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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Intro to Guasha

with Lisa Bouchard


Chinese medicine practitioners have been using friction to treat pain, reduce fevers and treat coughs for thousands of years. In modern times, guasha can be used to treat work-related conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn the basic scraping techniques that can be applied to numerous body parts as well as the essential safety precautions. Included will be a calming sequence for the head and neck to encourage lymph flow, which could reduce sinus congestion, reduce facial puffiness and smooth out wrinkles. Guasha is simple to learn, highly effective, and can be done to yourself or others. Guasha spoons will be provided and we'll discuss other tools that can also be used. Please wear a swimsuit top if you would like work done on the skin of your upper back and shoulders. No sports bras please!

Lisa Bouchard, a qualified massage therapist and acupuncturist, founded the MassageCraft & Acupuncture clinic in 1991.

  • Feb 7th, 2024
    Wed for 1 week from 6:30 - 8:30 pm



40 E Emerson Cummings Blvd
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 Get directions

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