Jana Särman

Jana is Diplomaed acupuncturist, member of the Swedish Acupuncture Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has studied qigong, martial arts and meditation for over 35 years. In acupuncture Jana has specialized in emotional traumas.

Jana studied for Jeremy Ross, 1993-96, at the Swedish Academy of Acupuncture.

Jana did Practise at Nanjing Tieyifuyuan combined with studies at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, for, among others, Gao Yuanhang in 1996.

And clinical studies at The Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Kunming,China december 2012- June 2013

Jana has done classes in how to treat mental/emotional troubles and traumas for Richard Tan, Yair Maimond and Jeffrey Yuan and to Cure pain for Richard Tan and Cole Magbanua

Jana has an exam in Elementary medicine one and a half year of studies at Axelson's Gymnastic Institute in Stockholm.

Jana studied classical Chinese herbal medicine at Stockholm's Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine (ICEAM) 2013-2015

And how to combine of Western herbs with Chinese medicine for Jeremy Ross

Jana did practice in traditional Chineese herbal medicine under Feng Shaohua, Kunming December 2012 - April 2013

 

STUDIES IN QIGONG, TAIJI QUAN, BAGUA ZHANG DACHENG QUAN, DOAIST MEDITATION AND KARATE

In 1981-85, Jana studied goju kai for Ghulam Mughal in Helsinborg; Mughal also taught her how to meditate.

From 1984 she learned chinese wushu, qigong and taiji quan from various teachers.

Since 1985, Jana has studied taiji quan bagua zhang daxhang quan, qigong and meditation for Zeng Qingzong in Chengdu and Stockholm.

Zeng is himself a disciple, and even a relative of, “The first Dragon in Sichuan”, Zhang Yilong, who belonged to the Daoist mountain Qingcheng shan and was one of China’s Five Dragons, which means that he was one of the five foremost masters of martial arts in China prior to the revolution.

Zeng is also the disciple of Gao Ziying, a famous master of bagua. He has also been instructed by two disciples of Wang Xiangzhai.

Jana has studied Wudang taiji, Wudang wuxing yangsheng gong and daoist mediation for Chen Lisheng at Wudang shan since 2007.

Today, Jana is instructed in qigong, Emei neigong and other daoistic arts from Zhongxian Wu.
 

ACADEMIC STUDIES

1983-5 Chinese at the University of Lund

The summer of 1984, Chinese at Beijing Yuyan xueyuan (Beijing’s Language Institute)

1985-7 Chinese and Chinese literature at Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan

1986-87 Daoism at the Daoist faculty, The Institute of Religion at Sichuan University; she studied Daoist medicinal writings about meditation, cultivation of life, inner alchemy, and more, for Deng Yizhuang.

1987-88 History of religion at Stockholm’s university

1988-90 Postgraduate courses in sinology

1990-96 PhD in sinology, studying classical Chinese texts on medicine.

 

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

Jana has participated in various courses, workshops, treatments and initiations lead by the medicine men of the Q’ero tribe in Peru. The Q’ero is an ethnic group that for nearly 500 years retreated from the world and re-emerged in the 1950s, when they re-established contact with other peoples. They possess great wisdom and knowledge about energy medicine and dedicate all their power to their calling: to heal the earth. Jana has been educated in this by Don Mariano, Dona Maria, Don Alejandro, Don Francisco and Don Claudio.

Jana has also met and studied meditation from different buddhistic Lamas and daoistic masters.

 

SERVICES

Jana gives acupuncture treatments. The first meeting with a patient always begins with a detailed diagnosis, which includes the diagnostics of pulse and tongue.

If required, Chinese and Western herbal medicine is recommended in addition. Jana also gives advice and guiding in questions concerning diet and lifestyle.

Instruction in qigong and taiji quan are given as courses in spring and autumn, private lessons, weekend courses and intense courses.

Jana also lectures about qigong, taiji and Chinese medicine; she is consulted by companies and gives individually designed qigong-programs for people who are sick or who have special needs for other reasons.


 

CHINA TRIPS

Jana has organized a number of qigong trips to China and Wudangshan, which is a holy Daoist mountain, considered to be the origin of taiji and many kinds of qigong. For thousands of years, people have embarked on pilgrimages to Wudang, in order to visit the holy places or dedicate themselves to spiritual exercises. Still, Daoists live in celibacy at Wudang, where they practise meditation and various forms of qigong, taiji and meditation.