16 CEs $250.00 This is a two day class
Lancaster – July 19-20, 2017 9:00am – 6:00pm
This class will include a discussion of the history of Lomi Lomi massage in the Hawaiian Islands, including kahunas and introduction of the skills taught by Aunty Margaret Machado to non-indigenous people. We will introduce the Hawaiian philosophy of Ho’oponopono, and discuss, demonstrate, and practice the traditional Pololei style of massage practiced by Aunty Margarett. Pololei is the use of long, broad strokes with compression using forearms and elbows. A discussion and comparison of the compression, petrissage, and effleurage strokes normally used in Swedish Massage to the Lomi techniques will be done during the class In this class the student will be introduced to the basic protocol of a Lomi Lomi massage sessions. Use of forearms and elbows will be stressed and each student will receive one on one instruction from the instructor. The Pololei style of Lomi Lomi enables the therapist to massage the entire body with a minimal amount of hand work and no thumb work. The work is performed using forearm and elbow positions, and body mechanics is a large part of the body leverage used to create the pressure required for this work. This class is not recommended for anyone who cannot lay face down for an extended period of time. Please bring standard table linens and lotion or oil.
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Sage Continuing Education
719 Olde Hickory Road Suite B
Lancaster, PA 17601
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