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Indian Head Massage

Indianheadmassage

Indian Head Massage is a treatment based on old Ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. It provides Indian families with relaxation and healing on a daily basis, as well as playing a part in rituals such as weddings and births, not to mention everyday events like a trip to the barber. An energetic stress-busting therapy which works on the muscular tissues of the neck, shoulders, scalp and face to relax or stimulate the body and help it maintain harmony. It provides relief for mental as well as physical stress. It involves working with a firm and gentle rhythm to help unknot blockages and relief of built-up tension and on an emotional level it calms the spirit, promoting relaxation and relieving stress.It is useful for headaches, sinusitis, Temporo-Mandibular joint tension, migraine, eye strain, improved concentration and muscle tension in the neck and shoulders.

How does it work?

The aim of Indian head massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck, arms and shoulders.

What does it involve?

The client, fully clothed (if chosen) The therapist uses a range of different movements including application of deep kneading and compression movements over the neck, shoulder and scalp areas. In addition, the therapist will also gently stimulate and stroke pressure points on the face. The session will usually last for 30 minutes.

The best results are usually obtained by having two or three treatments, five to ten days apart, with seven days being the optimum interval. Thereafter some clients find they only need to visit their therapist occasionally to maintain the improvements

What is it good for?

Indian head massage is especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. Clients report that the experience is deeply calming and relaxing, leaving them feeling energised and revitalised and better able to concentrate.

What are the benefits?

This massage can have an effect on all aspects of your well-being, at all levels. You can take from this massage what you need – that may be to help improve a physical problem or to enjoy a sense of calm and peacefulness during a busy week.

Some of the benefits may be as follows:

  • Creates a sense of calm and well-being
  • Soothes away anxiety, stress, tension and releases mental pressure
  • Helps to relieve sinus pain, headaches, jaw ache and eyestrain
  • Stimulates blood supply to the scalp, improving hair condition
  • Relieves muscle tension and tightness in the jaw, neck, shoulders and upper back
  • Stimulates and increases circulation to the face, head, neck, shoulders, upper back and arms
  • Improves skin tone.
  • Rejuvenates and boosts energy levels
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Increases lymphatic drainage
  • Improves mental alertness, clarity and memory
  • Helps to balance the upper chakras

Indian head massage helps increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow, frees knots of muscular tension, relaxes connective tissue, and aids in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products. It is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension.

What are the side effects and when should it be avoided?

Following a treatment some clients experience tiredness, dizziness, an increased desire to urinate (as the body eliminates toxins and waste materials) or aching muscles. All of these side effects usually last for no more than a few hours, after which clients generally experience increased energy and alertness. Indian head massage should be avoided if you have had recent surgery, or a head or neck injury; a history of thrombosis or embolism; spondylitis or spondylosis. If you have high or low blood pressure, diabetes, Indian head massage is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension epilepsy, any kind of heart condition, cancer or osteoporosis, talk to your doctor before arranging a treatment. Always make sure that you avoid alcohol for at least five hours before the treatment.

What Next?

Telephone me and make an appointment, you will really enjoy it.

A session normally lasts for 30 minutes and costs £27.

Post Treatment Advice

In order to get the most out of your treatment and to aid the healing process, it is advisable to:

  • Drink plenty of water. This helps flush out the toxins that have been released from your cells into your system.
  • Eat a light diet. This is to prevent energy needed for healing from going to your stomach to digest a heavy meal! Eat raw foods such as fruit and vegetables if possible for vitality and cleansing effects.
  • Avoid tea coffee. These are stimulants and should be avoided after a treatment. Drink herbal teas or fresh fruit/vegetable juice instead.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
  • Rest and relax as much as possible. This allows the body to commence healing.

Read more...

Indian Head Massage  // Browsing posts in Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage

Indianheadmassage

Indian Head Massage is a treatment based on old Ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. It provides Indian families with relaxation and healing on a daily basis, as well as playing a part in rituals such as weddings and births, not to mention everyday events like a trip to the barber. An energetic stress-busting therapy which works on the muscular tissues of the neck, shoulders, scalp and face to relax or stimulate the body and help it maintain harmony. It provides relief for mental as well as physical stress. It involves working with a firm and gentle rhythm to help unknot blockages and relief of built-up tension and on an emotional level it calms the spirit, promoting relaxation and relieving stress.It is useful for headaches, sinusitis, Temporo-Mandibular joint tension, migraine, eye strain, improved concentration and muscle tension in the neck and shoulders.

How does it work?

The aim of Indian head massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck, arms and shoulders.

What does it involve?

The client, fully clothed (if chosen) The therapist uses a range of different movements including application of deep kneading and compression movements over the neck, shoulder and scalp areas. In addition, the therapist will also gently stimulate and stroke pressure points on the face. The session will usually last for 30 minutes.

The best results are usually obtained by having two or three treatments, five to ten days apart, with seven days being the optimum interval. Thereafter some clients find they only need to visit their therapist occasionally to maintain the improvements

What is it good for?

Indian head massage is especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. Clients report that the experience is deeply calming and relaxing, leaving them feeling energised and revitalised and better able to concentrate.

What are the benefits?

This massage can have an effect on all aspects of your well-being, at all levels. You can take from this massage what you need – that may be to help improve a physical problem or to enjoy a sense of calm and peacefulness during a busy week.

Some of the benefits may be as follows:

  • Creates a sense of calm and well-being
  • Soothes away anxiety, stress, tension and releases mental pressure
  • Helps to relieve sinus pain, headaches, jaw ache and eyestrain
  • Stimulates blood supply to the scalp, improving hair condition
  • Relieves muscle tension and tightness in the jaw, neck, shoulders and upper back
  • Stimulates and increases circulation to the face, head, neck, shoulders, upper back and arms
  • Improves skin tone.
  • Rejuvenates and boosts energy levels
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Increases lymphatic drainage
  • Improves mental alertness, clarity and memory
  • Helps to balance the upper chakras

Indian head massage helps increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow, frees knots of muscular tension, relaxes connective tissue, and aids in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products. It is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension.

What are the side effects and when should it be avoided?

Following a treatment some clients experience tiredness, dizziness, an increased desire to urinate (as the body eliminates toxins and waste materials) or aching muscles. All of these side effects usually last for no more than a few hours, after which clients generally experience increased energy and alertness. Indian head massage should be avoided if you have had recent surgery, or a head or neck injury; a history of thrombosis or embolism; spondylitis or spondylosis. If you have high or low blood pressure, diabetes, Indian head massage is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension epilepsy, any kind of heart condition, cancer or osteoporosis, talk to your doctor before arranging a treatment. Always make sure that you avoid alcohol for at least five hours before the treatment.

What Next?

Telephone me and make an appointment, you will really enjoy it.

A session normally lasts for 30 minutes and costs £27.

Post Treatment Advice

In order to get the most out of your treatment and to aid the healing process, it is advisable to:

  • Drink plenty of water. This helps flush out the toxins that have been released from your cells into your system.
  • Eat a light diet. This is to prevent energy needed for healing from going to your stomach to digest a heavy meal! Eat raw foods such as fruit and vegetables if possible for vitality and cleansing effects.
  • Avoid tea coffee. These are stimulants and should be avoided after a treatment. Drink herbal teas or fresh fruit/vegetable juice instead.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
  • Rest and relax as much as possible. This allows the body to commence healing.

Read more...