THE ULTIMATE VUNKUWA AFRICAN HOLISTIC MASSAGE - SHORT SUMMARY TRAINING GUIDE:
TOTAL BODY WELLNESS.............
INTRODUCTION TO VUNKUWA
AFRICAN NATURAL SYSTEM
Vunkuwa is born out of the Southern African natural healing system, part of Southern African lifestyle from the beginning of times, Southern Africa as the cradle of humankind. The oldest inhabitants of Southern Africa, where Vunkuwa was massage created. Were the Bushmen who are living there for more than 20.000 years.
The broader picture behind the diverse African healing system is the spiritual attitude. Its vision of life is spiritual and strongly connected to the earth and nature. This spiritual vision goes before any healing is applied. It is the very essence of Vunkuwa, principles. Which is born out of African Natural Healing system.
THE UNIVERSALITY OF VUNKUWA
The philosophy and approach reach out to all nations and cultures. It has a quality that is recognized by everybody. Although Vunkuwa has a particular technical quality, the vision & principles behind create a language that everybody understands. Its universality appeals to the world out there. Whatever your background, whatever your culture, Vunkuwa offers you a life tool that is helpful for you. Not only the healing techniques, but also the vision and principles behind it.
Development and style
WORKING WITH VUNKUWA
Vunkuwa is a new name given to a therapy that existed from centuries ago, a few thousand years. This therapy was always known as ‘tshidillo,' which means massage, although the therapy was much more than a massage. In those days when a child was born, the first introduction for the child into the world was being massaged with a mix of herbs, drinking herbs and the stomach was massaged to bring out the first fluid to strengthen the child. The same method was used to the mother after giving birth to accelerate recovery and wellbeing.
Begin the treatment by focusing on your customer breathing patterns to see them entering the state of relaxation long before you start your massage session; this takes about 10 to 15 minutes of your time. It is also very imported for you to also focus on your breathing. For inner relaxation, It will help you faster in understanding your customer body, so it's easy for you to eliminate toxins and clear energy pathways, transfer positive and refreshed energy through the body.
Body Color Shades
low and high body temperature can be dangerous
An abnormally low body temperature (hypothermia) can be serious, even life-threatening. Low body temperature may occur from cold exposure, shock, alcohol, drug use, depression stress , or certain metabolic disorders, such as diabetes or hypothyroidism. A low body temperature may also be present with an infection, particularly in newborns, older adults, or people who are frail. An overwhelming infection, such as sepsis, may also cause an abnormally low body temperature. So it is vital to know the body temperature of your client before you begin the massage.
Conduct an intake interview with yo client
continue roots of the body just as in (tree) lots of massage they call them
The color shades are critical in Vunkuwa African Massage. They work as your map pathways in understanding the depths of the imbalances in the body. These colors vary in shape and size. By understanding these colors, you get to understand individual needs of optimal health.
Introduction to you the Human Body
Bone structural awareness.
continue with body warm-up,
to analyse and study the deep-seated Bones and Muscles tension. bones are the secret Language of tension and stress. Muscles and bones work together in tandem meaning that the muscles attach to tendons and ligaments and the tendons and ligaments attach to bones. The muscles pull the bones, causing movement. The movements that the muscles make are ultimately controlled by the brain and nervous system. So in Vunkuwa you learn how to calming and relaxing this two major pads of the body.
Inner whisperation is that part of us which is beyond our rational, logical, conscious mind. We are brought up to believe the conscious mind is our primary source of information concerning the world. And that we learn little, if anything, from our inner self.
Inner whisperation can be reached through our deeper instinct, inspiration, intuition... hunches and our emotional feelings. These are the voices in the silence, our inner whisperation We receive information continuously through our five senses: sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell.We can substantially increase our ability to contact our inner whisperation by being very aware of internal and external stimuli, interpreting their messages correctly, and acting on them immediately.
How does Your Environment affect Your Wellbeing?......………………
Interview - Kopano
Conduct an intake interview with your patient, as suggested by the Vunkuwa Academy African Massage Therapy Association, to learn of his or hers goals for massage and any medical conditions. Position the patient comfortably and securely on the massage table with a towel or sheet in place to provide privacy and warmth
As a massage therapist, you will need to have a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.
Anatomy refers to the structure of the body and the relationship between the structures.
In Vunkuwa massage academy, you will be learning basic college level anatomy and physiology.The body consists of several levels of structure. This list starts with the simplest forms and moves to the most complex shapes and is the basis of learning anatomy and physiology.
How can ozone affect our body?
The important environmental factors at home
Water – is your water clean?
How important is energy for our health?
Vunkuwa African Techniques and movements- a short summary...
an xemplarye list of movements taught within Vunkuwa.
Within Vunkuwa a whole range of movements are applied. These are
developed by Carol Mathebula in her 19 years of practising the techniques
that she developed. the are
more than 400 movements that can be studied in Vunkuwa Academy.
Vunkuwa Facial- sebetso ya sefahleho
• We begin by massaging your lymph area. Many believe that toxins drain from the face to the lymph nodes, located under your ears
Spa Serenity and Atmosphere
Learn about Spa Serenity and Atmosphere Make sure the room is comfortable. It is essential that the room is comfortable for conducting your massage. If your client feels uncomfortable throughout the massage, they will not enjoy it as much!