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Indian Head Massage

What is it? Indian head massage is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing types of massage available. It can be carried out almost anywhere and the client doesn’t necessarily need to remove clothing. It is both physically and mentally relaxing; the therapeutic touch relieves the stress and tensions of everyday life and leaves a feeling of wellbeing as well as increased energy levels. It was developed over 3000 years ago around the time of the beginning of Hinduism, the main Indian religion. It began as an Indian family tradition known as champissage and is part of the ayurveda system. Ayurveda is known as the science of life and is based on balancing the mind, body and spirit.

What are the benefits? Indian Head Massage aids general relaxation, it improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow, thus helping the removal of toxins and waste products from the body. It also reduces muscular tension, aids skin regeneration, reudces stress levels, relieves tension and improves sleep patterns.

How long does a treatment last? An Indian Head Massage treatment lasts approximately 40 minutes.

What do I have to do? Nothing, you just sit on a massage chair and relax. The treatment can be carried out over your clothes but most people prefer to remove their top for the treatment. You will be given a wrapover towel to protect your modesty and when the upper back and shoulders have been massaged you will be be wrapped in a warm towel for the remainder of the treatment.