What You Get
CEUs/PDAs 2.5
Approved: Florida (2.5), NCCAOM (2.5), Standard Certificate (2.5) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 2.5 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
This abridged advanced course will provide further learning and development of the Acupuncture style of Balance System Acupuncture, describing and understanding the relationship of the regulating and harmonizing all 12 primary meridians. The course will include case analysis using Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan's Twelve Magical Points or Meridian System strategy to provide further understanding and devise effective acupuncture treatments. Common clinical areas of concern will be reviewed with respect to their channel theory differentiation into Balance System Acupuncture diagnostic and treatment strategies. Review and understanding of how to differentiate common internal medicine and Zangfu conditions into their appropriate Balance System Acupuncture treatments will be covered. Students will be able to formulate safe and effective therapeutic plans incorporating the Twelve Meridian / Magical System of Balance System Acupuncture.

PRE-REQUISITES: Single Systems: Balance System Acupuncture Level 1, Multiple Systems: Balance System Acupuncture Level 2, Channel-Conversion: Balance System Acupuncture Level 3.
  • Review and understand Foundational and Advanced Balance Acupuncture Systems.
  • Identify, select and apply combinations of the twelve primary channels, the five shu-transporting points, mirror/imaging, four-segment timing and yin/yang balance. Explain how to regulate and treat the entire body using all twelve primary meridians.
  • Construct a Channel diagnosis from a Zang-Fu diagnosis in order to devise an acupuncture treatment.
  • Identify complicated cases which are applicable to using all twelve primary meridians.
  • Apply the Twelve Meridian system to treat complex internal medical conditions and design a treatment plan/strategy that incorporates the Twelve Meridian system.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Introduction and Review of History

    15 min - 30 min

    Review of Foundations + Advanced Systems

    30 min - 45 min

    Introduction to Level 4: The Twelve Magical / Meridian System

    45 min - 1 hrs

    Grouping Rules and Pattern structure

    1 hrs - 1.25 hrs

    Cases + 12 Magical Attack + Review

    1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs


    1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Head and Face

    1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    Other Applications

    2 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    DEMO - Demo of 12 Magical Frozen Shoulder approach.

    2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs


    What People Are Saying

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    Justin L.- Canada

    Dr. sonia Tan makes understanding the Balance system easy.

    Jay P.- United States of America

    This class is excellent- organized, well explained, examples given, repeated information for retention. I highly recommend it.

    Dafney S.- United States of America

    This will absolutely give you tools to treat complex conditions in a comprehensive way!

    David R.- Canada

    The Twelve Meridian System: Balance System Acupuncture - Level 4

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    About Sonia Tan

    Dr. Sonia F. Tan, BA, BA(H), DTCM Dip, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, has been helping guide people on their pathway to health in the TCM world since 2006. She is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. Dr. Sonia Tan obtained her clinical research Doctorate degree from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Los Angeles, California. She is also a graduate of the five year Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Vancouver. Dr. Sonia F. Tan is one of few certified Gold Level practitioners of the late Dr. Richard Tan. His most advanced level courses after all Balance Method levels, were first completed by a group of 16 senior students. Sonia was among those 16. With the blessings of fellow senior students to pass on the Balance Method legacy, Dr. Sonia Tan developed and created the very first Balance Method/System Acupuncture Certificate program at an accredited public post-secondary institution–Langara College –launched in 2018. In 2010, Sonia was honoured to be named and be a part of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Medical Teams. Dr. Sonia Tan has been teaching and keynote speaking since 2013. Sonia began her career in health with a Bachelor’s degree in Honors Kinesiology, with a specialization in Athletic Injuries, from the University of Western Ontario. Sonia has also completed many adjunct and advanced therapy courses, such as Sound Healing, TCM Clinical Aromatherapy and Essential Oils, and Drs. Jeffrey Yuen and Yvonne Farrell’s Eight Extraordinary Vessels approach, that she continually uses in her practice. She is a direct and senior student of the late Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan. In addition, following in her grandfather’s footsteps and the classical umbrella of Chinese Medicine, Dr. Sonia F. Tan has completed apprenticeships in Chinese Metaphysics in the areas of Chinese Astrology, Face Reading, and Classical Feng Shui. She completed these certifications under various teachers in 2011. She is a direct and first graduating class disciple of the late Grandmaster Dr. Richard Teh-Fu Tan and certified in Ba Zi Chinese Astrology. She has also trained with, and is a certified Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology practitioner since 2011 under Master Marlyna Los. As a student of a variety of martial arts since 1995, Dr. Sonia F. Tan is grateful to her Shifu the late Dale Johns, for her foundation, and to Shifu Matthew Dyck for continuing to guide her along this path. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Sonia is immersed in all aspects of Chinese Metaphysics, and thoroughly enjoys educating and inspiring others!

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