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"Healing with Touch, Giving with Touch", part 1...

“Healing with Touch, Giving with Touch”, part 1…

 

(names have been changed, and photos not included, to preserve and respect the privacy of those we have been lucky enough to learn with, heal with, and support)

 

Considered too dirty to touch or to be touched by, S. was not allowed in other people’s homes, had a separate water spout to drink from, and was not allowed in most temples or schools. Her husband had died during…

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Added by Rob Buckley on August 25, 2013 at 7:05pm — No Comments

FREE NEPALI MASSAGE INSTRUCTIONAL DVDs FOR ANY SUPPORTERS

The Giving Touch

Please, help us open our Colorado school: 384 DONATED MASSAGES NEEDED…

Raising funds to open The Giving Touch massage therapy school in Colorado:…

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Added by Rob Buckley on July 11, 2013 at 1:42am — No Comments

Free Continuing Education Courses Available with $50 Donation to our School Fund!

Free Continuing Education Courses Available with $50 Donation to our School Fund!

My Learning Library, via Jane Irving and Castine Consulting, has offered to provide free Continuing Education courses from their list of classes below for anyone who donates $50 or more to our school construction efforts.



These courses retail for $130 or more, plus, your donation will be…

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Added by Rob Buckley on September 18, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments

Hoping for 8 Used Massage Tables for our New Training Center...

If you are a therapist that either has an older massage table you are not using - or, maybe you are considering upgrading your practice and buying a new table - your contribution of a used massage table would be a tremendous benefit to our operations.…

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Added by Rob Buckley on September 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Seeking massage schools to distribute our instructional DVD on "Nepali Massage"... fundraiser to build our school in Nepal

Himalayan Healers of Nepal

PO Box 3465 Grand Junction, CO 81502

(c/o Nepal Direct Effects, 501 c 3)

HimalayanHealers@yahoo.com

 

Namaste from Nepal!

 

My name is Rob Buckley and I am a volunteer at Himalayan Healers, the only school in the world that trains “Untouchables” in massage therapy (…

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Added by Rob Buckley on July 26, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Hoping for $10 to $20...

... so we can finally build our massage school in Nepal!

  • Over the years we have helped more than 100 Nepalis of profound need recover from rape, human trafficking, trauma, and abuse...
  • Over the years we have provided employment to each and every single one of our students, providing a pay structure that is 10 to 20 x's the national average...
  • Over the years we have earned honors as "Top 10 Spa Academy in Asia", "#1 Philanthropic Cause in Asia",…
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Added by Rob Buckley on May 14, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Nepali Massage instructional DVD



Nepali Massage…
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Added by Rob Buckley on April 19, 2012 at 6:39am — 4 Comments

"Imagine..." (part II)

"Imagine..." (part II)



Namaste from Nepal!

In this newsletter we continue our “Imagine…” series of chronicles to help give you a better understanding of the experiences our students and staff have moved through at Himalayan Healers:



Imagine… growing up being excluded from the basic opportunities of education, and as…

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Added by Rob Buckley on March 26, 2012 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Seeking "Sister Schools" to connect with our school in Nepal, Hand in Hand...

Namaste from Nepal!

After 8 years of…

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Added by Rob Buckley on December 9, 2011 at 9:20am — 5 Comments

Employment for 150 - 200 Nepalis at 5 star spa chain!

Employment for 150 - 200 Nepalis at 5 star spa chain!



 

We are extremely excited to announce our most recent accomplishment at Himalayan Healers: Employment agreement for 150 to 200 Nepalis at a 5 star spa chain in India!



By arranging employment opportunities at quality, safe, financially rewarding spas in India we are able to provide even more Nepalis of need with the opportunity to dramatically…

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Added by Rob Buckley on June 16, 2011 at 12:23am — No Comments

Online Continuing Education Courses!

We are extremely honored to announce our recent connection with Castine Consulting to provide online continuing education courses. If you are a massage therapist in need of CE courses, please consider any of the wonderful online courses offered below via… Continue

Added by Rob Buckley on June 7, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Spa Trek and Tour in Nepal! 16 hours CEU learning "Nepali Ayurvedic" massage techniques at our school in Nepal...

Namaste everyone!

 

Just wanted to let you know about the spa trek and tours we will be offering this Fall, in Nepal:

 

http://himalayanhealers.org/blog2/2011/01/11/spa-trek-in-nepal/

 

Learn "Nepali Ayurvedic" massage at our healing arts school in Nepal, receive 16 hours CEU credits, receive 12 massage treatments at our different spa boutiques, travel to…

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Added by Rob Buckley on June 1, 2011 at 8:57am — 4 Comments

Himalayan Healer's training in Ojai, Spa Trek in Nepal, Yak Wool massage table covers for sale... :)

"Full Circle" Journey

Namaste!



We have many exciting new developments at Himalayan Healers, and have created a new website to showcase our growth. Please…

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Added by Rob Buckley on February 22, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Please consider voting for us for the chance to win a complete "Massage School Makeover"...

To all the Himalayan Healers supporters out there in the massage and spa community:

If you could please take a few minutes to vote for Himalayan Healers in a contest to win a "Massage School Makeover" at this link:

http://www.massagetoday.com/mpacms/mt/msm/

it could lead to a tremendous impact on our work here in Nepal.

Sincerely,

Himalayan Healers family

Added by Rob Buckley on October 15, 2010 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Himalayan Healers broadcast live today from World Massage Conference!

Steve Capellini will be providing a live online broadcast of Himalayan Healers today (Tuesday, June 8th) at 6 pm EST...



Along with a 9 minute video Steve prepared from his visit to our operations in Nepal, Steve and myself will provide further information and be open for a live question and answer session.



The conference and broadcast are accessible world-wide on the internet: www.worldmassageconference.com



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Added by Rob Buckley on June 8, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

Himalayan Healers broadcast live this Tuesday at World Massage Conference!

Himalayan Healers will be featured at Tuesday's World Massage Conference!



It will be LIVE online at 4 pm Eastern Standard Time, and streamed world-wide on the internet.



Also, a live question and answer session will be available after the…
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Added by Rob Buckley on June 7, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments

Kathmandu Post, and CNN online, and a Personal Story!

Namaste everyone!

Himalayan Healers was featured in the international media twice in the past two weeks:…

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Added by Rob Buckley on May 11, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Miami fundraiser in support of Himalayan Healers!

Steve Capellini will be hosting a fundraiser at his restaurant in Miami in support of our work at Himalayan Healers! If anyone is interested in supporting the event or donating it would be greatly appreciated, and will go directly to our land purchase and school construction efforts: Our goal is to raise $50,000!

After Steve's visit to our training center in Nepal he was moved to support our efforts here in Nepal. He will also be presenting at the upcoming World Massage…

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Added by Rob Buckley on April 21, 2010 at 6:50am — No Comments

Job opportunity in Australia!

Namaste everyone!



I wanted to send out a quick little blog to let everyone know about 2 exciting opportunities in Australia!



1. The Port Douglas Day Spa is making every effort to hire up to 6 of our graduates from Nepal to help staff their operations in Australia! What an amazing, wonderful opportunity that will dramatically change their lives for the better!



2. In the meantime, they are running short of staff and have asked me, "If you… Continue

Added by Rob Buckley on March 25, 2010 at 10:19pm — 9 Comments

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