Slo-mo video of Gua Sha in Action

Gua Sha Should Not Hurt Learn Gua Sha

  It always saddens me to hear someone say that they had Gua Sha done, and it was very painful. Or they are sore for days after a session they received from someone. Gua Sha need not ever be very painful. If done right, at most it may cause a little discomfort or ticklishness, but […]

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How to Get Pete and Re-Petes in Your Massage Practice with Gua Sha!


“There is no harm in repeating a good thing” – Plato Clearly Plato had a GREAT massage therapist. He knew! Almost every massage therapist we have spoken to loves repeat clients. Why? Well, first it makes life easier for massage therapists in their practice. They have found someone who loves and appreciates their work, they book ahead, […]

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What you NEED to know about Gua Sha.

Everyone deserves to know about Gua Sha. Gua Sha is a technique that is little known in the West, but that we truly believe YOU need to know about if you are interested in being healthy and happy. This simple technique can make your life (and those around you) more pain-free and help you be […]

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What is Gua Sha?

Leta Herman with Gua Sha spoon

Gua Sha is an ancient pain-relieving healing technique that releases stuck energy from beneath the skin to promote Qi and blood flow. The basic Gua Sha technique that I like to teach to new students, is relatively simple and anyone can do it! Using a Gua Sha tool, such as a simple ceramic soup spoon, large […]

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Who put the Sha in Gua Sha?

Who Put the Sha in Gua Sha

Gua Sha is thousands of years old, but no one knows exactly how old or exactly where it was created. (At any time you can sign up to watch our free short video on the history of Gua Sha…) Who invented Gua Sha?  Where did it come from? What does it mean? What is it […]

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Seeing Red?!

Seeing Red with Gua Sha Learn Gua Sha

 #GuaSha mostly brings out redness. But what about other colors? Light red: if the red is very light, it might be that there’s not much to release or the person is blood deficient. Check to see if their tongue is very pale to confirm whether that’s true. Red: The issue is relatively recent but there […]

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