Study Shiraku with Ehrland Truitt!


On September 24 and 25, 2022,  Dr. Ehrland Truitt, DOM will be presenting a workshop about Shiraku, or bloodletting therapy, with emphasis on theory, assessment, bleeding cups, and more. Boost your treatment effectiveness by learning what to look for when diagnosing localized blood stasis and how to select an appropriate method for bloodletting therapy! Learn […]

July 9, 2022

New Online Hari Study Group


The High Desert Hari Society is pleased to announce a new online Hari Study Group and Grand Rounds! For 90 minutes a month, study with outstanding senior teachers in the field through short lectures followed by case presentation and discussion. For any experience level, from students to seasoned professionals, this exciting new workshop is certain […]

April 12, 2022

Study Fluid Metabolism with Nigel Dawes


Join us in March of 2022 for a workshop in Santa Fe on the diagnosis and treatment of fluid disorders utilizing Kampo Sino-Japanese Herbal Medicine, taught by Nigel Dawes, MA, LAc. This seminar will be open to anyone interested in strengthening their Kampo foundation with a focus on fluid disorders as well as to those […]

December 4, 2021

Study Extra Vessels in Santa Fe!


This September, Dr. Truitt will expand on his previous two courses with a class on the Eight Extraordinary Vessels and branch treatments in the Hari style! Participants will learn the Miyawaki-style abdominal map for selecting extraordinary vessels, as well as how to pair abdominal diagnosis with magnets, copper and zinc pellets, and moxibustion to achieve […]

June 9, 2021

Celebrate Dr. Otsuka with Nigel Dawes


Our ongoing online study group series with Nigel Dawes will take an exiting turn in April 2021 as the format changes to deep study of Otsuka’s classic book 30 Years of Kampo. Each month will take a deep dive into a chapter of the book, including the formulas used and why. For Kampo practitioners, this […]

March 7, 2021

Sharpen Your Hari Skills in Santa Fe


In March 2021, Dr. Ehrland Truitt, DOM will be offering a small in-person workshop on Hari. Building on the foundation from our September 2020 workshop, we will review the fundamentals of root treatment as well as how to select points for harmonizing the system, treating symptoms, and more. Find out more and register here!

March 7, 2021

Hari-Style Meridian Therapy in Santa Fe


After the long haul of 2020, we plan to offer an introductory and refresher course on Hari-Style Meridian Therapy in Santa Fe in September, taught by Ehrland Truitt, DOM.   This seminar will cover the fundamental concepts of Hari diagnosis and treatment, including:  pulse diagnosis, hara (abdominal) diagnosis, channel palpation, tonifying and dispersive needling techniques, point […]

May 24, 2020

Special Kampo Study Session


In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Nigel Dawes’s Kampo study group will be hosting a special session on March 30 on the topic of infectious diseases. The session is open to all students who are either currently enrolled in or have previous completed a New York Kampo Institute series. This session will be free of […]

March 24, 2020

Taishi Hari in Santa Fe


Next month in Santa Fe, we are excited to bring Tanioka Noriko Sensei, Tanioka Masanori Sensei’s daughter, for a three-day intensive workshop on the application of Daishi-Hari as the final installment of our Advanced Clinical Applications of Hari Series.  Tanioka Noriko Sensei is the daughter of Tanioka Masanori Sensei, one of the most well-known and respected practitioners of Shonihari […]

January 9, 2020

Kampo San Diego


We at the High Desert Hari Society are gearing up for the Kampo Clinical Training Series beginning in San Diego next month.  We have had the pleasure of joining forces with Nigel Dawes and the New York Kampo Institute to bring another 2 year clinical training program in Kampo Sino Japanese Herbal Medicine.  This is […]

May 28, 2019