Dashen® Foundation is a nationally approved provider of continuing education by the:

  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) - Provider #805

  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) - Provider (#1065).


Acupressure Program

Dashen® Therapy Level 1

This professional program covers Chinese Medicine theories as they apply to the practice of acupressure.


This style of acupressure uses a modality of bodywork where the practitioner holds points and connects meridians, similar to acupuncture.  


Students also learn assessment techniques based on Chinese Medicine pulse analysis, tongue observation and face reading, as well as the energetic qualities and emotional usage of acupressure points.


Level 1 gives the student of acupressure the necessary knowledge and confidence to make precise assessments, in order to design effective sessions that address the client's unique needs.

TuiNa Program

Dashen® Therapy Level 2

Level 2 program covers a unique style of bodywork known as TuiNa.  The techniques taught are based on Chinese Medicine theory applied to manual therapy and bodywork. 


The program covers over 30 different TuiNa techniques and hand manipulations directed to stabilize, mobilize and strengthen muscles, joints and bones with the aim of achieving a therapeutic effect.

In this program, you will also learn about the sinews channels, which are the energetic aspects to muscles and tendons, and their usage to address imbalances of the musculoskeletal system.  


You will also learn about ah shi points, similar to trigger points and how to use them to relieve muscular pain.


Five Element Program

Dashen® Therapy Level 3

This advanced professional program covers the Five Element model, an ancient healing system that emphasizes the uniqueness and strength of each individual.


This program is designed to deepen the understand and knowledge of the Five Elements. Students learn how to connect, be in harmony and attune themselves to these energies to achieve optimal health (body, mind, emotions).

In the Five Element program you will also to recognize, identify and address your primary element, the element that has been in charge all along of your mental-emotional energies. The Five Element model reaches the person at the spirit level, stimulating the person's mental and emotional ability to heal.


Self-Care Program

Dashen® Therapy Self-Care

The focus of our self-care program is to make available, the benefits of easy-to-apply acupressure points, qigong movement and breathing techniques.


Our self-care program is designed with your relaxation in mind, and it is aimed to support your health and overall well-being.  


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