What does Indian Head Massage Involve?
Indian Head Massage is a treatment based on old Ayurvedic techniques involving work on the head, face, neck, shoulders and upper back. It is a deeply relaxing and revitalising treatment providing many benefits.
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 shoulders and upper back.
Indian Head Massage is a technique of manipulating soft tissues and a range of different massage pressures and rhythms are used in order to stimulate circulation and restore joint movement and energy. Indian head Massage is also used to aid the condition and health of the hair and scalp, particularly when combined with the use of oils.
What are the Benefits of Indian Head Massage?
Indian head massage is especially good for increasing joint mobility, relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. Clients who have had an Indian Head Massage treatment report that the experience is deeply calming and relaxing, leaving them feeling energised and revitalised and better able to concentrate. Indian Head Massage is a very versatile treatment as it can be received through clothing, and many people enjoy receiving Indan Head Massage during their work breaks in the office.
Further benefits of Indian Head Massage can include;
Increases the blood flow to the head and neck.
Increases the lymphatic flow to the head, neck and shoulders – Aiding the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products, reducing oedema and stimulating immunity.
Relaxes the muscle and nerve fibres of the head, neck and shoulders; Relieving muscular tension and fatigue, increasing flexibility, improving posture and helping to relieve tension headaches and pains.
Reduces spasms, restrictions and adhesions in the muscle fibres – Relieving pain and discomfort and improving joint mobility.
Decreases inflammation in the tissues – relieving pain and reducing stress placed on bones and joints. Decreases stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system – Slowing down and deepening breathing, slowing down the heart rate, helping to reduce blood pressure and reducing stress and anxiety.
Promotes better sleep.
Increases circulation to the scalp, promoting healthy hair growth and improving the condition of the skin and hair.
Relaxes and soothes tense eye muscles – Helping relieve tired eyes and eyestrain, relieving sinus congestion and brightening the eyes.
Increases the supply of oxygen to the brain – Helping relieve mental fatigue, promoting clearer thinking, improving concentration and increasing productivity.
Stimulates the release of endorphins from the brain – Helping to relieve pain, emotional stress and repressed feelings and elevating the mood, helping anxiety and depression.
How long does and Indian Head Massage take?
The initial session will normally take approximately 1 hour, in order to allow for the consultation and treatment. Subsequent Indian Head Massage sessions will take 45minutes.
Treatment length may also vary dependant on the desired outcome of treatment by the client.
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