Drawing from the ancient wisdom of the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Robin Ray Green, a pediatric acupuncturist and herbalist with over a decade of clinical experience, offers simple solutions for creating a natural healing program for each unique child you treat.

This course will help you gain an understanding of the Five-Element types in children — whether it’s Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, or Water—to allow you to diagnose imbalances within the body that create health issues. Once you’ve gained a solid understanding of the Five Elements and how health conditions are affected by elemental imbalances she’ll show you how to incorporate your own medicine wheel with techniques including acupressure, massage, dietary changes and meditation to help your pediatric patients achieve optimal health.


By the end of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand children and their temperature, strengths, and challenges according to the 5-Elements – Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water
  • Diagnose imbalances according the the 5-Elements
  • Create a unique healing program for each child based on your own medicine wheel and the unique 5-Element type of the child
  • Learn basic dietary recommendations for each 5-Element type



  • Five Element Typing
  • Diagnosing Five Element Imbalances
  • Creating Your Medicine Wheel, Five Element Dietary and Lifestyle Recommendations
  • Elemental Parenting Guidance and How to Prescribe Acupressure, Tuina, Meditation, and Gratitude
  • Case Studies, Q&A and Program Worksheet
This Course Includes:
Acupuncture, TCM Theory
Pending Approval:
Category 1
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Robin Ray Green


Robin Ray Green, L.Ac. MTCM, is a leading expert in the field of pediatric acupuncture. She holds a Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the prestigious Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California. Robin has over ten years clinical experience helping children with asthma, allergies, and eczema heal using Chinese medicine. She maintains a private clinical practice in Morgan Hill, California.

An up-and-coming Hay House author, Robin’s book, Heal Your Child from the Inside Out: The 5-Element Way to Nurturing Healthy, Happy Kids, will be in bookstores October 18, 2016.

Robin is the creator of the popular kid’s health blog at www.robinraygreen.com. She runs a directory to connect parents to pediatric acupuncture specialists at www.kidsloveacupunture.com. In addition, Robin founded the Center for Advanced Acupuncture Pediatrics, which provides premier pediatric acupuncture training worldwide. To learn more visit www.acupuncturepediatrics.com.

Robin Ray Green is presenting at the 2017 integrative Fertility Symposium in Vancouver BC on pediatrics.

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