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An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine: Cultivating Health, Long Life, & Happiness — Workshop with Jason Whitlow

  • Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, LA, 70115 United States (map)

10 AM – 6 PM Central

Traditional Tibetan Medicine, known in Tibetan as Sowa Rigpa, is one of the oldest healing sciences on earth. It offers a vast medical knowledge that is accessible to everyone, and cultivates good health and long life together with a happy mind.

Tibetan Medicine offers a holistic, ecological view of health that considers the balance of our body, energy, and mind together with our interdependent relationship with other beings and the environment. It uses preventative and therapeutic methods customized to the unique traits of each individual, making it a truly personalized healthcare system.

In this workshop, we will explore the fundamentals of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, including its essential understanding of health and disease, its sophisticated assessment techniques, and its many practical healing methods including lifestyle and diet guidelines, herbal medicines, massage and external therapies, and healing breath and yoga practices.

This workshop is open to everyone, with no prerequisites.

Train in Tibetan Medicine & External Therapies!

Students who wish to study Tibetan Medicine in depth are encouraged to attend the Foundations of TTM workshops offered by Sorig Khang Center for Tibetan Medicine in San Rafael and online. The next training cycles start October 27–28, 2018, and in the spring of 2019. Learn more →

About Jason Whitlow

Jason studies, practices, and teaches Tibetan Medicine and the Yuthok Nyingthig spiritual lineage under the guidance of renowned Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, and directs Sorig Khang centers based in the San Francisco Bay Area and New Orleans. Jason graduated with honors from Harvard University, where he studied neurobiology, computer science, and pre-medicine, and has also trained in somatics and trauma recovery.


Workshop Fees

One Workshop
Register by November 11: $120
Register after November 11: $150

Both Workshops
Register by November 11: $200
Register after November 11: $270

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