Worsley Institute TrainingSM (WITSM)Mission Statement
“We must strive to see people not only as they present themselves in illness,but more importantly as they would be in perfect health and balance,in full discovery of their true nature,unique in body, mind and spirit.”-Professor J.R. Worsley-
J.R. was a devoted Master and teacher of Five-Element Acupuncture. Together with Judy Becker Worsley, he founded the Worsley Institute in order to protect the purity of the lineage that had been bestowed on him by his teachers in Taiwan, Singapore, and Korea.
It was J.R.’s wish that the lineage, which he also referred to as “A Way of Life”, wascontinued without corruption or deviation; he held fast to that dedication and training and inspired hundreds of students around the world for nearly 50 years from 1956 until his death in 2003.
In a world where many are searching for meaning and connection, the Worsley Institute continues this dedication to the preservation and promotion of this system of medicine which has its roots in Natural Law. This training course has been designed to convey and nurture the importance of our relationship with Nature, Self, and Spirit.
If you are looking for an acupuncture training where you enjoy: spending time in nature, watching and listening to the world around you, knowing yourself and others through the Laws of Nature, honing your senses, helping others, appreciating the simpler things in life, working with people on a profound level; then we firmly believe that this course is for you.
We are not expecting extensive essays on history and theory of acupuncture, or lots of online reading and research.
We are not expecting extensive essays on history and theory of acupuncture, or lots of online reading and research. The course, guided by Judy Worsley, is a mix of lessons, lectures, group exercises, point location practice, home study and personal reflection.
The mission of the full faculty team is to preserve and promote J.R.’s original inspirational, meaningful, face-to-face class training in the oral tradition, staying true to the on-going Worsley lineage.
The Portland training will be spread over two years. The first year will be a mix of on-line learning modules interspersed with six live in-person trainings as well as 20 live zoom 2 hour classes. The on-line modules will cover much of the didactic and theoretical material, allowing you to review certain sections to feel confident in the theory. The live zoom classes will allow the cohort to stay connected and review any theoretical material through a discussion based exploration. The in-person classes are essential to this form of acupuncture and will focus on supporting you developing your sensory awareness in diagnosing the Causative Factor, enhancing your point location, and exercises to support building rapport with yourself as well as the patient.
The second year will be spread over 4 weekend intensives and focus on clinical application. Take your practice to the next level by joining us. This course is designed for individuals with a license to practice Acupuncture or enrolled in a school that is leading to licensure.
Registration closes February 21st, 2021 to allow you time to watch certain video curriculum prior to our initial in-person session.
In-Person Live Course dates for the first year are as follows: (Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday)- Live zoom calls will occur every other week for 2 hours spread throughout the course.
Intensive One: April 23-25, 2021
Intensive Two: May 7-9, 2021
Intensive Three: July 30-August 1, 2021
Intensive Four: October 8-10, 2021
Intensive Five: November 6-7, 2021
Intensive Six: February 25-27, 2022
Course Fees for first year (6 intensives, 20 live 2 hour zoom meetings, and didactic video training): $4000.00 US Dollars for the First Year. Second year clinical $1300. Payment Plans are available.
To Enroll: email email@example.com for application
Portland Intensive Monthly Payment Plan$300.00 / month for 11 months with a 5-month free trial and a $700.00 sign-up fee