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What is "Asian Bodyworks,So-called "TUINA"?


Old Asian Technique more effective than painful Deep Tissue Massage.

So what is a Asian body works ,"TUINA", you ask?  Tui na is a hands-on body treatment that uses Chinese taoist and martial arts principles in an effort to bring the eight principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into balance. The practitioner may brush, knead, roll, press, and rub the areas between each of the joints.The name comes from two of the actions: tui means "to push" and na means "to lift and squeeze.


In ancient China, medical therapy was often classified as either "external" or "internal" treatment. Tui na was one of the external method


Most people believe TUINA massages are supposed to be painful in order to be beneficial and include very firm/deep pressure. However, the saying, “No pain, no gain” does not always apply in this old asian massage therapy. A TUINA massage actually involves the manipulation of the deeper layers of muscle and soft tissues in the body. It requires the people to melt into the tissue before reaching deeper layers by warming up the muscles top layer. This type of technique aims at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. It is a more focused type of physical therapy to release knots (also known as “adhesions”) and chronic muscle tension.


"TUINA " ASIAN  body works helps with headaches, chronic muscular pain, limited mobility and injury rehabilitation. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks or low back tightness. Although this type of techniques can be more intense and a little uncomfortable , it should not be painful or excrutiating.

Feel Free to Speak Up During Your Asian body work Session

Always communicate your goals and needs with the person who give you the technique. It is important to let me know how the pressure and intensity of the work is feeling to your body so that theymay adapt my pressure and techniques to suit you. 


If you are new to massage or sensitive to intense work I suggest the relaxing Chinese foot reflexology with herbal foot bath treament.

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