COVID has changed the way we are teaching.
Please contact me directly if you are interested in learning pulse diagnosis.

Karen Bilton, PhD, accredited instructor for Dragon Rises Seminars since 2002, has taught pulse diagnosis classes in China (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen) Australia (Sydney, Melbourne), New Zealand (Auckland) and USA (New York City).

Karen can present seminars outside of Sydney to groups of 14 to 20 students. If you are interested in being a local coordinator please contact her to find out the details of what is involved.


CCPD Classes Schedule

Review Days (AACMA and NCCAOM 7 PDA’s)

One day review classes offer the opportunity for those who have previously sat the Introductory class to refresh their skills. Content is based on reviewing the CCPD system, depth, qualities, positions and waveforms, but also determined by the attending participants.

Date Hours Registration Contact Details
TBA 8.30 am – 5.00 pm $
+61 416 458 477


Introductory Classes (AACMA and NCCAOM 28 PDA’s)

The cost of the Introductory classes are $800 for practitioners and $725 for full time students of Oriental medicine. Early registration of $750 for practitioners is granted if payment is received in full prior to the date indicated. Fees are non refundable within one calendar month of the workshop. AACMA classes are sponsored and available at discounted rates for both members and non members.

Date Hours Registration Fee Contact Details


Intermediate Classes (AACMA and NCCAOM 14 PDA’s)

This class will be scheduled as students progress to this level.

Date Hours Registration Fee Contact Details

For information on Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis seminars in the USA, China other parts of the world please visit the Dragon Rises Seminars website at