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Do you know how to Gua Sha in the HOT weather?

We recently returned from an 18 day trek across China which included riding camels in the Gobi desert! We did Gua Sha on our selves almost everyday…and I thought since it’s the hottest summer we’ve had in a while here in the US, to write a little bit about what […]

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Check out my new favorite Gua Sha tool!

This little hunk of metal has made us happy! We are using it everyday in the clinic. If you are like us, we are always searching for better ways to do things with Cupping and Gua Sha. We are so excited that we shot a little video of Leta showing […]

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Ready for a “magical” comb over?

This isn’t your Dad’s comb over. We’re talking about a magical comb over… How can you take your Gua Sha to the next “magical” level?   Green Sandalwood could be just what you need to ease your next headache or migraine.   Have you ever heard of the magical powers […]

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Gua Sha podcast with Dr. Jeanette Gallagher

Hi everyone, Dr. Jeanette Gallagher interviewed Leta Herman about Gua Sha in this podcast. “Dr. Jeanette welcomes Leta Herman, Chinese Medicine practitioner and author of The BIG “Little” Gua Sha Book:  Learning and Loving the Ancient Healing Art of Gua Sha to talk about releasing blockages along the meridians.  Leta has perfected […]

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Gua Sha works!

“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 […]

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What is Gua Sha?

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 […]

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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 […]

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