Yang Sheng, the Nourishing of Life and Prevention of Disease through Chinese Medicine,
Spirituality in Chinese Medicine, and
Breast and Prostate Health
Alex Tiberi

Seminar Information

March 15-16 , 2008
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

13 CEUs Available

Sheraton Columbia
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

Attention MAS Members: The MAS Annual Membership Meeting will be held Sunday, March 16 from 12-2 PM.

  • All MAS Members join us for an interactive, exciting meeting and a FREE lunch!
  • Enjoy a sumptuous buffet with vegetarian and fishtarian gourmet delights. Participate in your professional organization’s growth!

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Spirituality in Chinese Medicine

Historical aspects and importance of spirituality in Chinese Medicine to modern practitioners and patients. Including:

  • What is spirituality, what is the purpose of life and who am I anyway?
  • Spirituality vs. Religion
  • Thoughts from the 10 Schools of Chinese Philosophy
  • Tao, Ru, and Shi: Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism in Chinese Medicine
  • Immortals, Scholars, and Saints: The Yao Wang, a lineage of great practitioners in Chinese Medicine.
  • Sun Si-Miao and the Da Yi Jing Cheng: Ethics and Morality of Medicine
  • Spiritual History Taking
  • Spiritual Techniques in Healing
  • Are important techniques of Chinese Medicine not used because they make us uncomfortable?
  • Demons and Ghosts
  • Treating “Spiritual Disorders” with Physical Treatment

Yang Sheng, the Nourishing of Life and Prevention of Disease through Chinese Medicine

Learn techniques of health cultivation in Chinese Medicine drawn from the teachings of great practitioners such as Ge Hong and Sun Simiao. Special consideration will be given to promoting constitutional strength in the developing fetus, infants, and adolescents.

  • Diet includes well regulated eating as well as special health invigorating foods.
  • Herbs are those nontoxic “heavenly” herbs that can be used routinely seasonally.
  • Elixirs are the alchemical use of toxic substances for developing the enlightened state of an immortal.
  • Dao Yin and Qigong use breath and Qi in techniques of inner alchemy to refine the Jing.
  • Techniques of the bedroom are the use of sex for health, and will include discussion of specific postures for treating disease, correct foreplay for cultivating the Jing, herbs for enhancing performance and pleasure, treatment of sexual dysfunction, etc.

Breast and Prostate Health

Prostate cancer is the most frequent cancer in men, while breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Modern biomedicine has so far done little except to advance the accuracy of diagnosis, but Chinese medicine may offer techniques that can really prevent or improve the condition of the breast and prostate, key to nourishing the life of women and men.

Breast Health

  • The Pathophysiology of the Breast in Chinese Medicine
  • Some questions:
    • Why does breast cancer develop for so many years without pain?
    • Why does breast cancer appear most often in the upper outer quadrant?
    • Breast Exam: Is it a healthy practice?
  • Correlation with lifestyle factors and family history
  • Prevention of Breast Disease
  • Regulating the Hormones and Balancing the Menstruation
  • Breast Massage
  • Treatment of Breast Disorders including Mastitis, Lactation Problems, Fibrocystic Breasts, etc.

Prostate Health

  • General Treatment of Urinary Tract Disorders
  • Urine Diagnosis with Practical Demonstration
  • Exercise for the Prostate
  • Prostate Massage
  • The Prostate and Sex
  • The Sheng Jing Pill for Invigorating the Sperm


Alex A. Tiberi, Lic. Ac.

Jeffrey YuenFor the past twenty-five years, Alex Tiberi has practiced East Asian medicine in both its most traditional and most modern forms. Having served as an apprentice with a sixth generation Korean master of East Asian medicine, Alex is proficient in the ancient five element and constitutional forms of acupuncture. His training in modern western science has allowed him to integrate traditional East Asian medical concepts with modern biomedical theory.

Being a long term practitioner of the martial arts and a participant in many diverse athletic pursuits has stimulated Alex’s research in the treatment of orthopedic disorders and sports medicine. He is particularly proficient in using modern orthopedic assessment methods to guide Chinese medical treatments. He incorporates a wide range of physiotherapy techniques in his treatments and is an accomplished practitioner of several different styles of tuina.

A father of two children, Alex has developed a clinical speciality in pediatrics. He combines the Japanese method of shoni-shin, Chinese pediatric tuina, acupuncture and herbology, and cutaneous electrostim to provide a comprehensive treatment method for children.

Alex is a graduate of the Institute for Acupuncture Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has also studied at the Shang Hai College of TCM in the People’s Republic of China and has participated in a variety of specialized training programs including electro- acupuncture, laser acupuncture, Qigong, etc. He is currently Vice-president and Dean of the Dept. of Oriental Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA. He lives in Asheville, NC and practices at the Pacific Center of Health in San Diego. Alex lectures nationally and internationally, giving seminars in Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, and many other topics.