Put the Power of Healing into Your Own Hands... with Gua Sha!
Gua Sha For Non-Practioners
***This 75 minute video course is packed with Gua Sha information, techniques and tips for non-practitioners. ***
Gua Sha is a powerful, ancient healing technique that can help you head a cold or flu off at the pass and put the power of healing into your own hands. During this time of ongoing threats of viral outbreaks, we all can use this ancient healing approach to improve the effectiveness of our immune system so we can release viruses before they get driven deeper into the body.
By releasing stuck and toxic energy from certain areas of the body with Gua Sha, your overall system becomes more effective at weathering the cold and flu season.
This online, instructional workshop is taught by Leta Herman, who has over 20 years of experience as a Chinese Medicine practitioner. She teaches advanced Gua Sha skills to massage therapists, energy workers, alternative healers, acupuncturists, athletes, musicians, parents, and many others all over the world. You will learn how to successfully incorporate Gua Sha into your self-care routine in a way that brings you better health overall for yourself and your family members.
The fast paced, easy to learn course is made up of over 25 videos of Leta working one-on-one with clients showing you how to do Gua Sha and discussing tips, tricks, and the nuances of how to incorporate Gua Sha into your day-to-day life and more... Stay Healthy out there!
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Leta Herman is an author, Five Elements and Chinese Medicine teacher, nationally certified acupressure practitioner, LMT, and co-author of several books on Chinese Medicine and philosophy. She travels throughout the world teaching Chinese Medicine as well as many other healing modalities and philosophies, including the Five Elements, Gua Sha, Cupping, Alchemy, Ghost Points, the Sinew Releases, and Pulse Taking. She is also the co-host of the popular podcast, Inspired Action (which can be found anywhere you listen to podcasts!)
Just as I began this course, I was feeling a load of stress in my neck and shoulders. So much so, I was having a stress headache. I decided to do Gua Sha on my neck and shoulders. There was so much Sha coming out it was incredible. When I was done about 80% of my pain was gone.
—Rachel Adams, LMT
This course has helped me become proficient, and I am so happy and excited that I purchased this course, for so many reasons!
—Dr. J. Celeste Ruland, ND LMT CPT
I practiced on a person who was starting to get sick. I did gua sha on his neck and upper back as well as on his elbow. It was incredibly effective!! His cold ended up not progressing any further and within 2 days he was feeling back to normal!
—Gabi Masek, Acupuncture Student
My chiropractor introduced me to cupping and from there I researched other alternative treatment options, and Gua Sha appeared. After seeing a few videos online I knew I had to take a course to better understand the technique needed for proper application. This course not only taught me proper technique, but a new way to heal injuries and everyday pain. Now my whole family (my athletic children and my wife who is a hairdresser) enjoy themselves with a lot less pain and discomfort.Thank you for putting this course together.
—Jose Garcia, EMT, Personal Trainer, Power Lifting Coach
Awesome course. Easy to understand and fun. Well organized, really worth the money and time. Makes me want to know more about Chinese Medicine.
—Genevieve Rene, Naturopath Student and Massage Therapist
I LOVE the way the class is setup in easy, short, informative clips. It's perfect for breaks in between work. What a great job you've done! I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. Thank you for offering this course.
—Brad Surette, Massage Therapist
Thank you, Leta, for this excellent training in Gua Sha... I loved the course and look forward to future modules! Your gentle way of speaking is clear and the videos of you performing Gua Sha on clients made it easy to see and understand. I would recommend this course to others. 10 stars!
—Ellen O'Donnell, Holistic Aesthetician and practicing Reiki Master
I absolutely loved this course and found Leta passionate and the information well organized and delivered. I'd recommend this course. Well done and a deep thank you!!
- Clara Pelica, RYT, Thai Massage Therapist and Massage Therapist
The course content and material were very thorough and clear. Leta's lessons were well-organized, well-delivered, and well-illustrated. Thank you for this wonderful course. It has already made a difference to some of my family members.
—Marshall Garland, Tui Na practitioner
After practicing on a few people and having their symptoms clear up quickly I am now hooked. Thank you for providing this information in a great and relaxing manner.
—Joe Badstein, Massage Therapist and Professional Kinesiology practitioner
The western world is rediscovering Chinese medicine and Leta Herman is a leader of the exploration team. In this educational pod, we learn (or relearn) that Gua Sha is a simple yet powerful technique for healing. Combining her years of practice with a sincere passion for human health, Leta makes the philosophy and the reality of Gua Sha available to both the home practitioner as well as the experienced professional.
—Tom Thompson, Shiatsu Student
This class is impeccably laid out, comprehensive and clear. I cannot think of anything I wanted to know that was not thoroughly covered.
- Doryne Pederzani-Dinneen, LMT
I'm so excited I found this class! This is the most amazing technique, and I can't wait to start making my clients feel better faster!
- Lynn McCoy, massage therapist
This class is very informative. The videos are clear and easy to hear. Leta is very efficient in her demonstration. I loved it!
- Mary Davis, Reiki Master Teacher
I came across Gua Sha from an incorrect search on Amazon. Trying to learn exactly what it was, I found that it interested me very much, and I signed up for the class that night. Learn GuaSha was a great class and well worth my time! The layout, instructors, and information was excellent. I have already started to incorporate it into my massage practice as well as self-care and treatment at home. I highly recommended this course! A+
— Massage Practitioner
PreviewWhat to Expect (1:30)
PreviewWhat is Gua Sha? (1:24)
PreviewWho is Leta (1:31)
StartBenefits of Gua Sha (1:25)
StartGua Sha Tools (2:42)
StartWhat is Qi? (1:39)
StartWhat is Wind? (1:50)
StartHow to Hold Your Spoon (1:41)
StartLet's Start Spooning (3:43)
StartGua Sha Contraindications
StartModule 1 Homework
StartTop 20 Gua Sha Checklist
PreviewModule Two: Overview (1:16)
StartWhat is Gua Sha Good for? (5:11)
StartGua Sha Contraindications (7:55)
StartYou Have to Start Somewhere (1:56)
StartWhat Ifs (4:36)
StartWhat to Do After Receiving Gua Sha (1:48)
StartCleaning Up/Good Hygiene (1:50)
StartWhen to Do Gua Sha Again (1:09)
StartContraindications Downloadable PDF
StartModule 2 Homework
Frequently Asked Questions
Put the Power of Healing into Your Own Hands with Gua Sha
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times!
- Simple self-care Gua Sha techniques
- Contraindications for safer Gua Sha
- Common Sense tips & tricks
- Proper Hygiene protocols
- Children & Elderly Gua Sha techniques
- Proper language and dialogue to understand and explain Gua Sha to others
- Learn at your own pace on your computer, iPad, iPhone or any smartphone or tablet. It's up to you where you watch the class!