This treatment combines two traditional ayurvedic treatments – Shirodhara and Abhyanga, it is an Ayurvedic head massage. In ayurveda, the human body is like an inverted tree. The head is symbolic of the roots, the neck and shoulders the trunk, and the limbs the branches. Like the roots of a tree, our brain is the operating center that regulates and nurtures the rest of the body.
This treatment stimulates marma points in the head and neck region to promote the health and functioning of the body. A deep head massage done with ayurvedic oils also helps relieve pain and tension in your neck, back, and shoulders while also improving hair and scalp condition. This massage only focuses on the head, neck, and shoulder regions.
About Ayurveda: Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word meaning “the science of life and longevity”. It is the oldest system of health discipline in the world, first described in India about 5,000 years ago. It is an ancient wisdom of health and healing that emphasizes prevention. Ayurveda offers methods of nutrition, bodywork and energy through a holistic approach in the true sense of the word. It is the art of daily living in harmony with the laws of nature, a delicate balance between mind, body and consciousness that can only be achieved through awareness.