Check out my new blog on www.LetaHerman.com that describes various points you can use in conjunction with Gua Sha.
Cupping has made it to the big time this past summer! Olympians like Michael Phelps and other top athletes and celebs have made Cupping famous. But, hey, however, what about its close cousin… Gua Sha? Turns out, this ancient healing art is doing just fine in the athlete and celeb […]
“In my opinion based on years of practice, I believe Gua Sha is an energetic technique.” — Leta Herman We hope you enjoy this fun time-lapse we like to call “The Fascia and the Furious” video of a simple Gua Sha treatment. (This treatment in “real time” took about 15 […]
Whenever I hear the phrase “carpal tunnel” from a client, I go to my desk and pull out my Gua Sha spoon, and just smile! Why? Because by the next time I see them, they usually aren’t talking about carpal tunnel anymore or they come in raving about how great […]
“My shins are killing me. I can hardly walk, HELP!” Lisa exclaimed. “And I was so excited about walking. Now I’m so disappointed that I can barely walk to the bathroom!” She went on and on. “Can you get on the table?” I asked her, as I was already heading […]
Gua Sha is an ancient technique that is considered a type of folk medicine, which means general “folk” would do it for their families and friends and pass it down from generation to generation. There was no real formal training back then. Families just […]
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 […]
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 […]