Moxibustion Therapy

Level 4 - £149 (Optional Equipment Available)

Start: 9:45 am

End: 5:00 pm

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Chinese Moxa Day With Chinese Moxa kit: £185
Chinese Moxa Day Without Kit: £149

Japanese Moxa Day With Japanese Moxa kit: £171
Japanese Moxa Day Without Kit: £149

Optional £49 fee to upgrade to a diploma via case studies verified by an independent external

Each course is for 1 day running from 9:45am to 5pm.

This is a 1 or 2 day Moxa course Covering Chinese moxa on one day and Japanese moxa on another day (each day booked separately).

Chinese Moxa includes a full equipment kit including various high quality Chinese smokeless moxa, moxa spoon, jet flame lighter, needle moxa, tray, water jar and other items (RRP £48).
Japanese moxa includes a full equipment kit including high quality Japanese punk moxa, lighter, tray, and Shiunko cream (RRP £29).

Acupuncture and non-acupuncture moxa techniques are included in this course and various types of moxa are covered, this includes loose moxa (punk), stick on moxa, moxa sticks, moxa boxes, moxa plasters, moxa rollers and infra red moxa lamps.
Treatment protocols included on the course include; the use of ginger and other heat dampeners and practice of Japanese hand rolling moxa techniques. We discuss use of smoke and smokeless moxa.
Assessment is by observation of each student performing the therapy during the practical sessions to establish safe practice. Each student must be observed practising correct, safe, protocol in order to be deemed safe to practice and gain a full certificate. (equates to 6 or 12 hours CPD depending which courses are attended).
Optional Diploma Available (equates to 26/32 hours CPD).

Contraindications and Health and Safety
Management of burns
Introduction to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
Introduction to moxibustion
What is moxibustion
Types of moxibustion
How does it work?
Issues and applications
Chinese Medicine applications
Japanese Clinical usage
Treatment Protocols
Location Usage
Tools and instruments
Acupuncture moxibustion
Clinical Protocols
Post treatment care
Consent forms
Patient records
Legal responsibilities
Practical demonstrations
Student practice of standard protocols.

We require the student to be a current practicing therapist and hold a manual therapy level 3 or equivalent diploma qualification.
You must be 18 years or older and understand spoken and written English.
You must consent to giving and receiving acupuncture therapy.


“I traveled from France to do this course over 2 days and am very satisfied with it”.

Varma Djayabala, Institut Sakti D’Hypnose Clinque, Malakoff, France


No, unfortunately because of the safety implications, we require the therapist to have a good level of experience as per our per-requisites. We can however, suggest other courses that may interest you and help you towards your goals.

Yes, if you are a manual therapist already, Balens insurance accept our Certificates and Diplomas. We work in close partnership with them, making sure that they accept all our qualifications.
Please note, it is always advisable to check with you insurance provider if they will cover you for any qualification if you are unsure, as they will have their own prerequisites.

Yes we do, if you send us a message via the contact form then we can give you a quote for private training.

Moxibustion is an effective therapy for treating Chinese medicine symptoms such as damp and cold, aiding in fertility and gynaecological issues, as well as a whole host of musculoskeletal problems which you can treat effectively with this herb.

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