Eric has devoted his life to the study of the traditional sciences of Asia, their ancient texts and living transmissions. He currently maintains a clinical practice of classical Tibetan, Chinese, and Ayurvedic medicines in India and California. As an instructor with Sorig Khang International, he has teaches Tibetan Medicine and other subjects in many centers around the world.
Under Dr. Nida Chenagtsang and other Tibetan doctors in the US and Asia, learned the practice of Tibetan medicine. In 2006 he founded what would become the Sorig Institute of Tibetan Medicine in California with Dr Nida, where he continues to work actively in developing Tibetan medical programs. In addition to the university studies needed to become a licensed acupuncturist, he trained with traditional teachers in classical Chinese herbal medicine and pulse diagnosis. Eric lived in India for many years, studying various Indian sciences, including Ayurvedic text and clinical practice, and Jyotisha (Vedic astro-sciences).
Eric is also involved with various humanitarian projects, directing the Ngakmang Foundation, a charity working in Tibet to preserve the lineage of Ngakpas - Tibetan yogis, and other projects in the Himalayan regions. He is an active member of the Dunagiri Foundation, working in the Indian Himalayas to preserve and cultivate threatened alpine medicine plants.
Join us for an introduction to Tibetan medicine, an unbroken lineage passed down over centuries by great healers in Tibet and the Himalayas. This weekend immersion will introduce the fundamentals of Tibetan medicine and how its wisdom can be applied in your life. The essential principles of Sowa Rigpa, the Tibetan Science of Healing, are […]
The Healing Science of Tibet includes a vast ocean of therapeutic techniques, capable of restoring health, treating disease and rejuvenating the body. As the bodywork system of Tibetan Medicine, the art of KuNye Massage is based on the philosophy and yogic science of Tantric Buddhism. This lineage has been passed down through millennia within the lineages of Tibetan doctors, […]
A continuation of the KuNye training, this course introduces some of the most essential external therapies used in Traditional Tibetan Medicine, and how they can be applied therapeutically. COURSE SUBJECTS: • DoNye: Stone Massage Additional KuNye techniques using stones, shells, and other instruments • YukChö: Stick Tapping Therapy A unique Tibetan therapy using special sets of rattan […]
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