Ayurvedic Massages – The holistic approach to health!
When you’re looking for a more holistic approach of massage, Ayurveda should be your choice! Ayurvedic massage is a treatment based on Ayurveda, the holistic medicine of India developed nearly 5,000 years ago. As per Ayurveda, the body is made up of five basic universal elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. Any imbalance in these elements causes diseases.
What is an Ayurvedic massage?
Ayurveda massages follow the principles of Ayurveda to create a unique experience that focuses on total relaxation & stress relief. Ayurveda massages are done using herbal oil and herbal powders & are performed in the morning, before the bath.
Abhyanga is a herbal-oil Ayurveda body massage to relax the mind & body. The massage is designed to penetrate oil deeply into the skin with the power and magic of touch. It heals & comforts and is beneficial for stress, muscular tension, stiffness, pain and swelling, excessive scar tissue formation, muscular spasm, tension, headache, and eye strain.
A type of head massage, ayurvedic hot oil massage where warm medicated oil is poured over the forehead mildly and methodically. The massage relaxes and revitalizes all sensory organs including the central Nervous System. Shirodhara regulates hormonal balance and improves mental alertness. It is good for stress and strain, insomnia, chronic headache, anxiety, paralysis, depression, Alzheimer’s disorder and various diseases related to the central nervous system.
Panchakarma treatments consist of five major procedures to eliminate the toxins from the nearest orifice of the body. It focuses on body & mind detoxification as regular cleansing is needed to stay healthy.
Panchakarma Treatment Therapies
Phase 1 – Poorva Karma
At first, all the toxins are dislodged from wherever they are and brought to the gut by administering fats (oil or ghee) externally and/or internally followed by applying heat.
Phase 2 – Pradhana Karma
The toxins are then expelled out of the body by 5 Panchakarma procedures:
Vasti (Medicated Enema)
Nasya (Nasal Medication)
Benefits of Panchakarma treatments:
- Help alleviate insomnia, anxiety & mental problems.
- Increases the flexibility of joints
- Removes the root cause of vulnerability to diseases.
- Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
- Boosts your immune system & body’s vital systems.
- Increases vigor and stamina.
- Removes disease-causing toxins.
- Increases physical and mental efficiency.
- Improves skin complexion.
- Helps in shedding extra weight