Born more than 3000 years ago in China, the Tui Na massage is a natural boost for the body. By acting on the meridians and acupuncture points, it restores the energy circulation in the body.
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WHAT IS THE TUI NA MASSAGE?
The Tui Na massage has its origins in traditional Chinese medicine. His goal: to revive the circulation of the “Qi” (to pronounce “Chi”), the vital energy, to dissolve muscular tension and untie blockages. “Unlike Western medicine, Chinese medicine thinks about the body as a whole.
The treatment does not focus only on the diseased organ. The idea is rather to readjust the relations between all the organs by working on the system of meridians in which the Qi circulates, “explains Liping Wang, co-founder of La Maison du Tui Na.
In everyday life, many factors such as emotions, food or the living environment block this energy flow. Hence the importance of being massaged every 20 days according to our expert.
HOW’S IT GOING?
If you are looking for sweetness, both go your way. Far from Californian massages and other 100% relaxing rituals, the Tui Na massage is a tonic protocol, with strong maneuvers.
Among the movements made: friction, pinching, friction, tapping or stretching. “There is no deception on the commodity. “Tui” means “push” and “Na” “grab”. It’s rather explicit … when you speak Chinese, “laughs Liping Wang. And to add: “At the moment, some maneuvers can seem painful, and it is not uncommon that aches occur after a first massage.
But this is a sign that the muscles were tense and lactic acid was released. Very quickly, all this gives way to a feeling of lightness and well-being.
THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE TUI NA
The Tui Na massage is a concentrate of many benefits. Although muscular, he is a true ally for body and mind. It relieves back pain, digestive disorders, mood disorders, blood, and lymphatic disorders, insomnia, stress or migraines.
CONTRAINDICATIONS OF TUI NA MASSAGE
Tui Na massage is prohibited for people with a pacemaker, suffering from cardiac or infectious disease, osteoporosis or open wounds. Regarding pregnant women, it can be practiced during the second half of pregnancy and from two months after delivery.