ayurvedic head massage

Ayurvedic (Indian) head massage, based on the Ayurvedic system of healing, originated in India over a thousand years ago.  The concept was originally developed by women who used different oils according to the season:  (coconut, sesame, almond, olive oil, herbal oils, buttermilk, mustard oil and henna) and individual needs to keep their long hair strong, lustrous and in beautiful condition.  The origin of shampoo comes from the Hindi word "champi".  Being "champi-ed" meant having your head massaged.  It began as the way to keep your long hair in beautiful condition and has become a part of daily life.  head

Ayurvedic Head Massage is one treatment guaranteed to lift you out of the stresses of daily life and provide you with a real cure for those aching, tense neck and shoulder muscles. The client sits fully clothed in a chair while the therapist uses a range of massage pressures and rhythms to stimulate the head and neck area, where stress affects major muscle groups, and may bring immediate relief.   Tensions are eased and fibrous knots and nodules melt away.  Each session lasts from thirty to forty minutes.

the benefits

Ayurvedic head massage is especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. Clients comment that the experience is deeply calming and relaxing, leaving them feeling energized, revitalized and better able to concentrate. It also helps increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow, decrease muscular tension, provides higher levels of alertness and concentration and aids in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products.

Please see "Certificate Training" under Workshops if you are interested in learning this wonderful modality.

Indian Face Massage

This totally natural, non-invasive treatment can reverse many of the adverse affects that have already occurred to the skin. Facial muscles relax resulting in a redultion in wrinkles, expression lines ease or diasappear, the complexion looks fresher and muscle tone is increased.

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