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Lois Barnett

First Name
Last Name
Port Townsend
Five Element Awareness (FEA)
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Education and Training
Faith and Spirituality
Medical, Health Care, Veterinary, Healing Arts
None of the Above
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
Middle School
High School
Special School Activities
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Advisership (longer term commitment)
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Job Shadowing
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Right now, I'm primarily interested in offering one on one support, tailored to the student's interest and need. I am also willing to meet occasionally with a small group of students, tailored to the students' interests and needs.
You have indicated an expertise in Education and Training
I have:
• Taught, mentored and coached Five Element Awareness for lay people (ages 5 to 75) and healing arts professionals for 38 years.
• Served as the supervisor of a Classical Five Element Acupuncture Teaching Clinic for twenty four years.
• Served as the supervisor of the Classical Five Element Acupuncture Introductory Clinic at Bastyr University for two years.
• Served as a primary faculty member of the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture in Colorado for seven years.
You have indicated an expertise in Faith and Spirituality
Bottom line, my expertise is regaining our "common sense" by understanding and cultivating awareness of the smallest common denominators of all spiritual world views. My primary studies have included:
Taoist Five Element cosmology (the foundation of Classical Five Element Acupuncture), 38 years.
Nipponzan Myohoji-Daisanga walking meditation and chant for world peace with Japanese Buddhist monks, 3 years.
Lakota Native American Medicine Wheel with Wallace Black Elk and Leonard Crow Dog, 3 years.
Tibetan Buddhism and Five Element cosmology, 3 years.
African Five Element cosmology, 3 years.
Mevlevi whirling dervish in the tradition of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, 12 years.

You have indicated an expertise in Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
I have been practicing Classical Five Element Acupuncture since 1979.
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