As well as being an incredibly relaxing experience, the practice of Indian head massage stimulates lymphatic drainage and blood flow to the neck, aiding the removal of waste products from the body. Careful massage of the head encourages the supply of oxygen to the brain, an excellent way to calm anxious energies and quiet the mind.
head and hands offer deeply soothing head massage, applying careful pressure to points in the upper back, shoulders, moving up the neck to the head, scalp and face. The massage helps ease muscles, loosen knots, reduces headache-causing blockages and encourages improved circulation of the cerebral fluid.
head & hands, finishes the sequence with a cleansing facial treatment to leave you feeling soothed and refreshed.
This carefully choreographed practise is an ancient tradition of Ayurveda and was originally developed by women who practised the techniques within their family and friendship groups.
An Indian Head massage is the ideal way to help a person “out of their head”, far away from everyday emotional and mental stress, where the therapist literally takes the weight off their shoulders and into their restorative hands.
The massage usually lasts 30 minutes, and may or may not use certain oils in the hair and on the body, depending on your preference. Seated upright in an armless chair, the treatment can be performed with clothing or with the shoulders exposed, and with the upper body wrapped in a towel.