Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage Seminars
Three to six day workshops available
18-50 NCBTMB CE hours
lectures open to the public on the history and culture
that inspired this work and demonstrations of Lomi Lomi often precede
a workshop to offer a taste to the public and inspire the curious.
are always amazed at how fluid the movements are and the way that
the therapist uses their hands and forearms giving the feeling that
many hands are on the body at once.
Basic Workshop is an introduction to Hawaiian principles
and a basic full body routine.
Workshop is an introduction to Hawaiian principles and
a full body routine complete with joint mobilization, passive stretching
and an extra day of practice.
and longer courses delve deeper into the mysteries of Huna
and include advanced massage techniques and tandem lomi. These courses
can be customized by spas and resorts to incorporate other aspects
of Hawaiian healing into a unique spa treatment. See spa
page for details.
seminars incorporate movement and breath exercises, specific
Hawaiian Massage techniques and exercises for self care. The Hawaiian
practices of Pule-prayer, Oli-chant and Ho'oponopono-a focus on
right thought and action and a process for conflict resolution are
an integral part of every course. Longer courses go into more depth
on these and other Hawaiian traditions.
work on each other and switch partners to learn how to apply the
techniques to different body types. Individual attention is given
by the instructor so that the students learn how utilize their body
mechanics in the most efficient way for them.
the end of the seminar each person will have a sound understanding
of Hawaiian Massage techniques and receive a certificate of completion
equaling 18-50 NCBTMB CE hours.
the UK these courses are approved by the CThA for Post Graduate
of 20 CPD points.
Massage for Pregnancy
NCBTMB CE hours
Birth Doulas 6-12 DONA Approved CEUs
gentle but effective massage for the mother to be, nurturing the
whole body and targeting the areas most effected by pregnancy. In
this workshop students will learn massage techniques appropriate
for all stages of pregnancy as well as contraindications. The unique
rhythmic movements of Hawaiian massage are particularly suited to
pregnant and laboring women.
This massage is especially indicated
in pregnancy and labor because of the gentle wave-like motions,
which induce a deep state of relaxation. It is also extremely nurturing
and easy on the body of the giver, so as not to cause fatigue during
will learn to work on tables, mats and birth balls so that the techniques
can be adapted to the needs of the client in any setting. Self-care
and exercises to help prepare the body for birth will also be covered.
This class is open to Massage Therapists, Doulas, Health care professionals
and the partners or friends of pregnant women who want to acquire
the skills to help provide them comfort. Techniques
are performed that can be used during any stage of pregnancy.
Rowell has practiced pregnancy massage for over 10 years and is
a DONA certified birth doula with experience in both home and hospital
Hot Stone Massage
14-21 NCBTMB CE Hours
Traditionally the Hawaiians use all of the elements in nature for
healing, earth, air, water, fire, plants and stones. Heated stones
are placed on the body to prepare the muscles for massage. Then
the stones are used to massage the body with the long rhythmic strokes
of lomi lomi for a warm, deep uniquely immersive relaxation experience.
Students learn the correct placement, handling, safety and contraindications
of Hawaiian hot stone massage, as well as where and how to select
stones to use in treatment. A variety of techniques are offered
with supervised practice and a chance to perform a full body routine.