Ayurvedic massages and their health benefits
Do you know what an ayurvedic massage is? Probably, you have heard of this type of massage and question yourself which health benefits can it bring?
An Ayurvedic massage is performed with warm essential oils following the guidelines of Ayurveda school. Ayurvedic medicine is an Indian traditional medicine. The term “Ayurveda” means “science of life” and it is a holistic system that seeks the wellbeing of the person based on their dosha or constitution (vata, pitta or kapha) and their vikritis (dosha imbalances that cause disease) to adapt both the essential oils that are used as the pace and strength of the specific massage.
Ayurvedic medicine considers the interaction and balance of mind, body and spirit from the internal power of the individual and seeks, through massage, a general good feeling.
An ayurvedic massage serves not only to relieve pain but especially as preventive medicine increasing circulation, stimulating and strengthening the lymphatic system, and opening the flow of life force in order to cleanse and revitalize the body. In addition, essential oils used in Ayurvedic massages are very nourishing and detoxifying, helping to prevent aging and leaving the skin soft and shiny. On the other hand, Ayurvedic massages provide other benefits as symptomatic relief of stress and the generation of positive emotions to make us feel better both physical and mentally.
In SHA will offer several types of Ayurvedic massage to meet your individual needs:
- Srotabhyanga Massage: The perfect treatment to remove toxins in the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems and reactivate metabolism. This massage is the most similar to traditional lymphatic drainage and tends to focus on the legs. It is recommended in cases of water retention, circulatory problems, tiredness and excess of toxins in the body.
- Marma Massage: A comprehensive massage that activates blood circulation, strengthens the function of the brain and has a calming and relaxing effect on body, mind and soul.
- Champi Massage: a head massage that lets you enjoy and feel its effects both during and after application. A scalp massage that primarily serves to relieve stress and release tension.It relieves head, neck and back aches.
- Padabhyanga Massage: This is a very traditional foot massage in India. It has high relaxing power and is especially recommended to improve headaches, reduce nervousness and eliminate insomnia.
Would you like to enjoy an ayurvedic massage? Which of the four would you choose?