Massage Therapy - With a Circle For Healing
Lomilomi and native Hawaiian massage originated with the ancient religious and spiritual practices of Polynesian ancestors. This unique healing technique combines acupressure, hula dancing, massage, and other bodywork practices. This holistic form of treatment blends several healing arts to attain total wellness. The holistic approach utilizes the body's natural ability to heal itself of imbalances, restore tissue structure, and promote overall health. This treatment employs Hawaiian healing symbols, jewelry, plants, music, and botanicals to promote harmony between the mind, body, and soul.
Lomilomi means "finger pressure" in Hawaiian. In this healing process, the practitioner applies both hands to stress points such as the spine, shoulders, neck, and head to help alleviate stress or pain. The finger pressure technique is usually based on identifying where pressure is applied, followed by tapping or rubbing the affected area with the fingers. The massage therapist then uses the appropriate hand pressure as a means of treatment.
There are a number of kinds of lomilomi methods. Some of the most popular include hula dance, tapping, walking and clapping. These massage treatments are usually performed in conjunction with other massage therapy techniques such as massage strokes, aromatherapy, acupressure and yoga. Massage therapists use their hands and fingers to perform specif