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Chinese Massage and Acupressure (Advanced) Part 2

Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Chinese Massage and Acupressure
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Advanced Chinese Massage and Acupressure Practitioner
  • Receive the Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.  There is also an essential 1 day of practical training for this course.

Course overview

Prevention, as well as cure, is the prime motivating force behind present day interest in Ancient Medicine. With 4,500 years of practice during which, a variety and sophistication of techniques has evolved into the remarkable arsenal of methods now to be studied by the advanced student.


  • Lesson One
    • Anatomy: The Eyes and Skin
      • The Eye
      • Function of Focusing of the Eye
      • The Retina
      • Rods and Cones
      • The Skin
  • Lesson Two
    • The Lungs
      • Functions of Lung
      • General Symptoms
      • Specific Points to Use on the Lung Meridian
    • Meridian Stretch: Shoulder and Chest Stretch
    • Testing Power of Limbs, Mobility of Joints
    • Massage Strokes for Abdomen
    • Basic Tui Na Massage Stroke (Pinching)
  • Lesson Three
    • The Small Intestine
    • Full Body Massage
      • Chinese Massage, Acupressure and Stretches to Posterior of Body
      • Psychology of Massage
    • Meridian Stretches: Back Flexion, Knees To Chest
    • Chinese massage Stroke: Nipping
      • Warm Up Exercise: Hand and Wrist Stretch
  • Lesson Four
    • Whole Body Massage (Continued)
    • The Spleen
      • Specific Pont to Use on the Spleen Meridian
    • Meridian Stretch: Back Stretch
    • Chinese Massage Stroke: Suppressing
  • Lesson Five
    • Energy Production
    • The Stomach
      • The Main Acupressure Points of the Stomach Meridian
    • Full Body Massage (Continued)
    • Meridian Stretch: Hip and Stomach Stretch
    • Basic Chinese Massage Stroke: Pulling
  • Lesson Six
    • The 3 Heater Meridian
      • Main Points to Use on the 3 Heater Meridian
    • Full Body Massage (Continued)
    • Face Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine
    • Meridian Stretch: Knee Flexion to Abdomen
    • Meridian Stretch: Shoulder and Neck Stretch
    • Basic Chinese Massage Stroke: Vibrating:
  • Lesson Seven
    • Nutrition in Chinese Medicine
    • Full Body Massage (Continued)
    • The Conception Vessel Meridian
      • Main Acupressure Points of Conception Meridian
    • Meridian Stretch: Crossing the Knees
    • Basic Chinese Massage Stroke: Scratching
  • Lesson Eight
    • The Governor Vessel Meridian (Du Mo)
      • Main Points to Use on the Governor Vessel Meridian
    • Completion of Full Body Massage
      • Massage of Head, Face and Scalp
    • Basic Massage Movement: Pommelling
    • The Use of Herbs in Oil in Chinese Medicine
      • When to Use Herbs in Oils
    • Meridian Stretch: Circling Legs
    • Meridian Stretch: Shoulder and Arm Stretch
  • Lesson Nine
    • Overview of Tui Na and Acupressure
    • Treatment of Chronic and Acute Conditions
    • The Chinese Hammer
    • Treating the Emotions
    • Aura Cleansing (Cleansing Negative Chi from your Body)
    • Meridian Stretches
      • Meridian Stretch: Leg Raise
      • Meridian Stretch: Shoulder stretch
      • Meridian Stretch: Back lift
      • Meridian Stretch: Leg Pulling
      • Meridian Stretch: Shake the Foot          
      • Meridian stretch: Circle the foot
      • Meridian Stretch: Neck stretch
    • Basic Chinese Massage Stroke: Chopping:
    • Towel Procedure
    • Warm-Up Exercises for the Practitioner
    • Building your Practice
      • Different Ways of Building your Practice

Practical training

1 day of Practical Training is essential for this course. Practical workshops can be held in various locations around the UK and are available for an additional fee of £75 per day. Your practical training is a valuable opportunity to learn directly from an experienced practical training tutor with specialist skills.

*Registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.