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Tibetan Hormé Therapy: Soothing Stress, Relaxing Body, Calming Mind — Hands-on Workshop with Jason Whitlow

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

10 AM – 6 PM Central

Hormé is one of the essential healing therapies described in the root texts of Tibetan Medicine. This safe, simple, and portable method uses warm herbal compresses and oil to unwind the nervous system, deeply relaxing and nourishing the body and mind.

Hormé can be performed as a standalone therapy, or combined with other healing modalities such as acupuncture or massage. In the Tibetan medical tradition, Hormé is one of the superior remedies for stress, anxiety, and insomnia. It is also excellent for prenatal as well as postpartum care.

In this hands-on workshop we will review the fundamentals of Tibetan Medicine, focusing on the function and disorders of the wind element. We will learn about the historical use of Hormé, as well as how to identify the types of people and conditions it can benefit. We will then study the points where Hormé can be applied, learn how to make the herbal compresses, and practice offering the therapy to each other.

This workshop is open to everyone. Students are encouraged to attend the Saturday workshop as well, especially if this is your first encounter with Tibetan Medicine.

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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