Hawaiian Massage Workshops in Hawaii for professionals and non-professionals
October 10-15 2016 30 hour Lomilomi intensive
This course is part of the initial base 100 hour massage training program at the massage school at kalani. It is therefore more basic than most of my courses including my regular 30 hour intensive. Students learn history, different types of lomilomi strokes and a basic lomi lomi routine as well as a brief demonstration of pohaku (stone) massage.
It is open to students who have completed at least 50 hours of anatomy and basic massage training as well as massage professionals. It earns 30 NCBTMB CEUs for continuing education for licensed massage professionals.
Lomilomi massage is an integral part of the Hawaiian healing tradition. It incorporates rhythmic movement, intuitive touch, body placement, conscious breathing, prayer, and changing thoughts of limiting beliefs. The goal of a lomilomi massage session is to instill forgiveness and release, thereby creating a sense of wholeness and alignment of the self. It promotes a cleansing of the self on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels.
In this 5 day Lomilomi massage technique workshop, you will learn and practice the skills/techniques needed to perform a full body Lomilomi massage session. You will learn body mechanics and exercises, pule (prayer), Hawaiian terminology, strokes and techniques performed both prone and supine, and the application of hot stones.
Required text: Course manual will be available for purchase on first day of class for $10.
Professional therapists who want a more advanced lomi lomi training I would recommend my 50 hour intensive, which is only open to massage professionals and not suitable for beginners.
To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.
Tuition-only price: $575
Course tuition includes lunch during class days and access to Kalani's Dining Lanai amenities.
50% of tuition balance is due upon registration. The remaining 50% balance payment is due on or before the day the course begins. Full payment is required in order for students to participate in the first day of the course.
Students who request cancellation 30 days or more prior to the course start date will receive a full refund less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations requested within 30 days prior to the course start date will result in a 50% refund of monies paid.
Residential Lomi Lomi Retreat
April 24-May 2 2016
50 NCBTMB CE hours
Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center
Gain a deeper understanding of the potential for healing, growth and transformation that the Hawaiian teachings offer. In this immersion workshop you will learn and practice the ancient art of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage supported and nurtured in a lush tropical rainforest.
Enjoy 8 nights and 9 days of bodywork, delicious food, field trips and relaxation on the Big Island, which will include a 50-hour certificate in Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage
You Will Learn:
-The history and philosophy surrounding this work including the practice of ho'oponopono, and it's role in healing.
- Breath and movement exercises to activate your energy potential.
- Basic and advanced Lomi Lomi massage techniques including a full body routine with stretching and range of motion techniques.
- Self-Lomi for honoring and maintaining your own body.
Most importantly you will gain powerful new tools to add to your healing practice in a safe, fun and nurturing environment with cultural activities and field trips to natural wonders including geothermal warm ponds, tide pools for snorkeling, the worlds most active volcano and a local farmers market. Courses are kept small to ensure maximum individual attention to each student.
This course is only for trained massage professionals and is not suitable for someone without prior training. This workshop covers a great deal of hands on technique and is designed as continuing education for professional massage therapists. It is not open to students without prior training in massage and anatomy, allowing professional therapists to get the most out of your continuing education investment.
Passing studetns earn a certificate for 50 NCBTMB CE hours, 20 CPD points with the UK’s CThA and Australia’s AAMT and hours are recognized by the board of massage in Canada and Massage New Zealand.
The hours do not count toward the state of Hawaii basic 570 hour requirement for licensing.
You're not going to Hawaii without me!!!
You can also bring a friend, spouse, mother or other guest to enjoy the amenities and other activities at Kalani while you train for a discounted rate. They can even volunteer to be my body for demonstrations during class. Ask me for pricing details based on your choice of room.
Phone : 808-936-6698
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices: Fees include workshop, excursions, meals, 8 nights accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Airfare to Hawaii and transportation to/from kalani is not included you can arrange for Kalani’s shuttle for an additional fee.
Residential prices listed are discounted by $100 for international students. You can reserve a spot with a non-refundable deposit below. After January 31 deposit in the amount of 70% of tuition based on room choice is due. Remaining balance can be paid in installments up until April 1 2016. If you need an exact amount for the deposit feel free to contact me.
*Ask about discounted rates to bring a friend or spouse not attending the workshop.
Lodge Room (private bath)
Lodge Room (shared bath)
Kama’aina rate Hawaii residents class and meals only (no excursions or lodging) Class, kalani access and meals only April 25-May 1 $1295
Commuter Rate Non- Hawaii residents who want to stay offsite but participate in excursions and have meals at kalani daily (April 25-May 1) pay $1725.
There are only 4 spots available to kama'aina and commuters combined.
Malama your Ohana : Lomi Lomi for everybody
No prior massage training required.
An introduction to Hawaiian healing traditions to help you care for yourself, friends and family. This course is designed to give people with or without prior massage training or experience access to powerful methods of healing and self care to share with their loved ones and maintain optimal health.
You will learn:
Breath of Ha and Kalana Hula: Daily breath work techniques and movement exercises designed to generate and store mana (power) in the body and use that mana for self healing and treatment for others.
Oli and Pule: Chants and prayers for calling in assistance and setting the intention for healing and transformation.
Lomi Lomi: Basic massage techniques to assist with chronic pain and tension in the most commonly affected areas of the body.
Self Lomi: Self care through massage, stretching and movement to manage chronic conditions and prevent injury and stagnation in your own body.
Day 1: Massage and self care for head, neck, shoulders and arms to assist with alleviating the symptoms of headaches, TMJ, repetitive strain and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Day 2: Back of the body for upper, middle and lower back pain, sciatica and foot and calf pain.
Day 3 : Front of the legs, feet and abdomen for digestive, reproductive issues, foot and knee problems.
For 17 years Carrie Rowell has shared her knowledge and experience in Hawaiian Massage with massage professionals and couples and is now offering a course to bring healing back where it started, at home within the family.
For professional massage therapists this course provides a basic introduction to lomi lomi techniques that can be incorporated into your existing practice, and 12 NCBTMB CE hours of training. For a more comprehensive course with a thorough full body sequence see our April 24-May 2 2016 retreat at Kalani approved for 50 NCBTMB hours.
For non-professionals the course is a great way to maintain the health of your family and yourself with these powerful yet simple techniques. This workshop is ideal for couples, those with chronic pain or those with loved ones with chronic pain. It is also a great skill to have to prevent issues from becoming chronic by treating the body regularly to the gift of loving touch.
Residential Retreat prices vary based on chosen accommodations. 2016 Dates TBA.
Hawaiian Massage for Pregnancy
12 NCBTMB and DONA CEUs
This class is open to Massage Therapists, Doulas and Health Care professionals who want to acquire the skills to help provide comfort to pregnant women.
A gentle but effective massage for the mother to be, nurturing the whole body and targeting the areas most effected by pregnancy. In this workshop students will learn massage techniques appropriate for all stages of pregnancy as well as contraindications.
Day 1 : You will learn massage techniques on mats, chairs and birth balls so that the techniques can be adapted to the needs of the client in any setting. Acupressure points for use in stimulating and augmenting labor, self care and exercises to help prepare the body for birth will also be covered. Contraindications for massage during pregnancy, anatomy and common complaints of pregnancy are covered in this class.
Day 2 : You will learn techniques on massage tables completing a basic full body side-lying massage routine.
Instructor has practiced pregnancy massage for over 15 years and is a DONA certified birth doula with experience in both home and hospital births. She has successfully offered natural labor induction through massage and acupressure for women who otherwise would have been artificially induced.