Lomi lomi is an ancient healing art that is more than technique. It required years of study with a kahuna including, learning about herbal medicine and other modalities in order to best facilitate one's healing process. Today, Lomi is taught around the world as a form of massage. However, the process that one must go through, if trained more traditionally, requires a commitment to oneself on their path of healing. In this presentation we will explore the history of Lomi and you will gain an understanding of the various tools and techniques that one might learn from different lineages and how they may differ or be similar in some ways.
Gloria Coppola, LMT #6902 has been in the healing arts for almost 25 years. The former owner of a massage school and curriculum writer for several schools across the U.S., she truly has passion and dedication to share her knowledge with other professionals. Gloria has trained in advanced cranio sacral therapy, lomilomi, thai yoga, myofascial release and many other modalities during her career. Massage Pro C.E. is a company she started to provide affordable classes and online trainings with other professionals that help support the needs of the massage community. Today, Gloria loves teaching lomilomi as it provides a spiritual connection to bodywork and principles for health and wellness in one's life. Gloria has been nominated to be inducted in to the Massage Hall of Fame in 2011.