The word, “Guasa”, is actually created from the combination of the spelling of 2 Chinese words’, “gua” and “sa”. Guasa means ‘scraping’ in Chinese. guasa is a therapy that make use of scrapping technique to achieve healing results, so it is also commonly known as the scrapping therapy or massage therapy. The “sa” actually refers to the toxic and dead cells that were accumulated beneath our skin.Tools required to perform Guasa
The only tool that you will need to perform guasa is a scrapping board that doesn’t transmit heat and electrostatic charges. Guasa boards made out of jade, water buffalo horn, ceramic spoon or wood can be used to perform Guasa. If you need to perform guasa
on skin directly, guasa oil / cocunut oil will be needed to further enhance the therapeutic effect as well as to avoid damaging your skin with the scrapping board.
Benefits of Guasa
- Eliminate harmful toxins
- Enhance blood circulation
- Relax the body and strengthen immune system.
- visibly brightens your skin.
- Promote metabolism and oxygen intake
- Slow down ageing process
Over the two days period you will learn
To perform Guasa on the face, arms, legs, back and head. You will learn to work in supine, Prone and seated positions.
Welcome to the heritage city Mysuru (changed its name from Mysore) is one of South India’s most enchanting cities, known for its glittering royal heritage and magnificent monuments. Places like Mysuru Palace, Chamundi hills, Brindavan gardens, Rail museum, Kukrahalli lake, Bandipur national park , Lalithmahal palace have been visited by tourists frequently. Several acclaimed schools for Yoga and related activities has attracted visitors from across the globe.
We assist our students in finding accommodation around the school according to their budget. Accommodation costs will be extra.
Mysore, like all the other south Indian states is mostly rice based. You will be surprised by the variety of Dosas and its accompaniment. They are a must try. Lunch is wholesome, which includes a cereal salads , vegetable cooked in tamarind juice with chilli powder, broth of lentils and vegetables cooked together with ground coconut, spices, tamarind and chilli powder . You will also find variety of local sweets unique to Mysore. You will also find western style food very easily as there are lot of cafes and restaurants catering the same.You find lot of restaurants around the school.
We can connect you to trusted people for airport pick up and drop.
At IMOSHA you learn ancient healing arts like Thai Yoga Bodywork, Toksen and Yoga for the wellbeing of the self and the society.
With power comes responsibility
As much as it’s a cliche, there’s a bit of superhuman that gets activated in us once we start learning the healing arts. From being more perceptive to the environmental energy patterns, to being able to inspire peace and calm in people around you, the power of healing significantly increases your ability to be the agent of change.
This is where discretion, mutual respect and a certain degree of empathy is needed and comes as an added responsibility, when you learn the healing arts. The objective of learning is really to be able to collectively revel in the shared knowledge. It is beauty at its idyllic best when you can bring peace and thus happiness to the people around you, purely because you have invested in learning that it is possible, and how you can do it.