What can I expect from Lomi Lomi massage?
Your Lomi experience will take place in a comforting, calm, clean well-heated space. Hand blended aromatherapy oils, and a combination of music will allow you to be carried away by this wavelike massage. It’s about being present and supportive and encouraging deep breath. There is generous use of warm oils.
What do you wear for a Lomi Lomi massage?
Because of the natural flow and movement of strokes, the client wore very little to no coverings in the traditional Lomi Lomi massage. In our modern society, however, Lomi massage therapists have their clients wear at least a towel over their private areas during the massage.
What does a Lomi Lomi massage feel like?
The movements have been likened to when a cat happily kneads its paws, purring away! You can think of this type of massage as a healing practice that releases blockages, promotes circulation, and shifts energy. It may also be called a ‘loving hands massage’ or simply a ‘Lomi massage. ‘
Is Lomi Lomi massage full body?
Unlike other forms of massage, lomi lomi involves full-body, sweeping motions. Your practitioner will likely have you cover yourself with a small towel—not the large sheet or multiple towels you may have experienced with other massage styles.
How is Lomi Lomi massage performed?
The hallmark of a modern Lomi Lomi massage are continuous, fluid strokes applied by the hands, forearms, and elbows to the client’s body. The movements of the practitioner flow seamlessly from one area of the body to the next, with few breaks or transitions.
What does Lomi mean in English?
Lomi means to rub, press, or squeeze with the fingers.
What is a Lomi stick?
Lomi lomi is traditional Hawaiian massage that uses the hands and carved sticks to realign the body, mind and spirit. Empowered by the breath of life and the healing power of plants and nature, lomilomi transfers the mana/energy that restores health and beauty, and relieves pain.