Podcast  Course

Saam Acupuncture- Questions from a Beginner

Medicine From the Heart
(number of) NCCAOM PDA
The Korean Saam acupuncture tradition has been passed down through a lineage of monk practitioners. Gain a new perspective on everything you've already learned in Chinese medicine. Five phase qi transfer is blended together with the Six Conformations, Yin Yang organ resonance, the Yi Jing, and constitutional body types. 

Powerful things can happen with this style of acupuncture and correct diagnosis is essential. Use the patient's own proper physiology to bring about transformative healing in a safe and effective way.
Goals and Objectives
  • Discover a different kind of Yin Yang pairing that can bring dramatic clinical results with just four needles
  • Learn to use image and symbol to navigate the channels
  • Understand how channel archetypes and constitutional body types can be helpful in diagnosis and treatment
  • Learn the key things to look for in mistreatment and how to correct errors

Course Requirements
NCCAOM National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) Professional Development Activity (PDA) points are awarded for active learning that is earned in an in-person or e-learning environment. 

Registrants must complete all modules in the course, including a mandatory worksheet, and pass the end of course assessment. Passing is 70%.
Meet Your instructor

Toby Daly, L.Ac, PhD

I began studying Chinese medicine in 1997 with Sunim Doam a Korean monk trained in the Saam tradition. I earned a master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2002 upon completion of training at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco and Chengdu University in China.
During my four years of training in San Francisco, I interned with Dr. Angela Wu who taught me how to apply the lofty theories I was studying in school into the pragmatic setting of a busy clinic. She also taught me how to eat an entire cheesecake in one sitting! In 2013, I developed the Chinese Nutritional Strategies app to provide digital access to the wealth of Chinese dietary wisdom. In 2016, proving once again that some people never learn, I completed a PhD in Classical Chinese Medicine under the guidance of 88th generation Daoist priest Jeffery Yuen.

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