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Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Provide information on the traditions, rituals and remedies of Curanderismo, a healing tradition with emphasis on treatments of the body.

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    Recognize the importance of traditional methods of healing intestinal blockage and shawl alignments.

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    Explore different traditional hands on techniques and their impact on bodies ailments.

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    Demonstrate traditional healing methods for special populations such as infants and the aging community.

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

INTESTINAL BLOCKAGE (EMPACHO) & SHAWL ALIGNMENTS (MANTEADAS)

In this module, students will recognize different types of intestinal blockage empacho as demonstrated by Tana. Rita indicates a number of benefits of the shawl alignment manteada, traditional healing technique....
Reading
3 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Intestinal Blockage (Empacho)13m
Shawl Alignment (Manteadas)20m
Reading1 reading
Curanderismo, Curanderos
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 1s
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

FIRE CUPPING (VENTOSAS) & BONE SETTER (HUESERO)

This module explains the benefits of fire cupping ventosas. Rita gives a demonstration and description about different methods of ventosas. Agustin, the bonesetter, huesero, shows a traditional body treatment ventosa technique to treat sciatica combined with a brief demonstration of intestinal blockage, empacho and magical fright, espanto (similar to susto)....
Reading
2 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Bone Setter (Huesero)13m
Reading1 reading
Curanderismo, Curanderos
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 2s
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

MAYAN ABDOMINAL MASSAGE & BODY ADJUSTMENT

Alex demonstrates a Mayan massage and the benefits for the body. Roberto shows how the body can adjust through muscle adjustments....
Reading
2 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Body Adjustment22m
Reading1 reading
Curanderismo, Curanderos
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 3s
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

SPINAL ALIGNMENT & HYDROTHERAPY

Felipa demonstrates a body treatment to improve spinal and body mobility. Rita shows how we can use hydrotherapy, water and its therapeutic benefits....
Reading
2 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Hydrotherapy19m
Reading1 reading
Curandero, Curanderismo10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 4s

Instructor

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Eliseo (Cheo) Torres

Professor and Vice President for Student Affairs

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