Special Topics Workshop

To Enrich and Enhance the Knowledge and Practical Skills for Students and
Practitioners as Continuing Education 

TSTCM scheduled to offer six one-day workshops (10am to 6pm) during the summer term. These workshops provide applicable and practical knowledge and enriched skills that are directly related to clinical practice in special areas:

  1. May 12 Sunday             Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis       Bodhi Batista, R.AC              
  2. May 24 Friday               TCM for Beauty                         Linda Tang, R.TCMP
  3. May 31 Friday               TCM for Weight Loss                  Linda Tang, R.TCMP
  4. June 7 Friday                Facial Acupuncture                    Linda Tang, R.TCMP
  5. July 21 Sunday             Communicating a Diagnosis         Bodhi Batista, R.Ac
  6. TBD                              Practical Needling Technique       Mary Wu, R.TCMP


$200 for each workshop


Please email info@tstcm.com or call 416-782-9682 to register. Payment can be made by credit card or interact. Registrations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Cancellations made two weeks prior to the workshop will result in a $50 cancellation fee. There is no refund if cancellation is made within two weeks of the workshop.


Participants are issued 8 hour credits for each workshop completed.


Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis

May 12, 2019

Pulse and tongue diagnosis are unique diagnostic methods composed of thousands of years of ancient wisdom and practical techniques. They serve as essential evidence for accurate syndrome differentiation and effective treatments. Yet, most practitioners are confused about the pulses reading and tongue observation.

This workshop will provide you with a simple, easy to understanding and practical training about how to take the pulses and identify the tongue appearances, and how to interpret their clinical significances while reviewing the contents of pulse and tongue diagnosis.

Instructor: Bodhi Batista R.Ac

Bodhi is an educator, motivator and a healer for people of all ages. He graduated with an Acupuncture Diploma from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, honor degree in Sociology and Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario, and certificate in Medical Qigong. He combines body mind and spirit in his practice and his teaching to help people to live healthier lives.

Course Contents:

Pulse Diagnosis:

  • The difference between east and west approaches to pulse diagnosis
  • The first contact with patient
  • What should a healthy pulse feel like
  • The 28 qualifies
  • Hands on practice

Tongue Diagnosis:

  • A mental snapshot of the tongue
  • A health tongue appended
  • The ten pathological shapes of tongue body
  • The five pathological colours
  • The moisture of the tongue coatings
  • Interactive practice

Learning Outcome:

Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will acquire practical and applicable hands-on experiences with more knowledge and better understanding of the pulse and tongue diagnosis which will be beneficial for future practice.