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The Living Needle

Contact Soha at (808) 222-2049 or for more information.

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  • History of NHMTR

  • Trigger Point Therapy & Chinese Medicine

  • Testimonials

  • Environmental Influences

  • 5 Elements

  • Constitutional Analysis

  • Circadian Clock


  • Nature Therapy

  • Journaling

  • Meditation

  • Deep Breathing

  • Clinical Observation

  • Self NHMTR

A & P

  • Bony Landmarks

  • Anatomical Positions

  • 12 Meridians

  • Scalp Points

  • Hand & Foot Reflexology



  • Spirit Affiliation

  • Sound Therapy

  • Essential Oils

  • Chakras

  • Spirit Animal


  • Chakra Meditation

  • Window of the Sky Points

  • Healing Chakras

  • Clinical Observation

A & P

  • Extraordinary Meridians

  • Macro & Microsystems

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  • Monitoring Progress of Client

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Root, Stem & Branch Theory

  • Generating and Control Cycle

  • Free Wi-Fi Zone Etc.


  • Developing Trust with Client

  • Clinical Counseling Techniques

  • How to Maintain Center in the Midst of Chaos and Confusion

  • Power of Motive and Intentional Therapy

  • Clinical Observation

A & P

  • Symmetry in Nature and Body

  • Grounding Points

  • Flow of Energy in Nature and

February: Spirit

March: Environment

Beach Meditation

April: Body


  • Nutrition

  • Belly Breathing

  • Hydration

  • Hara Treatment

  • Yoga

  • Tai Chi

  • Qigong

  • Pilates

  • Complimentary Modalities


  • Proper Body Techniques

  • Body and Visceral NHMTR Techniques

  • Draping

  • Clinical Observation

A & P

  • Exploring Fascia

  • Systems of Body

  • Top 20 Acupressure Points for Balancing Body

  • Contraindications

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May: Remove Shell


  • Layers of History in Body and Earth

  • Explore Embryology and Meridian Development

  • Referrals in Body

  • Begin Research for Final Project

  • Ethical Standards and Practices


  • Clinical Observation and Finalize Student Clinic

  • NHMTR Techniques for Chronic and Acute Injuries

  • Accommodate Physical and Emotional Limitations

A & P

  • Fascia Review

  • Microbiology

  • Pain Receptors and Inflammatory Process

  • Medical Terminology

  • Biomedical Pathologies versus Chinese Diagnosis

  • Blockage Points

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June: Differential & Diagnosis Patterns


  • Primary Chinese Medical Diagnosis

  • NHMTR Theory Applied with Medical History

  • Subjective and Objective



  • NHMTR SOAP Notes

  • Interview Skills

  • Begin Student Practicum

  • Student Clinic

  • Scheduling

  • Self-Care

A & P

  • Stability Points

  • Nourishing Points

  • Blood and Kidney Deficiency Points

  • Liver Stagnation

  • Spleen Deficiency

  • Liver Yang Rising

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July: Plant


  • 5 Pillars of Health in Daily Practice

  • Planting seeds of Change through
    Homework Assignments

  • Shift Client to Take Full Responsibility of Personal Health

  • Explore Life Purpose with Clients

  • Minimalism Lifestyle


  • Joint Range of Motion in Conjunction to NHMTR Techniques

  • Specialty NHMTR Techniques for Extreme Health Conditions

  • Efficiency of Energy

A & P

  • Creating Functional Space in Body

  • Personal and Professional Environments

  • Repattern the Mind, Body, and Spirit

  • Feng Shui

  • Function and Form

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August: Water


  • Universal Principles, Sentwalism’s, and Beyond

  • Chuan Tong Wu Yi

  • Perceived Stereotypes and Transforming Negativity


  • Encouragement in Conjunction with
    NHMTR Techniques

  • Communication Skills Refined

A & P

  • Effects of Hydration in Physical Body and in Nature

  • Review Systems of Body

  • NHMTR Vocabulary

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September: Harvest


  • Judging when to Pick “Fruit” Assessment of Client's Receptivity to Move to Treatment of Deeper Patterns

  • Celebrate Achievements

  • Continue Self-Reflection and Self-Improvement

  • Encourage Written Personal Testimonials


  • Clinical Counseling Continued

  • Student Clinic

  • Advanced NHMTR Techniques and Assessment

  • Structural Analysis

A & P

  • Explore the Similarities of Chinese Medical, NHMTR, and Biomedical A & P

  • Continual Education in Current and Ancient Maps of Body

  • Corresponding A & P of Humans and Animals

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 Remove Energetic Parasites


  • Assessing and Discussions Surrounding Familial and Social Blocks

  • Removing Energetic Vampires

  • Remove and/or Reposition Parasites

  • Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine


  • Remove and/or Reposition Parasites through NHMTR Techniques

  • Removing Trauma through Back Shu Point and NHMTR Huatuojiaji Points

A & P

  • Spinal Degeneration and Other Common Pathologies Expressed in the Body 

  • Paraspinal Region and Medial Branch of Dorsal Primary Nerve

  • Erector Spinae Musculature and Decline of Kidney Qi and Jing

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November/December: Clean


  • Non-Invasive Regeneration Mechanisms of Body   

  • Meditation in Motion

  • Practice of Daily Mindfulness


  • Teach Non-Invasive Self-Maintenance NHMTR Cleaning Practices to Maintain a Healthy Ecosystem

A & P

  • Exploring Mesenchymal Stem Cells

  • Neural Crest Cells and Other Regenerative Mechanisms of Body

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Root Patterns


  • Illuminating Different Root Patterns,

  • Shen Cycle

  • Ko Cycle


  • Assess NHMTR Techniques

  • Final Project Presentation

  • Complete Student Clinic

A & P

  • Practicum Evaluation of 12 Primary
    Meridians of Body and NHMTR Flow of Energy in Body

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