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for Individuals, Friends and Couples
A Healer in Every Family
Learn massage to use with
family and friends in Massage Classes for
Fun! My personal mission is to help every family include at
one healer. Might that be you?
These special massage
classes which are
offered for everyday folks are great for birthdays,
anniversaries, dates for any special occasion, or just to treat
yourself and/or your friends and loved ones.
with a sincere desire to learn
welcome to participate. No previous massage experience is
necessary. Come on your own, or come with a partner.
massage classes will be hands on experiences in which you will
give and receive
touch which feels good, relieves
helps keep us all healthy.
With the rush and stress in our many of our daily lives,
massage is a wonderful way to slow down and reconnect with
family, friends and loved ones. Massage is also a good way to connect
with our own sense of self.
You will learn basic massage skills which you can use
over and over again for the rest of your life to support healing and
The style of massage I practice and teach is deep and yet also
gentle, and very enjoyable!! This style of massage, called
is from Hawaii. Mana Lomi®
is clinically focused to relieve pain and movement restriction while
also being spiritually grounded; we learn to use compassionate, loving
touch. Mana Lomi®
feels wonderful to both give and to receive.
ARE THESE MASSAGE CLASSES A GOOD
You'll love these massage classes if any of these statements describe
- You give and/or receive massage from friends, family and/or
loved one and sometimes get frustrated because it doesn't feel as good
as you think it could and should.
- You wish to learn massage for use with family and friends
and do not want to make massage a career.
- You wish to learn massage without the 500 hour time
commitment and $10,000 (and up) expense of massage school.
- You want to enter the massage profession but are not sure
if you like giving massage to others. This is a perfect way
experience it on a small scale before making the larger commitment.
- You want to receive massage for a low cost.
- You are a massage professional who has been out
of the field for awhile and want to ease your way back in. These
are great refresher courses.
- You are at least 18 years old. (While giving and
massage is indeed also beneficial for younger people, I limit
these classes to those 18 and older to avoid potential problematic
- You've taken my classes once and wish to learn
'MASSAGE for FUN' CLASS
CHAIRS and/or FLOOR
Individuals, friends and couples are all
welcome to attend this class.
ways to help quickly relieve
common aches and pains that your family, friends or partners may have
while working in common settings with no special
These massage techniques are done clothed and either on common chairs
or on the
floor, without oil or lotion, making them easy to use in any setting.
someone in your living room, your kitchen, your office, at the kid's
soccer game, at your church retreat, or almost anywhere else!
Do quick 5 minute massages which are easy to
integrate into your everyday home life. Alternately, use
massage to give
longer sessions ~ take your time and luxuriate for half hour or more.
neck, back or
shoulder stiff, stuck or aching, do their hands or feet ache or do they
have a headache? Learn massage that can give relief in just a few
Or perhaps you just wish to give massage for pure enjoyment and
pleasure; this massage is good for that too.
I teach a variety of different techniques each session.
Repeat the class to both reinforce what you've learned the
time around, and also learn other new techniques. There are
endless ways to massage a clothed person without any special equipment!
MASSAGE on a MASSAGE
In this class you will both give and receive a
stress releasing and
wonderfully enjoyable massage. The massage is done on a massage table,
with massage cream
directly on the skin as shown in the photo. We
also use strokes which are
done through the
Giving massage on a massage table is
a great way to give a longer session because it allows the
person giving the massage to use their body weight
rather than their muscular strength. You will learn
to use your
body weight to create a soft yet deep touch that feels really good
maintain your stamina as well as your
Will you be nude? No. You will be professionally
and modestly draped at all times.
Massage tables will be provided.
If you wish to learn a more extensive full body session on the table,
this class you may join one of the 3 day classes I also teach.
The workshop is open to couples or individuals.
MASSAGE in a PRIVATE
Would you prefer to learn in a private massage class?
This option is available for any two people: couples, family
members, or friends. Contact me here to schedule a
private 3 hour class for two people at my Capitol Hill office.
Cost is $150.
of MASSAGE for FUN
Individual and couples are both invited to register for these classes.
The classes are open to both lay people and professional
massage (learn to give massage to yourself)
will honor expired Amazon Local vouchers in these classes.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:
by PayPal here.
register individually, with a note that you are a couple.
This PayPal payment
system accepts debit & credit cards.
A PayPal account is not required.
|LOCATIONS OF MASSAGE CLASSES:
Class fee is
non-refundable. However, the fee may be transferred to
another massage class within the next 4 months if you email me your
withdraw from the class 72 hours prior to class.
Massage Class Start Time
Doors open for class 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.
Please aim to be early to make sure you are on time. We want
you to be in the classes you register for!!
WHO IS THE TEACHER?
Babara Helynn Heard, LMP
My name is Barbara Helynn Heard. I
have been a licensed massage practitioner with an active private
practice since I graduated from Brian Utting School of Massage in 1996
lomilomi (Hawaiian massage) since 2006.
I love teaching massage classes. In my teaching I emphasize body
use of one's weight, development of keen palpation skills and the use
of the creative power of the words. My intent as a teacher is to see
the Light in each person and to help each student to be and to do their
WA massage license # MA 00009734
Read more about me here
students say about
have received over 10 massages from Barbara. Her work is the best I've
experienced. She truly has refined her craft down to a science as well
as to an art form.
Also I studied in two courses taught by
Barbara. Her instruction and feedback on technique is specific and very
easy to follow. I made great strides in my work following my study with
her, and other students I spoke with had similar experiences.
attribute the high quality of her work to her careful attention to
detail as well as her pure enjoyment of massage and teaching. I highly
recommend you experience both massage from her as well as her wonderful
manager in a
NYC, NY and
Seattle, WA ~2013
" Your love of
respect you have for all the previous teachers
of Lomi Lomi is so palpable.
valued the many
suggestions you offered for not only checking in with one's own
and thoughts, but ways the giver/therapist could offer these tips to
It is a
joy to watch you
teach. I feel
you were meant to be a teacher. Thank you for
including me with the
professional group. "
Johnston, community outreach officer with
the Seattle Police Dept
enthusiast ~ 2010
with you and your
massage class have really helped me develop my core teaching philosophy
is solution oriented. A shift in perception from what we lack to what
that is strong and amazing while still working toward
balance. You are an amazing person
and a blessing to
have in my life."
instructor in Seattle,
Mahalo (Thank you) everyone for your kind words and your support!!
Barbara Helynn Heard
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