Guasha (or spooning) is a traditional therapy technique that has been used in many different forms and for hundreds of years in Asian countries.
In this course your will learn:
- Basic techniques using a range of implements from the traditional round-edged spoon to other guasha tools
- How work with the major muscles of the back, neck and/or shoulders
- How to comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures in a clinical setting
Gua Sha will raise tiny blood spots in problematic areas and have little of no effect to areas healthy and balanced. It is this spotting or petechiae that is called ‘sha’ and the raising of ‘sha’ is the therapy of guasha with benefits similar to that of cupping, encouraging blood circulation, dispersing stagnation and relieving muscular tension and pain.
Who this course is for:
- Current bodyworkers or natural therapists eg. massage therapists, reiki healers, chiropractors etc. wanting to use guasha in a clinical setting
- Anyone interested in the techniques and methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) not wanting the commitment to a comprehensive course or degree
- Anyone with a general interest in natural therapies – Anyone with an interest in Oriental medicine
This course forms part of our 10138NAT Advanced Diploma of Remedial Yoga Therapy and HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies accredited courses designed to teach and treat clients in an oriental therapy clinical setting.
At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.