Enjoy these videos to get a feel for lomi lomi bodywork -specifically Mana Lomi® bodywork, for myself (Barbara Helynn Heard as a massage practitioner and teacher, and for my mentor, Mana Lomi® founder Dr. Maka'ala Yates. D.C.
In this video I answer the question "What is Mana Lomi®?". I demonstrate Mana Lomi® techniques.
In this video I reflect on my teaching style.
In this video I reflect on types of clients we can help using Mana Lomi®.
Mana Lomi® classes in the Pacific Northwest and in New England
This slideshow highlights Mana Lomi® classes taught by both Mana Lomi® founder Dr. Maka'ala Yates DC and myself (Barbara Helynn Heard) in the Pacific Northwest and in New England. It interweaves the spiritual grounding of Mana Lomi® with photos the actual bodywork. Enjoy!
Lomi© treatment for the shoulder with client lying prone by
Barbara Helynn Heard"
In this video instructor Barbara Helynn demonstrates some basic techniques taught in the level 1 class.
"Well Breast Massage by
Barbara Helynn Heard"
In this video instructor Barbara Helynn demonstrates massage of the chest/breast as she integrates it into holistic, full body, wellness focused sessions for her clients who desire it. Of course, including breast massage in a session is always optional, following the the choice of the receiver.
Lomi® techniques on the
In this video Mana Lomi® founder Dr. Maka'ala Yates DC demonstrates techniques taught in the Mana Lomi® level 2 class.
In this video shot in one of the classes I teach I talk about how I begin doing massage as a teenager in the 1970's, went to massage school and became a licenced massage practitioner in the mid 1990's, and about my lomilomi journey from 1996 to the present. I introduce the lomilomi teachers I have studied with.
"Why I love Mana
This video is a continuation of the presentation begun in the preceding video (The Beginning of My Lomilomi Journey). In this video I explain why I was so enthusiastic about Mana Lomi® when I first learned it in 2003 that I dropped my previous style and fully transitioned to practicing Mana Lomi®.
"The Honor and
Responsibility of Belonging to the Mana Lomi® lineage"
Mana Lomi® founder Dr. Maka'ala Yates shares his thoughts and experiences with students.
"I am the Canoe
Mana Lomi® founder Dr. Maka'ala Yates expresses his committment to support his students.
Mahalo - thank you -for watching my videos!
Barbara Helynn Heard