Introduction to Guasa Therapy

The word, “Guasa”, is actually created from the combination of the spelling of 2 Chinese words’, “gua” and “sa”. Guasa means ‘scraping’ in Chinese. guasa is a therapy that make use of scrapping technique to achieve healing results, so it is also commonly known as the scrapping therapy or massage therapy. The “sa” actually refers to the toxic and dead cells that were accumulated beneath our skin.

Tools required to perform Guasa

The only tool that you will need to perform guasa is a scrapping board that doesn’t transmit heat and electrostatic charges. Guasa boards made out of jade, water buffalo horn, ceramic spoon or wood can be used to perform Guasa. If you need to perform guasa on skin directly, guasa oil / cocunut oil will be needed to further enhance the therapeutic effect as well as to avoid damaging your skin with the scrapping board.


Benefits of Guasa

  • Eliminate harmful toxins
  • Enhance blood circulation
  • Relax the body and strengthen immune system.
  • visibly brightens your skin.
  • Promote metabolism and oxygen intake
  • Slow down ageing process


Over the two days period you will learn

To perform Guasa on the face, arms, legs, back  and head. You will learn to work in  supine, Prone and seated positions.


Welcome to the heritage city Mysuru (changed its name from Mysore) is one of South India’s most enchanting cities, known for its glittering royal heritage and magnificent monuments. Places like  Mysuru Palace, Chamundi hills, Brindavan gardens, Rail museum, Kukrahalli lake, Bandipur national park , Lalithmahal palace have been visited by tourists frequently.  Several acclaimed schools for Yoga and related activities has attracted visitors from across the globe.

We assist  our students in  finding  accommodation  around the school according to their budget. Accommodation costs will be extra.

Mysore, like all the other south Indian states is mostly rice based. You will be surprised by the variety of Dosas and its accompaniment. They are a must try.  Lunch is wholesome, which includes a cereal salads , vegetable cooked in tamarind juice with chilli powder, broth of lentils and vegetables cooked together with ground coconut, spices, tamarind and chilli powder . You will also find variety of local sweets unique to Mysore. You will also find western style food very easily as there are lot of cafes and restaurants catering the same.You find lot of restaurants around the school.

We can connect you to trusted people for airport pick up and drop.

Please write to us at raghu@imosha.com ,  we will be happy to assist you.

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