Lomi Lomi Massage
Lomi lomi is a traditional Hawaiian massage method used to enhance both physical and mental relaxation. In the Hawaiian language, the word “lomi”, means to knead, rub, or soothe and is performed with a combination of breathing techniques, instinctive massage strokes and prayers. The basic concept of Lomi Lomi massage is not just a physical experience. Lomi Lomi helps release blockages and viewed in the Hawaiian culture as energy flow that allows healing on the mental, emotional and spiritual levels. All parts of the body are seen as one and consider that the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual are all part of the “whole body”. Therefore, when healing is affected on one level, ALL levels are affected too.
The benefits of Lomi Lomi massage targets to treat the body and mind as one whole being
- Releasing tension
- Eradicate cellular waste
- Helps for proper blood and lymph flow
- Revitalize the body
- Dilate blood vessels
- Inspire a sense of peace, harmony and happiness
- Improves circulation
- Increases the rate of nutrients brought to the muscles by the blood without increasing lactic acid production
- Relieves muscle spasms
The treatment may be slow and relaxing, or faster and more refreshing, depending on how the body responds. Rhythmic strokes are created to release and shift tensions throughout the body.