyes to bring abstract Chinese Medical theoryto life, or who take students into the Alaskan wilderness for a crash course in theFive Elements. Listen to a range of creative voices, from those who documentedthe medical discoveries of early Chinese physicians to those who pioneeredemergency treatments for rescue workers in New York City post-9/11.

Their stories form a colorfully inventive mosaic spanning the United States,Europe, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, China, and Japan. Sand toSky offers a prompt for future discussions to train the next generation ofpractitioners and teachers.

Title:Sand to Sky: Conversations with Teachers of Asian MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.53 inPublished:January 30, 2008Publisher:IuniverseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0595445152

ISBN - 13:9780595445158

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