The Healing Art of Moxibustion For Beginners

Learn 4 powerful moxibustion techniques to relieve tightness and enhance therapeutic results
4.7 (20 ratings) Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
248 students enrolled
$19
$30
37% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Moxibustion is an ancient healing therapy that originated in ancient China and is practiced in Traditional Chinese and Oriental medicine.

In this course you will learn about:

  • How you can use moxibustion to relieve pain, tension and tightness
  • How to use it safely and effectively
  • How to bring greater warmth and energy into the body for enhanced healing
  • How moxibustion works and when to use it
  • Where to get moxibustion supplies quickly and affordably
  • And much more..

Have you ever wanted to know more about and/or learn more techniques and methods from the ancient healing system of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) without having to enroll into an expensive college or university? Then this course is for you.

If you are a massage therapist or natural medicine practitioner, this course will show you how to easily add moxibustion into your treatments to enhance results (and save your hands).

At the completion of this course you can choose to receive a "Certificate of Completion" that will count as 3 extra study hours which you can then present to your preferred Association.

Moxibustion is perfect for treating:

  • Tight and stiff shoulders and back
  • Lower back pain
  • Painful knees
  • Sore elbow and wrist joints
  • Digestive problems and digestive sluggishness
  • Cold body temperature
  • Overall lack of energy and fatigue

This is the exact same moxibustion course that I have taught to massage and Oriental medicine students in colleges and workshops in Australia.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic muscle anatomy would be helpful
  • Knowledge in energy meridian and acupoint location would be helpful, but not necessary
  • A massage table is desireable and recommended, but not absolutely necessary
  • Some moxibustion equipment will be required to perform the techniques. All the information about this is supplied and explained inside. All the tools to be able to perform all the techniques can be acquired easily and affordably for around $20 - $40 total.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Safely and effectively use moxibustion as a therapy
  • Find out how it works and when to use it
  • Learn 4 moxibustion techniques that you can work with right away
  • Know where to get supplies and tools quickly and affordably
  • Explain what moxibustion is and how it works to others
  • Enhance your treatments and boost results
  • Easily relieve and dissolve muscular tightness and tension in less then 20 minutes

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone with a general interest in natural medicine
  • Anyone with an interest in Oriental medicine
  • Current natural medicine practitioner eg. massage therapists, reiki healers, chiropractors etc.
  • Anyone looking for ways to relieve aches and pains naturally
  • Beginners
  • This course is designed primarily for beginners, therefore it is probably not for you if you are looking for more advanced techniques

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The Fundamentals
Introduction
Preview
00:56
What is Moxibustion?
Preview
03:25
How Does it Work?
Preview
05:04
Who Can Do It?
Preview
02:00
When to Use Moxibustion?
21:12
Safety
01:56
Contraindications
1 page
Part 1 - Fundemantals Quiz
11 questions
Section 2: Tools and Techniques
Tools for Moxibustion
04:44
Technique 1 - Stick Moxa / Cigar Moxa
07:08
Technique 2 - Indirect Moxa
08:10
Technique 3 - Direct Moxa
03:48
Technique 4 - Stick On Moxa
06:35
Part 2 - Tools and Techniques
6 questions
Section 3: Clarification and Final Words
FAQ's
05:17
Final Words
01:29
Resources
1 page
Certificate of Completion Information
1 page

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Michael Hetherington, Best Selling Author & Teacher

Michael Hetherington (BHlthSci, TCM, Yoga) is an author, yoga instructor and a teacher of traditional Oriental medicine from Brisbane, Australia.

He is passionate about self health care, Oriental philosophy applied to modern living, empowering education and embracing the human potential.

He holds a Bachelor in Health Science from Charles Sturt University, an Advanced Diploma in Acupuncture from the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences and a level 2, yoga teacher certificate from the Byron yoga centre. He has been teaching yoga since 2008 and was a lecturer of Oriental medicine and Chinese medical massage (Tui Na) at the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences from 2014-2015.

In his early twenties he suffered from regular migraine headaches, depression and chronic lower back pain, which he overcame primarily through the practices of yoga, relaxation and meditation.

Michael was always attracted to eastern philosophy and it was this interest that drew him to the teachings and practices of yoga and Oriental medicine at a young age. After traveling to China to teach English for a year, he returned to Australia in 2004 to begin studying Chinese medicine, remedial massage and practicing Oki-Do yoga (Japanese Yoga form developed by Dr Masahiro Oki) under the guidance of Peter Masters.

Inspired by the teachings of many he has learned that a lighthearted and nurturing approach to life serves best.

Michael's other interests include world music, multimedia arts, reading, dancing, traveling, spending time in nature & drinking cups of tea.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course