MASSAGE - AYURVEDA
Ayurveda is a 6,000-year-old holistic healing system from India. In Sanskrit, it means ‘Knowledge of Life’ -AYUR = Life, VEDA= Knowledge. It embraces wellbeing from diet, medicine, and massage treatments to Panchakarma (internal cleansing). The main aim is to balance the physical, spiritual and psychological areas, as when a person is out of balance illness and die-ease can occur.
Ayurveda can be used to help treat many conditions and studies have shown specific positive results with acne, obesity, insomnia, digestive complaints and stress.
Ayurvedic massage focuses on cleansing and detoxification, balancing, rejuvenation, and mental wellness to release negative thoughts and psychological stress. It also:
increases the vital energy flow from head to foot (Prana-Life energy)
stimulates the blood and lymphatic system (Circulation)
gives deep and reassuring strokes, opening the body and releasing toxins, tensions, and blockages
provides a boost to the immune system
Ayurvedic massage uses warm oils that are chosen to suit you. The massage techniques include tapping, cupping, kneading and squeezing as well as the more traditional massage strokes. The style and flow of the massage is determined by who you are, and what your body needs to bring balance and wellbeing.
Shirobhyanga - A 30-min tension relieving back,neck,shoulder massage. Created to release stresses, strains& tension build up from computer, headaches and migraines. Warm oils are used from Sesame/Almond/Coconut. A powder can also be applied to aid in exfoliation.
Marma Abhyanga - A 60-min full-body massage. Warm oils are applied liberally all over the body, also powder if requested. Marma (energy) points are stimulated to aid in the release of blocked energy and to re-balance. Stimulates the blood and the lymphatic system.
A great all rounder- from deep relaxation, immune booster, as well as calming the mind. This massage WILL release toxins from the body so there is a possibility of feelings and emotions rising.
Shashtika Shali Pinda Sweda - A great therapy for this time of year. Hunched up from the cold. Tired aching neck, shoulders and back. Tired sore, swollen muscles and joints that need warming up. This treatment is a great stress buster. Provides strength and rejuvenates the tissues. This treatment is also used in painful and or degenerative conditions like Osteoarthritis, Myalgia, GB Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, various types of Neuro-muscular and Musculoskeletal diseases. A strengthening and nutritious teatment, also has an extraordinary relaxing effect. The process of rice and mixed herbs and spices into boluses, continously rubbed and pummeled all over the body.