Foundation in Gua Sha (5 hrs)
NAT Foundation in Gua Sha
Immerse yourself in the ancient world of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with our comprehensive Gua Sha course, meticulously designed for holistic health practitioners. Explore the profound roots of Gua Sha and unlock its therapeutic potential under the expert guidance of Dr Constance Bradley.
The essence of this course lies in fostering a deep comprehension of the historical and cultural significance of Gua Sha, intertwined with practical hands-on learning. We weave the threads of East and West, providing a balanced perspective on Gua Sha's applications in both traditional and contemporary medical practices.
Our Gua Sha course illuminates the art and science of treating a range of conditions using this effective modality. Whether you aim to alleviate chronic pain, boost blood circulation, or reduce inflammation, understanding Gua Sha will significantly enhance your therapeutic toolkit.
Under the insightful guidance of Dr Constance Bradley, you'll master the correct Gua Sha techniques for different areas of the body. Her step-by-step demonstrations are more than just surface-level instruction; they imbue you with the knowledge and confidence to apply these techniques within your own practice.
The curriculum also empowers you with valuable assessment skills to determine when and where to apply Gua Sha in a therapeutic context. We believe that understanding the 'why' is just as critical as the 'how,' so we delve into the rationale and myriad health benefits associated with Gua Sha.
- Grasp the rich historical background and significance of TCM and Gua Sha.
- Understand the core purpose and meaning of Gua Sha.
- Differentiate Gua Sha's applications in Eastern and Western medical contexts.
- Learn to treat specific conditions effectively using Gua Sha.
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of when and why to use Gua Sha.
- Discover the diverse health benefits associated with Gua Sha.
- Master practical Gua Sha techniques for different body areas.
- Acquire the skill to assess if a patient could benefit from Gua Sha, identifying the appropriate areas for treatment.
Journey with us into the heart of this revered healing technique. Gain valuable insights, practical knowledge, and the confidence to integrate Gua Sha into your therapeutic practice. Enroll today and enhance your professional expertise with the power of Gua Sha.
NCBTMB 5 CEUs
Dr. Constance Bradley L.Ac PhD
Dr. Constance Bradley, L.Ac., PhD, is a distinguished faculty member with a diverse academic and professional background. A graduate of the US Air Force Academy (BSc in Humanities, 2001), the University of Colorado (MA in Philosophy, focusing on Medical Ethics, 2002), and the University of Utah (PhD with emphases in Philosophy of Science and Theoretical Biology, 2009), Dr. Bradley has also earned an MA in Acupuncture from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (2015).
An accomplished scholar, Dr. Bradley has contributed to journals including the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, the Sage, and the Feng Shui Journal. Currently licensed to practice acupuncture in Kentucky, she also holds a national certification through the NCCAOM.