Acupressure For Stress and Worry
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Acupressure For Stress reduction : Acupressure treatments to reinforce your vital energy & improve emotional stability.
4.8 (2 ratings)
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94 students enrolled
Created by Sonia Bruce
Last updated 8/2015
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  • 42 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Apply an accurate and efficient pressure on the energy points
  • Know what an energy point is
  • Locate the energy points on the body
  • Know how and which points stimulate when needed
  • Be able to rebalance the body-mind energy in a few moments time
  • Know how to reduce inner stress and/or worry reactions when facing daily life situations
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  • Nothing special, aside from being motivated of course !

Acupressure teaches us how to reduce significantly the negative effects of stress and/or worry on the body-mind.

The style demonstrated in this course is more energetic and meditative rather than simply mechanical or reflex style acupressure.

Aim of the course : to develop the feelings and inner experience, more than the knowledge.

Everything is done to make it easy for the beginner, and for the more experienced student, many clues are given to help him progress in his own acupressure practice.

Students are guided step by step in their learning experience.

The course PDF downloadable document gives all necessary information for the students to know precisely how, when and why to do what they are doing when practicing Meditative Acupressure.

Each emotional state (stress/worry) is treated at length throughout 3 videos:

  • Introduction : main outlines
  • Acupressure Energy Points : localisation, name, effects
  • Guided Practice : I demonstrate the practice itself as if I had my student's same needs to re-balance my body-mind energy in order to feel better with myself and with my environment.

Meditative Acupressure is a very positive way to get back in touch with one self, and to teach one self very precious life skills :

  • balancing one self's vital energy,
  • improve one self's health and daily life quality
  • contribute to a better world

Practicing Meditative Acupressure will allow you to face the daily life situations you may find difficult to deal with in an much positive and creative way than it used to be.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wishing to experience less stress and/or worry on a daily basis
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Curriculum For This Course
Wellcoming introduction - How to use this course
1 Lecture 04:15

This course has been specially designed to make Acupressure easily accessible to beginners.

But anyone already informed and interested by the subject will learn more about it and improve his own practice.

The ACUPRESSURE style demonstrated here, is meditative rather than simply mechanical or reflex.

Aim of the course: develop your inner experience rather than knowledge.


In your PDF document, the points are designated by their chinese and english names as well as, according to the western system, by a number associated to the name of their meridian. The points functions and the way to stimulate them are clearly indicated to guide you step by step into the practice.

Each emotional state studied in the course (stress, worry) is presented at length through

  • 3 sets of videos: Introduction - The Points - Guided Practices
  • 1 downloadable PDF course document

What is the ACUPRESSURE practice about?

  • Exploring the energy points
  • Discovering their effects
  • Being aware of the body responses to your Acupressure Touch
  • Taking your time and enjoying all feelings arising inside yourself!

My suggestion to make the most of your learning experience:

  • start watching one "Practice Video" to feel rather than to understand or memorise, the whole thing
  • then find the points on yourself with the matching "Points Video"
  • and practice a complete session along with the "Practice Video"

Take your time, and enjoy yourself ! this the key for an effective and healing Acupressure practice.
Preview 04:15

This quiz is about Acupressure itself

5 questions
Introducing Stress Management Using Meditative Acupressure
4 Lectures 14:29
Very short video to present the subject main outlines:
  • stress consequences on the whole organism - body and energy
  • efficiency of Meditative ACUPRESSURE in reducing inner stress
  • course exact content
Preview 02:11

Stress and Acupressure
5 questions

The PDF course document:

  • runs through the main stress factors and consequences
  • guides us towards a more positive approach to life
  • provides all necessary reference elements for an effective and accurate Meditative ACUPRESSURE practice, while answering the following main questions about it - what? why? how?

The energy points are well detailed:

  • name and location
  • functions
  • ways and means, including precautions and secondary effects.

They are combined in 2 Practice sequences further demonstrated in the Guided Practice Videos:

  • Emergency Energy Points
  • Full relaxation
Preview 02:12

Stress: The Energy Points
5 questions

This first practicing sequence presents the 2 emergency points essential to release your stress in a few minutes.

Preview 03:04

This full relaxing sequence allows you to release body-mind tensions and to rebalance your energy.

As a result of this, you become more comfortable when facing difficult situations; your stress reactions are lowered; your health and daily life quality are greatly improved.

Guided Practice 2. Full relaxation.
Managing worry and consequences with Méditative Acupressure
5 Lectures 22:47

Worry can mark any daily decision-making process. In excess, among other symptoms, it can create a form of hyper watchfulness and depletes the body-mind vital energy.

Students will learn:

- how to balance and stabilize the emotional level with Meditative Acupressure

- how to enhance the positive effects of their practice with associated positive thinking and visualisation

With time and practice, they will know which energy points among all, are the best for them to relieve the inner effects of too much worry.

3 practicing sequences are demontrated in the course:

- Main Energy points

- Inner Transformation / Here and Now

- Long Term Treatment

Introduction. Worry

In this video, each one of the many points used in the following 3 Guided Practices is presented individually in a detailed still picture: name, function, position and how to stimulate it.

Worry Management: The energy points

How to release the body-mind tensions.

How to rebalance the global energy of the Spleen and Stomach, the 2 main digestive organs suffering from too much worry.

Guided Practice 1: Main Energy Points

Stimulating two points at once (connection) with our hands while we use positive statement and visualisation to reinforce the Acupressure Touch.

Deep rebalancing of the body energy to renew emotional reactions and free one self from old habits.

Guided Practice 3 - Long Term Treatment

Acupressure Points to:

  • regenerate our energy
  • change harmful mental habits.

This practice will help us to prevent negative thoughts from becoming dominant in our inner landscape.

Guided practice 2: Inner Transformation - Here and Now
1 Lecture 00:00
1 page
About the Instructor
Sonia Bruce
4.0 Average rating
164 Reviews
5,109 Students
8 Courses
Life Coach - Shiatsu Therapist

Considering life experiences as opportunities to deepen mental understanding and knowledge is one of the consequences of my initial training as a science student.

African and Eastern cultures then made a strong and so far lasting impression on me while studying some of their arts (afro-cuban dance and percussion, Yoga, Acupuncture and Shiatsu, Tai Chi and Chi Gong, Zazen meditation).

Since then, by the blending of both these major influences, the body-mind turned to be my first partner in terms of self balancing and inner growth.


Mes études de Biochimie ont renforcé la tendance d'un esprit pratique et curieux qui favorise l'expérimentation et l'expérience comme bases de compréhension et de connaissance.

Puis par le contact prolongé avec les cultures originaires de l'Afrique ou de l'Extrême Orient, j'ai appris en pratiquant certains de leurs arts (danse, yoga, massages, tai chi chuan, qi gong, zazen), à vivre le corps comme mon premier partenaire d'équilibre personnel et de connaissance intérieure.

Depuis lors, l'unité corps-esprit est devenue mon partenaire privilégié en termes d'équilibre intérieur et de développement personnel.