Lesson 1

Tui Na- meaning “push and grasp” therapeutic massage used to treat a variety of internal and external treatment.

It is unique in that it incorporates principles of TCM and meridian knowledge and theory. It relieves stagnation, tonify and disperse qi and blood.

The original terms used were “An Mo” which means “press and rub”. Goes as far back as Shang dynasty (16th to 11th century B.C.) and is mentioned in Yellow Emperor classic of Internal medicine….


Point Localization: Between the eyebrows.

TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen). Focuses thoughts. Extinguish the Wind. Benefits the nose.

Indications: Mental confusion. Lack of determination. Epilepsy. Vertigo. Seizures. Anxiety. Insomnia. Fear. Congestion. Nasal secretion. Sneeze.

Lesson 1.2: Tui-Na Basics

Taiji Pai Dai gong: self patting massage set 1