Tuina therapy is an energy body work which applies the Oriental medicine principle to promote the body’s energy network. Whoever seeking for a Tuina training please pay attention to the following suggestions concluded with our 15 years experiences:

1. Hands-on instruction by an experienced instructor is very important. You cannot learn tuina through reading textbooks. Practicing is the only way.

2. Energy exercise to build up strength and quality of treatment is the key. Make sure you can do one-hour session easily and be able to work the whole day.

3. The common theory of Chinese medicine and acupuncture is not the same principle applied with tuina, actually, anatomy knowledge with clinical and exercise experiences work better. You need to understand the body in motion and affected by symptoms.

4. A case study with clinical practice will make this therapy useful.

5. Stretch hands and arms every day, preventing injury from incorrect practice.

Private Tui Na Course (60 hours)

This intensive course is offered in a long weekend class format, and consists of forty hours of instruction, followed by twenty hours of practicum and assignments. Training diploma will be issued for the successful complete study. Clinical experience and hand on instruction are the core of this intensive course, which will enable the student to operate own practice in a short term.

Enrollment is limited to l-3 participants to ensure plenty of personal supervision during the learning process. Participants are provided with a complete set of course notes to support them in their learning. The content of the course will be general Tuina foundation plus one technique from classic schools. The seventh version of teaching text has been updated with 30 years experience.

The prerequisite for this course is a completion of a basic course in massage, bodywork or a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

This course focuses on delivery the understanding of wellness and clinical application using traditional Tuina therapy.

Teach Tuina —  Chinese Medicine body work with basic theory, history, clinical practice and hand on manipulation instruction, enable learners to understand the holistic therapy of Tuina and master the practical application for clinic treatment.

Diagnosis and treatment knowledge will be taught for most common symptoms. Students will learn to integrate modern medicine with Tuina for alternative health care.

The traditional method of training delivers the original Tuina course dated back over thousands of years history. Discussion of ancient classics will enhance the understanding of TCM.

Traditional energy exercise is a must have foundation in Tuina, although most Western academical teaching fails to include it. Energy and manipulation exercise with stretch for certain symptoms will be introduced in the beginning to make the Tuina course more practical for clinic application.

During the long history of Tuina, there have been many different schools with their unique techniques to help specific symptoms. Most valuable schools will be introduced in the course so that students could have a full view of Tuina and pursue their future study.

Time: 10am-1pm Monday; 9 am – 6 pm Saturday & Sunday for 2 weekends or optional schedule to suit working professionals, please contact for details.

Tui Na Course 5 days workshop Curriculum

Day1

  1. Introduction of origin of Oriental medicine, the Galaxy Chart
  2. Life, mind, bio-energy and universe orbits
  3. Energy exercises in Tuina
  4. Tuina and hand
  5. Manipulation of pushing & lifting(tui, na)

Day 2

  1. Five planets and energy activity
  2. Bio-energy networks and embryology
  3. Seasonal changes
  4. Energy exercises in Tuina
  5. Yizhichan manipulation (thumb meditation)

Day 3

  1. Tuina treatment for hand &arm
  2. Tuina treatment for shoulder
  3. Clinical diagnosis with observation, pulsing
  4. Manipulation of pointing (an, mo)
  5. Energy exercises in Tuina

Day 4

  1. Tuina networks with tendon channels
  2. Technique training and development
  3. Primary energy and three transformers
  4. Qi and real-time experience
  5. Manipulation of rolling
  6. Tuina treatment for head &neck

Day 5

  1. Case study
  2. Practice review
  3. Exercise for recovery
  4. Session planning
  5. Discussion
  6. Final review

* There might be changes in accordance with the schedule. All contents of handout materials will be covered. Attendants need to use more hours for after-school exercise and practice, though no further reading demanded.

Tuition: CAD $900.00 incl.tax

Pediatric Tui Na Course (32 hours)

This course can apply 24.0 credit for College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia CE/PD program.

This thirty-two hours course will introduce TCM pediatrics Tui Na and teach the techniques for common pediatrics symptoms. Participants will study the TCM theory of pediatrics, traditional schools of Pediatric Tui Na which include the famous “Three-character Scripture” school.

The course is suitable for professionals who would like to add Pediatric Tui Na to their practice and also parents who want to help their kids’ health at home. As our teaching is very practical to hand you the clinical experiences of common pediatrics concerns, students are enabled to start their practice right after the course.

Time: 4 days course at weekends, can be scheduled for weekend plus Monday, Tuesday to shorten the stay of out town learners. Please contact for optional schedule.

Tuition: CAD$500 incl. tax

Admissions

There are no requirements for this course. Tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Tao of Wellness &Tuina  ( 20 hours)

Course length: 20 hours ( five Saturdays: 10:00 am –5:00 pm; 5 hours per day or day course options )

Certificate:

Continuing Education certified

Taking care of your wellness with you own hands! We can renew our body system with practice and good lifestyle. This course introduces traditional Tuina ( acupressure ) therapy for self-care and wellness. In the long history of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tuina has been applied both for clinical treatment and self-healing or prevention. Techniques were developed for daily exercise or therapeutic application. It is a key element in the Chinese Taoist longevity practice and Qigong meditation. The teaching is a focus on well-known experiences from several wellness masters who enjoy longevity over 100 years.

Tuition: CAD$300 include tax

Admissions

There are no requirements for this course. Tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Foot Tao ( 30 hours)

Course length: 30 hours  ( two weekends: 10:00 am –3:00 pm; 5 hours per day )

Tuition: $400 incl. tax

Admissions

Reflexology has been popular for decades, the original Foot Tao behind reflexology has been practiced over thousand years history in Traditional Chinese Medicine. With the meridians system and clinical view of internal organs, the Foot Tao serves as a good wellness therapy. People who have learned reflexology will find this course makes a better understanding of internal health and extend more application of foot massage for all ages. In Taoist practice for longevity, Foot Tao is a major application, which integrated well with meditation and yoga practice. Foot Tao is also known for its benefit of heart and brain health.
Intensive “hands-on” training

We train students for career and effective practice. Our Tui Na Course is a very intensive program, which focuses on practical “hands-on” techniques drawn from many of the Chinese Tui Na great traditions or created by Prof.Chen himself.

The combination of these techniques and strategies works towards an overall goal of the total release of all tension in the body and the opening up of the channels or meridians through which the chi (life force) flows.

Certificate

All attendants will receive certificate regarding each program with credit hours. Please provide correct information at the application as in accordance with continuing education registration. As for BC attendants, due to regulator CTCMA Health Act bylaw, Prof.Chen’s R.TCM P (Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner) will be applied within BC usage of a certificate, doctor title is referred to China, UK registration for international application. The US continuing education credit is also under application and North American Chinese Medicine association membership issued with a current certificate. Our training in China and Europe will follow local format certificate.

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