Moments for movement – Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 will take place from 13 to 19 May, on the theme of ‘Movement: Moving more for our mental health’.

Movement is important for our mental health. As Chinese medicine practitioners we know how impactful movement can be for our patients and ourselves. So, why not take a 10 minute break and try out some of these wonderful movement exercises from Acu.





Qigong three-part practice by Peter Deadman
A simple three-part video which helps integrate body, breath and mind to move us into the profound, healing qigong state.



Qigong tiger leaping by Duncan McGechie
Spring forward like a tiger with a little tendon-strengthening qigong!



Qigong stretching the heart meridian by Olga Fedina
Olga Fedina takes us through a qigong exercise for the summer to help stretch the pericardium and heart meridians, and bring down the heart fire.


Feldenkrais taster by Mhairi MacInnes
This 20-minute Awareness through Movement experience introduces one of Dr Feldenkrais’s seminal lessons on the primary image.
Awareness Through Movement® (ATM®) is the do-it-yourself aspect of the Feldenkrais Method. It uses a combination of gentle movement and relaxed attention to engage your brain’s neuroplasticity on your body’s behalf. Awareness Through Movement can begin making a positive difference right away.

Acubytes spring 2024
Browse your way through this selection of acupuncture-related news, chosen by members with members in mind. And if ever you spot something of interest, just press the Contribute button at the foot of the page.


About Acu.
Acu. online is a magazine put together for and by BAcC Members. We are a community of thought, a platform for knowledge-sharing. Every quarter we like to start with a theme – something topical, acupuncture-related, multifaceted, stimulating – to get the creative juices flowing. The theme goes out by email and we wait to see what comes back. and debate – fuelled by your ideas and contributions. Grab a glass of your favourite tipple and check out the latest issue – Acu spring 2024.