August 28, Sunday, 12-4pm Laurel
The Barefoot Doctor healing techniques have mainly been identified as Chinese techniques used by the native healers of China. The Barefoot Doctor techniques include cupping, moxibustion, dermal hammer, scraping, needling, bleeding and massage. These techniques are profound and effective and are used for identifying and prescribing for common ailments such as backaches, headaches, influenza, sprains, digestive complaints and skin ailments. It is possible to perform all of these remedies with tools found in most homes. This makes them readily available wherever you may be. In this class we will discuss and perform the methods of cupping, massage, moxibustion and scraping.
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