Lomi Lomi Month Long Immersion
August 27-September 22, 2017 | 160 C.E. Hours* | $3,300
*Hours include hands-on clinical practice, additional cultural excursions, graduation ceremony and other out-of-classroom trainings offered with full retreat participation
Join us for 28 days that will change everything.
This journey will help you focus on your own true path to healing, improve mental, physical and spiritual potential and create deep healing through generations. Learn the sacred healing art form known as Lomi Lomi in class, on cultural excursions and in outreach clinics serving our Maui community. The immersion is an authentic, hands-on, therapeutic experience for those looking for a major shift in outlook and in life.
Additional costs include housing , food and transportation . Please see our full course description
Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Fundamental Training
August 28-31, 2017 Welcome Ceremony 8:30 am (Includes Sacred Sites Tour)
33 C.E. Hours
Lomi Lomi ‘Ili ‘Ili Hot Stone Therapy
September 1-3, 2017 (Includes Cultural Excursion at Wailea Nui)
27 C.E. Hours
Hawaiian Pregnancy Massage & Seated Lomi Lomi Techniques
September 6-8, 2017 (Includes Cultural Excursion)
24 C.E. Hours
Four-Hand Lomi Lomi: Tandem Flow
September 11-13, 2017
24 C.E. Hours
Hawaiian Medicinal Therapies: La’au Lapa’au
September 18-20, 2017 (Includes Cultural Excursion)
24 C.E. Hours
Lomi Lomi month-log immersion consists of five courses and hands-on clinic hours:
Lomi Lomi Fundamentals:
Ho’omana’s core introductory training is the foundation and pre-requisite for all courses. Learn full-body massage techniques that you can use to heal family, friends and loved ones, as well as:
- Proper assessment, palpation, and treatment of injury
- How to increase receptivity to intuitive guidance
- Hawaiian meditation techniques, healing chants and prayers to awaken the healer within
- How to create more harmony and balance through giving and receiving magical healing touch
Introduction to Ho’opono’pono, the Hawaiian’s clearing system to maintain energetic alignment and harmony with Spirit, self and others
Sacred sites tour: Students explore Maui's rich culture through legend and lore in a "talk-story" style. Visit the island's most sacred energetic landscapes and Hawaiian temples. Learn about plant medicine, ritual cleansing at the mountain and the ocean. Take part in chanting ceremony.
Lomi ‘Ili Hot Stone Therapy:
Develop an understanding of this holistic approach to healing and infuse your work with the energy of the “aina (land). Visit Maui’s most sacred sites and discover the power of incorporating heated stones into your practice. Learn to use these stones to relax body tissues, soothe muscle tension, increase circulation, relieve pain allowing you to address acute injury and melt into the source area.
In ancient times, Lomi Lomi practitioners learned how to work on the physical body together with the spirit of a plant or a stone, requesting assistance with their healing practice.
Stone Gathering at Wailua Nui: Journey to a historic agricultural valley and learn to gather stones ceremonially with a gathering chant. Use the chant to and gathering protocol to collect stones close to your home 'Aina (land) to envoke support from the earth where you live.
These healing stones can be called in and be used as potent medicine. Learn what sizes and shapes to look for when working with different parts of the body. Give back to the community by working in the taro patch and enjoying a potluck lunch together.
Hawaiian Pregnancy Massage & Seated Lomi Lomi Techniques:
Explore a comprehensive approach to Pregnancy massage, side lying and seated techniques. Students will learn to work with specific populations including prenatal, postnatal and pregnancy massage techniques in a side lying position. Hold space for women who wish to conceive, pregnant women, and post natal care focusing on bringing the bones back together. Seated Lomi techniques will give you a way to work on anyone anywhere anytime as long as you have a chair. Techniques are a reflection of what is learned in our foundational teachings translated into a seated position.
Four-Hand Lomi Lomi: Tandem Flow:
A special technique that is a more recent healing expression of lomi lomi. This unique experience involves two massage therapists simultaneously using traditional long flowing lomi strokes, facilitating a sense of complete surrender within. This class also covers the elements of coordination, breath, synchronicity, and teamwork and is used as a vehicle for transformation. It takes you beyond the mind. Please note that a single therapist can also use all the strokes introduced.
Hawaiian Medicinal Therapies - La’au Lapa’au:
In this continuation of the holistic approach of Lomi Lomi, Students will learn how to make elixirs, poultices, teas, and tinctures using traditional plant medicine. Discover how to perform dry table scrubs, wraps, herbal facials and more. Explore the history of La’au Lapa’u and traditional practices for gathering, pairing, and administering herbal formulations..Students will learn how to blend healing body care products that are straight from nature, as well as the healing qualities of Hawaii’s tropical plants.
Lomi Lomi Hands on Clinical Hours (20 hours Supervised):
Students will get the opportunity to practice the methods on actual clients in order to fully integrate the work, receive feedback, and give back to our community members which is true Hawaiian style.
|Learning Outcomes & Course Objectives|
|1. Course Outcomes-
Students will demonstrate proficiency in full body lomi lomi massage session of 90 minute length
Food is not included in the retreat and students are asked to bring a lunch and snacks each day to class and during the outings.
Ho'omana offers shared dorm-style housing for students who are enrolled in a Lomi course. Accommodations include bed linen, towels, private bathroom and kitchenette. Fees $60 per night, one time cleaning fee of $45 plus 13.42% tax. Accommodations are offered on a first come first serve basis. We sell out every retreat so it is recommended to book early.
You will find a driving map and directions on our website driving map/directions and sitemap for your cottage parking and location. We encourage you to print a copy of the driving map and directions to Ho’omana as well as a site map of our property before arrival. You may also visit www.lomimassage.com for directional information.
If you need airport pick-up, please arrange with our Taxi service, Sunset Taxi who is willing to pick our students up at the airport and take them for a 30 minute grocery stop at Whole Foods Market and then onto Ho’omana retreat center. The fee is $70 and you will pay the service directly.
Their contact info is: Nick Wilson EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Lomi Lomi Month Long Immersion: $3,300 includes tax, cultural excursions, “hands on” supervised clinical training, Orientation Dinner, Graduation Ceremony.
- Full payment due to hold your space in the workshop.
- If for any reason you need to cancel, 85% of your tuition will be fully refunded before 30 days of when your training begins.
- For cancellations received within 30 days before your course begins, 50% of your registration fee will be refunded.
- There will be no refund available on the day of the scheduled course.