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Chinese Massage Manual - A Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide
Chinese Massage Manual - A Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide

Chinese Massage Manual - A Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide

by Sarah Pritchard

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Language

English

Publisher

New Age Books

ISBN

8178221225 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 144

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Sarah Pritchard
Publisher: New Age Books
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 144
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8178221225

Description

Chinese massage therapy has been practised for over 4,000 years. In China, where it is called Tui Na, it is still one of the most popular forms of treatment for a wide range of complaints.

Safe, holistic and effective, Tui Na is a unique blend of hands-on massage technique with the principles of Chinese medicine. The Chinese Massage Manual includes everything you need to start practicing on your friends and family. Follow the clear step-by-step instructions, refer to the theory charts and you will find he power of Chinese medicine at your fingertips!

Apply the healing power of Chinese medicine, but without herbal remedies or invasive acupuncture.

Master 20 specialized massage techniques.

Locate over 50 points to treat specific problems

Combine massage with Qi Gong for maximum energy and well-being.

Follow step-by-step treatment for colds, headaches, insomnia, sciatica, and more.

Learn easily with clear photographs, simple-to-use diagrams and charts.

SARAH PRITCHARD is one of the first Westerners to practise Chinese massage. She trained at the London School of Chinese Clinical Massage Therapy and in 1994 was awarded a Certificate of Clinical Practice from the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), china. Sarah now runs her own thriving Tui Na practice in London.

Contents

FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

PART ONE
The Theory

Ying Yang Theory
Five Elements Theory
Vital Substances
Internal Organs
Causes of Disease
Eight Guiding Principles
Making a Diagnosis
Meridians
Finding Points
58 Key Points
Moving On

PART TWO
The Techniques

What You Will Need
Qi Gong
Gun Fa rolling
Yi Zhi Chan Tui Fa one-finger meditation
Rou Fa kneading
Mo Fa round rubbing
Na Fa grasping
Cuo Fa rub rolling
Ca Fa scrubbing
An Fa Pressing
Ya Fa suppressing
Tui Fa pushing
Ma Fa wiping
Ji Fa Chopping
Zhen Fa Vibrating
Dou Fa Shaking
Yao Fa rotating
Ban Shen Fa pullig stretching
An rou Fa revolving
Pia Fa knocking
Che Fa squeezing tweaking
Nian Fa holding twisting
Related Techniques
Applying What You Have Learned

PART THREE
Treating Common Ailments

Common Colds
Headache
Insomnia
Painful Periods
Diarrhoea
Constipation
Epigastric Pain
Bi Syndrome
Tennis Elbow
Stiff Neck
Low Back Pain
Sciatica

CONCLUSION

RESOURCES

INDEX

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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