Gua Sha is an ancient Chinese healing technique that transcends centuries to offer a natural and holistic approach to well-being. Gua Sha, which translates to “scraping” or “sand friction,” is a traditional practice that uses a smooth-edged tool to scrape the skin. This therapeutic method is revered for promoting physical, mental, and emotional health by unlocking the body’s natural healing capabilities.
The Gua Sha Experience:
During a Gua Sha session, our experienced practitioners use the tool to gently scrape the skin in specific areas, following the body’s meridian lines. The pressure applied helps to release stagnant energy, increase microcirculation, and encourage the lymphatic system to eliminate toxins. While the process may cause temporary redness known as “sha,” this is a positive sign of improved blood flow and the release of tension.
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