Acupressure I (Tui Na)


This class is taught by:

Ronn Garcia CMT

Ronn has been a massage therapist since 2004. He is currently working as a therapist at the local Coachella Valley resorts. He is very passionate with the eastern style of massage and as a result, he traveled to Asia (Chiang Mai, Thailand and Manila, Philippines) to study and learn more about the different eastern modalities. He's planning to go to China also for continuing education.

Courses: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage I, Lymph Drainage Massage, Sports Massage I, Deep Tissue Massage II, Thai Massage I, Abhyanga Massage, Acupressure, Chair Massage, Lomi Lomi, Reflexology, Thai Massage II, Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage

On completion of this class, you will have a basic understanding and ability to apply acupressure therapy appropriately. You will gain insight into the philosophical and historical background of acupressure therapy, the effects and clinical applications of acupressure and contraindications and endangerment sites. You will learn general guidelines for giving acupressure including the therapeutic relationships and ethics, setting up the physical environment and elements of performance.

Required text: Moving the Energy
Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 40 hours (clock hours)

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Sep 11 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Sep 18 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Sep 25 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Oct 02 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Oct 09 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Oct 16 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT
  • Mon Oct 23 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Ronn Garcia CMT