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Ayurvedic Head Massage

What Is Ayurvedic Head Massage?

Ayurvedic head massage is an ancient therapeutic treatment that has been practiced in India for over 5000, years. It involves a variety of pressure techniques including circular massage strokes that focus on your head, shoulders, and neck regions.

These deep massage techniques, when used in conjunction with aromatic oils, improves your scalp and hair condition. It also stimulates the natural healing abilities of your body.

 

This popular massage is performed seated. It is not necessary to remove all clothing, just to have the neck and shoulder area easily accessible. The areas massaged are the head, neck, shoulders and upper back, arms, and face. Massage movements used include effleurage, kneading, vibration, friction, cupping. Oil may be used but most clients prefer Indian Head Massage without oil.

Effect and benefits of Indian Head Massage include:

  • Relaxes tense muscles and nerve fibres of the head, neck, and shoulders.

  • Increase in blood flow to the head, neck, and shoulders. Improves the circulation.

  • Increased lymphatic flow to the head, neck, and shoulders.

  • Frees adhesions and reduces spasms in the muscle fibres.

  • Helps reduce blood pressure.

  • Reduces stress and anxiety.

  • Improves circulation to the skin and hair. Promotes healthy hair growth and helps improve the condition of the hair.

  • Increases the supply of oxygen to the brain and helps relieve mental fatigue. Promotes clearer thinking and improves concentration.

  • Stimulates the release of endorphins from the brain and elevates the mood; can help anxiety and depression.

  • Encourages the release of stagnant energy and restores the energy flow to the body.

  • Creates a feeling of calm.

Regular Indian Head Massage strengthens the hair and roots.

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