›› I’m having difficulty watching the videos on the site or viewing some of the content. What should I do?
›› Is the Associates Forum worth $195?
Yes it is! We currently have over 130 hours of video and audio presentations and more than thirty articles not featured in the public pages of the website. We upload at least 1 video per month, usually an hour-long presentation by Prof. Fruehauf and his colleagues. We also upload at least one scholarly article several times per year. The educational information contained in both the presentation and articles is both clinically and scholarly relevant material that will benefit most practitioners and students of Chinese medicine.
You can view our current inventory, watch example videos, and read excerpts from a variety of articles by visiting the membership information page below.
›› Does Prof. Fruehauf ever offer online, live webinars or teleconferences?
Yes he does. Currently, he offers webinars through Classical Pearls Herbal Formulas™. Most of the webinar content regards disease patterns, pathology, and physiology based on his over two decades of clinical and scholarly work. He also covers how to use classical Chinese herbal formulas and the Classical Pearls line of formulas for treatment.You don’t have to be using the line for treatment or personal use to gain knowledge from the webinars, but again, they’re focused on the use of the formulas.
The webinars are being hosted by our educational partner Pro D Seminars. PDA/CEU credit is approved for his courses. You can learn more by visiting this page.
›› Will you ever sell individual articles and videos in the Associates Forum so I don’t need to commit to a full year? I’m looking for specific content.
Currently, several articles in the Associates Forum Membership are for individual sale. You will find those in our Store. We will also be introducing several of the video series in a pay-per-view model, which will allow viewers to custom build their learning program. Still, a full membership is the most economical way to go.
›› What’s the difference between classical Chinese medicine and TCM?
This is a long and complicated set of conversations that scholars have been arguing about for a long time. We don’t intend to answer that question ourselves on this site, but rather present material that supports your learning and fosters an environment for constructive dialogue about Chinese medicine. It is our hope that this site will be used as a tool for both learning and discussion. For now, please view the variety of articles and videos in the public areas of the site, or search for your topic in the search box. We welcome constructive feedback and dialogue amongst our readers following each of the posted articles.
›› I don’t understand the organization of your website. Can you tell me more about it?
Sure. The website is organized topically based on the clinical work and scholarship of Heiner Fruehauf and his colleagues and friends. The topics are divided into articles and videos (with some podcasts). Each type of media contains content available both to the public and members. Of particular interest to us are Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese cosmology and symbol science, classical medical text translations, and qigong, Daoist medicine, and self cultivation practices.
The navigation menus will get you started. Then choose a topic from the dropdown menus. When you arrive on a category page, the available content is displayed as individual posts, like an index.
In addition, we have a robust search engine if ever you’re looking for a specific topic and are unsure where to find it.
›› What’s the difference between the dark green menu above the white menu in the header?
The dark green navigation menu bar above the header image contains menu links that tell you about us, educational opportunities, our organization, membership account information, site administrative details, and support information (where you found this page).
The white navigation menu next to the header images is where the site content is located – videos, articles, and the store where you can purchase goods.
›› What if I can’t solve my technical issue on my own and all seems hopeless?
Please, don’t feel hopeless! We’re here to help. Please contact us using the form to the right and we’ll do our best to troubleshoot your issue or direct you toward the right person or resource to get your questions answered or technical issues solved.