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Ancient Medicine for Modern Life: A conference on Tibetan Medicine: Day One

Bodies in Balance

May 26–11, 2014
9:30 AM–9:30 PM

Ancient Medicine for Modern Life: Tibetan Solutions for Stress Management, Chronic Illness, and Mental Health
The Second International Conference on Tibetan Medicine.
presented by the American Tibetan Medical Association (ATMA), the International Shang Shung Institute, and Shang Shung School of Tibetan Medicine at the Rubin Museum of Art.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 & Sunday, July 27, 2014
Registration for the weekend: $200
Saturday, July 26
8:30 am to 10:00 am – Invocation, Welcome, and Introduction to Tibetan Medicine, Including its Current State and Hoped-for Future with Dr. Gerry Steinberg, Dr. Phuntsog Wangmo, Dr. Yangdron Kalzang, and Dr. Kunchog Gyaltsen
10:15 am to 11:15 am – An overview of the Tibetan medical system, the five elements, and astrology with Dr. Yumpa and Dr. Yang Ga
11:30 am to 12:30 am – Tibetan Medicine at its Best: Stroke, Heart Disease, and Diabetes Care with Dr. Riwang, Dr. Kharma Tsoknyi, and Dr. Tenzin Darje
12.45 pm to 1.45 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm(optional) – Experiencing Techniques:KunyeMassage,Horme, and Compresses Shang Shung Institute graduates and students
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm – Tibetan Medicine at its best: Mental Illness Care with Dr. Lushamgyal and Dr. Phuntsog Wangmo
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm – The History of Tibetan Medicine with Dr. Nyima Tsering
5:30 pm to 6.30 pm – Tibetan Medicine at its best: Cancer Care with Dr. Kalsang Wangyal, Dr. Tsewang Tamden, Dr. Yangdron Kalzang, and Dr. Tashi Dorje
6.30 pm to 7.30 pm – Treatment Methods, Diagnostics, and Pathology with Dr. Namgyal Tsering
7.30pm to 8.30 pm (optional) – Experiencing Techniques:YantraYoga, Breathing, and Meditation with Shang Shung Community Members