MASSAGE SCRAPING (GUA SHA)

Images massage ScrapingGua Sha is a healing technique used by practitioners of oriental medicine practiced for over 2,000 years. This is a technique of palpation, stimulation and scaling skin, through specific movements and made with a soft instrument with rounded edges.
The Chinese name of “Gua” means “bark”, and “Sha” means “reddish”. Gua Sha is a technique that intentionally, raises a “Sha” (eruption intended to release the stagnation of blood and stimulate normal circulation).
It is a technique based on the concept of the energy meridians of traditional Chinese medicine, in which the blocking of the meridians is symptom of the disease. Good complement to traditional massage.