Young Living’s proprietary Raindrop Technique® combines unique, targeted massage and energy approaches with pure, authentic essential oils for a deeply harmonizing, rejuvenating, and relaxing experience. The technique, developed by Young Living Founder and CEO D. Gary Young, draws from his experience with Native American wellness traditions and provides a revolutionary means of nurturing harmony—physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Imagine the sensation of sinking into a deep and blissful state of rest, as someone does the ancient Tibetan version of reflexology on your feet. As you slowly (even reluctantly) come back to your body and roll over, you experience the gentle splashes as therapeutic grade essential oils are applied up your spine and to your tired muscles. These oils are then “feathered in” using a spine-tingling technique inspired by the Native Americans, combined with massage. You can’t get more pampered than this.
The Raindrop Technique combines three fields: The Vitaflex technique from the Tibetans, the Featherstroke technique from the Lakota Indians and classical aromatherapy. Raindrop Technique is conducted in silence. Undistracted by sound and talking, the recipient is able to sink into a deep state of relaxation and self-connection. In this receptive state, inner “shifts” may more easily take place.
4 Steps of Raindrop Technique
Body/Aura electrical energy balancing – Reflexology Vitaflex (Tibetan Form) – Raindrop back/spine oil massage (American Indian and Vitaflex technics) – Neck and head massage movement
- The first step is very simple, and is an Energy Balancing step. The Young Living Essential Oils' blend of Valor is applied on the feet, and the feet are held. This step may take 5 to 10 minutes. Valor helps to balance the electrical energies in the body and the aura, promoting a deep state of relaxation.
- Raindrop Technique then uses Vitaflex Technique, the Ancient Tibetan form of reflexology, in conjunction with various Young Living essential oils. Vitaflex technique originated in Tibet thousands of years ago, long before acupuncture was developed.
Unlike reflexology, Vitaflex Technique is designed to send an electrical pulse along the nerve pathways to the corresponding part of the body. Vitaflex Technique involves a distinctive movement of the hands and fingers, and sends the receiver into an even deeper state of relaxation as the essential oils combine with the electrical pulses to uplift the body and mind, and release tension.
- The third step of Raindrop Technique is where it derives its name. The recipient is positioned face down, and essential oils are dropped onto the back and spine from a height of approximately six inches (15cm). This means that the oils are interacting with the body's energy field (its aura) even before they contact the physical body, producing an intensified effect. The oils are then massaged into the back using a variety of modern massage techniques and Vitaflex moves.
- The recipient then positioned face up, and for the fourth step their head is cupped and their body is rocked using a specific movement of the fingers around the occiputal area of the neck. This movement is deeply relaxing and rejuvenating.
The Young Living® essential oils used most commonly in the technique are Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Cypress, Wintergreen, Marjoram and Peppermint, and the blendsValor andAromasiez. However, other oils may be added or substituted as appropriate and as needed, including oils for supporting emotional balance.
$120 per person, $220 per couple - 60 minute session