Tui Na – Chinese Massage Course

  • Bodyharmonics offers Tui Na courses- Chinese massage training at two levels.
  • Both levels of the Tui Na courses are highly intensive and teach a very wide range of practical Tui Na skills and the necessary Traditional Chinese Medical – TCM theory.
  • To become totally competent and a fully professional Tui Na practitioner, you should complete both levels.
  • Our Tui Na course accreditation satisfies current health and safety legislation and provides a reliable route to a new career.
TuiNa-Rolling-technique

Our Tui Na courses are suitable for total beginners but is also perfect for qualified practitioners of other types of bodywork therapies.
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Tui Na Chinese Massage Diploma Courses

Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) Diploma

5 days  – £399
or  A&P Level 3 qualification

Tui Na Foundation Diploma

11 days  – £900

You can stop at this level or carry on to Module 2 – Tui Na Master Practitioner

Maria Mercati

Tui Na is Chinese massage therapy that works

Bypass the need to experiment and learn from

Maria and Graham Mercati.

They have more experience teaching Tui Na than any other teacher in the UK,  having run 65 Tui Na foundation courses and 20 Tui Na master practitioner courses during the last 27 years. They have also taught acupuncture to 21 groups over the last 21 years.

They have been practising the world’s most tried and tested therapies such as  Acupuncture, Tui Na, Thai and Indonesian massage and have well over fifty years experience between them in delivering cutting-edge physical Oriental therapy.

Maria has studied with several great masters in China to learn their secrets, which she taught to her son Graham (pictured right). These techniques have now been passed on to hundreds of our students.

Graham Mercati

Do you want to learn the Tui Na of the great Chinese Masters?

Maria Mercati was fortunate to be taught by  Master Ding Jifeng
in Yue Yang Hospital, Shanghai -1992 and 1993.  
Master Ding Jifeng (1914-1998) is  the founder of Gun Fa  – Rolling  manipulation.

Between 1936 – 1952, he ran his own clinic in Shanghai and founded “Ding’s Gun Fa -Rolling” manipulation.   From 1958, he worked at Shanghai Tui Na Clinic and Shanghai Tui Na school.  From 1976 he was the Director of Tui Na Department of the famous Shanghai Yueyang Hospital.    He was the professor for the postgraduate tutorship in Shanghai, editor of the Tui Na-Chinese Medical Encyclopedia and Tui Na Master Works.
See if you can recognise this Chinese Tui Na Doctor on youtube:

Master-Ding-Jifeng-1992 - Yue Yang Hospital

We teach authentic Tui Na Medical Massage.

Shanghai Yue Yang hospital
Shanghai Yue Yang TCM Hospital Tui Na ward – 1992

It is currently practised extensively in China, and has been for 4,000 years. It is effective in maintaining good health and treating a huge variety of pathological conditions.

Tui Na Chinese Medical massage is a way to start easing peoples pain by applying a therapeutic touch to acupoints – the basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Knowledge of acupuncture points is essential for Tui Na and is essential for those who want to study acupuncture (which is what you may wish to do after mastering Tui Na).

Master Ding Jifeng demonstrating Tui Na technique

The career-minded Chinese massage course

The only real barrier between you and a successful massage career is having an effective means of making people feel better. If you achieve that, you’re in business – fail and you’ll be seeking another career path.

The Bodyharmonics Tui Na Course is structured to get you practising under the close supervision of an expert and teaches you massage therapies aimed specifically at a successful career outcome.
Chinese massage provides uniquely powerful techniques using acupuncture points to ease the pain. Tui Na can control pain without the use of drugs which makes it more and more in demand.

“The tutors are also practitioners with up-to-date practical experience of the techniques and their relative merits, not just trainers with largely theoretical knowledge and no recent experience. They installed confidence in the techniques and could provide practical advice for specific treatments/complaints. There was a friendly atmosphere- it felt like joining a family rather than attending a course. Supportive comprehensive notes were provided with good training facilities”.

Phil Chivers Tui Na Foundation and Master Practitioner course (2004)

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Don’t forget, the largest body of people on earth rely on oriental practices like Tui Na everyday and pay for them.