Gua sha is an ancient form of massage that uses a tool made from crystal to relieve muscle tension, boost circulation, and encourage lymphatic drainage. It is a method that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. But it has only recently caught the attention of the Western world. If you’ve […]

The Face Yoga Expert Blog

Today we’re going to be talking all about Gua Sha.  Whether you’re new to the practice or a longstanding crystal enthusiast, I have got tons of fascinating information to share with you today.  If you’ve been thinking about which Gua Sha or facial roller to implement in your own self-care routine, then this is for […]

The Face Yoga Expert Blog

Katie Blake, famously known as the Skin Whisperer, is the in-house gua sha expert and facialist at the Hayo’u Method with over 20 years experience in the beauty and holistic health industry. She has worked with the Hayo’u founder, Katie Brindle (see episodes 3 and 28 of the podcast to get to know Katie Brindle), for over 10 […]

Katie Blake

So I like facial tools…ok so that’s a lie….I LOVE facial tools. My first love is always Face Yoga though as I deeply believe there is nothing better than the healing power of using our own hands to exercise, massage and relax our skin. However, facial tools are like the exercise equipment to a workout routine. […]

Danielle Collins using a Jade Gua Sha

Why we don’t have botox (and why Katie stopped having it), what we spend our evenings doing and what we want our daughters to grow up seeing. These are just some of the topics you can listen in on in this weeks chat with Chinese medicine expert and founder of the Hay’ou Method, Katie Brindle and […]

Head & Shoulders photo of Katie Brindle