Current practitioners within the natural healing field can enhance their practice. Chinese Therapy in Martial Arts Courses has been designed to benefit all regardless of background. Chinese Martial Arts have a major idea; firstly it’s the preservation of health. Defense if the body is physically attacked with physical combat. Secondly; Internal defense if the body is not healthy or fit, the use Qigong and Taiji exercise or TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to make the body agile and limber as well as boost the immune system for defense against illness and bad health.
The DIY short courses are designed for enhancement and accomplishment. They are not credit bearing but merely experiential. Dr. Jeff Lan is foremost a 9th Duan Martial Artist and an accomplished Chinese Medicine practitioner and Acupuncturist.
Topics dealt with in the course are listed in Dr. Jeff Lan Tui Na & De Da Book & Dvd. Available for purchase instore.
Therapies within the Scope of TCM aka Traditional Chinese Medicine:
- Qigong & Taiji Exercise- Chinese Martial Arts has a major idea; it’s the preservation of health. Defense if the body is physically attacked with physical combat; Internal defense if the body is not healthy or fit, use exercise or TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to make the body agile and limber as well as boost the immune system for defense against illness and bad health.
- Nutritional 5 Element / Body Feng Shui Consultation – Diagnosis of lifestyle and eating done according to histology and symptomatic issues relating to your health.
- Acupuncture – is an ancient Chinese practice of inserting needles in specific points on the body to manipulate the flow of energy or Qi. Acupuncture needles are flexible, won’t break and disposable (sterile blister pack sealed).
- Gua Sha – Chinese medical treatment in which the skin is scraped to produce light bruising; releases unhealthy elements from injured areas and stimulates blood flow and healing.
- Moxibustion – is heat therapy in which a dried herb called “moxa” is burned near the surface of the skin to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences.
- Cupping – a therapy in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction. The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system (which makes it an excellent treatment for high blood pressure).
- Tui Na – Chinese therapeutic massage is a non- invasive ‘medical’ massage. It is renowned not only for its effectiveness in the treatment of musco-skeletal disorders such as arthritis & sciatica as well as internal problems such as headaches, circulatory problems, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances, stress & much more.
- Chinese Herbs & Tea – Prescribed along a condition or ailment if and when needed. Only be used when prescribed by a licensed practitioner to avoid complications and misdiagnosis.