COURSE: Tibetan KuNye Massage 20 hours (+ extra 30h of additional resources)
MODALITY: Online Course / Home study (self-paced learning, enroll whenever you want!)
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: 20 (NCBTMB and NY state approved)
CERTIFICATION: Certificate of Achievement
AFTER COURSE COMPLETION: The student will be able to download course hand-outs of the theory as well as the massage technique (step-by-step illustrations and explanations)
The Tibetan KuNye massage creates harmony between the body and mind and promotes health and well-being by stimulating the energy points and channels within our body using the hands and the Zathi-Dukpa herbal bags. It can be used both for relaxing / preventive and for therapeutic purposes. This course explains in a graphical and simple manner the implementation of the Tibetan KuNye massage and all aspects associated with it: diet, lifestyle, health and disease, the vital energy force, meditation, etc. Learn a new massage technique in your own rhythm anywhere and anytime! Scroll down to read our student testimonials.
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THEORY: Before starting the hands-on practice of the massage, it is important that you are familiar with the background of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, as well as comprehend its particular perspective on the human body and mind; the concept of health and sickness; the various diagnosis methods (tongue, pulse, interrogation, urine, etc.); the impact of external factors and lifestyles; and the different treatment methods as well as massage strokes applied in the KuNye massage. Therefore, the first part of the course covers the theoretic aspects that give you a rich foundation for practicing the Tibetan KuNye Massage.
PRACTICE: In the second part of the course you get to practice the KuNye massage technique. In this section you will find several videos showing the practice of the massage, step-by-step. Every step includes an explicatory text (describing the massage technique, the application manner, the benefits and effects, etc.), an illustration with the direction of the massage stroke, and a videoclip where you can see exactly how the stroke is performed in the KuNye massage.
VIDEO LECTURES & INTERVIEWS: In addition, following an Oriental proverb that says “the theory without practice is inefficient, and the practice without theory is dangerous”, this course is full of videos with interviews, master´s classes given by famous teachers, pictures, illustrations and other the material necessary to facilitating the understanding of the Tibetan KuNye Massage as well as Tibetan Medicine.
1. Understand the vinculation between Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda from India, and Buddhism.
2. Understand the Three Trees of Tibetan Medicine: etiology, diagnosis and treatments and how these are linked to the KuNye massage.
3. Perceive the human being from a holistic point of view (body, mind and spirit) and to understand not only the human anatomy, but also its energy system.
4. Describe the indications and counter-indications of the KuNye massage.
5. Learn how to make the Zathi-Dukpa herbal bags.
6. Perform the complete KuNye massage following the exact same steps as the ancient Tibetan doctors centuries back.
The main objective of this course is to equip you with the skills to perform the Tibetan KuNye massage in a professional manner and to have an insight into Tibetan Medicine.
Please remember, before practicing any new modalities or techniques check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority, to ensure that these are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.