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What is Chinese Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in medical texts, Huangdineijing, nearly 4,000 years old. TuiNa, one of the oldest massage therapy, with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine forming the three pillars of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are very much a part of TCM practitioner’s education and scope of practice. The goal of Chinese massage is to balance and enhance the flow of Qi to promote health, treat illness and heal injuries. Chinese Massage Therapy created a unique way to promote balance in your body, mind, and spirit.

What are the techniques of Chinese Massage?

Chinese Massage techniques based on traditional Chinese medicine using the Meridian system, pressure points, applying stretching techniques and releasing muscular tension Holistic approach to concern with the flow and Five Essential Substances: Qi (Energy), Jing (Essence), Shen (Spirit), Xue (Blood), and Jin-ye (Body Fluids) to primarily affect and balance the energetic system for the purpose of treating the human body, emotions, mind, energy field, and spirit for the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

  • Press and rub - for rejuvenation and good health.
  • Push and grasp - for injuries, joint and muscle problems and internal disorders.
  • Infant - specifically for babies and young children.
  • Point press - similar to acupressure.

Benefits of Chinese Massage Therapy

  • release muscular tension and pain
  • help for joint problems
  • improve circulation
  • reduce fatigue and stress
  • clearing of mental and emotional blockages
  • balance energetic system and reestablish homeostasis
  • maintenance and restoration of health

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