Practitioners Course

Five Element Acupressure Level 1

This 4-day course provides a strong foundation for the practice of Five Element Acupressure. Those who are already bodyworkers will be able immediately to integrate the work into their existing practice. Those without a bodywork background are welcome to join the course with some home study of anatomy, for which I can supply materials.This is a rich and thorough grounding in Five Element Acupressure. The course content includes the following:-

  • History and philosophy of Chinese Medicine
  • Tao, Yin and Yang, Qi, Five Elements
  • Twelve Meridians, Central Channel
  • Basic and extended head, neck and shoulder release
  • Lower back and pelvic release patterns
  • 51 acupressure points, locations and uses
  • Treatment patterns for specific conditions
  • First Aid, Symptomatic and Diagnostic Acupressure
  • Finding the predominant Element
  • Basic Five Element Diagnosis

This is a dynamic, exciting and practical introduction to Five Element Acupressure. The skills learned can immediately be applied both in clinical practice and with friends and family. The class offers plenty of opportunity for supervised, hands on practice.

Course Registration

To register for this course, please click the button below to download the PDF Registration Form. Instructions on how to pay your deposit and complete your registration are included in the PDF.

Registration Form
Acupressure treatment to the Head






Soul Space, 23 Parker St, Newmarket QLD

July 17, 18, 20, 21, 2024
Course presenter John Kirkwood
9 am – 5 pm$990*


Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest St, Crows Nest NSW

March 26, 27, 29, 30, 2025
Course presenter Geoffrey Bonwick
9 am – 5 pmTBA


Lifeflow Meditaion Centre, 8/259 Glen Osmond Rd, Frewville SA

April 2025
Dates TBA
Course presenter John Kirkwood
9 am – 5 pmTBA


The Living Centre, 16 Trinity Place, East Melbourne VIC

First half of 2025
Course presenter Geoffrey Bonwick
9 am – 5 pmTBA

* Earlybird discount price $890 if paid in full 6 weeks in advance. Repeating course: $495/$445 Earlybird.

Approved for CPE points

ATMS – 14 CPE Points

M&MA (AAMT) – 20 CPE Points

ANTA – 28 CPE Points

ATMS - Continuous Professional Education (20 Plus Points) Badge