Insight - Wisdom - Healing


Personal or Professional Interest

discover the magic of acupressure


The Practitioner Level is a 6.5 day training that teaches you what acupressure is, how to apply touch therapy to ease tension, balance energy and clear beliefs.  You will develop a greater understanding of the metaphysical connection between the meridian pathways, the body, the corresponding emotions, and the psycho-spiritual connection of each pressure point.


This training is more than a practitioner training, it is an invitation to heal, grow and transform on a cellular level.




Practitioner Level is recognized by

 The International Institute of Complimentary Therapies (IICT), and insurance.


Prac Grads can continue with the Mentor Program, The Advanced Training and Master Certificate for further interest but it is not required to receive your certificate..

insight & learning


Day 1. Opening Ceremony - Evening Only

Day 2. Clearing the Conscious – The Mask

Learn points on the face, neck and shoulders to ease tension, release headaches, clear the mind and deepen relaxation

Day 3. Letting Go – Metal Element

Learn about the Lung & Large Intestine Meridian, pressure points & Qi Gong posture to support opening and letting go

Day 4. Grounding – Earth Element

Discover the nurturing quality of the Stomach and Spleen meridian, the Qi Gong postures and open to self worth and the mother archetype

Day 5. Open to Joy – Fire Element

Learn the Heart, Small Intestine, Triple Heater and Pericardium pathways, thier pressure points and Qi Gong postures to improve presence, calm the mind and invite love

Day 6. Will to become – Water Element

Enjoy the supportive quality of the Bladder and Kidney meridian and the power of Qi Gong as you learn the power of trust, will and resolve.

Day 7. Benevolence – Wood Element

The Liver and Gallbladder meridian inspires doing, manifesting and harmonizes anger. Discover Qi Gong postures and the power of these pressure points in session to harmonize and balance Qi.

*Prac Grads can register with IICT

online video + handouts + booklet + charts

Awaken inner wisdom, connect with ancient knowledge, deepen your personal practice

This training is an immersion, a retreat and an invaluable teaching

Sessions are fully clothed, specific pressure points are combined with Inner Guidance to access the subconscious and long standing beliefs manifested as tension. Energy is moved in the body with breath, touch and gentle compression.

each day you will learn, practice & anchor knowledge


The Curriculum

Qi Gong Postures

Learn the Five Element Qi Gong Series, meditation and breath to cultivate energy for personal practice

Acupressure and Ancient Chinese Philosophy

Learn the ancient philosophies of Chinese Medicine, yin yang, 12 organ meridians, Shu points, meridian palpation, pulses,  6 recipes for easy sessions, how to individualize a session, and over 120 acupoints. 

Energetic Hygiene

Learn basic techniques to prepare for a session, and clear after a session

Psychotherapy & Life Coaching Techniques

Practice powerful communication skills, coaching techniques, some NLP,  body tracking, plus receive sessions for your own personal development and healing

Class Material

Comprehensive manual, handouts, and a  2.5 hour online power point presentation.


Once you have completed your training you are encouraged to book a follow up supervision session and private tuition online.

discovery & self love


Each Day you will learn a combination of Chinese Healing techniques, Western principles of psychotherapy, energy clearing and surrender into your own personal healing.


This training is more than just a practitioner certificate, it is a way of being, a gift for personal use and a skill set for life.

+ Identify your own goals and limiting beliefs +

+ Exchange sessions to receive healing and balance body mind and spirit +

+ Connect, practice presence, be authentic, and open into the heart +

+ Align with your unique gifts +

Build Confidence

This is a rich learning with layers of theory, practice and experience that suites the kinesthetic, audio or visual learner. The training is offered in a gentle, repetitive, inclusive and encouraging way. Handouts, note books, recipes for sessions and coloring in are all part of the learning material.

How we learn

  • Kinesthetic, Visual and Audio learning

  • Repetitive practice and guidance for point location

  • Experience sessions and guided meditations to deepen and anchor learning

  • Booklets and handouts for easy session templates

class rates & immersions


The 6.5 day training includes booklets, learning material and a 2.5 hour online power point presentation covering some basic theory. Supervision is not included and highly recommended for ongoing personal & professional guidance. 

Accommodation and vegetarian meals are reflected in the training rates and check in is the night before class start date.

Upcoming Dates 6.5 Days


August 8th -15th 2020 - Canada - Wait List Only

Lasqueti Island (Save $100 by 1 December 2019) - Residential

$1400 plus accommodation & meal package

Check in Sat 8th opening Ceremony 7 pm, Sun 8th 9 am start, check out Sat 15th (7 nights)

November 23 to 29th 2020 - AUSTRALIA

Krishna Village near Byron Bay - Residential or Non-Residential

$1400 plus accommodation & meal package

Check in Mon 23d Opening Ceremony at 7 pm, Tues 24th 9 am start (6 nights), course ends Sun 29th at 6 pm


Check out the Advanced Certificate trainings that follow your practitioner training, and immerse yourself in 11 days of incredible learning!



Booking Steps

Choose the dates that work for you. 

Australia: you will be re-directed to the Krishna Village Booking system

Canada: you will be re-directed to a registration form. An invoice will be sent confirming your $250 deposit has been received and discussing payment options.

Practitioner Training Certificate
Advanced Training Certificate
Master Certification (Audit the Practitioner Training)
About Adria Ellis

Adria is an aproved trainer by IICT in both Canada and Australia.

Certificate training is recognised by IICT

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