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 effectiv, 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 practising on your friends and family. Follow the clear step-by-step instructions, refer to the theory charts, and you will find the power of Chinese medicine at your fingertips! Its concise explanation of the concept, its clear documentation of the theory and its accurate description of the technique all contribute to a easy-to-follow and practical guide, which is essential to anyone who is interested in Chinese Massage.
Featuring step-by-step photographs, this text provides an overview of traditional Chinese medicine, showing how Tui Na works in conjunction with oriental diagnosis, yin/yang and five element theory, and the body's energy points.
About the Author:
Sarah Pritchard is awardee of a Certificate of Clinical Practice from the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), China. She practices Chinese massage and runs her own thriving Tui Na Practice in London.
"Through practising Tui Na, and Qi Gong, my own health, strength and vitality have greatly increased and I have found within myself a deep love and compassion for my fellow human beings. There are many rewards and benefits to be gained from practicing Tui Na. It is a beautifully versatile healing art. One never gets bored-Tui Na keeps you on your toes and there is always room for improvement." - The Author