Treat common ailments with Guasha
Anahata Health Clinic, 119-120 Edward St, Brighton BN2 0JL
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This one day practical workshop is an introduction to the use of Gua sha for common ailments such as coughs, colds, stomach-ache, stiff neck, shoulder pain and insomnia
Speaker(s): Clive is director of the Komorebi Institute and co-runs the Center for Health and Research in Barcelona, Spain. He is a licensed acupuncturist and health promotion specialist and has been using and researching Gua sha for over 23 years. He is the creator of Ecology in Motion Gua sha, which developed out of his chronic health clinic in North Africa, and has online and live Facial and Body Gua sha teaching programs. He teaches all over the world and regularly tours the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. His five books which feature Gua sha have been published and translated into six languages and with a clearly defined philosophy in his approach to Gua sha, he organises international projects in the use of Gua sha in communities with underdeveloped healthcare.
This is a rare chance to get into the world of Gua sha and gain immediate skills and tips directly from a world pioneer in Gua sha. Gua sha is a huge area which takes a long time to understand and use correctly, but in this short introduction to treatment, we will look briefly at some of the research behind treatments and at key ailments which are often helped successfully with Gua sha. This means that the course is well-suited to professionals and non-professionals alike and will be of benefit both in the treatment room with clients/patients and at home with family/friends. The focus of this course is on introducing direct practical skills that can be used immediately to help alleviate the health issues featured. Throughout the day you will practise the techniques required and you will leave with a clear understanding on how to start to approach these issues. There will be numerous demonstrations and ample time for questions and answers as well as supervised practice sessions. Useful pre-class reading: - Gua sha: A Complete Self-treatment Guide by Clive Witham - Self-Healing with Chinese Medicine by Clive Witham - Holographic Gua sha: A Practical Microsystem Manual by Clive Witham
FacilitiesToilets, disabled access
Book online at: http://www.acupuncturecpd.co.uk/gua-sha-for-common-ailments.html
Anyone with an interest in the area is welcome - this is a great opportunity to learn how to help yourself, your friends and family.