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The Gua Sha Stone is a stone used to perform Gua Sha, a traditional Chinese healing method that pre-dates acupuncture. The name “Gua Sha” literally translates to “scrapping,” which describes the motion used by practitioners. Often made with Jade, Rose Quartz, or Bian Stone, the Gua Sha Stone is raked against various parts of the skin. As pressure is applied, the skin is left with a bright red tone. When used on the face, the ancient practice is performed gently without leaving any visible markings.
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Once a month the lining of a woman’s uterus sheds causing her to bleed or have her period. Today, periods are often viewed in the Western world as an inconvenience, but many years ago when a woman had her period she was celebrated. Menstruation and periods have always been linked to the cycles of the moon; this was the perfect evidence of blood's meaning.
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Look at the world around you and observe a multitude of rhythmic cycles. There is the 24-hour cycle of the sun as it revolves around the earth: as each day becomes night and then becomes day again. There is the rhythmic cycle of each season merging into the next: the winter snows melt, the seedlings sprout, the sun beats its rays on a warm sunny day, and the leaves begin to dry up and fall and float away. There is the rhythmic cycle of aging: the sweet and expansive nature of a baby, the ambitions of a teen and an adult, and the contemplative nature of our elders.
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In the heart of every woman beats the longing to sit with her sisters, to crack open, connect deeply and share her vulnerability, her joys, fears and her dreams. In ancient times the unfettered magic of the sacred feminine flowed freely. Her abundant fertility and creative power was in harmony with the principles of nature and flourished.
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