Tuina Massage – 5 Element Tuina

Tuina Massage – 5 Element Tuina

The course is run over one day, and has been designed to offer you an overview of Standing Qi Gong & Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná and the rationale for the use of its techniques. The practical event will have embedded within it Standing Qi Gong to help develop your Qi, and these exercises are developed throughout the day.
This course is ideal for practitioners wishing to add Tuina to enhance their portfolio of treatment tools and develop further their Qi.

Is this course for me?

The course is suitable for registered healthcare professionals, including; Acupuncturists, practitioners of Chinese Herbal Medicine, Physiotherapists, Shiatsu practitioners and final year students in those disciplines; who hold professional insurances that will cover them for the use of Tuina massage within their scope of practice.

All participants must have a sound working knowledge of East Asian (TCM) medical theories and channel meridian theories including:

5 elements
The 12 Zang-Fu organs
Qi, blood and body fluids
Aetiology and pathogenesis
Diagnosis in TCM, including;
The four diagnostic methods (inspection, auscultation and olfaction, inquiring and palpation)
Differentiation of syndromes (identification of syndromes according to the eight guiding principles and zang-fu)
Principles and methods for prevention and treatment

To attend you could be a member of the BAcC, ATCMA, AACP, BMAS, RCHM, Shiatsu Society etc.

All participants must be prepared to give and receive treatments during the training, and a must be over 18 years old.

Students who may be fasting for religious other reasons must inform the tutor before the course commences.

What will I learn?
During the day you will cover:

The historical development of Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná.

The basic concepts, theories and skills of Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná.

The application of Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná techniques.

The appropriate application of combined Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná techniques, with the monitoring of therapeutic outcomes.

Diagnostic and treatment methods for common disorders using Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná The application of Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná for disease prevention.

The indications and contraindications to Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná.

Each session will have 2 hours of structured Zhan Zhuang Qi Gong giving the essential training for Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná practice. Regular and appropriately devised exercises have been developed to enhance your constitution to afford the physical and energetic resilience essential for clinical practice.

The day will include:

Yi Jin Jing exercises

Ba Duan Jing exercises

The five main standing postures & related movements

The five movements of Qi

Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná Techniques

You will learn:

To be able to use, Five Element QìGōng Tuī Ná Techniques to treat bruises, twists & sprains, easing backs, releasing headaches.

To be able to assess, which technique to use for particular issues

To understand how the five movements of Qi can affect the body and be used to treat varying complaints

How to apply techniques on various body areas.

Before booking

Refreshments and lunch sadly are not provided.

You will need to bring a pen or pencil, we will be providing everything else; full colour course notes, all of the training equipment etc.

It is best if you wear loose comfortable clothing as there are many practical aspects to the course.

Formative assessment throughout the day will take the form of continual observation and feedback, students will receive constructive feedback on all of the techniques demonstrated and practiced.

All participants must have read and signed CPDG Ltd consent forms to give and receive treatments during the workshop prior to the commencement of the course.

Participants will be working in pairs throughout the workshop.

Details of suppliers will also be made available.

There will be a maximum of 16 participants, and a minimum of 8.

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