Tao (Pronounced Dow Yin Tow,) is a unique blend of Chinese acupressure and western massage techniques. It is an advanced energy massage of the shoulders, neck, ears, face, scalp and face. It is one of the therapies offered on our cancer unit, it works predominately to release stress and tension in these areas, it is helpful in relieving neck and shoulder pain, inducing deep relaxation and relieving problems such as headaches, sinus problems, poor sleep……. The course is open to practitioners who are qualified in anatomy and pathology and a body therapy, this includes those whose only therapy is reflexology. It is an FHT accredited short course. Course programme The five-day course is a combination of theory and practical. No special equipment is required. Substantial hand outs and work book will be provided. Case histories need to be submitted on completion of the course before certificates can be awarded. History of Daoyin Tao Uses and benefits Safety, precautions and contraindications Theory of yin and yang Chinese face reading in health terms Learning acupoints in the contact area and their uses How five elements may support treatment planning Practical work Course dates: New dates for 2020 Saturday March 21st and Sunday March 22nd 2020. Saturday April 18th, Sunday April 19th and Monday April 20th 2020. Course Fee: £480 https://nhsnaturalhealthschool.co.uk/courses-2-2-3/#1521899330537-1fc0f259-4a2c
We are very proud to announce our partnership with the Brighterkind Granby Care Home, and Rudding Park Hotel and Spa, Harrogate. Theory and practical learning will take place across all three training environments (including Harrogate District Hospital.
Our unique emphasis is to offer training opportunities within the clinical environment, leading to a generation of highly skilled and confident practitioners able to offer a range of therapies to an increasingly complex population. Our mission is to develop a new generation of expert complementary therapists for the future.
We can do this as we are employed by the NHS and work in The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre (SROMC), part of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust. The SROMC opened in 2014 and is a state-of-the-art day unit offering cancer treatments and supportive health and wellbeing services to people living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis. Theory and practice will be provided within the centre’s facilities and the Trust.