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assignment Niveau : Introductif
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En résumé

This is part one of a 3-course sequence on Curanderismo: Traditional Medicine of Mexico and the Southwest. This course will emphasize healing of the body, through a number of videos. This course will emphasize healing of the body, through a number of videos.

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Le programme

Instructor:  Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, from the University of New Mexico


Description:  This course will provide information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies of Curanderismo, a folk healing tradition of the Southwestern United States, Latin America and Mexico.

Optional texts: 

  1. Curandero: A Life in Mexican Folk Healing, Eliseo Torres & Tim Sawyer
  2. Healing with Herbs & Rituals: A Mexican Tradition, Eliseo Torres, edited by Tim Sawyer
  3. Infusions of Healing, Joie Davidow

For further references on Curanderismo, students are encouraged to read the following books:

  1. Curandero Conversations: El Niño Fidencio, Shamanism and Healing Traditions of the Boderlands, Antonio Zavaleta
  2. Border Medicine - A Transcultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo, Brett Hendrickson

Week 1 - 3/30 – 4/5

Introduction to Curanderismo PowerPoint Presentation

Video discussion of Curanderismo in Mexico and the U.S.

Medicinal Plants of the Southwest - Plantas Medicinales del suroeste

Week 2 - 4/6 – 4/12

Tinctures and Microdosis - Tinturas y microdosis

Juice Therapy - Jugo Terapia

Week 3 - 4/13 – 4/19

Mayan Acupuncture (Acupuntura Maya)

Mayan Abdominal Massage (Masaje Maya Abdominal)

Week 4 - 4/20 – 4/26

Spinal Alignment

Body Adjustment

Week 5 - 4/27 – 5/3

Shawl Alignment – Manteadas

Healing Through Water (Hidroterapia)

Week 6 - 5/4 – 5/10

Geotherapy – Using the earth for healing

Firecupping – Ventosas 

Last day of course: May 10th, 2015



Les intervenants

  • Eliseo (Cheo) Torres

Le concepteur

University of New Mexico

As New Mexico’s flagship institution, UNM is a place where cutting-edge research and creative endeavors flourish. We empower our students to lead in tackling complex societal challenges, offering an exceptional education inspired by vision, scholarship, and creativity. UNM’s distinctive campus environment blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.


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