Hawaiian Massage Workshops in Hawaii for professionals and non-professionals

  Hawaiian Massage for Pregnancy March 25-26 2017

 **Lomi Lomi Retreat September 4-11 2017 at the gorgeous Mauna Lea Manor Holualoa Big Island**

Other offerings

Malama Your Ohana

 Hawaiian Hot Stone Massage 



Hawaiian Massage for Pregnancy 

March 25-26 2017

Mindful Matters Wellness Center Kailua HI


No prior massage training required.

This class is open to Massage Therapists, Doulas Prenatal Yoga instructors and other Birth 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 18 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.

$245 you can register with a non refundable $50 deposit .  Approved for 12 hours of continuing education for massage therapists with the NCBTMB and doulas with DONA

Birth doulas have the option of attending either Day 1 only for 6 DONA CEU's or both days for 12 CEUs.  The price for day 1 only $150.

Massage therapists must attend both days to Earn NCBTMB CEU's.

Space is limited to 12 students for the full weekend there will be only 4 additional spots available to take only day 1.

Register below with a non-refundable $50 deposit.

Pregnancy course March 2017

  Residential Lomi Lomi RetreatSeptember 4-11 2017
50 NCBTMB CE hours

Mauna Lea Manor Holualoa Big Island near Kona


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 7 nights and 8 days of bodywork, delicious food, field trips and relaxation on Hawaii 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.  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 students 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.

Prices includes meals, accommodations, excursions and 50 hours of training.  Kama'aina and commuter rate does not include accommodations or meals except lunch daily. 

Airfare and ground transportation to/from the airport is not included.  Course runs from 5pm September 4 to 6pm September 10th with check out by 11am September 11th.


 You can reserve your choice of room with a $500 non-refundable deposit another $500 due by July 31 and balance by September 1.

Green cottage Female dorm max occupancy 5

4 people in Bunk beds $2295 each

1 King mattress in Loft $2595

See photos here https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5848074?s=37DAvQnz

Blue cottage mixed Male and Female dorm occupancy 4

King bottom bunk $2695

2 top bunks $2295 each

King loft bed $2595

See photos here https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5847426?s=37DAvQnz

Offsite Commuter for those who want to find their own accommodations and meals price includes class, excursions and lunch only $1795

Kama’aina with proof of Hawaii residency class, and lunch only no excursions $1095

Class size is limited to 16 students total with no more than 4 commuter spots available.  More may open within 3 weeks of class time.

Groups of 2-5 traveling together who want to book a whole cottage can get a group rate based on number of people and availability of cottage.  Contact me for pricing.

Register below with your $500 non-refundable deposit please select the gender appropriate room and enter your bed choice in the instructions.

Blue cottage is the mixed male & female dorm Green room is reserved for female students.

Room choice
Bed choice bunk, king, loft

Registration info:
Phone : 808-936-6698
Email : hamoeahealingarts@gmail.com      


Malama your Ohana : Lomi Lomi for everybodyNo 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 18 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 September 4-11 2017 retreat at Mauna Lea Manor 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. 

Hawaiian Hot Stone Massage Workshop 12 NCBTMB hours of training.half-back.gifHawaiians use all of the elements in nature for healing, earth, air, water, fire, plants and stones.  Students learn the correct placement, handling, safety and contraindications of Hawaiian Hot Stone Massage, as well as where and how to select stones to use in treatment.  A variety of techniques are offered with supervised practice and a chance to perform a full body routine.