Traditional Chinese pressure-point massage uses finger pressure applied to key points on the body to stimulate energy flow, ease muscle tension, relieve pain, and promote relaxation. Often referred to as "acupuncture without needles."
Traditional Chinese healing technique meant to maintain or restore the body’s balance of energy ("chi"). Administered by inserting fine needles into energy centers (meridians) to stimulate energy flow, acupuncture is used to treat underlying causes of conditions including addiction, asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, headaches, lower back pain, menstrual irregularities, arthritis, allergies, high blood pressure, and sciatica.
Chi is a Chinese word meaning aliveness, life force energy. or life breath - also known as Ki, Qi or Prana.
Chi Gong (also Qigong) CHEE gong
Ancient Chinese method of maintaining health by guiding and balancing energy, or chi, through breathing, movement, and meditation.
Chinese therapy where heated glass cups are applied to the skin along the meridians of the body, creating suction to stimulate the flow of energy
Feng Shui fung SHWAY
Chinese art of arranging buildings, objects, and furniture in optimal positions for achieving a harmonic flow of energy between a place and its inhabitants. Believed to influence health, happiness, wealth, and relationships.
The practice of using a tool to apply pressure and scrape the skin to relieve pain and tension. This action causes light bruising, which often appears as purple or red spots known as petechiae or sha. The name gua sha comes from the Chinese word for scraping.
Qi Gong (also Chi Gung or Chi Kung)
From qi (energy) and gong (the achievement that comes from practice), a group of Chinese self-healing exercises. They combine simple movement, breathing, and mental imagery to relax and strengthen the body and the mind.
Tai Chi (also Tai Chi Chuan) tye CHI
Chinese martial art in which practitioners move slowly and gracefully through a series of postures coordinated by their breath. Used to reduce stress and improve flexibility, strength, energy, agility, and well-being. Often described as "meditation in motion."
Tui Na twee NAH
Chinese therapy used to balance energy in the body and release toxins with massage and acupressure techniques. An important component of traditional Chinese medicine.