INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE

THE HISTORY

Indian Head Massage follows the Ayurvedic system of healing which believes that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.

Indian Head Massage which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years and was brought to the West by Narendra Mehta in the 1970s.

It still 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!

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HOW IT WORKS

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 and shoulders.

The head, neck and shoulders are important energy centres and when you feel stressed or angry and emotional tension tends to accumulate there.

This tension can later show up as stiff neck and shoulders, headaches and eye strain.

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS

Indian Head Massage is a safe, simple and effective therapy which is especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis.

It can help increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders,
Indian Head massage is deeply calming and relaxing,

It improves blood circulation, releases knots of muscular tension, and relaxes connective tissue

It also works on an emotional level by calming the mind and improving concentration.

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WHAT IS INVOLVED

Indian Head Massage is a wonderful stress busting treatment given whilst the client is seated in a chair, fully clothed.

The treatment incorporates firm and gentle movements over the neck, shoulder, scalp and upper arms areas. This will  un- knot muscles and tightness and relieve any uncomfortable build up of tension.

The therapist may also gently stimulate and stroke pressure points on the face.

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WHEN SHOULD IT BE AVOIDED

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.

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