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Gong Fu Medicine: Philosophy and Foundation Skills of Tui Na

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Philosophy of Tai Chi, Five Elements, Six Harmonies, 3 Substances (Jing, Qi, Shen), Healing, Being a Healer, Concentration, Meditation, Intention, Grounding, Centering, Presence, Relationship. You will also learn about the relationship between Qi And Blood, and how to strengthen and cultivate your Qi. In addition, you will begin learning how to help others, without hurting yourself, by understanding your body alignment, and sequencing of movement during treatment. We’ll learn and practice the foundation strokes of Tui Na, or Chinese therapeutic massage. Learning these fundamental skills will give you the ability to immediately begin helping others. You will also learn the “Crouching Tiger” sequence of body strengthening drills. The 12 exercises in this sequence use the exact hand positions in the Tui Na Back Sequence. Crouching Tiger Drills coordinate your breathing, whole body generation of relaxed power, structure, and sequencing of your arm movements from deep in your spine and back to your finger tips.


September 7
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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