Beginning the Journey participants share their experience:
I loved it all! Neil, you are an amazing presenter and I'm truly blessed to receive a fraction of your vast knowledge, wisdom, and experience. I knew "nothing" coming in and now I have a list of new potential healing styles to incorporate starting now and tomorrow in my office. Thank you so very much!!!
~ Diana Da Grosa, L.Ac.
Neil Gumenick's course came just at the right time for me and my acupuncture practice. Becoming a better, more refined listener will help me in both my personal life, with my family, and in my practice. Thank you.
~ Kathleen Love, L.Ac.
Thank you so much for bringing your knowledge and love of this medicine. Wonderful to have you share the wealth of information.
~ Gail Thurman, L.Ac.
I am very interested in moving to another level with my practice that is much deeper and more precise. I feel that this is a powerful acupuncture practice that can treat patients in a way that is beyond what can be conceived. I feel that you are a true Master of your craft. Thank you! I honor your work!
~ Debra Manning, R.N., L.Ac.
Amazing introduction to 5 Element.
~ Damon Sage, L.Ac.
I got an incredible depth and review. Thank you.
~ Victoria Mogilner, L.Ac., Classical Five-Element practitioner
Excellent! Best acupuncture class I ever took. It brought acupuncture to life.
~ Lori Sibbers, L.Ac.
This course brought light and faith back into my life. Neil is honestly the best teacher I have ever had the honor of meeting and learning from.
~ Renee Wright, L.Ac.
Inspirational!!! After taking one webinar with Neil, seeing him "live" made me fall in love with the Five Element System.
~ Daniel Daigle, Oriental Medical Student
I really enjoyed this weekend and felt the information was presented wonderfully. I am intrigued to learn more about this style and have definitely already learned so much.
~ Jessica Van Allen, Oriental Medical Student
Neil gives very practical tools to practice and does not hold back in answering any questions.
~ Matthew Norick, Oriental Medical Student
Very good information. Neil is a captivating speaker.
~ Kathleen McLaughlin, Oriental Medical Student
Very interesting, engaging, and inspiring. I look forward to more work in this field.
~ Dallas Nye, Oriental Medical Student
Wonderful! Neil's passion for sharing his deep understanding of Five Element (and more) is inspiring. Thank You!
~ Gwen Cole, Oriental Medical Student
Loved it! Lots of great information, fantastic stories.
~ Katie Tarasiouk, Oriental Medical Student
Lots of knowledge - a great intro and understanding of Five Elements.
~ Suzanne Herchak, Oriental Medical Student
Very helpful - appreciated the rapport work, good to get pulse comparison with Neil
~ Kathleen McGinn, M.D.
"Eye opening, brilliant. A deeper way to evaluate and treat the patient."
~ Ali Nematbakhsh, OMD, L.Ac.
"Exciting, informative, intriguing, useful. Thanks."
~ Alan Sunbeam, L.Ac.
"Very inspiring and interesting. It has spurred my interest to continue on this journey of learning 5 element acupuncture."
~ Tina Yang, L.Ac.
"Excellent, invigorating, challenging. You re-awakened my right brain that has been too far to the left!"
~ Arno Yap, L.Ac.
"Absolutely wonderful. It felt like the tip of the iceberg on possibility. The instructors were exceptional."
~ Monica Kelli Richards, L.Ac.
"It was great. A lot of info to learn - great stuff, though. I think it will add to my practice a lot, especially with patients whose progress is blocked."
~ Edmund Erickson, L.Ac.
"Neil has a deep and masterful knowledge of Classical Five-Element acupuncture. Neil is a unique ambassador for this system of acupuncture."
~ Leonard Kalina, L.Ac.
"Great seminar - covered so many aspects of 5 Elements. I loved the opportunity to be present with Neil's patient and observe her treatment. I look forward to learning this system in the coming year."
~ Cynthia Graves, L.Ac.
"Very complete, lively, and hands-on seminar. I enjoyed every minute of it."
~ Dominique Gallotta, L.Ac.
"Very excellent. It brought a different and deeper understanding of acupuncture treatment."
~ Dennis Kinnane, OMD, L.Ac., RPh.
"This was a real treat for me, not having any background. But, I do know which way I want to take the next half of my life. I learned more than I ever thought."
~ Connie Gomez, acupuncture patient
"Wonderful - So much interesting information. I loved learning about points, seeing a patient, pulses, working on each other. Very DYNAMIC experience."
~ Hillary Wollman, L.Ac.
"Best workshop in years. 5 Elements making sense, finally."
~ Marcy Mallory, L.Ac
"Amazing! Neil's seminar is inspiring and delves into Classical Acupuncture in ways that TCM doesn't touch upon. Classmates are integrated into discussion and improv patient/practitioner interactions and rapport. My mind has been opened to an entirely new way to treat by truly treating the patient as a whole in body, mind, and spirit."
~ Linday Kohn, Oriental Medical student
"Brilliant. 'Beginning the Journey' is a powerful introduction to Classical Five-Element Acupuncture - clear, deep, and from the heart."
~ Jennie Baldwin, Oriental Medical student
"Neil is a powerful and gifted teacher. His 5 Element 2 day seminar was inspirational and eye-opening. Even as a first year student, I have some 'ah-has" that I can put to use immediately. Thanks, Neil!
~ Sydney Dugan, Oriental Medical student
"An amazing whirlwind of of information that touches just enough on everything - that imagination and curiosity are sparked. It's incredible and lovely work!
~ Ondria Holub, L.Ac., Corvalis OR
"Deeply inspirational course work that provokes the heart and reveals the core."
~ Lise Harrington, L.Ac., Portland OR
"The taste I received of 5 Elements was enough to inspire me to apply to the program."
~ Angela Lambert, L.Ac., N.D., Portland OR
"Neil is a wonderful lecturer - engaging, knowledgeable, and always very interesting"
~ Denise D'Fantis, L.Ac.
"Once you begin the journey, you will find it difficult to stop."
~ Todd Howard, L.Ac., President, Pacific Rim College (BC)
"Amazing! Neil is very knowledgeable and fascinating to listen to. Five Element acupuncture has great potential in my practice! I can't wait to learn more!"
~ Julie Dalbec, L.Ac.
"Thank you for so generously sharing of your knowledge. Fascinating and very useful information."
~ Khara Lucius, L.Ac.
"A great beginning to the Journey, presented with humor, patience, and mastery."
~ Linda Davis, L.Ac.