lomilomi massage


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lomilomi massage

An ancient Hawaiian energy-based massage technique used by the kahunas (Hawaiian native healers), in which deep muscles are rigorously manipulated to interrupt muscle spasms, coupled with cross-fibre friction and strokes directed away from the heart; a specially carved stick may be used for massaging deeper tissues. Lomilomi massage is believed to be useful for chronic stress and tension, musculoskeletal disease and for increasing local blood and lymphatic circulation.
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Instead, fork over the cash for a lomilomi massage and gourmet seafood dinner, and make your own poolside Mai Tai at a rental condo.
While soaking up the beautiful Hawaiian sunshine, they will experience everything this tropical paradise has to offer including dinner for two at Tropics Bar & Grill at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, a Hawaiian Lomilomi Massage at the Mandara Spa at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, a private cooking lesson at the award-winning Chef Mavro restaurant, Alii Luau packages at the Polynesian Cultural Center, and surfing lessons at world famous Waikiki Beach.
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Included are a Hiuwai ceremony, a treatment that consists of bathing the hands and feet in an umeke (calabash bowl) filled with paakai (Hawaiian sea salt), and a one-hour, full-body lomilomi massage, all performed in the guestOs suite.
Features individualized Glow Cleanse, daily yoga class, daily gentle hikes, and daily Hawaiian lomilomi massages.