Lomilomi is an ancient Hawaiian healing art. It means “to break into small, then smaller pieces”. Lomilomi is an old traditional style of Hawaiian healing. A process of healing unlike any other, it is energetic in nature, cleansing and healing in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual ways. Lomi is a process where the entity of the Lomi is used to heal the recipient. The practitioner uses a variety of physical touch similar to massage, as well as energy to break down masses into smaller pieces so the body can be returned to a state of health. Dr. Bart has been studying Lomi Lomi for over 10 years from O Kana‘iaupuni Iwi'ula and the Kalama foundation. True to the way he was taught, Lomi's are performed on the floor, only after Dr. Bart finishes a his preparation and Ka Pule to allow the Lomi to occur.

Many people ask if it is a massage, and while it does borrow on some massage type techniques, it is an experience all of its own. Indications for Lomi include: pain management, anxiety, general well being in pets undergoing stressful events, such as chemotherapy, or with chronic disease. Because of his association with Kahuna O Kana'iaupuni Iwi'ula, Dr. Bart is probably the only Veterinarian in Washington practicing this sacred healing art.

For more information on Lomilomi, please visit www.kalama.org. Mahalo.

Evergreen Animal Hospital

6225 Wollochet Dr. NW

Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Phone: (253) 851-9195 Email: [email protected]


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Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

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