Module 1 - Introduction
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Welcome to the Acupressure online course
Acupressure is the use of pressure to the body to enhance the flow of energy 'Chi' within the meridians, The acupressure massage points are worked by using the hands, fingers, thumb or knuckles. Subjects included in the Course: Fingertip Medicine, Stimulation Methods, Relaxation Techniques, Trigger Points, Acupressure Massage Techniques, Effleurage,, Tapotment, Petrissage, Yin & Yang, The Meridians, client care, consultation, health & safety, hygiene, anatomy & physiology. This is an introductory course into the theoretical aspects of acupressure.
On completion of the course and submission of your case studies, you will be awarded an accredited Holistic Therapies Training Diploma.
Throughout some of the modules, you will come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.
This is a good practice task to get your business working in an optimal professional way! You do not need to send it to us, but are there to give you some tips and ways to improve on your working practices and to prepare you for completing your case studies.
The Handbook of Chinese Massage Maria Mercati
Anatomy & Physiology for Holistic Therapists Francesca Gould
You can Heal your life Louise Hay
To progress through the modules, click on the 'complete and continue' button at the top right of the screen. See image below for more details.
NOTE: You wont be able to navigate through the modules using the menu on the left, as you need to have 'completed' each module, and the only way you can do this is by clicking the 'complete and continue' arrow, as per image below.