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Gua Sha, The Lash Method Objectives

Students will learn

  • about Gua Sha and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • about the importance of tools in applying Gua Sha
  • the theories about why and how Gua Sha works
  • what a normal reaction to treatment looks like
  • learn the Steps of preparing for a Gua Sha treatment
  • about the Historical and Social Background of Gua Sha

Students will review

  • research in the field
  • review and learn benefits, contraindications and indications for Gua Sha
  • application for edema, adhesions and scar tissue
  • several case studies
  • Students will watch 4 videos with Dr. Lash (formerly Dr. Carter)
  • Students will finish 3 exercises:
    1. Write a case study for 2 imaginary or real clients to understand indications and contraindications
    2. Practice on themselves
    3. Creating a case study and treating yourself
  • Students will complete exam and survey


Exam (20 questions – 14 multiple choice, 6 short answer)

You will be practicing on yourself with a traditional soup spoon which was one of the original tools used for gua sha and is still used today. We will ship your tool out after purchase of the webinar.