Improve well-being and alleviate common ailments with this whole-body massage programme based on traditional oriental therapies. Suitable for beginners and those with experience alike.
This clear, step-by-step guide introduces Tui-Na, a Chinese system of therapy that uses massage and manipulation to relieve pain, release tension and treat common ailments. Clear illustrations outline the meridian energy channels and qi (life energy) points, while step-by-step photographs demonstrate each technique.
Ideal for improving sporting performance, alleviating executive stress or simply invigorating body and mind, Tui-Na can be used on friends, family or colleagues, at home or at work, and is suitable for any age, young or old.
Maria Mercati is the leading exponent and teacher of Tui-Na in the West and an internationally renowned Thai massage practitioner. Having trained extensively throughout Asia she founded BODYHARMONICS®, an integrated approach to therapy which blends Chinese, Thai and Indonesian treatment methods to promote health and harmony. Visit her website at bodyharmonics.co.uk
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Table Of Contents:
A Note from the Author • How to Use this Book • The Promise of Tui-Na • Traditional Chinese Medicine • Meridians & Qi-Points • Tui-Na Techniques • Whole-Body Routine • Everyday Tui-Na • Glossary, Resources & Further Reading.
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