The Soothing Touch of Tui Na

As part of our holistic treatment repertoire, we now offer Tui Na massage, which is delivered by our Chinese Acupuncture therapist, Michelle Ulisse.

In the realm of alternative therapies and holistic wellness, Tui Na stands as a testament to the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine. With a name that translates to “push” and “grasp,” Tui Na is a therapeutic massage and bodywork practice that has gained recognition and popularity in recent years for those seeking natural healing and relaxation with sessions tailored to individual needs.  Many are drawn to its holistic approach, as it aligns with the growing interest in natural therapies and wellness practices.

Ancient Roots

Tui Na has a history that reaches back over two thousand years in China, making it one of the oldest known forms of bodywork therapy. This traditional practice is deeply rooted in Chinese medicine principles, harnessing the body’s vital energy, or Qi, to promote healing and balance.

The Techniques Used

At the heart of Tui Na lies a sophisticated system of techniques. Practitioners use a combination of kneading, rolling, pressing, and stretching to stimulate the body’s energy channels, or meridians. These techniques aim to restore the flow of Qi, ensuring harmony and vitality within the body.

The Benefits that Tui Na Offers

Tui Na offers a plethora of potential benefits, making it a sought-after therapy for those looking to enhance their well-being:

Pain Relief – Tui Na can be effective in addressing musculoskeletal pain, making it a popular choice for individuals with chronic pain conditions.

Stress Reduction – The calming and rhythmic motions of Tui Na can provide profound relaxation, reducing stress and anxiety.

Improved Circulation – Tui Na techniques can boost blood circulation, aiding in detoxification and overall health.

Enhanced Mobility – Regular Tui Na sessions may improve joint mobility and flexibility.

Balanced Energy – By working with the body’s Qi, Tui Na helps to restore balance, promoting physical and mental well-being.

A Completely Tailored Treatment, Available for You to Try

One of the strengths of Tui Na is its adaptability. Practitioners can tailor sessions to address specific health concerns or imbalances, ensuring a personalised and effective treatment plan for each client.

Tui Na, with its ancient Chinese roots and therapeutic touch, is a valuable addition to the landscape of holistic wellness. Whether you seek pain relief, relaxation, or a holistic approach to health, Tui Na has much to offer. If you would like to explore the soothing touch of Tui Na and discover the profound benefits of this traditional Chinese bodywork therapy, please get in touch to book your appointment.


Photo by Yan Krukau