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

Carrie Rowell and Nile Curtis

March 28, 2015 - April 6, 2015

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 9 nights and 10 days 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 including geothermal warm ponds, tide pools for snorkeling, the worlds most active volcano and a local farmers market.  Courses are kept small to ensure maximum individual attention to each student.


This workshop covers a great deal of hands on technique and is designed as continuing education for professional massage therapists.  Earns 52 NCBTMB CE hours, 20 CPD points with the UK’s CThA and Australia’s AAMT and hours are recognized by the board of massage in Canana and Massage New Zealand.

About the Facilitator(s)

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 15 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  began his career in massage 12 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, 9 nights accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Airfare to Hawaii and transportation to/from kalani is not included you can arrange for Kalani’s shuttle for an additional fee.


Residential prices listed are discounted by $100 if registered by December 31, 2014.   Commuter/Local 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 n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 2800 $ 3450
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 2300 $ 2650

Kama’aina rate Hawaii residents only (no meals, excursions or lodging)

Both classes March 29-April 5  $950

Kama’aina Lomi Lomi class only March 29-April 3   $695

Kama’aina Hot stone class only April 4-5      $295


Commuter Rate Non- Hawaii residents who want to stay offsite but participate in excursions and have lunch at kalani daily (March 29-April 5) pay $1250 for both courses.

There are only 4 spots available to commuters.

See more details on my website www.hamoea.com

Prices subject to change without notice.