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Date(s) - Sep 22 - Sep 24
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Old Diorama Arts Centre
201 Drummond St., Regents Place
London NW13FE


3-day Gua Sha + Herbal Poultice Facial Massage | Sold Out

During this comprehensive 3-day Eastern Facial Massage Rejuvenation Workshop you will learn and experience 2 Eastern Facial Massage modalities based on the philosophy of TCM (Gua Sha) and TTM (Thai Herbal Poultice), practice combining modalities with advanced techniques and how to conduct your own “Home Care Gua Sha Workshop” for your clients.

Day 1 (9-6p): Gua Sha Facial Fusion (TCM)*
Day 2 (9-6p): Gua Sha (morning) + Thai Herbal Poultice Facial Massage (afternoon)
Day 3 (9-4p): Review; combining modalities + advanced techniques & tools + client home care

An additional day has been added to allow additional hands-on practice, learn advanced techniques, how to combine contrast modalities and multiple tools for an effective Eastern Facial Therapy and conduct your own “Home Care Gua Sha Workshop” to increase results and client loyalty.

Educators: Cecily Braden; L.E., Founder Beauty Secrets, Originator of Herbal Poultice Facial Massage and Dark Green Gua Sha Facial Fusion Massage.

Open to: Licensed Estheticians, Massage Therapists and Acupuncturists.

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese treatment that includes the use of a small jade board to gently massage, manipulate and stimulate specific energy points along the face and body, using a “scraping” motion which helps break up blood stagnation, release toxins, and promote lymphatic drainage.

The Dark Green Gua Sha Facial Fusion therapy achieves immediately noticeable results in the appearance of fine lines, deep wrinkles, dark circles, puffy eyes and sagging skin by combining a unique blend of facial massage therapies that clears noxious accumulation, releases deep-seeded tension and promotes the free flow of vital nutrients to feed the skin and re-pattern the way it ages.

By increasing movement through massage and restoring inner mobility, the skin is able to naturally clear deleterious obstructions that lead to acne, rosacea, puffiness, dark circles and sensitivities. Igniting this natural healing power, the skin flourishes, develops a fresh healthy glow that radiates from within and results in long-term benefits.

Gua Sha + Lymphatic Drainage + Connective Tissue is a next level facial therapy that brings about a fundamental change in the skin by clearing stagnation and accumulation in the channels, enabling the renewal of the lymph, activating circulation, stimulating cell activity and the regeneration of the facial tissue.

Learn how to become more fluid in your movements and read the face, so you can seamlessly fuse together a variety of facial massage techniques (light to deep) using an assortment of jade and gemstones to achieve your desired benefit.

Benefits include:

  • Renew facial contour; tone, firm and lift sagging skin
  • Reduce inflammation, puffiness and dark circles
  • Brighten the complexion, create healthy radiant glow
  • Minimize fine lines and soften deep wrinkles
  • Diminish blemishes, redness and skin sensitivities
  • Stimulate cell activity; production of collagen and elastin
  • Regenerate facial tissue; restore vitality
  • Relieve tension, reduce pain
  • Enhances the skin’s ability to “breath”
  • Feeds skin and increases ability to absorb vital nutrients
  • Purify tissue, free accumulation of waste
  • Promotes muscle contraction, oxygenates skin
  • Soothes and vents the channel system
  • Regulates the free flow of qi and blood
  • Harmonizes yin and yang

Instruction includes use of Dark Green Nephrite Jade Stone, Beveled Edge Sculpting Spoon and a additional specialized stones for cleansing and deeper facial massage movements.

Herbal Facial Poultice

The Herbal Poultice Advanced Facial Massage is a holistic esthetic massage and facial therapy that focuses on the shoulders, neck, face & crown and incorporates 4 massage modalities based on the healing traditions of Thailand to reduce puffiness, minimize fine lines, tone, sculpt, relieve tension and provide an overall facial contour and lift.

Learn a variety of specialized techniques using the Herbal Eye Poultice that is specially developed to work with the facial muscle muscles and delicate eye area, along with an Eastern blend of acupressure, lymphatic drainage and our signature Thai Wai Aromatherapy Sculpting Massage to further reduce swelling, dark circles, remove toxins and improve nutrition to the skin.

Materials Provided: Dark Green Nephrite Jade Stone (1), Rose Quartz Sculpting Spoons (2) + Clear Quartz Mushroom (2) + Herbal Facial Poultice (1) is included with registration, along with a detailed training manual with step-by-step instructions and photos illustrating the treatment sequences.

Please note that any registrations within 7-days of start date of the training, may require separate shipment of the Training Materials and Starter and will incur additional shipping costs.

Purchase of Products: A limited amount of products will be available for purchase at the workshop. If you want to reserve products, you may order prior to the class and pick-up at the workshop. Orders placed at the workshop or afterwards will be shipped directly to you (S&H charges will apply).

Cancellation Policy: A $450 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space. Cancellations made after August 1 are non-refundable if we cannot fill your space. Registration fee can be exchanged for a product credit upon approval. In the event of severe weather, classes will be rescheduled and are non-refundable.