Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and Pohaku Wela Hot Stone Massage Retreat 52 NCBTMB CE hours

Carrie Rowell and Nile Curtis

Gain a deeper understanding of the potential for healing, growth and transformation that the Hawaiian teachings offer.  In this immersion workshop you will learn and practice the ancient arts of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and Pohaku Wela Hot Stone Massage supported and nurtured in a lush tropical rainforest.

Enjoy 10 days and nights of bodywork, delicious food, field trips and relaxation on the Big Island, which will include a 40-hour certificate in Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage and a 12-hour certificate in Hawaiian Hot Stone Massage.

You Will Learn:
-The history and philosophy surrounding this work including the practice of ho'oponopono, and it's role in healing.
- Breath and movement exercises to activate your energy potential.
- Basic and advanced Lomi Lomi massage techniques including a full body routine with stretching and range of motion techniques.
- Self-Lomi for honoring and maintaining your own body.

Most importantly you will gain powerful new tools to add to your healing practice in a safe, fun and nurturing environment with cultural activities and field trips to natural wonders.
This workshop covers a great deal of hands on technique and is designed as continuing education for massage therapists.  Earns 52 NCBTMB CE hours, 20 CPD points with the UK’s CThA and Australia’s AAMT.

About the Facilitator(s)

Carrie Rowell

Carrie Rowell spent her childhood in Oahu and has been fascinated by all aspects of the Hawaiian culture ever since. She has studied various forms of dance and martial arts and has trained with several Hawaiian masters of the healing arts over the last 13 years. Since 1998 she has traveled the world teaching Lomi Lomi, sacred dance and women’s workshops. She is a continuing education provider in several countries and her style is fun and technical with an emphasis on hands-on work.

Nile Curtis

Nile Curtis began his career in massage 10 years ago with a focus on deep tissue as a chiropractic assistant. His extensive dance training allows him to embody the grace inherent in Lomi Lomi. Since 2005 he has assisted Carrie’s classes around the globe. When not traveling the world they live and practice in Pahoa.


Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, excursions, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Also included is one scheduled airport pick up with lei greeting at Hilo airport at 4:30pm on April 28th and drop off leaving Kalani at 1pm on May 8th. Plan your flights accordingly or arrange for a rental car or Kalani’s shuttle for an additional fee. Airfare to Hawaii is not included. Prices listed are if registered by December 31, 2012 and increase by $100 after December 31 2012. Commuter rates remains the same. *Ask about discounted rates to bring a friend or spouse not attending the workshop.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 3200 $ 4250
5 - Tropical Loft $ 2800 $ 3450
4 - Tree House Room $ 2800 $ 3450
3 - Bungalow Room $ 2800 $ 3450
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 2550 $ 3050
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 2300 $ 2650

LODGE ROOM triple shared bath $2200 LODGE ROOM triple private bath $2300

COMMUTER (no meals,excursions or lodging)

Lomi Lomi class only April 29-May 4 $695

COMMUTER Hot stone class May 6-7 $295

COMMUTER Both classes $950

Prices Subject to Change without Notice