The main focus of this style of massage is to help increase blood flow and Qi flow. By stretching limbs and facilitating joint mobility along with acupressure point stimulation and manipulation, to increase blood flow and address deep muscle and fascial tension.
Cupping is used to lift up blood vessels and fascia through cups with negative air pressure to (when fire is used to burn all the oxygen away inside the cup) create suction. This suction when placed on the body can help relieve deep fascial adhesion and muscle tension.
Qi Gong translates into 'energy work'. This is considered the highest form of medicine. In Qi Gong, some systems are dynamic, static, or utilize external movement.
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