Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis is an exquisite and sophisticated means of understanding the whole person and provides incredible insight into your patients.

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Dragon Rises Seminars: Shen-Hammer Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis

Dragon Rises Seminars offers training in pulse diagnosis. Classes are organized to offer progressive development of the knowledge and skills necessary to use pulse diagnosis effectively. Hands-on training with certified instructors is essential to developing the experience, sensitivity, and understanding that are at the heart of pulse diagnosis.

The role of the instructor is to introduce the concepts and provide hands-on experience that enhances skill in pulse diagnosis. The training is comprehensive; instructors guide students from the basic concepts and skills through advanced training in the subtleties of pulse diagnosis. Certified Instructors have extensive experience learning and teaching Contemporary Chinese Pulse diagnosis under the tutelage of Dr. Hammer.

All Introductory and Intermediate courses are taught by certified instructors.

If you do not see a seminar scheduled in your area in the near future, please feel free to contact a certified teachers and express your interest in study of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis. The location of each teacher is indicated on this page.

The following teachers have completed advanced, individual training and continue to be involved in intensive education with Dr. Hammer. They are certified by him to teach his material and to use the name of the organization, DRS, in describing or advertizing their workshops.

Dragon Rises Seminars Certified Teachers

Karen Bilton, Ph.D., D.O.M., P.T., Sydney, Australia

Phyllis Bloom, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. & C.H., M.Th., LCSW, New York, NY

Laisha Canner-Ward, AP, MAOM, Gainesville, FL

Richard Chang, DDS, OMD, MMSc, PGDIP(HScAc), Taiwan

Robbee Fian, L. Ac., Dipl. Ac. & C.H., New York, NY

Christoph Götte, Dipl. Ac. & Herb., Heilpraktiker, Germany

Sybill Huessen, M.S., L.Ac., Netherlands

Brian LaForgia, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. & C.H., San Francisco, CA

Kathleen Leavy, RN, AP, HD, Gainesville, FL

Gwen LoVetere, L.Ac., M.Ac.O.M., Portland, OR

Helen Miller, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., R.N., BSN, Milwaukee, WI

Oliver Nash, BSc(Hons), Lic.Ac, AdvCST, MT, MBAcC, United Kingdom

Jamin Nichols, AP, MAOM, Gainesville, FL

Ross Rosen, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM), Westfield, New Jersey

Hamilton Rotte, DOM, Gainesville, FL

Claus Sørensen, BSc, Lic.Ac, MBAcC, PA, Copenhagen, Denmark

Brandt Stickley, DOM, Portland, OR

Scott Tower, L.Ac, Dipl.Ac., Asheville, NC

A word from Dr Hammer...

“I have taught Shen-Hammer Pulse Seminars around the world since 1983, and with the formation of Dragon Rises Seminars (DRS) have certified a select group of qualified instructors to teach this material and continue my work. Only by studying with these instructors can one understand fully the living, changing, dynamic art that is the Shen-Hammer Pulse System.” - Dr. Leon Hammer

Certified Instructors

By working regularly with each other and with Dr. Hammer, DRS instructors continue to improve their own skills and to keep up with the changes that appear on the pulse in response to our ever-changing environment. Dr. Hammer himself works tirelessly to uphold the integrity of his work through regular teaching and by authoring numerous publications.

We invite you to learn this exciting and useful diagnostic tool. This website lists details of upcoming classes, and also gives a list of those qualified by Dr. Hammer to teach his work.