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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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.
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