Alona completed the Tuina study program of the Broshim Campus School of Complementary Medicine, as part of her Chinese Medicine Studies and has gained years of experience as a Tuina practitioner. In addition, Alona graduated a study of Anpuku therapy, which is a unique japanese technique which focusing on stomach, lower back and pelvic treatment. Throughout years of study and specialization, Alona has expanded her knowledge and is utilizing additional methods in her treatments. These methods include techniques that were adopted from Shiatsu, medical massage, orthopedic oils, moxibustion and cupping therapy.
Tui Na is a therapeutic form of massage and has been used in China for more than 5,000 years. Defined as “the ancient healing art of fingers and strength,” tui na (pronounced “twee-nah”) has been gaining international attention for its safe and effective treatment for a wide variety of conditions.
Tui na massage therapy is used for giving special treatments to people of all ages, from infancy to old age.
The old Chinese medical maxim holds that pain results from the congestion, stagnation, and blockage of Qi, or vital energy, vital fluids,
lymph, phlegm, and blood. If pain is the essence of disease, then suffering is a result of obstructed or irregular flow in the body. Chinese cupping is
therefore a method of breaking up the blockage to restore the body’s natural flow of energy.
Anpuku is a healing art that is part of the Japanese touch medicine. Evidence for the use of touch therapy and abdominal diagnosis in Japan has existed for over a thousand years. Most of the information was passed
on by heart between the masters and family members.
The main idea behind the Anpuku is that the stomach is our "second brain" that shows perfectly what's going on in other parts of the body, so the work through the stomach, lower back and pelvic deeply effects the rest.
The Anpuku is used for a wide variety of conditions; stomach issues, irregular stool, IBS, lower back and pelvic pathologies, gynecological pathologies, irregular period, polycistic overies, fertility conditions and