15 episodes

Despite being used in East Asia for centuries, Gua sha is often misunderstood in the West. Join Clive Witham (best-selling author of 4 Gua sha books and a practitioner for 20 years) as he shares his entertaining insights into the world of Gua sha and Eastern medicine. Whether you treat yourself or treat professionally and whether you're interested in beauty or health, there's something for everyone! Packed with self-treatment tips, professional secrets and great advice on how to treat your body and face with Gua sha!

The Gua sha Show Clive Witham

    • Health & Fitness

Despite being used in East Asia for centuries, Gua sha is often misunderstood in the West. Join Clive Witham (best-selling author of 4 Gua sha books and a practitioner for 20 years) as he shares his entertaining insights into the world of Gua sha and Eastern medicine. Whether you treat yourself or treat professionally and whether you're interested in beauty or health, there's something for everyone! Packed with self-treatment tips, professional secrets and great advice on how to treat your body and face with Gua sha!

    How you learn traditional scraping therapy in East Asia!

    How you learn traditional scraping therapy in East Asia!

    In East Asia, traditional scraping health techniques like Gua sha (China), Kerokan (Indonesia), Cao Gio (Vietnam) and Kos Kyal (Cambodia) show similarities in how they are learned through ancestral lines in village communities. In this episode of the Gua sha show, we look at Kerokan in Indonesia and we explore how one villager has learned how to scrape her family and how she then passes this down to a new generation. 

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    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 14 min
    Why I do Gua sha!

    Why I do Gua sha!

    In this episode of the Gua sha Show, Clive shares with you why after 20 years he's still using Gua sha, how he came to focus on it professionally, some of the common misunderstandings around it and how best to understand Gua sha.

    If you want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the world of Gua sha, then subscribe and listen!

    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 16 min
    How is Gua sha being used in the current pandemic?

    How is Gua sha being used in the current pandemic?

    Few people are aware that Gua sha has been used to treat some of the symptoms of the effects of Covid-19 in China. In this episode, Clive explains how it is being used in hospitals in China and details the protocol used and also gives you a plan of treatment to use at home from one of China's experts in Gua sha.

    If you want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the world of Gua sha, then subscribe and listen!

    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 18 min
    Why Gua sha isn't for everyone!

    Why Gua sha isn't for everyone!

    Gua sha isn't for everyone and in this episode Clive breaks down exactly why some people either don't like, can't have or need special care with Gua sha. He uses his personal experience to show you what can happen and recounts some of this via the treatment experiences of his life, including the years he treated in a brothel! If you do Gua sha, you need to know what Clive has to say.   

    If you want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the world of Gua sha, then subscribe and listen!

    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 13 min
    What are the benefits of Facial Gua sha?

    What are the benefits of Facial Gua sha?

    Facial Gua sha has wonderful benefits for the face and body but maybe not what you think! In this episode of the Gua sha Show, Clive delves into the effects on connective tissue and blood circulation and what this means in understanding Facial Gua sha. He looks at modern Chinese ideas about the benefits and then gives his version based on ancient Chinese ecological principles.

    If you want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the world of Gua sha, then subscribe and listen!

    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 13 min
    How does Gua sha help puffiness in your face?

    How does Gua sha help puffiness in your face?

    Gua sha is a great solution to puffiness in your face and if you use it right you can really help both the local problem and the cause of the problem too! In this episode Clive throws light on what causes swelling in the body and how we can use simple farming analogies to understand and apply the basic principles of how to apply Gua sha.  

    If you want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the world of Gua sha, then subscribe and listen!

    Show notes www.clivewitham.com/guashashow

    Courses and books www.komorebi-institute.com

    Instagram www.instagram.com/komorebi_guasha

    Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/guashagroup

    YouTube www.youtube.com/c/CliveWitham


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    • 13 min

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