Chinese gray-bearded aksakals have long been famous for their ability to preserve youthful vigor and health until a very old age. They owe this to renowned massage techniques, many of which are rooted in antiquity. One of these techniques, massage Guasha, has long been recognized in Europe – because it can enhance the health of both aged gray-haired and young children.
Scrape off adversity and sores
The traditional name for Guasha massage is a combination of two words. “Gua” is translated as “scraping movements in one direction”, “sha” – “bad, nasty, wrong.” Thus, “gouache” translates as “scraping all the bad and nasty.” Continue reading