Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage - Shiro Abhyanga
An ancient art that has been practised for over a thousand years mainly by women in India, originally developed to keep their hair strong, lustrous and in good condition.
Indian Head Massage, or as it is known in India Shiro Abhyanga is a deeply relaxing massage involving the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and of course, the head - it relaxes the layer of muscle covering the head, improving blood flow, nourishing the scalp and alleviating stress and anxiety.
The head, neck and shoulders are all energy centres where tension is most likely to accumulate. They are gently, firmly and rhythmically massaged until the pressure begins to fade.
By stimulating scalp circulation, it relaxes the scalp and tones up the muscles, relieving eyestrains, headaches, improving concentration, boosting the immune system and generally creating a feeling of wellbeing.
It also eliminates muscle tension and restores joint movement by stretching and mobilising the tissues of the neck and shoulders, leaving you feeling relaxed and alert without feeling tense or tired.
Clothes are kept on and the body is worked on through the material but a deeper pressure can be achieved on the shoulders by working directly on the skin.
Experience and enjoy the benefits of this therapeutic scalp treatment for yourself. The 2-day hands-on training will leave you with a sense and feeling of overall well-being that can be achieved in such a short session.
Authentic Ayurvedic techniques, basic marma point therapy and medicated herbal oils are taught and used during the training.
You will learn to perform this wonderful treatment seated as well as lying down.
Pre-requisites: Working knowledge of Massage and Anatomy & Physiology vital.
Please dress appropriately for a massage session.
Recommended complementary modalities: All Ayurvedic modalities, Chakra Healing, Aura Healing, Space Cleansing, Ear Candling, Reflexology and Aromatherapy
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