Workshop on Beauty and Wellness in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Enrollment is until September 1, 2017

Class Schedule

9:00 AM - 12:00 NN
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Room 206, Leong Hall, Ateneo de Manila Univerity


As a society, we are obsessed with anti-aging—and no other area in alternative health is more subject to over promising and under delivering. Is there room of age-old TCM theories and principles in the modern quest for the fountain of youth?

This lecture-workshop aims to present treasures of information on Beauty and Wellness from the theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine and weave them ito a sustainable anti-aging practice that is relevant to the times. This will be a combination of a short lecture and demonstration of facial acupuncture.

The workshop will be one session of three hours, didactic and interactive. The intended students of this wrkshop are adult learners, with or without background in Chinese Studies, Chinese language, or Chinese Medicine, with or without a medical background. The language of of instruction will be in English and Filipino, although Chinese terminology will be introduced.

This workshop may be taken individually or as a full 2-day educational package with the Workshop on Traditional Chinese Medicine in Daily Life. Course fee is Php2,500 for the full two days.

About the instructor

Francisco V. Navarro V, M.D.
Traditional Chinese Medicine Project Director
Chinese Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University

Francisco V. Navarro V, M.D. graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 1998, under the Integrated Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) Program, and had his medical internship at the Philippine General Hospital. He trained in medical acupuncture at the Academy of Pain Research, at the St. Lukeʼs Hospital in San Francisco, under the Stanford Medical School; and at the Xiamen University Hospital, Fujian, China. Dr. Navarro is a faculty member at Ateneo de Manila University, under the Chinese Studies Program; and a consultant at St. Lukeʼs Medical Center Quezon City, and the founder of the Complementary Medicine Service at St. Lukeʼs Medical Center, Bonifacio Global City. He is also a Yin Yoga teacher, trained under Yin Yoga in Asia.

Registration and payment

  • Course fee is Php1,500 per student, inclusive of handouts, snacks, course materials, and certificates.
  • Payment may be through the following methods

    Over the counter at any Metrobank branch

    • MBTC Payment slip
    • Subscriber's Name: (student's name)
    • Reference Number: Chinese
    • Subscriber Number: 181
    • Mode of payment: Cash/check/debit account
    • Amount of payment: P1,500.00

    Ateneo de Manila University Cashier's Office

    • Payee: (student's name)
    • Description of payment: Chinese Registration Fee
    • Account to be credited: 181-078-001

  • Send a copy of your payment receipt and registration form (if applicable) via email with the receipt attached to, or by fax at 926-5118 or 929-5397. You may also opt to submit directly to the Chinese Studies Program at Room 200, 2/F Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.
  • Refunds for withrawal before classes start will be 50% of the fee paid. Class dissolution will merit a 100% refund. Refunds will no longer be honored once classes start.


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