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ZZZZD.) Heartspire Lomi Loku -- Deep Tissue Hawaiian Style: Prone & Supine (Seattle May 19-20, 2018)


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Instructor: Kim Hartley, LMT; NCBTMB #450029-06

About Heartspire Classes: Each Heartspire class stands alone allowing you to develop skills to call upon to create a profound bodywork session. Infused in each Heartspire class are foundational Hawaiian Healing Principles and the metaphysical story that are a part of what makes Hawaiian bodywork a unique approach to massage. Unless otherwise indicated, no prior lomi experience is required.

Saturday (Heartspire Lomi Loku -- Deep Tissue Hawaiian Style: Prone)

In this deep tissue lomilomi class, we will begin to learn the art of deep touch Hawaiian style. When working the backside of the body, we are assisting the release metaphysically of the future side of the body through the use of loving touch, listening down to the bone.

We will invite the body to gently yield to our depth of pressure through breath and deep listening skills. We will learn the art of leaning into our tools of the forearm, ulna, elbow, knuckles, palms, pads, fingers, thumbs, skillfully dancing, pushing and pulling with rhythm and flow.  We will learn effective loku lomi strokes alongside the spine, hips, sacrum, scapula, legs and feet. Upon completion you will learn skills to bring back to your practice that will allow you to effectively assist in your clients healing process.

Come to class well hydrated ready to give and receive, touching deep places within, then, washing out, and opening joyfully to a more fully aligned body.

What to Bring: Set of sheets, face cradle cover and pillow; wear loose clothing

Sunday (Heartspire Lomi Loku -- Deep Tissue Hawaiian Style: Supine)

In this class, we will touch on the heart and belly space where the inner child resides in the Hawaiian tradition. We will learn some effective heartspire loku lomi chest and rib work over the drape with permission from our client.  We will also learn some deep belly work including emptying out, and the deep colon drain, with permission from our client.  Then, we will touch into the arms and legs with some stretching and bone washing techniques, assisting the body to release physical and energetic patterns stored deep at bone level.  We complete with the neck, opening the gates of the father at the base of the occiput, and then forearm sweeping the face to open the veil.

Arrive fully hydrated ready to give and receive. Be ready to metaphysically allow your inner child to come forward more fully aligned and present, freed of past burdens, stepping more joyfully into the moment.

What to Bring: Set of sheets, face cradle cover and pillow; wear loose clothing

Registration Options: Taking both prone and supine lomi loku will give you a basic full-body lomi loku routine and a beginning understanding of the work. Heartspire lomilomi draws from 12 different teachers to create an amazing style of lomi loku massage which is flowing like the ocean using rhythmic strokes as you dance around the body and lean into the work to create depth and connection. If you would like to register for just one or both days, please click on the following links to register, otherwise continue on to register for this class. Please note that by taking the full two-day class, you save $30.

What to Bring: Set of sheets, face cradle cover and pillow; wear loose clothing

Class Date: May 19-20, 2018
Class Time: Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: Seattle TBD (please click on the link for location details)
Cost: $310 if registered by 5/11/18; $340 if registered after 5/11/18
Cost/Hour: $19.38/hr if registered by 5/11/18; $21.25/hr if registered after 5/11/18
CE Hours: 16

Note: If you are eligible for a discount, please call 206.853.6875 to register or register by mail.

  • Reviewers Discount: Two spaces are reserved in each class for people who have previously taken this class with Heartspire but want to review it at a 30% discount on tuition. The price for reviewing the class is $217.
  • Bring a Friend Discount: $60 savings - if you register and attend a Heartspire class and bring a friend who has never attended a Heartspire class, you will receive a $30 discount on the price of your class and your friend who registers and attends will also receive a $30 discount.


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