For over 40 years Miles Coleman, EWCH, RH (AHG), has pursued the Twin Disciplines of Herbalism and Kung fu. He is a Graduate of Michael Tierra's EAST WEST SCHOOL OF PLANETARY HERBALISM, and holds the highest level of certification in that school, EWCH. In addition to his studies at East West School, Miles also studied Chinese trauma medicine (DA KE, one of his specialties) and Herbalism, Buddhist / Taoist Energy healing, Body work, and Qi gung with Master YUEN YING GAO while living in Taiwan. Miles is a Lineage holder in the GAO family healing methods, and a Kung fu master in 2 different styles. He is the owner of Black Belt Herbs- a product line for martial arts/sports and chronic pain issues.
Miles mentored personally with Dr. Michael Tierra, OMD, LAc, RH (AHG). In 2004, he submitted to the American Herbalists Guild for peer review and was granted the title of RH (AHG).
Miles has worked as a Clinician for over 20 years, owning and operating clinics in 3 different states (Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Iowa). His duties included all facets of running a clinic and he specialized in the treatment of pain, trauma, mental illness, and chronic/difficult conditions.
Having been on staff for over 20 years with the East West School of Herbalism, Miles has served as both a teacher and a mentor. He teaches all facets of TCM-based Herbalism and PLANETARY HERBOLOGY and has successfully mentored a number of students in their pursuit of Registered Herbalist membership in the AHG.
As a Kung fu and Herbal teacher, Miles has developed a talent for teaching difficult to understand topics, as well as presenting information in a way that any student can understand, to the extent that he considers it is to be one of his specialties.
Miles recently moved to Oregon, where he will be re-establishing his clinical practice and developing a school in the near future.
- Distance mentorship currently (via phone or electronic medium -no trade option); $75/hour; Price negotiation may be an option if the student is looking for long term mentorship.
- Offerings: Integration of the TCM model into your practice, mentorship in the use of 100 classic TCM herbal formulas and formulation, integrating western herbs into the TCM model, teaching the fundamentals of TCM theory, practice development, case study review, integration of Qi Gung and Energy healing into your practice, clinical intensives in late 2016 and early 2017.
- Clinical Specialties: Clinical use of classic TCM formulas, difficult cases, acute and chronic pain treatment, mental health concerns, and proper use of tonic herbs.