Professional Education

Miami Beach Comprehensive Wellness Center   |   Professional Education

Upcoming Classes


Acutonics Level I: Sound Gates to Meridian Harmonics Description

This foundational class introduces the philosophy and cosmology of the Acutonics® integrative care methodology, while illuminating its scientific roots. The class explores the cross-cultural use of sound and its healing potential, the relationship between the human body and sound, and how to work with acupuncture points, meridian pathways, and areas of pain to improve health and well-being. Students develop expanded clinical skills by exploring a wide variety of conditions. In addition, we examine the concepts of cellular memory, sound imprinting, and the role of the Kidney as the guardian of our primordial Qi, all within the context of an East Asian medical model. The course also introduces new insights into the Eight Extraordinary Meridians, which provide a powerful therapeutic gateway for hands on work.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Find acupoints, palpate, and apply precision-calibrated tuning forks, using the Acutonics® Earth/Moon Professional and Solar 7th Sets
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship of the principals of the Five Elements to the cycles of nature, the organ and meridian systems, the emotional body, and the archetypal qualities of the heavenly bodies
  • Implement effective treatment protocols using the Extraordinary Vessels, the Microcosmic Orbit, the Windows to the Sky points, the Three Treasures, and other acupoints rich in therapeutic benefits

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For any questions in regards to Acutonics® Level I Sound Gates to Meridian Harmonics class, please call our office at 305-397-8229 or email us at Please kindly allow us 1-2 business days to respond.

Previously Recorded On-Demand Classes

The Role of Oxalates in Chronic Pain, Accumulation of Heavy Metals, Mold Toxicity and Autism

Are you interested in helping your clients who have pain? Are you interested in diet and lifestyle as the basis for longevity?

Did you know that:

  • Dietary oxalates can cause depletion of calcium, magnesium and necessary trace minerals.
  • Elevated oxalate levels are associated with autism.
  • Oxalates can contribute to joint pain, chronic urinary symptoms, kidney stones and may be aggravating factors in inflammatory bowel disease.

Class Description: Plants make oxalates to protect themselves and several “healthy foods,” such as beets, spinach and tea are high in oxalates.  Oxalates can be aggravating to certain health conditions.  We will discuss which foods have high oxalate content, the medical pathophysiology of what can occur with oxalate accumulation and why physicians and diagnostic tests might fail to identify oxalates as a medical issue.  We will discuss Chinese Medicine energetics and diagnostic patterns and how oxalates might disrupt the flow of qi within the meridians.   We will also discuss the energetics of the goddess Hygiea and her relationship to preventative health, as well as astrological planetary and Zodiacal considerations.


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Weight Loss: My Journey On An Integrated Approach

Miami Beach Comprehensive Wellness Center is excited to announce an online, interactive webinar for healthcare providers of all backgrounds. Our patients often ask us questions about our personal experiences. They are interested in how we decided to pursue integrated medicine as a career and learn more about the things that we personally do to improve our health. We have found that sharing our experience can be enlightening for patients and beneficial for our healing encounters. This webinar will follow Chris’s journey of weight loss (over 90 pounds!) and health optimization over the last 7 years.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe a general approach to identify factors contributing to retention of excess weight
  • Discuss dietary and lifestyle modifications to assist healthy weight loss
  • Identify environmental, hormonal and other metabolic factors which may make weight loss more difficult
  • Discuss the energetic patterns associated with weight gain
  • Describe various treatment modalities to address mind-body-spirit health which encourage a healthier lifestyle

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An Introduction to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): An Integrated Approach To Managing A Commonly Missed GI Issue

Miami Beach Comprehensive Wellness Center is excited to announce an online, interactive webinar for healthcare providers of all backgrounds.  Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a type of bacterial imbalance in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.  The symptoms of SIBO are gas, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, often associated with a wide array of symptoms outside of the GI tract.  Many patients with SIBO are told that have some form of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and thus never solve the root cause of their symptoms.  Learning to recognize and address SIBO is useful for practitioners of all specialties as it is far more common than what is recognized in mainstream medicine and often goes undiagnosed.

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An Introduction to Chronic Heavy Metal Toxicity: Epidemiology, Energetics and Treatment

According to the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, the top 3 highest priority toxic substances in our environment are: Arsenic, Lead and Mercury.  Another heavy metal, Cadmium, ranks close behind these at position number 7.  These toxins are known to be associated with a variety of human diseases: heart attacks, hypertension, autoimmune disease, cancers and more.  Healthcare providers can play an integral role to address this underlying cause of significant diseases in our population.  This class is an introduction to the epidemiology, clinical presentation, energetics and treatment of chronic metal toxicity. 


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Functional Medicine & Energetic Approach to COVID-19

This lecture will introduce the concepts of Functional Medicine as it relates to the immune system and its response to viral infections. We will also review the energetic archetypes and Chinese medical patterns associated with COVID-19 and discuss various approaches to address them with acupuncture, herbs and Acutonics® sound healing.


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Mold Related Illness: Introduction to An Integrated Approach

An online, interactive webinar for healthcare providers of all backgrounds. It is important for all healthcare providers to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of mycotoxin related illness so that patients can begin the appropriate lifestyle measures and treatments to regain their optimal state of wellness. Become familiar with a basic approach to begin the workup and treatment for mycotoxin related illness. 

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 The Five Elements, Metal: The Season of Autumn
The concept of Five Elements is a philosophical system of correspondence created in ancient China through the observations of nature.  Energetic cycles of life are explored through the dynamic interaction of elements/phases.  The five elements in Chinese medicine are wood, fire, earth, metal, and water.  Some people argue that the word “phase” is a better translation than “element,” as the Chinese word “xing” 行 indicates a process of moving, traveling and circulating, not a physical substance.  But most English references use the word “element” when the idea is translated.  Each of us has all five of these elements and ideally, they are in balance.  The elements can be interpreted as energetic vibrations which dynamically interact, balance, transform and generate reality.  Wood represents coming into being, sprouting and growing, spiraling upwards.  Fire is the spark of passion, transforming and transmuting physical substance.  Earth is a consolidating force, which nourishes and creates concrete reality.  Metal represents death, decay, loss, purification and the return to source.  Water illustrates the life force which is regenerative and procreative.


Thyroid Disorders: An Integrated Approach

Disorders of thyroid gland metabolism are among the most common problems of the endocrine system. At least 20 million people in the United States are affected by thyroid disorders1. Recognizing and treating disorders of thyroid is essential to ensure health of the entire body. This program will introduce a comprehensive approach to understand the biomedical and energetic basis of thyroid issues.

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