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Chinese Massage and BodyworkFirst published: April 2020
Last updated: April 2022
Length: 169 pages
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Traditional Chinese Medicine, commonly called TCM after its abbreviation, is without doubt one of the most influential traditional medicine systems in the world.

In this book, we first take a look at the concepts behind TCM, such as the meaning and significance of Yin-Yang, Qi Vital Energy, Taoism, Meridian theory, and the Five Elements, to name a few key items.

Secondly, we explore a broad range of Chinese massage, bodywork, and herbal treatment modalities: what they are, how and when they’re used, their goals and benefits.

And lastly, we discuss recent and related developments, and how TCM modalities have been blended with other healing modalities.

This book is not a training course and doesn't contain instructions of techniques, but aims at providing you with a thorough understanding of the topic presented.

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PREFACE
CONCEPTS
~ Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 8
~ Qi Vital Life Energy (Chi) 13
~ The Yin-Yang Concept 15
~ Five Element Theory 17
~ Meridians (Qi Life Energy Channels) 20
~ The Dantian (Dan Tien) 24
~ The Microcosmic Orbit 26
~ The Three Treasures 28
~ Hot and Cold 30
~ The Approach of Disease in TCM 32
~ Diagnostics in Chinese Medicine 33
~ Holistic View of TCM 35
~ Buddhism and TCM 37
~ Confucian Thought 39
~ Taoist Philosophy and Practice 41
TREATMENT MODALITIES
~ Acupressure 44
~ Acupuncture (Zhen Jiu) 46
~ An Mo Massage 49
~ Chinese Massage Therapies 50
~ Chinese Martial Arts and TCM 52
~ Cupping Therapy (Ba Guan) 53
~ Dao Liao Knife Blade Massage 57
~ Dian Xue Massage 58
~ Dit Da (Bone-Setting) 59
~ Ear Massage & Reflexology 61
~ Er Zhu (Ear Candling) 62
~ Fangzhongshu (Taoist Sexual Practices) 63
~ Feng Shui 66
~ Foot Massage & Reflexology 68
~ Fu Ke (Female Health and Medicine) 69
~ Gua Sha (Scraping) 71
~ Hand Massage & Reflexology 73
~ Herbal Medicine 74
~ Herbal Teas 77
~ Horse Stance Exercise 79
~ Huo Liao (Fire Therapy) 80
~ Jade Egg 82
~ Jade Rolling 84
~ Juagen Manhood Massage 85
~ Medical Qigong 87
~ Medicinal Liquors 88
~ Moxibustion 89
~ Neidan Inner Alchemy 91
~ Neigong Practices 93
~ Nutrition & Food Therapies 95
~ Ovarian Breathing 97
~ Paida Lajin 98
~ Qi Healing and Fa Gong 99
~ Qigong (Chi Kung) 100
~ Sanfutie (San Fu Tie) 102
~ Sexual Qigong 103
~ Shou Zhen (Medical Palmistry) 105
~ Tai Chi Chuan 106
~ Tao Yin (Daoyin) 108
~ Taoist Breast Massage 109
~ Taoist Deer Exercise (For Women) 111
~ Taoist Deer Exercise (For Men) 113
~ Taoist Meditation 115
~ Tui Na Massage (Tuina) 117
~ Xiao Er Tui Na Massage (Pediatrics) 120
~ Yang Sheng (Yangsheng) 121
~ Zhan Zhuang Meditation 122
~ Zhi Ya Massage 124
~ Zuo Yue Zi (Zuoyuezi or Sitting the Month) 125
BLENDED TECHNIQUES
~ Acu-Yoga 129
~ Chi Nei Ching Massage 130
~ Chi Nei Tsang Internal Organs Massage 131
~ Healing Love through Tao 135
~ Japanese Traditional Treatments 137
~ Karsai Nei Tsang Genital Detox Massage 140
~ Neo-Tantra and Taoist Practices 144
~ Tao-Massage 146
~ Taoist Erotic Massage 148
~ TCM and Western Medicine 150
~ Thai Traditional Massage and TCM 152
~ Thai Foot Massage & Chinese Reflexology 154
~ Yin-Yang Massage 156
~ Yin Yoga 158
SUPPLEMENT
~ Mantak Chia and the Universal Healing Tao System 160
~ Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises 161
~ Asian Traditional Bodywork and Spiritual Practices 162
~ TCM and Treating COVID-19 163
~ Asian Traditional Postpartum Treatments 165
~ Aphrodisiacs 167
APPENDIX

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