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Gua Sha: A Traditional Technique for Modern Practice
by Arya Nielsen
This is the first English language book on the ancient therapeutic technique 'Gua Sha'. It is a technique commonly used in Asia and Southeast Asia by TCM practitioners, Chinese families and individuals who know and use it as part of their 'health culture'. In Gua Sha, the skin is pressured in strokes i.e. scraped (but not broken) by a blunt edge (Chinese families used a ...more
Paperback, 169 pages
Published September 18th 1995 by Churchill Livingstone
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Jan 10, 2014 Finbar rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
A great resource for understanding and improving your gua sha techniques. I enjoyed Nielsen's clear and direct style of writing. She also includes many case studies to illustrate the subject matter. I thought the case studies were useful and the showed the correlation between the techniques and pathological representations with the body.