Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage can help

  • Relieve Tension Headaches
  • Reduce Stress
  • Promote better Sleep Patterns
  • Ease Sinus problems
  • Increase Energy Levels
  • Improve circulation
  • Boost Immune system

Indian head massage has been practiced in India for almost three thousand years.  It can provide us with deep relaxation and healing on a daily basis. We tend to view the scalp as independent from the rest of our body, and we treat it in a different way. When in actual fact, our head holds the key to the rest of our body.

Indian Head Massage helps you achieve a balance of mind, body and spirit, in order to promote physical, Emotional and spiritual well- being

 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 and shoulders.

This is achieved by using various types of massage movements in the shoulders, neck and head.

This area of the body harbours over 85% of all our daily tension. Did you know our head weighs an astonishing 5kgs.

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What does a treatment involve?

The client can be fully clothed if preferred, the treatment is a sitting treatment, but for a deeper and more relaxing experience you can choose to be treated on a massage couch. (The client will get a much deeper therapeutic effect, if they receive the treatment using therapy oils, combined with essential oil

A wide range of massage movements are used, including the application of deep kneading and compression movements over mid back, neck, shoulder and scalp areas, in order to relieve tension and promote a greater sense of well being.

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Main Benefits

The Main benefits of Indian head massage are

  • It helps increase joint mobility
  • Relieves tension from the head, neck and shoulder areas
  • Reduces nasal congestion
  • It greatly improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow, therefore strengthening the immune system.

After your Treatment

To gain maximum effect from your treatment you must rest afterwards, this helps the body’s natural healing process take place. No Tea, Coffee or Cola as these are all stimulants, and can reverse the effect of your soothing treatment.

Avoid alcohol for at least 24 hours after a treatment, as alcohol can also cause dehydration and you may suffer dizziness or fainting. Drink plenty of water and herbal teas for the next few days.

When to avoid Treatment

Indian head massage should be avoided if you have had recent surgery, or a head or neck injury; a history of thrombosis or an embolism.
If you have high or low blood pressure, please discuss this with the therapist, if your Blood pressure is under control there isn’t usually a problem.  If you have any kind of heart condition, cancer or osteoporosis, you must talk to your doctor before arranging a treatment. A therapist will be able to treat you without the consent of your GP.