A RING WITHOUT END: Modern Applications of Classical Chinese Medicine Mind/Body Mapping On-Demand

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A RING WITHOUT END: Modern Applications of Classical Chinese Medicine Mind/Body Mapping (Z’ev Rosenberg, L.Ac. and Stephen Cowan, MD)

Classical and Modern Chinese Medicine experts Z’ev Rosenberg, L.Ac. and Stephen Cowan, MD share their insights based on research into the Nan Jing: Classic of Difficulties for their new book “A Ring Without End” due out in early 2025. Their dialog inspires a deeper understanding of the nature of multidimensional circulation and strategies to optimize that in practice. Decipher the code of the Nanjing to examine channel theory. Explore multidimensional circulation and its implications in the practice of acupuncture and other Chinese Medicine modalities. Discover clinical applications of specific body/mind maps based in Classical Chinese medicine. Gain practical insights to use jing bie, jing shui, jing jin and eight extraordinary vessels.

Stephen Cowan, MD, FAAP

Stephen Cowan, MD, FAAP is a well-known integrative medicine pediatrician and author of Fire Child, Water Child: How understanding the Five Types of ADHD Can Help You Improve Your Child’s Self-Esteem and Attention.  He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and recurrent pediatric problems such as Attention Deficit Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Tourette’s syndrome, Asthma and Allergies, Digestive Disorders, and other inflammatory disorders.

Dr. Cowan completed his pediatric training at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in NY in 1987 and went on to complete a 2-year fellowship in Child Development at the Developmental Disabilities Center at Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is board-certified in Pediatrics, a long-standing fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and serves on the AAP committee of Developmental Disabilities. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family/Community Medicine at NY Medical College and has lectured internationally on the holistic management of chronic problems in children. He is certified in Medical Acupuncture and is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Cowan is a long-time student of Chinese medicine, studying with Efrem Korngold OMD and Stephen Aung MD. He has been a member of the Autism Research Institute’s Defeat Autism Now organization. Dr. Cowan is a co-founder and advisory board member of the Holistic Pediatric Association, and serves on the advisory boards of the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, TCM World Foundation, Holistic Pediatric Alliance, and Epidemic Answers. He is co-founder and medical director of the non-profit organization Tournesol Kids, which empowers children through online education, workshops, and community outreach.

In 1991 Dr. Cowan co-founded Riverside Pediatrics, in Croton, NY where for over 20 years he incorporated alternative therapies in the treatment of common childhood disorders. Seeking to expand his developmental practice, Dr. Cowan founded The Westchester Center for Holistic Families in Mt. Kisco, NY, where he now offers holistic pediatric and developmental consultations and treatments. Dr. Cowan sees patients at Tournseol Wellness in Manhattan. His consultations are designed to offer time with each patient and their family, offering nutritional and biomedical interventions, acupuncture, biofeedback, and meditation.

Z’ev Rosenberg, L.Ac.

A treasure of the Chinese medicine profession, Z’ev Rosenberg, L.Ac., has lectured widely both to the public and to students of both Chinese medicine and macrobiotics over the last thirty-five years.  He is the former president of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado (1984-1987), where he spearheaded a successful drive to the licensure of acupuncture in that state.  For twenty-three years, he served as Chair of the Department of Herbal Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. Z’ev maintains a private practice in herbal medicine and acupuncture/moxabustion with a specialty in chronic autoimmune disorders. He terms what he practices as ‘full-strength Chinese medicine’, designed to manage and treat difficult conditions. He also directs the Alembic Institute, where he teaches advanced seminars in medical classics, pulse diagnosis, and treatment of autoimmune disorders. He is a senior researcher at Xinglin Institute for the Study of Early East Asian Medicine

Z’ev began his studies of Asian schools of medicine in the early 1970’s, with studies in macrobiotics, shiatsu, and theory of Chinese medicine.  He received a degree from the Santa Fe School of Natural Medicine in Western herbal medicine and body therapies in 1976, Kushi Institute (Boston, Massachusetts) in 1979 in macrobiotic counseling, Southwest Acupuncture College in 1983 in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine (post-graduate master’s degree in Oriental Medicine) in 1989.  He worked as a macrobiotic councilor and shiatsu practitioner throughout the 1970’s, and has been in full-time practice in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine since 1983.

Z’ev has written articles for more than several professional Chinese medical and macrobiotic journals, and is a consultant and product developer for Kan Herb Company in Santa Cruz, Ca.  He continues to write articles for professional journals and is working on two books, Return of the Yellow Emperor: Ecological Medicine for the 21st Century, and Healing the Broken Vessel.

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