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Approved: Florida (2), NCCAOM (2), Standard Certificate (2) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 2 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
The Ontake Method uses a Japanese moxibustion tool made of bamboo filled with burning moxa wool to roll, tap and lightly press on the meridians. The rhythmic application of heat and pressure, especially on the back, consolidates the pulse and, working with the root treatment, can trigger rapid shifts in patients' body condition and mood.

This highly enjoyable two-hour recorded webinar explores Ontake's origins in Japan, with an overview of historical and contemporary uses. Using numerous short video clips, dynamic presentations, and frequent breaks for questions and reflection, students learn how to load and light Ontake and contrast the different application methods for deficient and excess areas along channels.

In this highly practical introductory two-hour, you will learn:

(1) How to load, light and extinguish Ontake
(2) Protocols to augment the root treatment
(3) Protocols for assessing the lustre of the skin and balancing kyo and jitsu with Ontake
(4) A simple routine for treating the back to consolidate the pulse

ONTAKE 101. Oran Kivity also has another short course called Ontake 101. What's the difference between that one and this one?"

This webinar re-presents the Ontake 101 information in a live setting with participants' questions and answers, focusing on treating the back instead of treating midline pain. This one is two hours; Ontake 101 is one hour.

Depending on your preference and approach, you should choose either this module or Ontake 101.
  • Discover the origins or Ontake, and theoretical models for its application.
  • Learn how to load, light and extinguish Ontake.
  • Assess the lustre of the skin and balance deficiency / excess (kyo and jitsu) with Ontake.
  • Apply a protocol to augment the root treatment of Meridian Therapy or Toyohari.
  • Adapt a simple protocol for treating the back to consolidate the pulse.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Ontake Origins, uses and applications.

    15 min - 30 min

    Loading and lighting Ontake.

    30 min - 45 min

    Reloading and relighting Ontake.

    45 min - 1.25 hrs

    Application methods 1 - Supplementing and draining What’s the difference between light rolling and percussive tapping? How do we approach kyo and jitsu findings on the skin? Examining the function and feel of light tapping and rolling.

    1.25 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Application methods 2 - Supplementing and draining Examining the function and feel of more forcefully tapping, deeper rolling and superknocking.

    1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    Bamboo Mini - A simple approach to reinforcing the root treatment by balancing kyo and jitsu on the back.

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    About Oran Kivity

    British acupuncturist Oran Kivity trained in Europe, China, and Japan. He ran a busy London practice from 1987 to 2004, and in 2000, he was a founder member of Toyohari UK, the British branch of the Toyohari Association of Japan. He lectured in acupuncture at the University of Westminster in London from 1994 to 2004 and was a teaching assistant for Stephen Birch, one of the foremost authorities on acupuncture, both in Europe and in South East Asia. Oran’s workshops are lively and informative, with a focus on hands-on practice. In 2005, Oran moved to Malaysia, and in 2020, to Taiwan, where he practises and writes. Passionate about Japanese acupuncture, he continues to teach internationally and online with workshops in Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the UK, France, Spain, Croatia, Israel, USA and Brazil.He is the author of Moxa in Motion with the Ontake Method, and Hirata Zone Therapy with the Ontake Method.

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