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TCM and Nutrition

Feed Your Dog Well!

TCM and Nutrition for canines​

Learn to create a healing diet using TCM and nutritional science. It’s a deep dive into nutritional healing! In Chinese medicine the right diet is considered the first step to health. As it is in the APA system too. This course combines the deep knowledge of TCM as expressed through Neomi David and Western scientific view of nutrition from Li Shamas. It is a practical course that will help you understand how to feed to resolve a variety of problems from anxiety to arthritis, and keep your dogs bouncing with health into old age. Pay the 895 course fee now to hold your place. Next course starts April 14th

Next Course Starts April 14th 2024

Course Description

In Chinese medicine the right diet is considered the first step to health. As it is in the APA system too. This course combines the deep knowledge of TCM as expressed through Neomi David and Western scientific view of nutrition from Li Shamas. It is a practical course that will help you understand how to feed to resolve a variety of problems from anxiety to arthritis, and keep your dogs bouncing with health into old age. 

The course is for anyone, from owner to practitioner, who wants to really understand the digestive system on a physiological and energetic level and how to build a good diet that is suited specifically for an individual dog. This is especially important if you have any symptoms of dis-ease, such as itching or anxiety, but it is also an important step in making sure your dogs live a long and healthy life. Even if you already feed raw this course gives you a deeper perspective through the TCM window. You will learn the different energetic properties of each food source and supplement and how to understand what your dog’s body is trying to tell you about the help it needs. It’s not just about protein sources and allergens, it’s about whole health – body, mind and soul.

Suitable for any level of learning from beginner to more advanced. Especially if you are working in the fields of healing or behaviour.

 

You will Learn

Five Element Theory

The basics of TCM and the 5 Element Theory for a truly holistic view of each animal’s individual needs and how to support their wellbeing.

Pet Food Industry vs Homemade Food

Understanding the pet food industry and the difference between homemade food and how it works.

the Digestive System

Gain a deep understanding of the digestive system’s structure and function, interpret the body’s signals, explore the impact of trauma on digestion, track the evolution of the digestive system through life stages, and the role of environmental factors. 

Nutrition & Behaviour

How nutrition influences your dog’s behaviour, revealing the crucial connection between what they eat and how they act.

Supplements

Learn when, how and what supplements to incorporate in to the diet, to enhance your dog’s diet. 

Nutrition & Five Elements

Combine canine nutrition with ancient wisdom of the TCM the five elements, to create a holistic diet plan for your dog’s specific needs.

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Course Details

There are 9 live “Zoom” lessons with Neomi David and Li Shamas, our TCM Nutrition teachers. The lessons are presented on 9 consecutive Sundays starting at 2.30 pm GMT and run for approximately 3 hours. These are recorded for you to watch later, or if you have scheduling conflicts (although we strongly advise you do all you can to make it ‘live’). 

You have access to a class forum for questions and interaction with fellow students and your teachers throughout the course,  in the Animal Wellness Lounge.

Course dates 2024

  • April 14/21/28
  • May 12/19/26
  • June 2/16/23/30

Your Teachers

Neomi David

Neomi has been practicing and teaching animal acupuncture for 17 years and is also trained in Animal PsychAromatica. She works in a busy vet clinic in Israel putting TCM into practice every day. Her depth of knowledge and passion for the subject is inspiring.

neomi david

Li Shamas

Li is a certified Canine Herbalist & Acupuncturist and practices Chinese Medicine, specialising in pet nutrition. In her clinic she predominantly works with food and herbs and focuses on a holistic approach with the understanding that to achieve optimal health, we must address all aspects of our dogs’ lives: nutrition, behaviour, physical health, emotional wellbeing and lifestyle.

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