ALOHA LIFE @ 26 Friar Tuck Street, Robindale, Johannesburg, South Africa     enquiries@alohalife.co.za

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WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Everybody can benefit from and experience the joy of Kahuna! Therapists and novices alike are inspired to share this ancient healing massage. Many attend the training as a gift of personal healing to self and the massage is an additional gift taken home to share with family and friends.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO GAIN

  • Renewed energy, enthusiasm and excitement for life

  • Personal growth and self healing on all levels

  • Vitality and well being

  • Balance and alignment - emotionally, mentally and spiritually

  • Insights into the Huna spiritual tradition and how to apply these tools into your life

  • Flexibility - physically and mentally

  • Clarity and a sense of purpose

  • Reclaim a spirit of lightness and fun

  • Kahuna massage a transformational tool for your own life and to share with others

  • Practical, meditative tools to work with through movement and mental techniques

LEVEL 1

  • A 1 hour Kahuna massage on the back of the body focussing on the back, shoulders, head, neck and feet

  • Special joint rotations for health and well being

  • Correct use of energy and posture during a massage session to stay vibrant and healthy as a therapist

  • Ancient Hawaiian tools to access your real power and potential

  • Learn about the 7 Huna principles and their application

  • Powerful techniques to break unhealthy habits and create new habits

  • Techniques to free the mind from distractions

  • Learn more about yourself, your belief systems, habitual patterns  and how they affect your life

  • How to build and maintain abundant vital energy (mana)

  • Huna dance (special movement forms to balance and align body, mind and soul

  • Bring simple meditative movement back into your life

LEVEL 2

Introducing the front of the body, the realm of feeling, memories, intuition and the sacred feminine.

 

At the end of level 2 you will confidently give a 90 minute full body kahuna massage.

  • Recap techniques and teachings from level 1

  • Learn to massage the arms

  • Learn highly effective shoulder rotations and releases

  • Learn to listen to and respect the timing of working on the more vulnerable front for each individual

  • Learn the most exquisite facial, neck, head and shoulder massage

  • Learn to work with flow and hands as soft as clouds on the belly, heart, face, hands and feet

  • Learn Hawaiian energy balances to ground the recipient at the end of the session

  • Connect with and enhance your intuitive skills

  • Share processes to free you of old emotional wounds

  • Learn to trust yourself and others

  • Learn about and bring balance to your inner male and female aspects

  • Heal relationships and learn new skills to enhance intimacy and connection in your life

  • Connect with sensitivity and compassion for self and others

  • Learn to combine the qualities of firm and gentle in your massage

  • More huna dancing, chanting, connecting

  • More huna magic!!

LEVEL 3

This is a retreat style training.

Become a confident, professional Kahuna practitioner. Develop the skill required to work with diverse clients with different issues, injuries and problem areas.

What you will learn on Level 3:

  • Effective use of the technique learnt on Level 1 and 2 (effect positive change with each stroke)

  • Learn the skillful use of deep and light pressure for different healing effects

  • Learn to do Client Consultations and how to deliver clear, confident communication about Kahuna bodywork

  • Professional conduct and awareness of self and others as a bodyworker

  • Develop body awareness and learn how to read what the body is presenting to you

  • Underbody technique - (sublime and creates holism between the front and back of the body)

  • Learn a fully clothed Polynesian floor treatment to release joints and unblock meridians

  • Learn Kahuna pregnancy massage (nothing quite like it!)

  • Learn more huna meditations and huna dances

  • More aloha!

You will receive a certificate on completion on Level 3.

LEVEL 4

Explore your potential beyond the conditioned limitations of the mind. Enter a sacred realm of spiritual connectedness to everything and a place of infinite possibility freedom.

Lightness of being, breakthrough and freedom are the gifts that level 4 offers.

What you will learn on Level 4:

  • Deep tissue spiritual release massage. Powerful and direct, this transformational work allows clients to let go of fear, anger, past hurts and traumas during a session

  • Elemental massage incorporating Earth, Fire, Water and Air

  • In depth body reading

  • Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual cleansing and clearing

  • More huna tools to heighten your mana to heal yourself and others

  • The marathon massage rite of passage

  • Balancing of masculine and feminine aspects within yourself and your massage

LEVEL 5

  • PONO - be positive

  • We can effect positive change with ourselves, for others and in the world.

  • Empower yourself and others.

  • Facilitate transformation

  • Deepen your knowledge of Kahuna and Huna

  • Expand your experience of connectedness and community

Level 5 is a wonderful celebration and recapitulation of all that you have learnt to date on the previous levels.

 

An opportunity to share our sacred retreat experience with guests invited to participate with us. This creates a fun and intimate community experience and also empowers you by allowing you to witness this transformational journey we co-facilitate together for others. It is traditionally a fun, expansive level which leaves participants and guests alike in awe of this beautiful ancient work we are privileged to share.

 

There is dialogue and sharing after each session to learn from one another and to broaden our understanding through the powerful medium of feedback. This is a very powerful and enlightening aspect unique to level 5.

Chanting, stretching, flying, huna dancing and reflective time will heighten MANA and ALOHA.

LEVEL 6

Sacred Level 6 is a sound and soul adventure.

What you will learn on Level 6:

  • Recapitulate all techniques from the first 5 levels

  • Allow for greater mastery of technique

  • Add the element of Sound in our Kahuna massages

  • Use toning, sounding and chanting for self healing

  • Learn deep abdominal release work to incorporate in your Kahuna sessions

  • Deep release breathwork techniques

  • Skeletal treatment

  • Underbody work for the bones

LEVEL 7

Level 7 will be an opportunity to:

  •  Connect deeply to the 7 Huna Principles; expanding our awareness of and connection to KALA, ALOHA, MANAWA, PONO, MANA, MAKIA and IKE. 

  • Learn advanced skills to heighten MANA (through connection to Nature in particular)

  • Spend time in Nature, connecting to the Elements in new ways

  • Explore new Breathwork techniques and exercises

  • Deepen effectiveness of Sounding and Toning, Pule and Chanting,

  • Flying and Grokking for heightened awareness and KALA (everything is flexible and not as it would seem)

  • Share Ritual and Dance 

  • Salt Water Cleanse (a tradition practiced by the Hawaiians) for cleansing, letting go, clarity and healing.

  • Night time nature adventure


There will also be new techniques and advanced bodywork skills taught:

  • Recapitulation of level 6 sounding and vibrational healing techniques

  • New Underbody techniques (clavicle, sternum bones and ribcage)

  • Turning your client for holism and marriage of masculine and feminine

  • New Skeletal technique

  • Advanced Stretches for effective joint mobilisation and KALA

  • Advanced Positions to open and align neck and spine 

  • Massaging Soft tissue areas

  • Ear massage