What is Indian Head Massage?
Indian Head Massage is a traditional massage technique based on Ayurvedic principles. These principles have been in existence for thousands of years. Its main aim is to bring serenity and relaxation to the client. Indian Head Massage is also a very good therapeutic treatment for a number of ailments.
The massage itself covers the upper back, arms, shoulders, neck and points on the face and the scalp. Working these areas allows stress and tension to be relieved as this is where many people carry these feelings. The massage allows the therapist to work on knots found in the muscles to relieve the client from these aches and pains. It also helps waste materials, such as lymph fluid to be dispersed through the bodies natural cleansing systems.
An Indian Head Massage will leave you feeling completely relaxed yet uplifted at the same time.
What are the benefits of Indian Head Massage?
Indian Head Massage is a therapeutic treatment that helps to relieve stress and tension. It also helps to relax the muscles of the face, scalp, neck, shoulders and upper arms, all of which can tense up over time. It can alleviate problems such as eyestrain, headaches and upper body stiffness. As it relieves the upper areas, the whole body also finds relaxation through an Indian Head Massage as the stresses of day to day life are removed.
Through the massage improved blood flow is promoted anxieties are alleviated. The massage stimulates the main nervous system, of which many components can be found in the head which in turn help the whole body to relax.
What should I expect during an Indian Head Massage?
During an Indian Head Massage, the client will sit in a low back chair and the treatment is carried out either through clothes or directly to the skin. If directly on the skin, the only areas that are exposed are the shoulders, upper arms and upper back.
The therapist will use an oil or wax on the skin to help feel any tensions and to identify them to work on.
The shoulders, arms, back and neck are worked first and then the scalp and face are massaged. Pressure is applied to specific points. These points help to promote all the benefits associated with an Indian Head Massage.
A treatment usually take around 45 minutes and during this time the client will become more and more relaxed. The massage will also help to release negative emotions and help to invoke more positive thoughts and feelings.
Overall, this treatment is beneficial to all whether old or young. Leaving the client in an extremely relaxed state.