Acupressure and Meridian Massage Techniques
What you'll learn
- Acupressure points to relieve muscle tension, acute pain and stress
- Location of acupressure points
- Meridians to relieve musculo-skeletal pain
- Location of meridians
- Moving pressure techniques (massage along meridian)
- Static pressure techniques (acupressure)
- Useful acupressure points and techniques that you can incorporate into your treatments
- Fundamentals of TCM theory
- An interest in acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Take your treatments to the next level
Apply easy techniques to relieve pain and tension
Learn powerful acupressure points to reduce stress and anxiety
Reduce muscle stiffness using meridians on the arms and legs
Learn points to relieve muscle cramps, headaches and low back pain
Easy point location with high-definition videos
This course is designed to provide you with techniques that can be applied to points and along meridians to enhance massage.
Learn points to reduce pain, manage stress and promote muscle relaxation. Learn how the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine can be applied to massage therapy.
Develop new skills to treat your most challenging cases
This course was originally developed for Massage Therapists but is also beneficial for Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, other health practitioners and/or those with an interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
NOTE - We no longer offer certificates for continuing education purposes and there is no longer a mandatory quiz at the end of the course. If you have any questions, please email EttyLearning@gmail.com
The course is structured as a series of short video lectures contained within eight sections. The entire course takes about three hours to complete and can be done all at once or over several days.
Make sure to press "HD" button on Udemy video player to watch in highest resolution.
Section one: Short introduction
Section two: Basic principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). General introduction to TCM diagnosis, yin-yang theory and the concept of Qi. A basic understanding of TCM concepts will allow you to grasp the theory behind the practical applications and techniques you will learn in sections three and four.
Section three: Introduction to Meridian theory. Function, location, and pressure techniques for the TCM meridians that are most applicable to massage. A handout summarizing location, function and use of the meridians will be available to you.
Section four: Function, location and technique for eight acupressure points that are useful in massage. A handout summarizing the location, function and use of the points will be available to you.
Section five: Summary of what you have learned in the course. Sample case study reviewing how you can apply the techniques to your treatments.
Section six: Course handouts. You can print or download them.
How to watch in 'HD' High Definition:
**To ensure clear video and optimal viewing, please make sure you are watching it in 'high definition'. When you hover your cursor over the video lecture, you will see a tiny icon (picture) at the bottom of the video lecture that says "HD." Click on the "HD" and make sure the quality setting is at 720p.
You can also view the video lectures in full screen by clicking on the four tiny arrows arranged in a square shape to the far right of the "HD" icon. When you hover your cursor over it, it will say "full screen". This will make the video enlarge to show on your entire computer screen**
Who this course is for:
- Health practitioners and people with an interest in acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Jeffrey Chand, RAc., Dipl. TCM is a licensed member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC (CTCMA). He has been a Registered Acupuncturist since 2000. Post graduation, he furthered his education and training through practical experience at a hospital in Taipei, Taiwan. He has a passion for health and teaches Qi Gong and continuing education courses for health professionals and the general public.