Why can't I take a shower after Hilot?

Why can’t I take a shower after my Hilot session?

“Don’t take a shower or get wet!” This is a familiar reminder that the manghihilot usually tells a person after a Hilot session. Most times, people just meekly obey, without knowing exactly why they are being temporarily banned from being splashed on with water. Hilot newbies might feel a bit uncomfortable, not being used to…

Officers of ATHAG Pasay are inducted into office by Alex B. Candaza.

ATHAG Pasay inducts new officers

Pasay City– The officers of ATHAG-Pasay were inducted in a simple ceremony held on Sept. 7, 2013 at Room 301 of the CKSY Diamond Bldg, Libertad. Mr. Alex B. Candaza was the inducting officer. The newly-inducted officers of ATHAG-Pasay are Visitacion C. Javier, President;  Jeansy R. Naniong, Vice-President; Criselda R. Flores, Secretary;  Joanne O. Javier, Treasurer; Wifelio T. Santos and…

Dr. Bibiano Fajardo explains the Hilot areas on the back to the new members of ATHAG.

New ATHAG chapter formed in Pasay City

Pasay City, Philippines- Sixteen individuals united by a common interest in traditional Hilot and natural ways of healing banded together to form a new chapter of the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers, Inc. (ATHAG) based in Libertad, Pasay City. The new ATHAG chapter was borne out of the initiative of Alex B. Candaza and…

Dr. Bibiano Fajardo explains the Hilot areas on the back.

Students of naturopathy learn traditional Hilot healing

Pasig City, Philippines- On August 22, 2013, the first batch of students completed the first trimester of Comprehensive Traditional Hilot, one of the requisite courses towards a degree in naturopathic medicine. This pioneering ladderized degree in naturopathy was brought about by the tripartite partnership forged by the Philippine Institute of Naturopathic Sciences (PINS), the Family…

Dr. Bibiano Fajardo explains Hilot while ATHAG Hilot therapist Karen Reyes demonstrates.

ATHAG conducts Hilot healing and presentation in Bukidnon

Malaybalay, Bukidnon– ATHAG conducted a Hilot healing mission and presentation in this cool mountainous city on August 17-20, 2013. Dr. Bibiano “Boy” Fajardo, with the assistance of ATHAG Hilot therapist Karen Reyes, introduced the science behind Hilot healing to the monks and nuns of the Monastery of the Transfiguration in Brgy. San Jose, City of Malaybalay. Dr. Bibiano…