lomilomi

lo·mi·lo·mi

(lō'mē-lō'mē)
A traditional Hawaiian system of massage that emphasizes the use of two-handed techniques, using elbows, and forearms to apply strokes over a broad area.
See also: massage therapy
[Hawaiian]
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New treatments include Quest for Wholeness, a signature spa experience tailored by the guest to include a selection of customised hand, foot, back, head and scalp therapies to enhance a traditional Lomilomi massage or Hulali, a locally sourced superfood crystal healing facial.
The Hawaiian lomilomi massage is a featured treatment at the spa at the Bodrum Edition in Turkey.
Editorial Note: Jane Rigney Battenberg, DCH, MA has more than twenty-five years of experience as a therapist, trainer, and author, and she has a doctorate in clinical hypnotherapy, a master of arts degree in teaching, and certification as a master trainer of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP); she has also trained in such ancient arts as Huna, Reiki, and Lomilomi. Her earlier book, Eye Yoga: How You See Is How You Think, provides techniques for awakening deep brain capacities and improving eyesight, and she gives workshops and counsels clients in the United States and Europe.
it combines different techniques including Shiatsu, Swedish, Reiki, Lomilomi, Thai, and aromatherapy.
Our escort mentioned that the Lomilomi massage a type of massage wherein the therapist uses the palms, forearms, fingers, knuckles, elbows, knees and feet in applying pressure in a rhythmic motion"is an experience." Unfortunately, the therapist who does the massage was not available during our stay.
On tap: slack-key guitar by Paul Prince, an lomilomi massage station by Talicia Brown, Whirled Pies pizza and Hawaiian food by Everyday Kine Grindz, and a sale of traditional crafts, such as carved gourds and lauhala bean plant fiber weavings.
The Eastern approach includes variety of disciplines; for example, reflexology, shiatsu, Ayurvedic massage, tui na, and lomilomi. Equally, there are many different types of Western "hands-on" techniques, and some of the most commonly practiced include Swedish massage, Esalen massage, aromatherapeutic massage, rhythmical biodynamic massage, and various usually Anglo-American versions of so-called holistic massage.
With his new set of skills, he offers specialty massages ranging from Hawaiian LomiLomi and Hot Stone to Sports.
Features individualized Glow Cleanse, daily yoga class, daily gentle hikes, and daily Hawaiian lomilomi massages.
Instead, fork over the cash for a lomilomi massage and gourmet seafood dinner, and make your own poolside Mai Tai at a rental condo.
The food leans to traditional (mahimahi with mashed potatoes), but some dishes show more flavor range, such as sesame-seed seared ahi with ginger scallion sushi rice and lomilomi tomatoes.
Born on the island of O'ahu, kupuna Mahilani Poepoe (1946-2004) served as an ancient-modern kahuna-healer (Lomilomi massage and La'au Lapa'au herbal medicine), a highly specialized keeper of Hawaiian-Polynesian oral traditions (chants, petroglyphs, genealogy, and history), a grassroots community leader, and a cultural preservation activist throughout the Hawaiian Islands as well as being a diplomatic representative for the United Nations.