Dear Massage Therapists & Students of Massage,
You want to give extraordinary massage that feels amazing to receive, massage that integrates experiences of the body, mind & spirit, while also being massage that helps your recipients move freely and smoothly, massage that relieves pain and helps resolve injuries. You want the loving touch of your hands to allow your recipients to relax deeply and experience the natural goodness of their hearts, a goodness too often buried beneath the stresses and challenges of daily life.
AND, you want to actively listen with, and feel good within, your own body, mind and spirit while giving this amazing massage. You want to enjoy your work. You want to avoid injuring your own body. You want to avoid burnout. You want the massage you give to be as good for you as it is for your recipients.
I help both beginning and experienced massage therapists to develop awareness and presence within their own bodies, minds & spirits. I help you to develop sensitive palpation skills, to discover ways to effectively use body weight, and ways to cultivate self-awareness and self-love.
The lomilomi I practice and teach comes from the Kona district on the Big Island (Hawaii). This massage uses clinically focused yet spiritually grounded, bone deep yet gentle, loving touch with a strong problem solving component. This work is highly effective treatment massage that also feels wonderful to receive, making it equally valuable in medical and wellness focused settings.
I invite you to view my website, and then reach out. I look forward to sharing massage with you.
(Barbara) Helynn Heard, LMT