The major joints of the body, if not functioning optimally can compromise range of movement, endurance, ability to exercise, and quality of life. Tui na traction and mobilization techniques can reduce pain and increase range of movement and flexibility for neck, shoulder, lower back, hip, and legs. Bill Helm shares simple, but effective techniques, and demonstrates and supervises hands on practice to develop students’ skills and confidence.
- Tui na joint mobilizations and traction methods for neck, shoulder, lower-back, hip and lower legs.
- Hands on practical class for acupuncturists and massage therapists
- Limited enrollment
Contact Cynthia Neipris at [email protected] or 212-982-3456 with questions.
Helm is the director and lead instructor at the Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego and the former department chair of the massage and bodywork program at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He has been studying Chinese martial and healing arts since 1965, specializing in taijiquan, tui na, qigong, and herbal medicine. Helm is a 20th generation Indoor Disciple of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang and holds a 6th Duan Wei from the Chinese Wushu Association. He has also studied with taijiquan masters Chen Xiaoxing, Chen Zhiquang, Ren Guangyi, and Chen Bing. Helm studied traditional Chinese Medicine at the Shanghai College of Medicine and the Beijing Olympic Training Center in China and in the U.S. with Taoist Master Share K. Lew and Dr. Yu Da Fang.