Dashin and Jaki with Hideo Takahashi


Hideo Takahashi will be in Santa Fe in September to share his unique historical and contemporary perspectives on abdominal diagnosis and direct treatment of the abdomen with dashin (abdominal hammer)! His approach involves a theoretical exploration of the nature of jaki (pathogenic qi) as well as a deep dive into abdominal maps. Learn more and […]

May 2, 2024

Nigel Dawes’s Comprehensive Kampo Internship


Join Nigel Dawes in San Diego over 8 modules in 2024 and 2025 to develop your skills as a practitioner of Kampo, the Japanese application of Chinese herbal formulae based on the Shanghan Zabing Lun. You will understand the application of formula to pattern presentations with a sense of both depth and breadth as study […]

December 11, 2023

Study Ki Disorders in Santa Fe with Nigel Dawes


Nigel Dawes will present a three day workshop on the Kampo Treatment of Ki Disorders from March 1-3, 2024. This advanced course in the diagnosis and treatment of qi disorders utilizing Kampo Sino-Japanese Herbal Medicine, taught by Nigel Dawes, MA, LAc, will be offered this March in Santa Fe. This seminar will be open to […]

November 29, 2023

Study in San Diego with Elizabeth Talcott in 2024


After finishing her 2023 Ikeda-style Japanese Meridian Therapy series in Santa Fe, Elizabeth Talcott, a veteran student of Ikeda Sensei and longtime faculty of PCOM (now PCOH), has streamlined her course to make it even more accessible. This amazing opportunity to study JMT with Dr. Talcott will offered in San Diego over three modules in […]

October 13, 2023

Kuwahara Sensei Farewell Workshop


When we say “Hari” to refer to our branch of Japanese Meridian Therapy, it is synonymous with T. Koei Kuwahara Sensei. As he prepares to return home to Japan this summer, join us for a one last workshop in Santa Fe to return to the heart of Hari-style Ki acupuncture one last time in the […]

January 7, 2023

Kampo Study Opportunities in 2023


This year, there are two ways to engage with Kampo and Nigel Dawes through HDHS! Join us in-person in Santa Fe for the Kampo Treatment of Blood Disorders March 3-5, 2023!  Or join us online for our monthly Kampo Study Group.   

January 7, 2023

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