Dr. Akmal Muwwakkil, is the President and Founder of the Energy Institute of the Healing Arts Foundation, Inc. and the Healen Arts Acupuncture Wellness Studio. Dr. Muwwakkil, has been in involved in Complementary Alternative Medicine since 1974. He is a licensed acupuncturist, massage therapist and traditional Chinese Herbalist with a Ph.D. in nutrition. He is a Tui Na Master, Ancient form of Chinese Bodyworker, specializing in Health Rehabilitation Therapy (from headaches to the deficiencies that cause cancer). He teaches and provides Continuing Educational Credits to massage and bodywork therapist in Tui Na therapy through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. He also teaches seminar and certification courses in Qi Gong healing, Self-Sensitivity Exercises, and healthy lifestyle changes. He is the author of five health and healing books.
Dr. Muwwakkil, has co-hosted the Health Chat radio program on HUR Voices (Howard University radio station) Sirius XM radio channel 141. He was a member of Morgan State Universities Complementary Alternative Medicine Degree Program Board of Directorâ€™s (Chairmen) and the Nutritional Consultant to the Prince Georgeâ€™s County Head Start Program. Dr. Muwwakkil, has provided national and international articles, lectures, seminars, classes and workshops on health and healing.
Join him for morning Qi Gong and Self-Sensitivity morning exercises.
Tui Na: A Unique Healing Arts™ Experience
Tui Na is a very influential healing art that is misunderstood in the U.S. It has not gained the recognition Asian culture has bestowed upon it. Tui Na is not a massage therapy, it is a bodywork system that can incorporate massage. Tui Na is one of the oldest bodywork therapeutic systems, where history details its manipulation is cultivated in other cultures. Tui Na, is used to balance, fortify, and harmonize, Qi, Blood and Body Fluid to enhance health, healing and well-being. In China, Tui Na is used in clinics and hospital as part of their health care system like acupuncture. Tui Na works in the same contents as acupuncture, using over 100 different hand manipulations, without needles. It has been noted that in many cases Tui Na is superior to acupuncture. This one-hour lecture will discuss a brief history, the hand manipulations, health benefits and a Tui Na demonstration were some member of the audience will be able to experience Tui Na on a seated stool.