Ka Huna Massage

“Experience a holistic approach to rejuvenation and healing for body, mind and soul.”

What is Ka Huna Bodywork?

Ka Huna bodywork originated in the South Pacific and was used during Rites of Passage as a transformational massage and healing system.  It is also known as Hawaiian Temple Style Massage and Lomi Lomi.

This beautiful form of bodywork provides a holistic approach to healing by balancing the body-mind in its physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

Ka Huna bodywork is unique in a number of respects.  The practioner uses their hands, forearms and elbows and moves around the table (using flowing Hula and Tai Chi style movements).  They work with energy to apply soft and deep tissue massage.  Music is played and the practioner attunes the flow of the massage to harmonise the various rhythms within the client’s body, mind and soul.

Who can receive Ka Huna bodywork?

Everybody, regardless of body shape, age or state of health can receive Ka Huna bodywork.

Benefecial during Rites of Passage.

Whether you’re feeling lack lustre, out of kilter, or pain, Ka Huna bodywork offers excellent treatment.  People suffering stress, depression, exhaustion, physical discomfort and injuries, confusion, grief or loss may also benefit from Ka Huna massage.  It can also assist if you’re dealing with ongoing illness, work or relationship issues.

Ka Huna Bodywork Practioner

Your practioner provides a safe, supportive environment and compassionate understanding to facilitate the client’s experience of self-healing.

Professional practioners have qualified after indepth traing with Mette’s Institute at High Spirits Retreat.  The Institute is accredited by several Associations of Massage Therapy throughout Australia.  All practioners have extensive experience in the process of both giving and receiving Ka Huna bodywork, client counselling and Huna philosophy.

Ka Huna bodywork is a wonderful way to pamper a friend or yourself.  To bring the joy of life to your body, a feeling of peace to your mind, a sense of wonder to your soul.

Seven Principles of Huna Philosophy

IKE The world is what you think it is: “I am aware”

KALA There are no limits; we are all one: “I am free”

MAKIA Energy flows where attention goes: “I am focused”

MANAWA Now is the moment of power: “I am here now”

ALOHA To love is to be happy: “I am happy”

MANA All power comes from within: “I am confident”

PONO Effectiveness is the measure of truth: “I am positive”

Ka Huna Bodywork Benefits

  • Instils a calming sense of peace and deep relaxation
  • Releases deep-seated neuromuscular tension and allows energy to flow more freely
  • Treats the lymphatic, immune, circulatory, repiratory and digestive systems to promote health and fitness
  • Physically re-energising and rejuvenating
  • Improves flexibility
  • Helps to release fear, anger, grief and guilt as well as negative beliefs, self-criticism and traumatic memories
  • Brings clarity and confidence, joy, open-heartedness and trust
  • Offers opportunity for self-awareness, self-acceptance and self-love
  • Generates an overall sense of well-being, vitality and empowerment
  • Healing of injuries faster and more completely
  • More love in life
  • More happiness
  • More balance
  • More world peace

Every time you have a Ka Huna you will experience something different.  Sometimes it’s physical healing and relaxation, sometimes you unlock stuck emotions, crying, laughing and smiling.  Another time you  might see colours, experience energy shifts, release past memories, connect to your soul more or receive spiritual healing.

Your Ka Huna Experience

The massage therapist will consult with you about the current state of your physical, mental and emotional health.  This assist both client and therapist in deciding on the treatment focus for the session.

During the massage, it helps to focus your attention on your breathing.  Each inhalation offers a chance to draw fresh energy and inspiration into the body-mind.  Each exhalation, an opportunity to dissolve tension, to let go of anything that limits you and to deepen your experience of relaxation.

If you experience discomfort or would like to express a particular need, free free to communication with the therapist at any state during the massage.

It is important to drink plenty of water after a massage as this assist in the detoxifying process.

Ka Huna bodywork is a powerful form of healing that affects people differently.  In the days following a massage, you might experience a range of emotions as various energies are shifting.  There is no need to worry.  Simply observe your emotions without getting caught up in them and let them flow.  The healing/cleansing effects and re-balancing of the body-mind can be felt for weeks after the treatment.

Hawaiian Healing/Ka Huna Bodywork/Lomi Lomi

The magic and power of this healing system goes beyond what words are able to express.  When experiencing Ka Huna bodywork, people are amazed by the energy they receive from the healing sessions.

“Yes, it is a lot more than a massage, it’s an experience.”

“Like swimming with dolphins.”

“An active meditation for both the giver and receiver.”

“The best massage I have ever had, the Rolls Royce of all massages.”

A session may last 1, 2 or 3 hours depending on different circumstances.

Full Body Ka Huna Massage: Soft and deep tissue for body, mind and spirit.

Polynesian Floor Massage: Integrated stress release, bone and joint massage and structural realignment (fully clothed bodywork).

Special Pregnancy Massage: To bond and prepare mother and child for birth.

Heartworks Lomi Lomi: A hands on Hawaiian-style massage excellent for the lymph system and heart opening.

Every practioner makes you safe and treat you to what you need, draping, wrapping, cleansing rituals are used to enhance the healing effectively.


Available at TBC Gym with our expert masseur, Linda, by appointment only.  Call her on 0403 140 560 or use the form below.

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