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What is Sacred Lomi all about? Read this:

Sacred Lomi: Open Heart Bodywork for Change

Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy  $85/hour, $125/90 minutes, $170/2 hours

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A dance of healing on your back, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is deep compression effleurage delivered with the massage therapist's bare feet using overhead bars for balance and support.  The client rests comfortably on a standard massage table.  A modern refinement of ancient techniques, Ashiatsu provides the deepest, most luxurious massage on the planet without painful poking.  Especially effective for the lower back, spinal erectors, shoulders, glutes and hamstrings, this technique is shown to actually increase the intervertebral disc space resulting in fluidity of movement and pain relief.

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Faces of Sacred Lomi

Sacred Lomi $145
 
Sacred Lomi (lomi lomi) is a spiritually-oriented, heart-centered style of massage.  It invites transformation and healing.  Physically, it is quite different from Swedish massage, with longer, more flowing strokes.  It is often compared to the feeling of waves washing over you.
 
Lomi lomi is a healing art practiced by the native Hawaiians.  There are many unique forms, developed and passed down by family tradition.
 
Sacred Lomi derives from Hawaiian Temple Bodywork, and is a distinctive style practiced by Hawaiian kahunas (shamans) as a sacred rite of passage.  This work supports personal transformation, dying to the old and being born to the new.  It is not outcome-oriented nor directed toward particular bodily issues.  The receiver of Sacred Lomi may experience images and visions, a release of emotion, sleep or even nothing of particular note.  Most people experience the work as deeply relaxing.  Whatever you experience, trust that it is perfect for you at this time.  The work of Sacred Lomi continues to unfold long after the session is over.  
 
Because of the depth and intent of Sacred Lomi, it is recommended that you allow yourself some time to integrate after your session.  Ideally you will go home or to another quiet place, free of responsibilities for at least a few hours or the rest of the day.  Now is the time to relax, read inspiring material, journal, enjoy nature, sip water or juice, eat delicious healthy food, watch the world go by or just take a nap.
 
For a sacred lomi session we need:
  • At least 1 1/2 and possibly up to 2 hours
  • Willingness to get oily, even your hair
  • Willingness to receive massage with minimal draping and no breast cover when you are face up
  • Openness to the process and style, just allowing each session to be whatever it is for you
  • IF you shave, clean shaven

 

Sacred Lomi: Open Heart Bodywork for Change

 
Swedish/Deep Tissue  $75/hour, $110/90 minutes

Skillful hands stroke, knead and compress muscles for whole-body relaxation that restores and rejuvenates.  Includes acupressure and deep tissue techniques, which may be left out for those who need or prefer lighter pressure.
 

Therapeutic 30 Minute Massage $40
 
A shorter session focusing on specific therapeutic purposes using appropriate techniques.   Also for those with health challenges that make a longer session uncomfortable or not advised.
 

Oncology Massage $75/hour
Carol has 100+ hours of continuing education in massage therapy for cancer patients and is ready to provide safe massage from diagnosis through treatment and into recovery.  She provided massage for staff, patients and caregivers at MD Anderson Cancer Center for nearly 10 years. Please understand that detailed medical information will be required to craft a safe session even many years into cancer survivorship.
 
 

Aromatherapy with Young Living Essential Oils, add $5
 

Sacred Lomi Stone  $165/hour & a half

A sumptuous blend of Sacred Lomi and hot stones. Melt away the stresses of the day and boost the toxin-releasing effects of massage with a luxurious Lomi Stone treatment.  Smooth hot stones of basalt and lava from Mount Saint Helens glide over your muscles on silky oil, lending their weight and inherent energy to lomi lomi techniques and bringing ancient rituals of cleansing into the present.  A nurturing and transformative experience that includes your choice of Young Living essential oils.  Not suggested for women who are pregnant or may be pregnant.
 

Coming Soon! Aloha Intensives - healing the depths

Aloha Intensives combine spiritual and healing arts with bodywork to bring about transformational shifts.

Cancellation Policy
 
Please note the 24-hour cancellation policy. Because it is very difficult to fill a cancelled session without sufficient warning, appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged a fee of $50. Missed appointments (no shows) will be charged the full price of the service reserved. Any fee will need to be paid before rescheduling can occur.
 
 

 
 
Also offering spiritual counseling & hypnotherapy through Aloha Services:

www.alohaservices.org

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