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The Integrative Healing Institute

At the Integrative Healing Institute we believe that transformative healing occurs through the connection of the body, mind and spirit and by understanding this connection more deeply we have an opportunity to help humanity grow and experience more peace and harmony in all aspects of our being. Our mission is to create more awareness and deeper understanding of the connection of the body, mind and spirit in healthcare through complimentary and alternative medicine research and affordable education for providers. Advancing humanity through transformative healing. Visit our website to learn more and for more courses:

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About this course

Healing the Yi - Intuitive Eating & Chinese Medicine 

*Live Webinar Sunday February 27th 2022 9am-6pm PST*

8 CA / NCCAOM CEUs (approved)

This course focuses on unpacking diet culture, weight stigmatization and unhealthy obsessions with thinness, dieting and even clean eating. We take a deep look into the Yi spirit, learn to listen to it and befriend it as it applies to us along with the other spirits. We will look at the science behind why dieting doesn’t work and why weight is actually not a risk factor for disease or death. We also dip our toe into Intuitive Eating, what that is, what it means and how we can help our patients with putting down dieting for good, and tuning in to what brings them joy, peace and progress. This course helps us to call in our Yi, and begin to work with it and enjoy all that it helps us with, releasing codependency, healing from disordered eating and body image, letting go of circular thinking and finally being able to manifest our ideas into reality. 

The Yi spirit is perhaps one of the lesser known or understood of the 5 Spirits, yet it is an integral part of how we exist in the world and manifest our ideas into reality. Without the Yi, we simply don’t accomplish much, we don’t live our uniqueness into the World. We often know the Yi for its association with the Earth element and the Spleen and know that disordered eating can be a big factor in a patient with a Yi disturbance, yet addressing this is a very delicate balance of subtle change with compassionate understanding. The Yi helps us to stand our ground, set boundaries and ask for what we need and accept help when we need it. Modern day diet culture injects a hefty dose of shame into practically everyone’s psyche, particularly those who don’t fit the mold of the ‘perfect figure.’ This rampant disregard for true health and beauty, compulsory and chronic dieting or exercise contributes to an entire society and culture that exhibits some element of Yi disturbance. The Health at Every Size movement aims to de-stigmatize weight and help patients learn to take action on their health while not aiming to lose weight, to truly learn to love ourselves and stand up for what we know is right for us.

For non-Acupuncturists who are energy healers or therapists  or Nutritionists - this course is a great option for anyone who has a background in Chinese Medicine theory, the Five Spirits and / or Five Element Theory who is also interested in a new approach to HAES / Intuitive Eating. 

Early Bird Rate is $100 until 2/1/22 // Regular rate is $125

About the presenter - Dr. Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc

Dr. Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc is the Founder of The Integrative Healing Institute and a practicing Acupuncturist in San Rafael, CA, she is a published author, speaker and intuitive healer. Dr. Kim’s treatments and offerings aim to access the deep inner workings of the mind-body-spirit connection to help her patients unlock the root cause of disharmony.  Her healing approach is to unblock misalignment in the body-mind-spirit so that her patients can experience a deeper level and layer of their most authentic self - free of pain, stress, tension and full of confidence and vitality.  As an educator she sets the intention of her courses and presentations to help students inwardly reflect and draw on their own experiences, to become more complete and powerful healers and to learn new ways of looking at old problems. Her courses are lively and also transformative, information packed and delivered in a way that keeps students engaged. For more information on her practice, offerings and to receive free meditations, healing images and more please visit her online.

Refund Policy: Refunds will be given in full up to 7 days prior to course launch, within 7 days refunds will be given at a reduced rate of 75%, NO refunds once course has begun or after.