tuina medical acupressure massage, qigong energy healing cultivation, traditional oriental medicine, acupuncture, martial arts sports medicine, cupping, trigger point therapy

Steven J. Rendina, MTS, LMT, LICDC-CS

Tuina Medical Massage / Qigong Healing Exercises

Three Tunings - Body - Breath - Mind

For those individuals who would like to fine tune their health and well-being through a balanced approach to healing utilizing tuina medical massage, qigong energy cultivation exercises, and other methods of holistic and traditional Chinese medicine.

A complete morning workout

This is an excerpt from my upcoming book - "Fine Tune Your Recovery"

Warm Ups

Swinging the arms

Cloud Hands

Dao Yin Self-Massage

Key points on face, head, neck, shoulders, chest, back, arms, hands, legs, knees, feet

Activate Kidney and Bladder meridians – Bubbling Spring

Shaking and Qi Shower

Patting and Slapping 12 channels (pat – yin surface, slap – yang surface)

Chan Si Silk reeling

Mobilize all joints – head, neck, shoulders, chest/elbows, hands, fingers, waist/pelvis, low back/perineum, hips, knees, ankles/feet, toes

Ba Duan Jin Eight Treasures

  • Two Hands Hold Up the Heavens
  • Drawing the Bow to Shoot the Arrow
  • Splitting Heaven and Earth
  • Wise Owl Looking Back to Ward Off Disease
  • Sway the Head and Shake the Tail
  • Hands Glide Down to Hold the Feet
  • Clench the Fists and Glare Fiercely
  • Bouncing (or rocking) on the Toes

Breathing and Meditation

I Rise Opening Form

Standing Post (Hold the Ball, Embrace the Moon)

Small Heavenly Orbit

Gathering qi from heaven, humanity, and earth - storing in the three dantians

 

Abdominal (dantian) massage

            Men – right over left – 36 circles clockwise / 36 counterclockwise

Women – left over right – 36 circles counterclockwise / 36 clockwise

            Rest hands over lower dantian/abdominal core

Meditation – centering, grounding, uplifting

           centering - breathe into core

            grounding - sink weight feet adhere to the earth

            lifting - spine is long head and neck float above uplifted spirit and attitude for the day

       

Note:  in addition to these qigong exercises one can do whatever strength, aerobic, or stretching activities you choose.

 

STEVEN J. RENDINA, MTS, LMT, LICDC -CS

(614) 284-0100

Contact me for an appointment .......... srendina@gmail.com