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CHINESE MEDICAL MASSAGE / TUI NA COURSE

Date: 4th November  2018 – 2nd December 2018 / 5 week Course Every Sunday

Time: 17:00pm – 20:00pm

Location: UK Shaolin Temple

Requirements : No

Instructor: Martine Niven

The term Tui Na (to pinch and pull) refers to a wide range of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapeutic massage and body work.

It is an extremely effective method to help with many internal and external conditions.

In this practical and hands on course you will be guided through a step by step process in which you will be introduced to Basic Chinese Medicine principles. These include the way different types of energy or qi can move within the body. As the course progresses, you will be able to feel the physiology under the fingertips and learn to understand the nature of pain and how to apply Tui Na / Chinese medical massage to this.

Each session you will be introduced in detail to the 15 Traditional Tui Na hand movements. There will be practice sessions and one-to-one guidance. You will be given a simple but very effective Tui Na protocol called The Wei Ke method of releasing pain from the body.

Who is this course for?

  • Suitable for all, any person that wants to learn about Tuina for self-development or for practical use to help others.
  • Suitable for all therapists or practicing Acupuncturists can go towards 15 CPD hours.
  • Interested in Chinese Culture and Wellbeing

Key entry requirements

  • No requirements.
  • Helpful to look at some basic anatomy and physiology / muscles / bones before the course starts. See recommended books

What you’ll learn / study

  • Understanding of basic Chinese Medicine principles. To learn and feel the physiology under the fingertips in terms of Chinese Medicine i.e. excess and deficiency, and to be able to apply the various Tui Na techniques.
  • Understanding the nature of pain and how to apply Tui Na to this
  • Learn the way different types of qi move in the body and which massage techniques support these
  • Learn and practice in detail 15 traditional Tui Na hand movements.
  • Learn a simple but very effective Tui Na protocol – The Wei Ke method of releasing pain from the body
  • Have opportune moments for questions and answers
  • Be provided with a number of detailed hand-outs as we progress through the course.

FEES

Non Member: £140

UK Shaolin Temple Member: £120

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