Benefits of Indian head massage
- Reduces the tension in neck, scalp, face and jaw.
- Relieves eyestrain, nasal congestion and ear-ache.
- Relief from headaches, sinusitis and tinnitus.
- Release of fibrous adhesions, knots and nodules.
- Improves mobility in the upper back and shoulders.
- Nourishes and stimulates scalp circulation which helps to promote texture combined with strength and growth of hair
- Improves circulation and younger looking skin.
- Gives better lymphatic drainage and removal of toxins and relief from stress, anxiety and chronic depression, thus developing a stronger immune system helping to fight illness
What is Indian head massage?
Indian head massage works on the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp, ears and the face. The areas are massaged using firm yet gentle, rhythmic movements that involves acupressure points called marma points.
Indian Head massage is based on the ancient healing system of Ayurveda and involves the technique of manipulating soft tissues in the shoulders and scalp which releases muscle tension and stimulates circulation and this also fully oxygenates the cells. It also stretches and mobilises the tissues of the neck and shoulders and stimulates lymphatic drainage. Indian head massage originated in India over 1000 years ago and began as a way of keeping the hair in good condition.
Why should I choose Indian head massage?
Indian head massage works on both a physical and a psychological level, the techniques used represent a de-stressing programme for the whole body. By massaging the head and shoulders, energies will become rebalanced and a general feeling of relaxation and a feeling of peace and tranquillity will be achieved.
What happens during an Indian Head Massage?
- You will make yourself comfortable on the massage couch, with a large towel to cover your body. During the massage, only the part of your body being massaged will be exposed, to ensure your modesty. An Indian head massage usually treats the head, neck and shoulders, although this can be adapted to suit your individual requirements or preferences.
- A massage oil, of your choice will be applied to the skin to allow free movement of the massage techniques and to nourish the skin.
- You can lie and relax and let the stresses of your body and mind release and be treated.
- At the end of the treatment, I will leave and allow you to dress in private.
Please feel free to call or email if you would like to check your suitability before your treatment.