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Name

Sarah Pritchard

First Name

Sarah

Last Name

Pritchard

Location

London, UK

Bio

Sarah Pritchard
Lic.AC  MBAcC. Dip. Tui Na
Clin. Cert. Tui Na (Nanjing)

Sarah Pritchard was one of the first westerners to practice Tui na in the UK and is known as an inspiring teacher and workshop leader.
She originally trained to be an actor at RADA where she was introduced to Alexander Technique, Qi Gong, yoga and meditation as well as the performance and communication skills that have proved invaluable for teaching.

Her Chinese Medicine studies began in 1992 with three years at The London School of Chinese Clinical Massage Therapy. This was followed by training at the Nanjing University of TCM and clinical supervision at the Nanjing 2nd Affiliated Hospital of TCM with Dr. Wang Jian Min, head of the Tui na Department.
She graduated as an acupuncturist from the London College of Traditional Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council.

Sarah is the author of two Tui na books Chinese Massage Manual originally published by Piatkus in 1999 and re-published with Healing Path publications in 2010 is the definitive introductory text on Tui na Massage currently published in English.
Her second book Tui na – A Manual Of Chinese Massage Therapy published by Elsevier Churchill Livingstone in 2010 and re-published by Singing dragon in 2015 is a comprehensive handbook for the 21st century student and practitioner of Tui na working in the West.
Both books are used as essential texts on Tui na training courses in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Sarah has over 16 years teaching experience. In 2001 she wrote and developed the professional Tui na course for the LCTA London College of Traditional Acupuncture. She was course co-ordinator and senior lecturer until the college closed in November 2010.
She has run courses, workshops and postgraduate seminars for the LCTA, the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine (CICM)  the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) and the Florence Tui na Congress. She is currently course creator and co-ordinator of the City College of Acupuncture Tui na course.
Sarah has been in private practice since 1994. She is the founder and Director of Blackheath Complementary Health Centre established in May 2000. She also works from her home practice in Hackney East London.
Sarah is the Chair and one of the founder members of the UKRTCM the UK Register of Tui na Chinese massage, dedicated to promoting the benefits of Tui na and developing standards of practise in the UK.

 

Instructor

Speciality

Lic.AC MBAcC. Dip. Tui Na Clin. Cert. Tui Na (Nanjing)

Short Bio

Sarah Pritchard was one of the first westerners to practice Tui na in the UK and is known as an inspiring teacher and workshop leader. She has been studying Chinese Medicine since 1992, including training at the Nanjing University of TCM. Sarah is the author of two essential Tui na books used around the world.

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