Wed, Mar 03 | StrongHouse Studio

The Art and Science of Gua Sha (1)

This class is a live, in-person event! Gua sha is an integrative therapy that involves gliding a smooth-edged instrument known as a gua massage tool over the client’s skin to improve circulation, reduce inflammation, increase range of motion, and relieve chronic pain
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The Art and Science of Gua Sha (1)

Time & Location

Mar 03, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
StrongHouse Studio, 168 Center St, Southington, CT 06489, USA

About The Event

During this 4 hour course, attendees are live at the studio and will learn:

· The history of Gua Sha

· How to approach a client about receiving Gua Sha

· Post session care for the client

· The indications and contraindications of Gua Sha

· How to care for your tools

· How to integrate this bodywork modality into a massage session, while staying within our scope of practice. 

This class will focus on applying Gua Sha to a client’s back, hips, neck, arms, and legs for addressing the soft tissues of the body including the fascia and musculoskeletal system.  A gentle version that can be used on the face as a facial technique will be discussed. 

**Massage tables and Gua Sha "spoons" will be provided for you

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Please bring linens, and lubricant for the skin for this course.  

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